Eugenia (Jenny) Georgountzou
Greek, English, French, German
Jenny Georgountzou was appointed to the Athens Court of First Instance in 1995 and is admitted before the Supreme Court of Greece.
She specializes in commercial law and civil law, including real estate and real property development. She is active in corporate law with an emphasis in corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, business financing and development through the establishment of joint ventures and other investment vehicles. She also advises on regulatory compliance, including personal data protection, enterprises in various sectors such as banking, insurance, retail, etc. She is well experienced in commercial law, agency and distribution, franchise, intellectual and industrial property rights and insolvency law. Another focus of her advisory and litigation practice is employment law, as she extensively advises and represents clients on both the employer’s and the employee’s side. She represents clients before the national courts and international arbitral tribunals on all practice areas of her expertise.
She participated in the group of consultants for the Ministry of Development regarding the evaluation of the Greek regulatory environment and the simplification of the business licensing procedures by World Bank during 2013 and in the group of consultants of OECD regarding the simplification of the business licensing procedure.
She has contributed to Lexology publications on Data Protection & Privacy (2023) and on Commercial Contracts (2023) for Greece.
University of Athens, Law School (LL.B.)
Georgetown University, Law Center, Washington DC, USA (LL.M. in Common Law Studies including Foreign Investments, Competition Law, Arbitration).