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Athanassios Skourtis

Athanassios Skourtis


Nottingham Law School

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Athanassios Skourtis is Lecturer at the Nottingham Law School. Athanassios is a Lecturer in Law at Nottingham Law School. He is joint module leader of the Comparative Law module and the International Competition Law module. He also teaches on the International, EU & Comparative Law & Group Presentation Skills module; as well as on the Legal and Professional Environment module.

Career overview

Athanassios holds a Law degree from the University of Athens, Greece, an MA from King’s College London, an MBLT (Master in Business Law & Taxation) degree from the University of Mannheim, Germany, and a PhD from the University of Reading. Athanassios worked as a qualified lawyer in Athens, Greece over a number of years. Prior to working at NLS he taught extensively at the University of Reading (Competition law; EU law; Tort; Commercial law; Legal Skills).

Research areas

Athanassios’ research interests lie in Competition law with a particular focus on unilateral conduct. His research examines the implications of the emergence of behavioural economics for the interpretation and enforcement of Art. 102 TFEU and draws on interdisciplinary insights from the fields of both law and economics. Athanassios is also particularly interested in research relating to big data and digital markets, especially in light of the challenges posed to competition jurisdictions in an era of globalisation and technological innovation.

Sponsors and collaborators

Athanassios’ doctoral studies at the University of Reading were funded by the Academy of Athens, Greece.


Ioannis Kokkoris and Athanassios Skourtis, ‘Is consumer welfare still fit for purpose in the EU competition regime?’ in Ioannis Kokkoris and Claudia Lemus (eds.), Research Handbook on the Law and Economics of Competition Enforcement (Elgar 2022), pp. 410-447

Ioannis Kokkoris and Athanassios Skourtis, ‘Behavioural Economics and Some Implications for Competition Law’, International Corporate Rescue, Volume 12 (2015), Issue 2, pp. 122-132

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