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Efpraxia Avlogiari

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Cyprus, Greece, United Kingdom
Mediation Profile

Efpraxia (Evi) Avlogiari is a lawyer, an Accredited Mediator by CIArb London & by the Greek Ministry of Justice (Law 3898/2010) and an Accredited Trainer for Mediators (Training of Mediation Trainers Course, Professional Trainership, The Toolkit Company, The Netherlands & CEDR London). Evi obtained her Law degree from the Law Faculty of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and her master degree “Modern Medical Act: Legislative Regulation and Bioethics Dimension” from Medical and Law Faculty Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and she is working on her PHD in medical school (bioethical and medical mediation). Evi also specialises in Business Administration and in Technical Negotiations (University of Macedonia), which focused on managing the interpersonal relations involved in difficult negotiations, as well as in medical and bioethical disputes –a new aspect of mediation worldwide. She is the founder and President of ADR Hellenic Centre, a non-profit organization. Evi is a member of the Thessaloniki Bar Association and a practicing business lawyer since 1989, with extensive experience in commercial, civil, medical and sports matters. She encourages the solution of legal issues through Mediation, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Several multinational and Greek corporations has entrusted her in representing them in various contract negotiations and Mediation with third parties. She has conducted several mediations abroad as far as medical and bioethical disputes. Now, with the contribution of some distinguished scientists, specialising in medical mediation, she is trying to develop a pilot-project for medical bioethical mediation in Greek hospitals. Evi has been giving lectures and seminars in the field of mediation in cooperation with many Bar Associations, Chambers of Commerce, Greek Ministry of Justice, World Mediation Forum and she is the author of several scientific articles and studies on mediation & bioethical topics. She is also one of the key speakers at a significant number of Scientific Conferences, Seminars and Conferences in Greece and abroad, in the field of organ donation, transplant, as well as the legal dimension of Medicine and dental practice.

Evi has represented clients in between 20-30 mediations and has been appointed as mediator in more than 20 disputes. She is also a mediator trainer and has trained more than 300 lawyers.

Evi has been involved with many mediations and negotiations, both as mediator and as a representative for participants. Her style is a mix of listening, reality testing, creative solutions and ideas for her clients. She is flexible, asking tough questions, organised, with very good negotiation style and pragmatic. She has a realistic approach and integrity to her mediation work.
Asset recovery: commercial, civil, family, sports, medical and bioethical conflicts.
Member of the Mediation Committee of Thessaloniki Bar Association Member of the Greek Ministry of Justice Committee for the promotion of Mediation in Greece Member of the Hellenic Union of Mediators Founder and President of ADR Hellenic Center Founder member of the Balkan Association for dispute resolution Training Director in Alexandroupolis Institute of Mediators Honored Councelor of Estonia in Thessaloniki.
Training and Education

Accredited through CIArb London (UK) Limited, 2009, and Resolvers (Thierry Garby) Limited, 2013. She has trained also more than 80 lawyers in advocacy mediation programmes in Thessaloniki (University of Macedonia and ADR Hellenic Center).


I am subject to the Greek Lawyers Code of Conduct and I comply with the Code of Conduct for mediators set out by the EU and Greek law.

Any complaint about my conduct will be dealt with in accordance with the requirements of the Greek Lawyers Code of Conduct and the EU Code of Conduct.


Evi Avlogiari