Barbara joined Avramopoulos & Partners Law Firm in 2005 and is currently a Partner.
As her practice focuses on corporate and commercial law, she has dealt with numerous share and asset deals. She handles assignments mainly involving legal advisory and legal due diligence as well as drafting and reviewing all types of commercial agreements.
Barbara is also active in the field of public tenders, advising local and foreign companies in all stages of the respective procedures, including their representation before all competent Administrative Courts.
During her career, she has also successfully conducted complex litigation cases on civil law disputes, while her practice involves provision of advice on employment law issues as well.
Further, over the past two decades, Barbara has been regularly dealing with IT and TMT issues, in which she has deep expertise, advising various multinational companies on issues regarding the electronic communication services framework in Greece and the developments in the respective national legislation, while since 2007 she is in charge of one of the Firm’s key clients in this sector, Algosystems S.A., a pioneer provider of IT, cybersecurity and managed services.
In 2022, she has been certified as a Data Protection Officer by the Hellenic Institute of Certifications.
Particularly as regards data protection law, Barbara has participated in numerous multijurisdictional projects run by international Law Firms, involving the drafting and review of employee privacy notices and other data protection related documents for multinational group of companies, for the purpose of ensuring compliance with local law.
In the past, she has participated in the Law Firm’s team that advised the Greek Ministry of Transport and Communications in relation to the drawing up of the National Strategy in the area of Electronic Communications for the period 2007 – 2013, while during 2006 – 2007, she was member of the Greek Ministry of Transport and Communications’ Committee, in charge of supervising the implementation of the Contract between the Greek State and Hellas Sat Consortium Ltd. in relation with the Greek Satellite System.
2001 Certificate of “Master of Science” in Business Studies-Business Studies for Law Practitioners-Athens Laboratory of Business Studies (ALBA)
1998 LLM in Commercial/Business Law at Eberhard-Karls-University Tuebingen in Germany (LL.M.1998)
1996 LLB in University of Athens Law School (LL.B. 1996) Erasmus Exchange Programme University of Bordeaux I, France Law School: Public and Maritime Law
Athens Bar Association (1999)
Barbara is licensed to appear before all courts, including the Supreme Court.
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Article with title “The Procedure to Acquire a Greek Golden Visa” published in RED
Invest, Special Edition “Greek Tourism Industry”, March 2018.
Avramopoulos & Partners is noted for its advice on commercial matters, with the practice advising on the full range of commercial activities, including joint ventures, cooperations, licensing, and outsourcing, as well as on corporate governance and compliance matters. The team, which is notably active in the shipping and cruise sectors, also advises media and hospitality clients. Senior partner Vassilis Avramopoulos leads the practice and spearheads the team’s emergent focus on multi-jurisdictional transactions, having recently advised Hard Rock International on joint venture activities in Greece. Barbara Angelopoulou, who assists with commercial ventures and investment matters, is also recommended, while Vicky E Kolintza is a key contact for clients in the shipping industry. (European Legal 500, 2023 ed.).
‘They are responsive and consider themselves as an extension of our business. Barbara Angelopoulou is a trusted, unique partner.’
Avramopoulos & Partners assists with negotiating and drafting employment contracts and offers expertise in employee outsourcing. The team, which is jointly led by Athanassios Avgeros and Barbara Angelopoulou, also acts on employee disputes concerning working arrangements, including those relating to senior employees. Terminations and regulatory compliance matters form part of the practice's workload. (European Legal 500, 2023 ed.).
Avramopoulos & Partners is adept at navigating the telecommunications regulatory landscape and offers support for clients in structuring, negotiating and documenting commercial ventures. The firm also frequently assists bidders in obtaining licences and concessions in Greece. Barbara Angelopoulou provides legal advice to several TNC’s regarding the domestic electronic communication services framework and has handled regulatory issues on behalf of operators before the Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission. (European Legal 500, 2023 ed.).
Avramopoulos & Partners has a growing restructuring and insolvency practice, advising on NPL settlement agreements and portfolio acquisitions, restructuring agreements and disposals of assets. The team is led by Barbara Angelopoulou and Athanassios Avgeros. (European Legal 500, 2023 ed.).
The practice at Avramopoulos & Partners is active in advising on incorporations, corporate governance matters and large-scale transactions. The team also has expertise in the negotiation of commercial contracts, encompassing joint venture agreements, partnerships, advertising and sponsorships, outsourcing, and the licensing of commercial rights. Senior partner Vassilis Avramopoulos heads the practice, providing complementary expertise in tax matters. Barbara Angelopoulou and Athanassios Avgeros are also key contacts. (European Legal 500, 2022 ed.).
Avramopoulos & Partners delivers 'timely, accurate and efficient advice' on a wide spectrum of corporate matters, including large-scale transactions, M&A, due diligence and optimal governance structures. The team also has an emphasis on commercial agreements, advising on joint venture, purchase and supply, and co-operation and partnership agreements. The practice is headed by Vassilis Avramopoulos and includes the 'commercial and sensible' Barbara Angelopoulou. (European Legal 500, 2021 ed.).
'Our team were impressed with Barbara Angelopoulou, who was our main point of contact on the transaction. She was commercial and sensible in her advice as well as being readily available and able to work with our often tight deadlines.'
'Barbara Angelopoulou and Athanassios Avgeros have the ability to absorb considerable quantities of information, then distil it into something manageable and reasonable, while their evaluative skills led them to quickly choose the most suitable solution.'
(European Legal 500, 2021 ed.).
Avramopoulos & Partners is commended for its response times and availability. The firm recently represented a multinational energy company on an investigation by the customs authorities. Vassilis Avramopoulos leads the team, which includes Barbara Angelopoulou. (European Legal 500, 2018 ed.).
Athanassios Avgeros leads the practice at Avramopoulos & Partners, which includes key disputes partner Barbara Angelopoulou. The firm recently represented The Nielsen Company in a case concerning debts owed by a bankrupt TV channel. (European Legal 500, 2018 ed.).
Avramopoulos & Partners has been assisting IT company Algosystems in several tenders by the public sector. Other clients include AT&T and Sabre Hellas. Barbara Angelopoulou heads the team. (European Legal 500, 2018 ed.).
Avramopoulos & Partners is noted for its IT and telecoms expertise. Recently promoted partner Barbara Angelopoulou is recommended. (European Legal 500, 2017 ed.).
Avramopoulos & Partners advises on IT and telecoms matters, and is instructed by clients such as AT&T GNS Hellas, and Sabre Hellas. Senior associate Barbara Angelopoulou heads the team. (European Legal 500, 2016 ed.).
Barbara Angelopoulou heads the team at Avramopoulos & Partners Law Firm, which is highly recommended for data protection issues. Major clients include AT&T GNS Hellas, Sabre Hellas and New Spring Telecoms. (European Legal 500, 2015 ed.).
Avramopoulos & Partners Law Firm is a popular choice for telecoms and IT work, and regularly advises clients such as Honeywell International, New Spring Telecoms, AT&T GNS Hellas and Sabre Hellas. Practice head Barbara Angelopoulou gives timely advice. (European Legal 500, 2014 ed.)
Avramopoulos & Partners Law Firms employment head Michael Poulakos is very active on contentious matters, and recently represented Attica Wealth Management, NCR Hellas, and Hill International in litigation. Barbara Angelopoulou is active on the advisory side. (European Legal 500, 2013 ed.)
Avramopoulos & Partners Law Firm has considerable expertise in the telecoms and technology sectors, and recently advised New Springs Telecom on the provision of pre-paid card phone services; and represented the client in a hearing before the National Telecommunications Commission. AT&T is also a major client. Barbara Angelopoulou heads the team. (European Legal 500, 2013 ed.)
Avramopoulos & Partners Law Firm is very active on the telecoms side for clients such as AT&T, and on the technology side for Sabre Hellas. It is particularly recommended for regulatory advice and has advised numerous clients on competition issues. Barbara Angelopoulou heads the group. (European Legal 500, 2012 ed.)