Apostolos Papaconstantinou is Dr. of Constitutional law and Lawyer in the Council of State and in Areios Pagos. Currently, he appears as a partner in the law firm “Ap. Papaconstantinou- El. Koutsimpou- G. Katrougalos & ASSOCIATES” which is located in Athens, Patriarchou Ioakeim street 30-32, Kolonaki, and is considered one of the most prestigious Law Firms specializing in Public Law. He is providing legal advice to acknowledged domestic and foreign enterprises, business groups as well as public entities and several Local Government Organizations. Being a lawyer since 1992, he specializes in Administrative Law, in Constitutional Law, in European Community Law, in Environmental Law, in Public Procurement Law, in Public-Servant Law and in Social Security Law and he is mainly engaged to legal cases of jurisdiction of the Council of State, the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Communities. He has undertaken a series of highly important cases in those areas. He has received a legal education in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and continued his studies in the field of Political Sciences and Public Administration in the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and in Panteion University. Furthermore, he is an experienced professor in the fields of Public Policies, Governance, Constitutional Law, Foundamental Rights and Administrative Law in the University of Peiraias (International and European Studies Department), in the Greek Open University and in the School of Greek Police Officers. He is also a member of Alumni in the Greek Open University. From 1999 to 2002 he was holding the position of qualified legal counsel in the political office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the office of the General Secretary of Administration and Organization of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1999). Moreover, he served as Head in the section of Legal Services for the group of companies interests of the businessman D.Kontominas. Founder of the Law Office “Dr. Apostolos Papaconstantinou and ASSOCIATES”, Patriarchou Ioakeim str. 30-32, Kolonaki, Athens, he has also developed a collaboration with the Law Office of the Professor George Papadimitriou. A considerable amount of scientific monografs and articles in scientific magazines bearing his signature were published. Amongst them, we find some of extreme importance : 1. Social Democracy and Welfare State based on the Constitution of 1975/1986/2001, publ. Ant.N.Sakkoulas, 2006, p.1440 2. The social right to health. Constitutional Foundation. 2005, publ. A.N.Sakkoulas, p.128 3. The “state” of the European Union. Institutional reforms in the European Union : problems and opinions 1996, publ. A.N.Sakkoulas, p.164 4. State and International Law. The constitutional organization of relations between domestic and international law, 2001, publ. A.N.Sakkoulas 5. Public Law Issues. From the case law of the Council of State (2000-2001). Texts of court decisions – commentary- indexes, 2002, publ. G. and P.Mentzelopoulos, p.244. In 1995, he was awarded the prize of Order of Ethical and Political Sciences for his writing activity by the Academy of Athens. Currently, he is Director of the law magazine titled “Inspections of Public and Administrative Law” as well as a member of important scientific associations and organizations of the Society of Citizens. He also holds office of the Presidency of the Group of Political Reflection on the Social Justice and the Democratic Modernization and of the Vice Presidency of the Association for the protection of social rights.
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