Dr. Christos Paraschiakos
Christos is specialised in advising private as well as state-owned companies in European commercial law. He regularly advises owners and operators of infrastructure facilities including ports and airports on issues of state aid and public procurement law. One further focus of his practice is advising internationally operating companies on the participation in tenders for PPP projects.
Christos is also a specialist for European and German antitrust law. In this field, he advises on contract drafting as well as in administrative and judicial proceedings both before German and European authorities and courts. Finally, Christos can rely on his extensive expertise in constitutional law including constitutional court litigation.
The German business magazine Wirtschaftswoche has recommended Christos as a top lawyer for antitrust law in both 2018 and 2019.
Christos studied law at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg and at the University of Sydney (NSW). After his studies, he undertook his doctoral studies on the subject of bank supervision. During that time, he worked as a research assistant and lecturer for the Commerzbank Foundation Chair Fundamentals of Law at Bucerius Law School. There he taught and researched in particular in the fields of public and constitutional law. Christos completed his legal clerkship at the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court in Hamburg including stages at Chatham Partners, GÖRG and a law firm in Rio de Janeiro.
His publications include:
- Bank Supervision between Risk Management and Market Assistance. A Legal Dogmatic and Administrative Study of Risk Management in Banking on the Example of Capital Regulation (in German, doctorate, 2018, published by Mohr Siebeck, series: Studien zum Regulierungsrecht, no. 10)
- State Aid assessment of special network equipment according to Sec. 11 Par. 3 German Energy Industry Act - comment on Heinlein/Weitenberg, IR 2018, 218 (in German, InfrastrukturRecht 2018, pp. 266 et seq., with Felix Fischer)
- German-Greek legal expert conference on "Responsibility, Solidarity and Cooperation in the European Union" in Athens (conference report, Neue Zeitschrift für Verwaltungsrecht 2014, pp. 1289 et seq.)
Further information and references can be provided on request.