Vassilis Voutsakis
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | PARTNER
SUPREME COURT LAWYER
Αdmitted to Athens Bar in 1985
Languages:
GREEK, ENGLISH, FRENCH, GERMAN
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SHORT BIOGRAPHY
SHORT BIOGRAPHYACADEMIC CURRICULUMMEMBERSHIPSMAIN PUBLICATIONSRELEVANT WORK

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Vassilis Voutsakis is a Partner at KLC Law Firm since 2007. He was Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Kostas Simitis on culture, youth and civil society (1996-2004), Legal Adviser to the Minister of Trade, Industry, Energy, and Technology Kostas Simitis (1994-1995), Vice President of the Skaramanga Shipyards Board (1995-1996),  Member of the Board of the Hellenic Radio Television SA (1996-2004),  Vice President of the Board of the Organization of Children and Youth Libraries (1997-2004), Member of numerous law preparatory committees (Law 4001/2011 on Higher Education, Law 3208/2001 for the Protection of Cultural Heritage, Presidential Decree for the Implementation of the 1996 Industry Action Plan, arts 23 a and 32 b of 1892/90 Investment Law etc.). 

He has extensive experience in Constitutional liberties, Administration, Administrative Disputes, Public Property, Environmental Law / Urban Planning, Public Contracts, Infrastructure – Concession.

ACADEMIC CURRICULUM

2012 to-date
Associate Professor in Philosophy of Law -Athens University Law School 

2008-2012
Lecturer in History and Law Theory- Athens University Law School 

1999-2007
Assistant in Philosophy of Law – Athens University Law School (Greece)

Visiting Scholar – Princeton University (U.S.A.)
University Montpellier I (France): Doctorat d’ Etat in Public Law  
University of Paris I-Sorbonne (France): D.E.A. in Philosophy 
University Paris II-Panthéon (France): D.E.A. in Philosophy of Law 
Athens University Law School (Greece): Law Degree 

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member of Aristovoulos Manessis Association

MAIN PUBLICATIONS

THESSALONIKI, 1998

“Η αρχή της αναλογικότητας: από την ερμηνεία στη διάπλαση δικαίου”, εις Κ. Σταμάτη (επιμ.), Όψεις του Κράτους Δικαίου – “The Principle of Proportionality: from Interpretation to Creation of Law”, in Κ. Stamates editions, Aspects of the Rule of Law

ATHENS, 1999

“Οικονομική ελευθερία, γενικό συμφέρον και νομοθετικά μέτρα οικονομικής πολιτικής”, εις Tα Εικοσάχρονα του Συντάγματος 1975 – “Economic Freedom, General Interest, and Legislative  Economic Politics” in The Greek Constitution of 1975: 20 Years After.

NOMIKO VIMA, 2002

“Η αρχή του κράτους δικαίου και οι νέες διατάξεις περί ατομικών και κοινωνικών δικαιωμάτων” – “The Principle of Rule of Law and the New Provisions on Civil  and Social Rights”.

2002

“Το δικαίωμα στην προστασία της πολιτιστικής κληρονομιάς: φορείς, θεμελίωση, λειτουργία”, εις Ευρωπαϊκό Κέντρο Δημοσίου Δικαίου – “The Right to the Protection of Cultural Heritage: Agents, Foundation, Function”), in the European Center of Public Law.

ATHENS, 2003

“Η προστασία της πολιτιστικής κληρονομιάς” –  “Protection of Cultural Heritage”

ATHENS, 2013 - UNDER PUBLICATION

“Ιδιωτικός βίος. Θεωρία ενός δικαιώματος” – “Privacy. Theory of a Right”

RELEVANT WORK

Relevant experience includes:

  • Legal advisor to the National Cadastre and Mapping Agency S.A. concerning the management and organisation of the company
  • Representation of the Hellenic Gaming Committee with respect to an arbitration before ICC against OPAP SA 
  • Representation of the Economic Chamber of Greece for the annulment of the recent pension law
  • Preparation of a draft law on non-performing loans on behalf of the Bank of Greece
  • Legal advisor to Hellenic Power Transmission System Operator (ADMIE S.A.) with respect to its revised ownership unbundling project
  • Legal advisor to EPA Attikis S.A. for the project of legal unbundling / spin-off of its distribution and supply activities in the downstream gas market in accordance with EU and Greek regulatory framework
  • Successful representation of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) before the Supreme Administrative Court regarding the annulment of the acts of concession of 29 small ports and marinas
  • Legal advisor to an international consortium led by a major construction group with respect to its participation in the international public tender for the “Design, Construction, Financing, Operation, Maintenance and Exploitation of the New International Airport of Heraklion, Crete”
  • Legal advisor of a state owned oil company regarding its participation in the international public tender for the acquisition of 66% of Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator (DESFA S.A.)
  • Legal advisor of the HRADF regarding the privatization of Hellenic Post (ELTA S.A.)
  • Legal opinion on behalf of a major systemic bank regarding the interpretation of decisions of the Supreme Administrative Court on town planning issues
  • Representation of a major group active in ship-building before the Court of Audit regarding a defense public contract
  • Legal advisor to a major steel company on ownership, licencing, environment, industrial areas, expropriations, administrative fines etc. issues
  • Successful legal representation of the HRADF before the Supreme Administrative Court regarding the freezing of the act of transfer of property of PROSFYGIKA (Alexandras av.)
  • Successful legal representation of natural persons before the Supreme Administrative Court regarding the environmental conditions of Rethink Athens (Panepistimiou str.)
  • Drafting of presidential decree on behalf of the National Technical University of Athens concerning the establishment of a corporation (société anonyme) for the development of its real property presidential decree