Dr. Fotios Spyropoulos

Managing Partner

Lawyer admitted before the Supreme Court, Economist

PhD at Law School of Athens

Penologist (master), criminologist (master)


Dr. Fotios Spyropoulos, senior partner of Spyropoulos Law Firm, based in Athens (Greece), is an As. Professor of Criminal Law at Philips University in Cyprus and Professor of Criminal Law at the Hellenic Police Academy. He also teaches at the Hellenic Open University, the University of West Attica (Greece) and has taught as a visiting professor in several universities around the world (Germany, Brazil, South Africa, Israel, Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Albania, etc.). He has also been a Full Professor of Criminal Law and a Full Professor of Criminology at the Hellenic Fire Academy. He has been a presenter at dozens of conferences and has published 4 books and over 40 scientific articles in Greek and English on criminal law and criminology as well as other legal topics.

He holds a PhD in Criminal Law and Criminology from the Law School of the University of Athens (IKY scholarship holder – first position in the “Herakleitos II” program) and a post-doctorate from the University of West Attica (ELIDEK scholarship holder).

Dr. Fotios Spyropoulos has been Greece’s representative to the European Commission on consumer issues, has participated in legislative committees and has collaborated with civil society organizations at national and supranational level (indicatively: with “Transparency International” as a scientific advisor for the evaluation of the Greek Presidency of the Council of the EU in 2014, with Ithe Greek Consumers’ Institute IN.KA. as a legal advisor, etc.).

He studied law at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He completed postgraduate studies in Criminal Law and Procedure (Master) (2006 – 2008) and in Criminology (Master with “Excellent”) (2008 – 2010) at the same University. He has attended courses in law, political science, sociology, criminology and forensic science at the University of Liege (Belgium). In addition, he completed his studies and received a degree from the Department of International and European Studies of the University of Piraeus.

Dr. Fotios Spyropoulos is a member of several scientific associations (Hellenic Society of Criminology, Association of Greek Criminologists, etc.). He is a founding member, board member and Vice President of the Centre for the Study of Crime, which was established in 2015. Finally, he practices law as an attorney-at-law and managing partner of Spyropoulos Law Firm and has represented clients in some of the biggest trials of the last fifteen years in Greece. He is a member of the Athens Bar Association and as a financial advisor he is a member of the Economic Chamber of Greece.


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