Niki Kerameos’s father died


The distinguished lawyer, professor of the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Konstantinos Kerameus, passed away.

He leaves behind his wife Marilena Sarri-Kerameos (lawyer), his son Dimitris Kerameos (lawyer), his daughter and Minister of Education (and also lawyer) Niki Kerameos and five grandchildren.

Who was Konstantinos Kerameus?

Konstantinos Kerameus was born in Thessaloniki on 21/4/1937. He received a law degree from the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1960) and a doctorate from the Free University of Berlin (1962).

He was an emeritus professor of Civil Procedure at the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and at the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

In the more than 40 years of his academic career, he connected his activity with the didactic, scientific and research offer, especially in the field of civil procedural law, comparative law and international procedural law, having taught in many law schools in Greece and abroad.

He served as an assistant in the civil law department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and then as an associate professor (1967), full professor at the Chair of Civil Procedure at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1971) and then full professor of Civil Procedure at EKPA (1982). He has taught civil law, comparative law and international procedural law at many foreign universities (notably Berlin, Hamburg, Paris II, Tulane, Louisiana State University, Ohio State University, Ghent) and has lectured at over 90 European, American and Japanese universities.

His scientific and research work includes Greek and foreign language manuals, monographs, systematic works and article interpretations.

He was awarded an honorary doctorate in law by the Universities of Hamburg (1993), Paris II Pantheon-Assas (2000), Liege (2003) and Vienna (2003). He was also president of the International Academy of Comparative Law (1998-2006), director of the Hellenic Institute of International and Foreign Law (1990-2007), president of the State Scholarship Foundation (1992-1995), president of the Academic Cooperation Association (1996-2002) ), full member of the European Academy (since 1994), member of the International Union of Legal Science (since 1993) and member of the International Union of Procedural Law (since 1995), president of the Hellenic Association for Arbitration etc. He has represented Greece in diplomatic conferences and meetings, including the Lugano Convention and the negotiations for Greece’s accession to the Brussels Convention, as well as in committees for the harmonization of contract law, torts and civil procedure.

In parallel with his academic career, he participated as an arbitrator in international arbitrations and practiced law before the Supreme Court and as Chief Legal Adviser of the National Bank of Greece.


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