Maria is a Lawyer, Member of the Athens Bar Association and appointed as Attorney at Law at the Supreme Court of Greece. She has significant experience in working for corporations as an in-house lawyer and external legal consultant for over 15 years. Recently she has been certified as Data Protection Officer Executive. Her practice areas mainly focus on corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, tax law, financing, competition law, telecoms, media, contract negotiations, information technology and intellectual property rights, energy,personal data protection, trademark and patent law, as well as the last five years very intensively on immigration law for investors and individuals. Prior to joining Eurofast, Maria held the position of Senior Associate in respectable law firms in Greece as well as the position of Legal Counsel, Corporate Affairs Manager and Secretary at Forthnet - Nova, a Telecoms and Pay TV Group in Greece. She also held an internship at the Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission, and specifically in the Telecoms and Post sector. She used to be member of the Board of Direcotrs at several legal entities. Maria holds a Law Degree from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and a Diploma in European Competition Law from the King’s College of London and is fluent in Greek, English and German.