Ioannis Giakoumelos, LL.M.

Attorney-at-law | Senior Counsel

Mr. Ioannis Giakoumelos joined BHO Legal in September 2017 as a lawyer specializing in IT and e-commerce law as well as all contracts in funding law at national and EU level. He studied law at the University of Cologne. After his first state examination, he worked as a research assistant at the Institute for International and Foreign Private Law at the University of Cologne and at the law firm Oppenhoff & Partner. He then obtained a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in transnational and European business law at the International Hellenic University in Thessaloniki.

He completed his legal clerkship at the German-Greek Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Athens and at the law firm Bridgehouse Law LLP in Atlanta. As a lawyer, Mr. Giakoumelos worked for the international law firm DLA Piper UK LLP in the areas of IT, telecommunications and data protection law. Since 2017, Mr. Giakoumelos has been an attorney with the law firm BHO Legal PartG mbB.


  • 2016
    Second State Law Exam, Ministry of Justice Düsseldorf
  • 2015
    Master of Laws (LL.M.), International Hellenic University, Thessaloniki
  • 2011
    First State Examination, University of Cologne

Work Experience:

  • Present
    Lawyer at the law office BHO Legal
  • 2016 - 2017
    Lawyer at DLA Piper UK LLP, Cologne
  • 2012 - 2016
    Legal trainee at the German-Greek Chamber of Commerce in Athens (3 months), at the law firm BridgehouseLaw LLP in Atlanta (3 months) and at the law firm DLA Piper UK LLP in Cologne, Department Intellectual Property & Technology (7 months)

Legal Expetise:


  • German
  • English
  • Greek

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