IOANNIS TSAKALIS, born in Athens, Greece, (1986), was admitted to Bar in 2011 (Athens).
He received his education at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Law (2009, LL.M., 2011) and Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich (Dr. juris, 2020) on a scholarship from the Onassis Foundation.
His dissertation on the relation between tax evasion and money laundering was awarded the 2020 Prize of the LMU Faculty of Law and was published by Nomos Verlag.
LEGAL 500 EMEA counts Ioannis among the ‘key lawyers’ of the firm.
Ioannis is a member of the Hellenic Criminal Bar Association, the Hellenic Criminal Law Society and the Compliance Association of Greece (SEKASE).
He specializes in Anti- Money Laundering, Anti-Corruption, Compliance Procedures, Tax Offences, Corporate Criminal Law, Internal Investigations, Fraud and Business Crimes.
Since 2010 he publishes regularly on matters of criminal procedure, European criminal law, money laundering and tax offences.