Counsel, Head of EU-Greek Practice, DLA PIPER
Orestis Omran is a Counsel in the Brussels Office of DLA Piper and the Head of the firm’s EU-Greek Practice. Orestis focuses on EU regulatory matters in the energy, infrastructure and banking sectors.
A US and Greek qualified attorney, Orestis has experience ranging from EU Public Private Partnerships and Procurement to representing global corporates in formal and informal state aid and other investigations before the European Commission, national regulatory authorities and subsequent proceedings before the EU Courts.
He advises major Greek and International energy companies on both contentious and non-contentious matters. In particular, he has been acting for both public and private actors on privitizations in the energy sector. In Greece, Orestis benefits from a strong network of contacts in the Greek government and industry and advises clients on regulatory, institutional and compliance matters under EU law and on Greek law transactions and projects. He has also been advising the IMF and the European Institutions on the implementation of the Greek Program.
Orestis has served as a guest lecturer in many Universities in Europe and the Americas on issues of comparative campaign finance law, sovereign debt restructuring and constitutional law.