Efstratios Valtoudis

Graduate of the School of Law at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Post-Graduate Studies at the School of Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Civil, Civil Procedural and Labor Law.

Attorney at Law at the Court of First Instance of Thessaloniki, at the Court of Appeal of Thessaloniki and at the Supreme Court.

Established the law firm “E.VALTOUDIS & PARTNERS”, maintaining associated offices in Greece, Germany, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Turkey and Switzerland, which takes on cases in Criminal Law, European Criminal Law, Insurance Law, Economic Criminal Law, Media Law, Commercial Law, Energy Law, International Transport Law, International Transaction Law, European Law, Banking Law and Maritime Law and offers legal services to companies and groups of companies both in Greece and abroad.

Elaborated his doctorate thesis under the title “Provisional juridical protection of personality against offences deriving from Media” at the School of Law of Hannover, Germany.

Attended seminars on German and European Procedural Law at the School of Law of Hannover, Germany.

Followed courses on specific legal issues and taught at the Hans-Bredow Institute of Journalism and Research of Communication, at the School of Law of Hannover, Germany.

Member of Deutcher Juristentag e.V (German Lawyers Association).

Member of German – Greek Lawyers’ Association (Deutsch – Griechische Juristenvereinigung e.V).

Professional occupation of issues related to German and International Media Law at the Legal Board of the Publishing Company “Axel Springer Verlag AG” in Hamburg, Germany.

Scientific assistant at the School of Law of Hannover, Germany in the Department of Civil and Civil Procedural Law.

Exclusive associate and representative in Greece of the European Group of economic interests of the European Lawyers (JUROP EWIV European Lawyers).

Dealing with cases related to management and operation of franchising systems and organization of export credit insurance in commercial transactions between the member states of the European Union, Russia and the Arab League.

Member of the ARAB – HELLENIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND DEVELOPMENT, while the law office also offers expert advice and consultation on issues related to Investments and International Commercial Law at the United Arab Emirates.

Member of the GREEK – RUSSIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND DEVELOPMENT, legal advice and support are provided on issues related to Energy Law, the drawing up of contracts for the international sales of goods and international representation.

Legal advisor of the General Secretariat of the Region of Ionian Islands, on Environmental Law, Energy Law, Contracts for Investment Programs, Public Work Contracts, Administrative Law, Renewable Energy Sources , Tourism, and Maritime Law issues.


Business languages: Greek, English, German and French.

Official interpreter of German and Greek language, certified and appointed by the Court of First Instance of Thessaloniki and the German Consulate of Thessaloniki.