Athens Bar Association
With the risk that the statute of limitations will expire for a number of offenses related to the criminal case of troubled jewelry maker Folli Follie looming, the trial is expected to finally take place in June as the Athens Bar Association is poised to grant permission for lawyers to attend the proceedings.
The board of the Athens Bar Association (DSA) has voted by a two-thirds majority to "express its absolute and categorical opposition" to the issuing and the content of a legal opinion from the country's chief prosecutor arguing that the privacy watchdog ADAE cannot conduct audits of telecommunication companies to find out who is under surveillance by the national intelligence agency.
The Athens Bar Association issued a scorching statement after two lawyers were arrested
A member of the Athens Bar Association requested a meeting of the union's board of directors to discuss about the head of the association, after videos emerged on Saturday showing him celebrating his birthday in his office with several people the day before, despite a ban on gatherings during the lockdown.
A court is on Friday expected to give its verdict in the trial of two defendants accused of the murder and rape of 21-year-old university student Eleni Topaloudi on the island of Rhodes in November 2018 in a tension-filled trial which saw the president of the Athens Bar Association asking the Supreme Court to reprimand the prosecutor over her defamatory remarks directed against the lawyers of t
Deputy Digital Policy Minister Lefteris Kretsos is taking over as government spokesperson during the election campaign, the prime minister's office announced Friday.
Dimitris Tzanakopoulos gave up the post to run with ruling SYRIZA's ticket in the national elections on July 7.
On Thursday, Antonis Roupakiotis was sworn in caretaker Interior Minister, ahead of the elections.
Courts in the Greek capital suspended their operation on Tuesday to avoid possible problems caused by adverse weather, according to a Justice Ministry announcement cited by state-run news agency ANA-MPA.
The decision was taken following a discussion between the ministry, the Athens Bar Association and local courts, it said.