Bletas & Costakis 

lawyers and mediators


Curriculum Vitae

Aphrodite A. Bletas 

Attorney at law; CEDR accredited Mediator; European Patent Attorney; President of the Hellenic-Chinese Center for Entrepreneurship.
Born in Athens Greece, she studied law at the Paris I (Pantheon-Sorbonne) University, International Relations at the Institute of Political Science   and European law at the Center for European Studies. She is a member of the Athens Bar since 1977, senior partner of the “Bletas & Costakis” law firm. In 2011 she decided to deal with mediation and became a CEDR accredited Mediator. She also is a member of the European Patent Office; Founding member of the Hellenic-Chinese Chamber she tries hard to promote the bilateral relations. She currently is President of the Hellenic-Chinese Center for Entrepreneurship. For many years she served as Secretary General of the Athens & Piraeus Federation of Industries. She is member of the European Capital Cities Entrepreneurial Organization’s Technical Committee; Vice-President of the European Union of Women; in 2009 she was a candidate on the  list for the European Parliament election; she is fluent in six languages and currently studies Chinese.

Email:, Tel: (+30) 210 3607 657 - 210 36 16 785

Dimitris S. Costakis

 Admitted to Bar 1983. Lawyer to the Supreme Court.
 Concentration: Competition Law, Law of commercial contracts, Franchising.Has been dealing with Franchise since1992 and has participated in several Franchise Conferences as a specialized speaker. Furthermore he has published several articles about Franchise Contracts.
Professional Memberships:  I) Athens Bar Association, II)European Lawyers’ Union. III)American Bar Association (Franchise Division),
IV) Greek Franchise Association.  Author: 1) “Fees” in Lawyer in the European Community (Sakkoulas, 1991) ; 2) Franchising from Legal and Entrepreneurial Point of View (Nomiki Vivliothiki, 1rst ed. 1998, 2nd ed. 2002); 3) “Franchise Agreement” in Distributorship Agreements (Nomiki Vivliothiki, 2009) 

Email: Tel: 210 36 30 830

Law Office

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