Marina joined the Firm in 1997 and is Head of the EU, Competition & Antitrust department. Her practice is focused on EU, competition and antitrust law, advising national and international clients on antitrust, merger control and State aid issues, with considerable experience in cross-border and cross-section transactions, assisting clients on risk and strategy assessment and regulatory compliance.
Marina also has extensive experience in successfully representing clients across various industries in alleged cartel cases before the Hellenic Competition Commission as well as in merger cases, and has effectively coordinated multi-jurisdictional filings and obtained clearance for high-profile M&A transactions.
She has an expertise in assessing commercial agreements and policies for their compliance with competition law and also provides on-site assistance and practical guidance in dealing with dawn raids. Marina advises on the national and EU legislation governing public procurement and has undertaken complaints to the European Commission concerning alleged violations of EU rules. She has extensive experience in advising clients on emerging and existing data protection requirements (such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation), including identifying gaps and areas of potential infringement of data protection laws, designing, drafting, reviewing and updating data protection policies and privacy statements for online activities as well as advising on internal investigation procedures.
Marina represents clients in procedures before the Hellenic Data Protection Authority and actively advises on GDPR compliance. She is also experienced in advising on employment related privacy issues as well as on the application of data privacy rules in the context of electronic communications and the operation of CCTV networks. Prior to joining the Firm, Marina worked as a trainee at the Commission of the European Communities Directorate-General IA-External Relations in Brussels.