Michael E. Karakostas, is a member of the Athens Bar Association, admitted before the Supreme Court. He was born in Athens, in 1965. He studied at the Law School of the University College of London (UCL), at the National University of Utrecht-Holland as well as the National University of Athens. He also holds a Master in Law in US and European competition law. He has worked as a lawyer in London, Brussels and Athens, combining many years of in-house experience with an independent legal practice. He has also participated as a speaker on electronic communications issues in legal conferences in Greece, Europe and the US