Georgios Elmalis is a lawyer, member of the Athens Bar Association and member of the affiliated law offices “EEP Legal” since July 2016.
Georgios was born in Athens in 1984. He obtained his LL.B. degree from the Law School of the University of Athens, having also studied for a semester at the Law Faculty of the Utrecht University, Netherlands. He holds a Master of Laws (LL.M) with specialization in European Law from the Catholic University of Leuven (KUL), Belgium.
From his early steps, and after having already obtained some valuable experience as trainee attorney in law firms engaged in litigation for civil and criminal law cases, he realized his business-oriented perspective and his innate approach towards seeking the creation of added value. Thus, after completing his LL.M., on 2010, he joined DPG Group of Companies as an in-house legal consultant. He served as the Head of the Legal Department of DPG Group and Panathinaikos Basketball for 4 years and participated in the Board of Directors of several companies of the Group. During his engagement, he supervised and coordinated the operations of the in-house legal team handling a wide range of legal matters relating to several business sectors (online publishing, web development, digital marketing and advertising, sports and entertainment, pharmaceuticals). He worked closely with the upper management of the group, providing legal advice for all major Group’s activities, including design and implementation of corporate policies, M&As, new business development and finance projects, negotiation and conclusion of business deals, tax planning and compliance.
On 2014 he was the first Greek lawyer to join the Sports Lawyers Association. He is interested in entrepreneurship, he supports multicultural interactions and youth initiatives and he enjoys discussing and designing new business structures.