Eva Garbis is an Associate and participates in the Competition Law Group, Sector- Specific Competition Law Group (Energy – Telecommunications), Construction Law Group, Economic Law Group and assists the Company, Tax & Employment Group on employment matters.
Eva is a member of the Athens Bar Association since 2005 and entitled to argue cases before all Courts of Appeal and lower Courts.
A graduate of the University of Athens Law School (LL.B), Eva earned her first Master of Laws degree (LL.M) from the University of Kent, where she studied International and Commercial Law. Her final dissertation on Copyright Alternatives was awarded First Class Honours. Eva has also attended the University of Cambridge (U.K.) Summer School 2008 for further training in EU Competition law, while also has attended advanced competition law training programs abroad. Recently Eva earned a second Master degree in Business Law (MBL) from Freie University of Berlin, where she studied European and International Business, Competition and Regulatory law (Energy and Telecommunications). During this latter academic endeavor Eva acquired special knowledge regarding the international and European regulatory and policy framework for energy (electricity, gas, renewables) and telecommunications, as well as the various antitrust issues arising in the network industries. Her final dissertation on the European and national framework of Natural Gas consisted of a deep research respecting Third Party Access (TPA) to Natural Gas transmission systems and conclusion of contracts with system users for transportation and use of storage and LNG facilities.
At "Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates L.P.C.", Eva advises the firm’s clients on all aspects of Greek and EU competition law with an emphasis on concentrations, the automotive sector and general retail sectors, agency and distribution, as well as litigates on all aspects of Commercial law. Eva has published on Digital Rights and assists in the firm’s contribution of the Greek Chapter in the Global Merger Control Manual (Cameron May publishers).
Languages: Greek, English, German, French
Contribution (Country Chapter) to “Global Merger Control Manual”, Baker & McKenzie, 2010 (co-authored with G. Pelecanos, N. Gerakinis)