Born in Athens in 1976, Yiannis Marakakis is of Cretan descent, from Chania. Despite not belonging to a family of lawyers or politicians, he recognised his love for the legal profession from an early age.
He graduated from the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, and continued his studies at the University of Wales in Great Britain, receiving a Master’s diploma in Business Administration (MBA).
From 1980 to 2004, concurrently with his education, he was a member of the Greek national track and field team, receiving numerous distinctions both in Greece and abroad in the 110-metre hurdles category.
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In 2001, Yiannis Marakakis became a member of the Athens Bar Association, and established his own private practice in 2003 in the Athens city centre. The firm, titled IOANNIS MARAKAKIS & ASSOCIATES was founded in 2014.
Today, the firm has expanded its professional activities, possesses an extensive research team, and is ranked among the top legal firms, having earned distinction for its services in all fields of law and representing important clients both in Greece and abroad.