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Athens Office

Victoria Mertikopoulou

Counsel

Victoria’s practice focuses on EU Law, competition and antitrust, regulatory and compliance, digital economy and consumer protection. She has significant experience and in depth knowledge of EU law, substantive antitrust issues – cartels, decisions by associations of undertakings, vertical / distribution agreements and restrictive practices, abuse of dominance cases (exclusivity, rebates, predatory pricing, refusal to supply, discrimination, excessive prices), merger notification and control, state aid, as well as of procedural issues / settlement, leniency, commitments, investigations, sector inquiries, procedures before administrative authorities.

Prior to joining KG Law Firm, she has served as a member of the Directorate General of Competition and, since 2012, as Commissioner – Rapporteur of the Hellenic Competition Commission; previously she worked as a lawyer, advising on matters of EU competition and commercial law, and as a stagiaire at the European Court of Justice.

Additionally, she has substantial experience from her participation in European and International organizations (European Competition Network, OECD, ICN).

Victoria is a regular contributor and author for some of the leading industry publications. She has also given lectures at conferences and universities on her areas of expertise.

Victoria’s practice focuses on EU Law, competition and antitrust, regulatory and compliance, digital economy and consumer protection. She has significant experience and in depth knowledge of EU law, substantive antitrust issues – cartels, decisions by associations of undertakings, vertical / distribution agreements and restrictive practices, abuse of dominance cases (exclusivity, rebates, predatory pricing, refusal to supply, discrimination, excessive prices), merger notification and control, state aid, as well as of procedural issues / settlement, leniency, commitments, investigations, sector inquiries, procedures before administrative authorities.

Prior to joining KG Law Firm, she has served as a member of the Directorate General of Competition and, since 2012, as Commissioner – Rapporteur of the Hellenic Competition Commission; previously she worked as a lawyer, advising on matters of EU competition and commercial law, and as a stagiaire at the European Court of Justice.

Additionally, she has substantial experience from her participation in European and International organizations (European Competition Network, OECD, ICN).

Victoria is a regular contributor and author for some of the leading industry publications. She has also given lectures at conferences and universities on her areas of expertise.

ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

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MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS

  • Athens’ Bar Association
  • Hellenic Association of European Law
  • Hellenic Commercial Lawyers’ Association

EDUCATION

Ph.D. (EU Competition Law), National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

LL.M. (International Business Law / EU Competition Law), University College London (UCL), University of London (1999)

LLB, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Long-term seminar on Tax Law - PricewaterhouseCoopers, Athens

Seminar in EC Law - Centre of European Law, King's College, London

Languages: English, French, German, Greek