Dr. Aida Economou

Dr. Aida Economou, Attorney-at-Law, member of the Athens Bar, Supreme Court, Partner.

Aida’s practice focuses on civil and commercial  litigation and all aspects of antitrust and competition law. She has represented international companies in commercial transactions, in investigations by the Hellenic Competition Commission and in dispute resolution. Her assignments have included representation of clients in the Hospitality, Pharmaceutical, Insurance, Industrial and Consumer Products’ sectors.  She has acted as lawyer of claimants and defendants in numerous cases before the Greek Courts and ICC Arbitration and has acquired insight into strategic behavior of both sides.

Aida represents the Firm in the "European Competition Lawyers Forum", a group of leading practitioners in competition law from law firms across the European Union and is a regular contributor for Greece in the GCR edition of the “Getting the Deal Through -Merger Control” series.

She studied law in the University of Athens (LL.B., excellent mark) and in the University of London where she was awarded an LL.M. (mark of distinction). Her subjects were European Competition Law, Law of European Institutions, EEC Law and International Economic Law. From the University of London she was awarded a Ph.D. for her thesis on "The Common Market in Insurance Services”.


The Legal 500-2023 Edition

Dr. Aida Economou has been ranked as Recommended Lawyer in the practice area “EU and Competition”


Managing Partner Aida Economou is a great lawyer with superb communication skills. Her advice always reaches the top quality.



The Legal 500-2022 Edition

Dr. Aida Economou has been ranked as Recommended Lawyer in the practice area “EU and Competition”


Aida Economou is extremely responsive and knowledgeable. Her style is very reassuring and measured in her advice. I have every confidence that she has our best interests at the forefront of her mind.



The Legal 500-2021 Edition

Dr. Aida Economou has been ranked as Recommended Lawyer in “EU and Competition”



The Legal 500-2020 Edition

“VAINANIDIS ECONOMOU & ASSOCIATES LAW FIRM handles competition matters in the pharmaceuticals, hotel, construction, cosmetics, food and industrial sectors. Merger clearances and antitrust compliance work are also areas of expertise for the department, which is also experienced in handling HCC investigations relating to horizontal and vertical agreements and abuse of dominance issues. Aida Economou serves as practice head.”



The Legal 500-2019 Edition

The firm has recently secured successes for clients in the motor, pharma­ceutical and construction industry in HCC cases”

The competition practice is led by the very efficient and to-the-point Aida Economou”
EU and Competition



Aida has been recommended in
The Legal 500 – 2018 Edition in
EU and Competition.

Vainanidis Economou & Associates Law Firm’s excellent practice provides a very high level of service”

Practice head Aida Economou is a real support in negotiations”



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