Evangelia Besiou

besiouBorn Athens, Greece, 1978. Admitted to the Athens Bar Association in 2004. Education: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Law School (LL.B., 2002), University of Athens Law School (M.A. 2003 in Civil Law), University College UK (LL.M. in Maritime Law 2004), New York University (NYU) (LL.M in Trade Regulation, Intellectual Property, Patent and Trademark Law 2007).Languages: Greek, English, French, Italian.

Evangelia has experience in civil and commercial Litigation, mergers and acquisitions, land law and advising on issues of corporate governance. Her experience includes:

  • Corporate Law: foundation and winding up of companies, amendments of articles of association, drafting of contracts, corporate litigation,
  • Civil Law: divorces, child custody, alimony, guardianship and litigation),
  • Intellectual Property Law: filing for trademarks, copyright, protection of copyright and litigation,
  • Immigration Law: naturalization, residence permits, work permits,
  • Administrative Law: extradition, administrative litigation against the State and State Departments and
  • Tourism Law: Drafting of contracts between hotels and travel agents, dealing with issues on package travel, package holidays and package tours

Evangelia Besiou is a member of Alien and Immigration Law Association (ΕDAM) and has recently been elected to the board of directors of the association and is a member of the editorial team for the magazine “Review of Immigration Law”.


Evangelia was a guest speaker for the seminar on the attempts to amend Directive 90/314 regarding Package travel, 04.11.2011, Karpenisi, Greece


She has also attended numerous conferences and seminars on various topics among others: Recent developments in citizenship law, 4.04.2013, Athens, Greece, Current issues relating to the Law on the Status of Foreign Immigrants, 27.03.2009, Thessalonica, Greece, Foreign Immigrants and the Greek Legal Order, 6-7.2.2009, Serres, Greece, Common Immigration policy within the EU, 27.11.2008, Athens, Greece, Energy without Frontiers: Market Liberalisation and the Challenges for Regulation, Competition and the Security of Supply, 22.05.2008, Athens, Greece, Defence & Security Summit – The outlook for stability in SE Europe and the Middle East, 17.05.2008, Athens, Greece, The PPP contract: A partnership in Risks and Benefits,11.12.2007, Athens, Greece, The Lawyer’s role in Immigration Law,30.11.2007, Athens, Greece, The New Market of Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Greece, 17.11.2006, New York, USA.


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