Contact Details

6, Patriarchou Ioakeim Str. 10674 Athens, Greece


+30 210 7292010


llias is Professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure, School of Law, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (2018-). He started his academic career with the same School as a Lecturer (1989); Assistant Professor (1996), Associate Professor (2009).

His numerous publications in Greek, English and German focus on most aspects of business crimes, international and European criminal law, the reform of criminal procedure, human rights and crime policy.

Selected Publications

  1. Anagnostopoulos I.G., “Rights of Suspects and Accused Persons in the European Union – The EU Directives 2010/64 and 2012/13″, P. Sakkoulas, Athens 2017, 236 p.  [in Greek]
  2. Anagnostopoulos I.G., “Ne bis in idem – European and International Aspects”, P. Sakkoulas, Athens 2008, 215 p. [in Greek]
  3. Anagnostopoulos I.G., “Breach of Fiduciary Duties and Damage to Foreign Property (Arts. 390, 256 PC)”, P. Sakkoulas, Athens 2nd ed. 2003, 176 + XVI p. [in Greek]
  4. Anagnostopoulos I.G., “Internationalisierung des Strafrechts” (ed.), Nomos, Baden-Baden 2003, 151 p.
  5. Anagnostopoulos I.G., Magliveras K., “Criminal Law in Greece”, ed. by L. Dupont and C. Finjaut, Kluwer Law International, The Hague/London/Boston, 2000, 216 p.
  6. Anagnostopoulos I.G., “Haftgründe der Tatschwere und der Wiederholungsgefahr ( §§ 112 III, 112a StPO); kriminalpolitishe und rechtssystematische Aspekte der Ausweitung des Haftrechts”, (Frankfurter kriminalwissenschaftliche Studien Bd. 8) Frankfurt a.M./Bern/Las Vegas, Lang 1984, 167 p. 
  7. Anagnostopoulos, I.G., “One Act, Multiple Prosecutions Unlimited Sanctions?” American Bar Association, 31st National Institute on White Collar Crime, 2017, U11-15
  8. Anagnostopoulos I.G., “The right of access to a lawyer in Europe: A long road ahead?”, European Criminal Law Review 2014, p. 3-18
  9. Anagnostopoulos I.G., “Criminal justice cooperation in the European Union after the first few ‘steps’: A defence view”, ERA Forum 2014, p. 9-24
  10. Anagnostopoulos I.G., “Untersuchungshaft und Verfahrensbeschleunigung: Das Beispiel Griechenlands”, StrafverteidigerForum 2013, p. 453-457
  11. Anagnostopoulos I.G., “Contra Socratem”, Onasis Foundation, Athens 25.5.2012, (watch Socrates’ re-trial at

Ancillary Activities

Ilias was called to the Athens Bar in 1983 and heads Athens-based law firm Anagnostopoulos focusing on all aspects of business crime and criminal risk management.

Since July 2013 he chairs the Hellenic Criminal Bar Association; from 2007 to 2013 he chaired the Criminal Law Committee of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), Brussels.

Memberships include the Experts Committee of the Hellenic Ministry of Justice; the High-Legal Council with the Bank of Greece; the European Criminal Law Academic Network; the European Criminal Bar Association (founder member).