Harry Karampelis joined the firm in 2019 to strengthen our Litigation team and extend our capabilities, both in criminal representation and also in civil and commercial cases, where he is a published and respected expert. His book “Adjudicating moral damages from an economic analysis of law perspective” is one of the leading texts on the calculation of moral damages.
Harry has represented clients from a variety of sectors before all levels of the Greek courts up to the Supreme Court, including cases involving unfair competition, agency and distribution agreements, franchising, product liability, life sciences and healthcare, intellectual property and tort and debt collection cases, as well as copyright and trademark disputes, insolvency and special liquidation procedures, collective redundancies and general labor disputes.
He is an acknowledged expert in Greek jurisprudence with a detailed practical understanding of the logistical and administrative workings of the Greek system. Alongside his commercial and civil experience, Harry is an accomplished criminal advocate, representing individuals facing a variety of charges including fraud and money-laundering, corruption, insider dealing, malpractice, embezzlement, forgery, tax and professional liability.
Harry is also an expert legal adviser to the gaming industry. He is a permanent participant in public consultations referring to online gaming and betting regulations and advises gaming and betting industry clients on day-to-day matters as well as representing them before the Hellenic Gaming Commission and the Ministry of Finance.
Harry leads our Litigation & White-Collar Crime practice group and is an experienced and highly skilled litigator and courtroom advocate. He has represented clients at all levels of the Greek courts up to the Supreme Court as well as working with industry authorities and regulators including the Hellenic Gaming Commission, the Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission, the Independent Authority for Public Revenues, the Regulatory Authority for Energy and the Hellenic Competition Commission.
He has represented major clients from many industry sectors in a wide range of disputes including issues relating to contracts, tort, agency and distribution, intellectual property, life sciences and moral damages, on which he is one of Greece’s leading experts.
Harry also represents individuals in court against criminal charges associated with business practice.
Won a critical hearing in a defamation case, prompted by the #MeToo movement in Greece, brought by a well-known Greek actor against Google for the removal of allegedly defamatory content uploaded online, regarding the commission by him of sexual offences against his female coworkers.
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