Elia has significant experience in civil and criminal litigation. She has participated in important cases of civil and commercial litigation before the Greek Courts, involving predominantly financial claims, claims arising out of a tort or delict, commercial disputes, banking issues and medical malpractice. Elia has acted as defense lawyer in domestic and international cases of white-collar crime (fraud, embezzlement, breach of trust, money laundering, corruption, environmental offences, banking, health and safety, intellectual property, competition criminal law, tax evasion, stock exchange offences, personal data protection). She also advises on issues such as corporate criminal liability, risk in the management of NPL’s and corporate compliance.
Acting as internal legal counsel of a group of companies and of a bank Institution for several years, Elia acquired extensive experience in corporate liability issues. She advised the BoDs aiming at minimizing corporate and criminal liability risks. In this context, she advised extensively on corporate misconduct, directors’ and officers’ liability, on regulatory compliance issues, internal investigations and assessed risks of cross – border transactions, deals and business practices.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION, CORPORATE GOVERNANCE & REGULATORY, COMPLIANCE, BANKING, FINANCE & CAPITAL MARKETS