Eleni Tsoukala

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

Eleni is a Member of the Law Society of Athens and the Law Society of England and Wales. She is very experienced in all forms of Dispute Resolution, Corporate / Commercial, Equity and Debt Capital Markets, Finance / Banking, Real Estate and Privatisations.

Eleni has previously worked in one of the largest law firms of the City of London mainly on corporate / commercial, banking / finance and litigation and international arbitration. Between 2004 and 2007, she worked as a Legal and Business Adviser to the former Deputy Minister of Economy and Finance of the Hellenic Republic advising on matters involving the public debt, finance matters, assisting on a number of the most pioneering Greek privatisations and real estate projects. Between 2004 and 2007, she also participated in the drafting of Greek legislation amongst others on banking matters, the establishment of foreign companies in Greece and foreign investment laws, debt settlements of public bodies and on forms of sale and leasing and a number of other forms of commercial exploitation of public real estate assets.

Eleni is a graduate of Law from the University of Oxford and holds a Master of Laws in International Business Law from University College London. She speaks Greek, English, French, German and Spanish.

Eleni has acted as Counsel in a number of high-profile litigation matters, ranging from our out-of-court settlements to complex hearings before all Greek Courts and Greek regulatory authorities.

Eleni has advised on a number of major local and international arbitration’s, disputed, inter alia, under ICC, LCIA etc. Her vast expertise covers disputes in all industry sectors, with strong experience also in cross-border disputes. Further, she has led some of the most pioneering corporate, M&A transactions and equity capital markets transactions, real estate transactions and hotel/tourism and TMT-related mergers, acquisitions, JVs, LBOs and MBOs. She has also vast experience in all finance and banking matters, ranging from simple to complex collateralised bond issuance’s and from loan agreements to all forms of complex securitisation, on banking regulatory matters, enforcement of securities, dealing with NPLs and restructuring and insolvency matters.

Ebba Hoogenraad

Ebba Hoogenraad is our exclusively recommended Advertising Law expert in the Netherlands on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Ebba directly using the contact details listed above.

Ebba was admitted to the bar in 1985 and has been focusing on the advertising industry since 1989. Ebba has been recommended by Chambers Europe as “a great lawyer in advertising-related IP law, whose advice has been solicited by clients such as Unilever and Heineken for years” and [She is] “a renowned figure in advertising law, and attracts high praise from clients. She’s fast, smart and speaks our language, says one. She is also praised for her considerable knowledge and eye for detail”. Chambers (2016) client comments: [She is] a “very empathetic person, enthusiastic and always straightforward and clear”, “she is service-oriented” and “excellent and quick with her advice.”

In addition, Best Lawyers remarks, based on peer review, that Ebba is one of the two leading lawyers in advertising law in the Netherlands.

Clients particularly praise her point and practical advice, always noting what is possible. Ebba counsels the majority of the larger advertising bureaus and several companies in the consumer industry on advertising law. She also advises several producers of health and nutrition products on product information and the European Claims Regulation.

Ebba often litigates before the self regulatory Advertising Code Committee and national courts.

Ebba Hoogenraad is on the editorial board of the Dutch legal IP and advertising journal IER. She chairs the Dutch Advertising Law Association and the National Advertising Conference, and chaired the Benelux Trademark and Design Law Association. She is a board member of the Dutch Advertising Association and of the World Press Photo Supervisory Board.