Yannis Ioannidis is an associate in the Brussels office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of the firm’s Antitrust and Competition Practice Group as well as the Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Group.
Yannis has extensive experience in EU State aid law in various business sectors such as infrastructure, transport, post, telecommunications, rescue and restructuring aid to banks, and in the field of games of chance. His practice includes other areas of competition law as well. Currently, Yannis is advising on the EU Digital Services Act on questions of application and compliance, including on issues relating to fundamental rights protected under the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and the European Convention of Human Rights. He has also provided extensive advice on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues, such as decarbonization, the EU Emissions Trading System, and regulatory issues associated with the production of energy from renewable sources and other green initiatives. Yannis has also given comprehensive guidance on issues related to EU public procurement law as well as general EU administrative law.
Yannis has extensive litigation experience for more than 10 years in the above areas of law, pleading either as first or second chair both before the EU General Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union.
Yannis graduated with a Master of Laws (with distinction) from Queen Mary, University of London in 2013. He received his law degree from the Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2009.
He is a Greek qualified lawyer, member of the Athens Bar and a registered European lawyer at the Brussels Bar.
Queen Mary University of London - 2013 LLM (with distinction)
National & Kapodistrian University of Athens - 2009 Law Degree
Belgium - Barreau de Bruxelles - Registered European Lawyer
Greece - Athens Bar