Georgia Tzifa specializes in EU competition and regulatory law. Her practice also covers international trade law and EU litigation. 

Ms. Tzifa represents clients in complex merger proceedings before the European Commission and advises in global cartel investigations (adverse and settlement procedures). Her practice covers a broad range of industry sectors, including automotive, aviation, electronics, energy and maritime. She has also represented corporate and institutional clients before the European Court of Justice in a variety of cases (inter alia in areas, such as banking law, State aid and institutional law). 

Ms. Tzifa regularly advises on international trade law, including import and export restrictions, special customs regimes and tariff measures. Her practice also covers the application of restrictive measures and sanctions, as well as conflict of laws issues stemming from blocking legislation. 

Before joining WilmerHale, Ms. Tzifa completed a Blue Book traineeship in a cartels unit of the European Commission's Directorate General for Competition. Prior to that, she worked as an associate at a leading Greek law firm specializing in competition law, public procurement and commercial litigation, as well as a research assistant in the fields of European and comparative constitutional law at the University of Athens.

Professional Activities

Ms. Tzifa publishes regularly on various EU law topics and is a member of the Board of Editors of Nomiko Vima, the law journal of the Athens Bar Association.

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  • Education

    • LLM, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 2014

      summa cum laude

      Civil Law
    • LLM, European Law, College of Europe, Bruges, 2013

      magna cum laude

    • Law Degree, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 2011

  • Admissions

    • Brussels (associate member)

    • Athens

  • Languages

    • English

    • French

    • German

    • Greek



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