Dr. Aida Economou, Attorney-at-Law, member of the Athens Bar, Supreme Court, Partner.
Aida’s practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation and all aspects of antitrust and competition law. She has represented international companies in commercial transactions, in investigations by the Hellenic Competition Commission and in dispute resolution. Her assignments have included representation of clients in the Hospitality, Pharmaceutical, Insurance, Industrial and Consumer Products’ sectors. She has acted as lawyer of claimants and defendants in numerous cases before the Greek Courts and ICC Arbitration and has acquired insight into strategic behavior of both sides.
Aida represents the Firm in the "European Competition Lawyers Forum", a group of leading practitioners in competition law from law firms across the European Union and is a regular contributor for Greece in the GCR edition of the “Getting the Deal Through -Merger Control” series.
She studied law in the University of Athens (LL.B., excellent mark) and in the University of London where she was awarded an LL.M. (mark of distinction). Her subjects were European Competition Law, Law of European Institutions, EEC Law and International Economic Law. From the University of London she was awarded a Ph.D. for her thesis on "The Common Market in Insurance Services”.
Aida has been recommended in
“Vainanidis Economou & Associates Law Firm’s excellent practice provides a very high level of service”
“Practice head Aida Economou is a real support in negotiations”
The Legal 500-2019 Edition
“The firm has recently secured successes for clients in the motor, pharmaceutical and construction industry in HCC cases”
“The competition practice is led by the very efficient and to-the-point Aida Economou”
The Legal 500-2020 Edition
“VAINANIDIS ECONOMOU & ASSOCIATES LAW FIRM handles competition matters in the pharmaceuticals, hotel, construction, cosmetics, food and industrial sectors. Merger clearances and antitrust compliance work are also areas of expertise for the department, which is also experienced in handling HCC investigations relating to horizontal and vertical agreements and abuse of dominance issues. Aida Economou serves as practice head.”