Stefanos D. Topalis is a Supreme Court Lawyer and has been a member of the Thessaloniki Bar Association since 1999.
After graduating from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Law school, he continued with postgraduate studies at the Ruprecht-Karls-University Law School in Heidelberg Germany (Master’s Thesis: “Der Anscheinsbeweis im Rahmen des arzthaftungsrechtliches Prozesses” - “The prima facie evidence within the context of legal proceedings regarding medical negligence”).
He was assigned a doctoral thesis regarding penal medical liability at the Law School of the Aristotle University Thessaloniki, Department of Criminal Law.
Ηe is a member of the Society for the study of Medical Law and Bioethics and has published a number of studies and reports in legal journals in respect of all elements of Medical Law (penal, civil and corporate).
He is legal counsel to a number of health care institutions , medical and other companies. He also has significant experience in the area of data protection and is a certified Data Protection Officer for the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation which took effect on 25 May, 2018.
Stefanos is fluent in English, German, French and Russian.