Company profile

Stefanos Economou & Associates – Established in 1950

Our law firm was founded in 1950 by Panagiotis Economou. In 1989 Stefanos Economou, Supreme Court lawyer, D.E.A., became the firm’s director.

Now a third generation of attorneys has made its dynamic entrance into the ranks of the firm, with Fani Economou (Tax Law, Athens University of Economics and Business) and Panagiotis Economou  (LLM Queen Mary University).

Stefanos Economou graduated from Law School with a diploma grade of 9 or EXCELLENT. In 1988 he was awarded a post-graduate degree (D.E.A.) by the University of Paris. He speaks English and French and has very extensive experience, both as an attorney and as a consultant in issues of pharmaceutical and medical law and business law.

Managing Partner Stefanos Economou worked for 21 years as attorney at law and legal counsel for the pharmaceutical firm Boehringer Ingelheim Hellas S.A. and has served as a member of that company’s Board (General Secretary) and as Compliance Officer, responsible for the company’s compliance with the legislation, the code of ethics and the code of conduct. He is currently providing independent legal services to the above company and many other pharmaceutical firms, pharmaceutical wholesalers and medical technology firms, including the multinational company Edwards Lifesciences.

He is the author of “Compliance with Legislation and the Code of Ethics in Promoting Medicinal Products” which was issued by Nomiki Bibliothiki; it describes and provides explanations, based on CJEU and national court jurisprudence, for all legal and ethical obligations in the context of promoting medicinal products, and also sets out the steps required for establishing a Compliance Plan for promoting pharmaceuticals.

Our law firm combines the experience and skills of a family tradition in law over three generations with a dynamic approach, and offers a broad range of legal services to a large number of entities, from major multinationals to small businesses and private individuals, always displaying, whether in small or big cases, the same high level of professionalism and effectiveness.

Our law firm is also experienced in providing services to other sectors, including a collaboration of more than 20 years with the mobile telephony firm WIND HELLAS, the Vlassis Stathokostopoulos group of companies which operates some of the best-known restaurants and clubs in Athens (such as Baraonda, Dionysos/Zonar’s, Ithaki, Akrotiri, En Plo, Vive Mar-Riviera, Penarubia, etc.), the Athenian Paper Industry (Softex), Guerrilla Mobile Ltd., Vestitel S.A.,  Bell Atlantic, etc.

Our law firm is a member of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce.