Areas of Expertise: Banking disputes, Cadastre, Consumer protection, Cross-border disputes, Family disputes, Intellectual Property, International Commercial Arbitration, International Transactions, Lease disputes, Labor law, ODR, Personal Data Protection, Real Estate, Securities, Sports Law, Trademarks, Torts, Workplace disputes.
Experience in Mediation: Accredited Mediation (MoJ) since 2015. Further training on civil, commercial, family, banking mediation and ODR from ICCR, ADR group UK, the Mediation Lab, CIArb, InADR, HOBIS of Greek Ombudsman. Founder of Thessaloniki Chamber of SMEs Mediation Center. She has acted both as Mediator and mediator advocate in family and banking mediations.
Arbitration: Designated as Sole Arbitrator in International Arbitrations and worked as counsel in domestic Arbitrations
Languages: Greek, English, German, Italian (basic knowledge)
Education: Graduated from the Democritus University of Thrace (School of Law) in 2001. Postgraduate studies at the International Hellenic University (LL.M. in Transnational & European Commercial Law, Banking Law, Mediation & Arbitration).
Professional Career: Olga has been running her law office since February 2003, handling cases of all fields of law (Civil-Criminal- Administrative-Intellectual Property-Personal Data). She is legal counsel at the Association of Journalists (EDIPIT) as well as an external associate of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She is a Specialized Data Protection Officer & GDPR Counsel, having undertaken projects throughout Greece and having conducted trainings at Bar Associations in Greece and other public authorities. Moreover, she is a Data Protection Officer at the German School of Thessaloniki and at a Disabled Club in Komotini and has been GDPR counsel in many entities’ compliance project.
Chair and founding member of the European Association Data Protection Professionals (Greek branch) and Secretary of EADPP Academic Board & Exams Committee, also elected member of the EADPP Certification Committee in Maastricht, Netherlands. Also, member of IAPP (International Association Privacy Professionals). Member as Mediator to OPEMED, MCIArb, YMI-IMI, TAS-CAS, ACCI, Thessaloniki Court of First Instance, Permanent Arbitration Committee of Thessaloniki Bar Association. She has participated in conferences and mediation contests (distinction) and as a speaker at conferences and workshops on Mediation and Personal Data Protection.
She is a contributor in various websites and journals, having published articles for Mediation and GDPR in Scientific Journals (mediate.com, SwissChinese Law Association Journal, Asian Pacific Mediation Journal, Armenopoulos (GR) etc. She has published two Books in Greek in Mediation and Gdpr.
She has been participated in several domestic and global forums/conferences as a speaker, trainer or chair of panel. She had the honor to be an evaluator in a EU program named “Safe Harbor” and has trained members of 4 Greek bar associations about GDPR.
She has taken place in the only International Mediation Competition in Thessaloniki, Greece (October 2015) and achieved 3rd place for the best Mediators Group and the best Name of Group.