Dimitra Kouni comes from Athens and is a member of the Athens Bar Association. She graduated from the Athens University Law School, where she continued with postgraduate studies in Public Law. Dimitra is currently a PhD candidate in the same Law School in the Field of Public Law. She has also completed successfully the Diploma in Tax from Deloitte Academy and she holds an MSc from ALBA Business School (Business for Lawyers). She is engaged actively in the provision of legal advisory and litigation services for more than 10 years in Public Law cases, emphasizing and expertizing in Tax (Income, Capital and VAT) and Social Security Law. She has also handled human rights cases as well as environmental and urban planning law cases. Dimitra has served as a legal counsel for Non-Governmental Organizations and European programs. She speaks English and German.