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Prof. Katerina Fountedaki

Of Counsel

Attorney at the Supreme Court (Areios Pagos) Thessaloniki Bar Counselling in Famlily Law matters; Medical Malpractice cases; Counselling of Medically assisted procreation clinics; Scientific assistant in the Committee for the reform of the Greek Civil Code family law (1994-1996;  Law 2447/1996); (2004-2008) Council of Europe Working Party of experts on Adoption (CJ-FA-GT 1), assigned with the preparation of the new European Convention on Adoption of Children (open for signature: 2008); (2002) Ministry of Justice Working Party for the study of the impact of Biotechnology on Civil Law and the preparation of a new legislation on relating matters (law 3089/2002 “medically assisted procreation”); Ministry of Justice Working Party for the reform of Family Law (2010); (2013-2014) Appointed Chairperson of the Council of the E.U. Working Party on Civil Law Matters (Matrimonial and Registered Partnerships’ Property Regimes), during the Greek presidency of the E.U.; Ministry of Justice Working Party for the reform of Family Law Ministry of Justice Working Party for the reform of Family Law; Legal Committee of A.U.Th. (2014); (2015) Ministry of Justice Working Party for the reform of registered partnership for different and same sex couples (law 4356/2015); Ministry of Justice Working Party for the reform of Family Law (parental responsibility) 2020-2021.

Practices

Sector - Industries

  • Banking
  • Financial Services
  • Investment Services
  • Credit rating agencies

Professional

  • Athens Bar, 1992

Education

 
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Ph.D., 1993
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, LL.M. (Civil Law), 1992
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, LL.B., 1991

Languages

 
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • German
  • Greek

Academic

 
  • Professor of Civil Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (since 2013)
  • Associate Professor, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2008)
  • Assistant Professor, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2003)
  • Lecturer, Civil Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1998)

Appointments and Professional Memberships

 
  • Supreme Special Court
  • Council of Evaluation and Accreditation for Law and Political Sciences of the Hellenic Authority for Higher Education
  • Former Vice President of the National Authority of Medically Assisted Procreation
  • Prime Minister’s Committee for the elaboration of a National Plan for the rights of LGBTQ+ people
  • Co- founder and Member of the A.U.Th. Laboratory for the Research of Medical Law and Biethics
  • Member of the Board of the Hellenic Family Law Society
  • Secretary general of the Board of the Association of Greek Civilists
  • Co-founder of the Association of Medical Law and Bioethics
  • Former member of the Legal Committee of A.U.Th.

Recent news/Publications

 
  • “Lessons of Medical Liability”, Athens 2018
  • “Person and Personality in the Civil Code” (in Greek), Thessaloniki, 2012
  • “Human Reproduction and Medical Civil Liability” (in Greek), Thessaloniki, 2007
  • “Adoption. Law 2447/1996, its reforms and application” (in Greek), Thessaloniki, 2010
  • “The parental responsibility cases in Regulation 2201/2003” (in Greek), Thessaloniki, 2004
  • “Medical civil liability. General Introduction, Dogmatic and Political Approach, Essential Notions” (in Greek), Thessaloniki, 2003
  • “Adoption. Conditions, Procedure, Nullification” (in Greek), Thessaloniki, 1998
  • “Illegal Adoption” (in Greek), Thessaloniki, 1993
  • 7 extended participations in collective works
  • More than 100 articles/studies/expert opinions/notes on court decisions
  • More than 100 participations in colloquies, conferences and seminars (Greek and International, Legal, Medical, Interdisciplinary)

Address

Address:
Omirou St. 18
10672,
Athens, Greece

Phone:
+30 21 036 75 100
+30 21 036 75 164
Email:
info@tsibanoulis.gr

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