Professionals

E-mail:

lydia.kakourou@AndersenLegal.gr

Phone:

(+30) 210 3626971

Lydia Kakourou

Associate

Lydia’ s main areas of expertise include both national and EU competition/antitrust law, commercial and corporate law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, as well as internal market law and EU fundamental rights, including data protection rules.

Before joining the firm, Lydia practiced law in Athens-based law firms as well as in the legal department of a multinational public limited company. She also gained valuable experience as a trainee in the legal service of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in Brussels, Belgium, where she also obtained an in-depth understanding of several aspects of EU law and EU institutional law.

Moreover, Lydia is a member of non-governmental organizations and she has taken part in multiple Erasmus+ projects funded by the European Commission and carried out in multiple European and non-European countries.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Law (Athens, Greece)
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) with specialization in European Law, University of Leiden, Faculty of Law (Leiden, Netherlands)

PRACTICES

  • Antitrust, Competition & Regulatory
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Telecommunications, Media & Technology (TMT)

ADMISSIONS

  • Athens Bar Association

LANGUAGES

  • Greek
  • English
  • French
  • Turkish

PUBLICATIONS

”EU in Media and Social Media: A Youth Perspective” (a collective report published in the 5 July 2017 Plenary Session of the European Economic and Social Committee)