Zepos & Yannopoulos announced today that Dimitris Babiniotis has joined the firm as a partner and head of its 10 member strong Dispute Resolution practice.
Dimitris Babiniotis brings 20 years of experience to the firm focusing on state court litigation and commercial arbitration, both domestic and international. He has represented multinational and major Greek clients on highly sophisticated procedural matters involved in the proceedings before the Courts of Appeal and the Supreme Court and has advised, over the years, in particularly complex business transactions, such as M&A transactions, financing transactions and distribution and agency agreements.
Dimitris has acted as counsel in a great number of complex international and domestic commercial arbitrations. His practice encompasses disputes in all key industry sectors, namely construction and infrastructure, energy and financial services. Dimitris has also represented corporate clients in numerous arbitrations initiated by or against the Greek State or Greek State-owned companies in disputes arising under public contracts.
Dimitris is, also, considered an expert in arbitration- related- litigation, having acted as counsel or lead counsel in numerous set aside proceedings as well as recognition and enforcement proceedings before Greek state courts.
“Dimitris proven litigation experience and accomplishments as an in-court advocate, together with his arbitration expertise strengthens our ability to lead significant dispute resolution matters and enhances our offering to our clients”, said Dimitris Zepos, managing partner of Zepos & Yannopoulos.
Dimitris is Associate Professor of Civil Procedure Law at Democritus University of Thrace Law School. His academic interests and writings revolve around Supreme Court proceedings (law of cassation), appellate proceedings, the binding effects of court decisions and arbitral awards and court review of arbitral awards.
Throughout his career, Dimitris has been recognised as a leading practitioner by various legal directories and trade publications. He is a member of the Athens Bar Association and is admitted before the Supreme Court.