Name: Ovvadias S. Namias
Country: Greece
Expertise: Criminal Law

Telephone: +30 210 7239738
Fax: +30 210 7239773

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Professional Biography:

Ovvadias Namias is our exclusively recommended Criminal Law expert in Greece on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Ovvadias directly using the contact details listed above.

Ovvadias, the Managing Partner of “OVVADIAS S. NAMIAS LAW FIRM”, was born in Athens in 1964 and he has been a member of the Athens Bar Association since 1993. He graduated from the Law Department of the University of Athens and concluded his thesis in Penal Law at the University of Bonn in Germany, with a grant from the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

He lectured Penal Law at the Law Department of the University of Athens as a Special Scientific Associate. Ovvadias was an Attorney at Law of the National Bank of Greece from 1999 to 2006, specialising in financial penal issues.

Ovvadias has provided consulting services and in-court assistance in criminal cases of fraud- breach of trust, corruption – bribery, tax evasion, customs office offenses, stock exchange offences, insider trading, market abuse, legalisation of profits from illegal activities (money laundering), personal data as well as in cases of European criminal law, extradition and mutual legal assistance.

Ovvadias Namias has published his thesis and numerous articles in legal journals. He lectures regularly at conferences on criminal law and criminal procedure.

Firm Overview:

The law firm “OVVADIAS S. NAMIAS – LAW FIRM” was established in 2006 and is currently one of the leading law firms in the fields of penal and mainly financial penal law, providing legal services to natural persons and legal entities both at a litigation and at a consulting level.

The firm has successfully dealt with major penal cases of national and global interest for crimes relating to the banking sector, stock-exchange, tax, customs office sector, crimes relating to the legalisation of profits from illegal activities (money laundering), the environment, personal data and sports. The firm is experienced in conducting internal investigations, especially, in banks, NGOs and other corporations and in drafting the internal corporate compliance rules.

The experience and the scientific training of its members correspond to the contemporary requirements of the national and international legislative framework, thus ensuring the best possible support of its clients’ interests, based on their personal needs and the particularities of each case.