Lawyers

Greek "Prison Mafia" Suspects Released on Bail

Two prominent Greek criminal lawyers who were arrested last Friday over their alleged involvement in the so-called "prison mafia" scandal were released on bail on Monday evening. Alexandros Lykourezos and Theodoros Panagopoulos were arrested by officers of the counterterrorism unit...

Greek Australian Lawyers Open World Conference in Rhodes

The Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association is holding on Monday its inaugural International Legal Conference to in the Greek island of Rhodes. Australia's most eminent jurists, including High Court Chief Justice Susan Kiefel, will be present at the opening ceremony which...

Lawyers' Strike Deemed Illegal by Top Greek Court

Greece's Council of State, it's top administrative court, decided that the Greek lawyers strike that started on January 12 is illegal and in violation of the Greek constitution and international law. The lawyers' strike brought Greek courts to a...

Alamuddin Arrives in Athens to Discuss Parthenon Mables with Greek Government

Amal Alamuddin, new bride to the “eternal bachelor” George Clooney, is en route to Athens today. Along with three other London-based lawyers, she comes to the Greek capital by special invitation of the Samaras government. The lawyers are in Athens to help...

Lawyers to Hold 2-Day Strike

A nationwide lawyers’ strike has been announced by Bar Associations of Greece starting from November 3 until November 4. The decision was made during an emergency meeting among members of a committee for local bar associations. This meeting was held on the 22nd...