Spyros is a senior litigator in our tax & accounting practice. Spyros specialises in taxation, import duties and customs rules, regulations and legislation, as well as in EU law matters. He has extensive experience in litigation and alternative dispute resolution (out-of-court and judicial settlements). He has pleaded for numerous cases before the Supreme Administrative Court (Council of State), the Administrative Courts of First Instance and of Second Instance (Courts of Appeals), and has also pleaded before the Court of Justice of the EU in Luxembourg and the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg. He has also advised domestic and multinational corporations on direct and indirect tax matters, as well as administrative (tax, customs) and court procedure. Furthermore, he has handled negotiations with tax and customs authorities on out-of-court and judicial settlement. He has also published extensively in the above- mentioned aspects of law.
Spyros was legal and tax counsel for Esso Pappas, Exxon's subsidiary in Greece (1977-1984) and for its successor, EKO ABEE (1984-2006). He was also section head of this company’s Legal Dept.
He was admitted to the Athens Bar in 1975 and joined our firm in 2000. Since 1981, Spyros has been admitted to plead before the Greek Supreme Courts (Areios Pagos and Council of State).