GEORGE GRAVIAS

George has over 25 years of experience in safeguarding his clients’ interests in the disputes which arise in the course of their business activities. His broad perspective includes the application of judicial and alternative resolution methods to get results for his clients in construction, labor, consortium, infrastructure, intellectual and industrial property and insolvency related disputes. In the area of real estate, George’s practice spans advising on acquisition, construction, development and operation issues on behalf of market participants from the infrastructure, hospitality, tourism, construction, real estate finance and development industries.

George is an Accredited CiArb Mediator as well as Trainer with CEDR and has taught Mediation Training Programs and Seminars. He also works pro bono with the Hellenic Mediators’ Centre as a trainer in Seminars on Mediation.

SPECIALISED IN

DISPUTE RESOLUTION, REAL ESTATE, RESTRUCTURING & INSOLVENCY

 ggravias@papapolitis.com

“George Gravias is particularly adept in employment, infrastructure and IP litigation” LEGAL 500 EMEA 2021

PROFESSIONAL ADMISSIONS / QUALIFICATIONS

Supreme Court of Greece
Court of Appeals
Athens Bar
Accredited Mediator, The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, UK
Mediators Trainer, CEDR, London, UK

LEGAL EDUCATION

PhD Candidate in Mediation Law, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
LLM in Corporate, Labour and Civil Procedure Law (Merit), National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
LLB (Merit), National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member of the Mediators Panel of the Hellenic-German Chamber of Commerce
Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Director and Partner of the Hellenic Mediation and Arbitration Centre
Founding Member and Ex-Vice President of the Hellenic Mediators’ Association

PUBLICATIONS
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Mediation in Greece, published in CEE Legal Matters Magazine, 2014

The Mediation Clause, DAE and EPE Review, 2012

Mediation and Banks, DAE & EPE Review, 2010

SPEECHES / PRESENTATIONS

Bad Business Loans at the Association of Limited Companies and Partnerships, 2015

The Mediation Clause at the Athens Law Society Conference on Arbitration and Mediation: Alternative Methods of Resolving Disputes, 2014

Mediation and Businesses at the European Programme Mediation Europe-Eirene Project, 2014

Ethics in Mediation at the Mediation and Judicial Mediation Conference of the Association of Greek Law Firms under the auspices of the Ministry of Justice, 2014

Practical Issues Arsing from Public Procurement of Goods and Services at the Association of Limited Companies and Partnerships, 2013 and 2014

 Representative Matters

ATHENS

Leoforos Vasilissis Sofias 16, 
10674 / Athens, Greece

T. +30 210 3615544 
F. +30 210 3609168 
E. athens@papapolitis.com

LONDON

48, Dover Str./ Mayfair
London / W1S 4FF, UK

T. +44 203 655 7940
F. +44 203 655 7940
E. london@papapolitis.com

ATHENS

Leoforos Vasilissis Sofias 16, 
10674 / Athens, Greece

T. +30 210 3615544 
F. +30 210 3609168 
E. athens@papapolitis.com