Giannidis Law Firm was founded by Ioannis Giannidis, Professor of Criminal Law and Penal Procedure, Faculty of law, University of Athens.
The Firm specializes in criminal law and litigation. The main areas of practice are financial crime, i.e. tax evasion, fraud, breach of trust in the public and private sector, money laundering on the basis of financial crimes (including Freezing and seizure of bank accounts), Corporate criminal liability, i.e. BoD Members/Managers’ personal exposure, criminal aspects of Health and safety/ Environment/Corporate compliance/Competition/Personal data, International and European Arrest Warrant, Extradition Mutual Assistance, Corruption/antitrust, Bribery in the public and private sector, Cartel offences, Negligence (Construction, Medical, Aviation).
The Firm provides legal advice on corporate compliance issues, focusing on averting, minimizing and handling criminal liability risks and undertakes the overall handling of corporate criminal cases, representing the CEOs, BoD members, Directors etc.
The list of clients includes leading Greek and foreign financial institutions and funds, companies active in the area of construction, heavy industry, concession, airports, shipping, aviation, telecommunication, technology, informatics, energy, health, pharmaceutics, nutrition and media.
Within the last years, the firm has gained excellent reputation in handling major criminal tax cases related to tax assessments, fines etc.