Georgios Kontis is an Attorney at Law and a member of the Athens Bar Association. He has graduated from the Law School of Athens and holds a postgraduate and doctoral degree from the abovementioned School in the scientific field of Civil Procedure. Part of his doctoral research took place at the Law School of the University of Freiburg in Germany. He has issued monographs, studies and articles related to the scientific field of Procedural Law. He is a member of the Association of Greek Proceduralists and the Scientific Association of International Procedural Law. He has presented papers at conferences and seminars both in Greece and in Germany, and he regularly presents seminars for lawyers, notaries and bailiffs on issues relevant to the scientific field of Civil Procedure. He has participated in research programs at the University of Athens. As a lawyer he specializes in banking, civil, commercial and administrative law cases. He speaks English and German.