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George Gerapetritis

Academic degrees & distinctions

2003:  German Marshal Memorial Fund Fellow, distinction awarded to widely recognized European leaders by the GMF Foundation established in Washington DC. Visits, lectures and programmes in 6 US States for the acclimatization with the US legal, administrative and judicial system

1995:  Fellow at the French Conseil d’Etat (Supreme Administrative Court of the country) in collaboration with Mr. Jean-Paul Costa, President de Sous-Section du Conseil d’Etat, today Vice-president in the European Court of Human Rights in StrasbourgStage στο Γαλλικό Conseil d’ Etat

1992-1995:  D.Phil in Public and European Union Law. Faculty of Law, University of Oxford under the supervision of P.P. Graig, Professor of Law at the University of Oxford

1994:  Chevening Scholar of the British Council for postgraduate research in the United Kingdom

1991-1992:  LL.M. in Constitutional and Administrative Law. Faculty of Law, University of Edinburgh (1991-1992). Subjects taught: Comparative Constitutions, Parliamentary Institutions and Procedures, Legal Theory and Philosophy

1991:  Scholar of the Hellenic Scholarship Foundation for postgraduate research in the United Kingdom, France, Belgium (1992-1994)

1985-1989:  LL.B. Faculty of Law, National and Kapodistrian University of  Athens

1987-88:  Distinction of Excellence of the Hellenic Scholarship Foundation for the performance over undergraduate studies at the University of Athens (1986-1988)

1982-1985:  High school graduation certificate , Ionideios School of Piraeus

Academic experience/ Memberships

2017- present: Professor of Constitutional Law, Faculty of Law, University of Athens

2013-2017: Associate Professor of Constitutional Law, Faculty of Law, University of Athens

2007-2013: Assistant Professor of Constitutional Law, Faculty of Law, University of Athens

2003- 2007:  Lecturer of Constitutional Law, Faculty of Law, University of Athens

2008-present: Member of the Editorial Committee of the law review Greeklaws Law Journal

2007:  Member of the Organizing Committee of the 7th World Congress of Constitutional Law, organized by the International Association of Constitutional Law and the Hellenic Association of Constitutional Jurists, entitled : Rethinking the boundaries of Constitutional Law (Athens, 11-15 June 2007)

2006-present:  Member of the Editorial Committee of the periodical The Constitution

2000-present:   Senior Researcher – Hellenic Institute of International and Foreign Law

1999-present: Senior Researcher and member of the Scientific Secretariat of the law review Human Rights

1999-present: Senior Researcher of the book Interpretation of the Constitution (Kassimatis/Maurias, Ant.N. Sakkoulas Editions, Athens-Komotini)

1999-2004:  Senior Researcher of the Non-Governmental Organization : Transparency International Greece.

1997-2003:  Researcher and Head of Research at the European Public Law Organization.

Professional experience

Present:  Attorney at law entitled to plead before the Supreme Court – Partner of the “Athanassiou-Gerapetritis and partners” Law Firm.

2011:  Member of the Legislative Committee concerning the acceleration of trial – Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights

2011:  Member of the Legislative Committee of the General Secretariat for Research and technology concerning the academic and scientific research

2009-2010:  Legal Counsel to the Prime Minister’s Office

2008-present:   Member of the Administrative Board of Benaki Museum

2008-2009:  Member of the Legislative Committee on the Air Law Code

2007-2009:  Legal Counsel to the Hellenic Minister of National Education and Religions

2007-2008: Representative of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the European Network for the Improvement of Higher Education

2006-present:  Representative of the Hellenic Ministry of Justice in the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO)

2006-2007:  Member of the Committee for the study and drafting of the Patriarchal Act concerning the Administration of the Sacred Metropolises of Dodekanisos of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

2005-2008:  Member of the Board of the Hellenic Telecommunications Organisation (OTE Group), largest SA in Greece

2005:  Member of the Central Committee of Technical and Scientific Cooperation of the Ministry of  Foreign Affairs

2004: Special Assistant of the Caretaker Minister of Interior

2002-2003:  Legal Counsel to the Hellenic Minister of Foreign Affairs, Responsible for the Organisation of the 2003 Presidency of the European Union

Enrolled in the arbitrators’ index of the Regulatory Authority for Energy

1992-present:  Attorney-at-Law-Member of the Piraeus Bar Association

Foreign Languages

Excellent command:  English, French

Fair knowledge:  Italian, German

Lectures/ Seminars

More than 80 lectures in Greece, Europe and the USA

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