About Dimitra K. Triantafyllou
Dimitra Triantafyllou is a certified mediator and practicing lawyer in Greece and Cyprus, with expertise in corporate, business and commercial law and a specialization in the Southeast European Region. She is one of the first practicing mediators in Greece and Cyprus, listed in the public register for both countries.
Ms. Triantafyllou is an International Mediation Institute (IMI) certified mediator, an accredited family mediator, a certified international commercial arbitrator, a trained dispute resolution process and systems designer, and a deal facilitator at DELTAtotheEPSILON, a pioneering private dispute resolution provider. She provides advanced mediation and dispute resolution services, focused on pursuing a value added outcome. She also consults to corporations and organizations in dispute prevention, conflict management, and setting up ADR processes and programs.
She trains professionals in the advanced use of mediation and negotiation techniques, including as part of TOOLKIT COMPANY (TC), a Dutch mediation and negotiation-training provider, which merges science with practice. Ms. Triantafyllou is one of the lead trainers of TC’s international trainers’ team.
Her enthusiasm in carrying out her multifaceted practice as a lawyer, an ADR neutral, and a trainer is reflected in her motto, “My business is to inspire change and to lead lawyers to become lawpreneurs of the 21st century; and my passion is to make the impossible possible.”
Ms. Triantafyllou qualified as a Greek lawyer in 1996 (Thessaloniki Bar, GR) and is admitted to the Cyprus Bar since 2015 (Limassol Bar, CY).
Having been entrusted at the beginning of her career with the role of principal legal advisor to the largest winery and distillery in Greece with global exports, she very soon acquired a business-oriented legal mindset for making and saving deals.
Ms. Triantafyllou has represented large multinationals, national, and international corporations in litigation procedures before the Greek Courts regarding corporate, commercial, maritime, business and criminal law, as well as in the course of negotiations and advising clients in the closing of high value business and M&A deals. She has advised construction companies and real estate developers for many years and has broad experience in real estate, property, finance, banking and construction law.
Ms. Triantafyllou is the founding member of DELTAtotheEPSILON, a pioneering private dispute resolution provider in Greece. Since 2011, it has been a joint collaboration of experienced professionals and business people from the legal, business, maritime and shipping fields, dedicated to instigating change in the way disputes are resolved.
Dimitra Triantafyllou provides ADR services as a neutral on the core team of cross-border co-mediation experts at Schonewille & Schonewille, a legal mediation firm in the Netherlands, specializing in negotiation and mediation processes.
Parallel to her mediation practice, Ms. Triantafyllou is committed to ongoing projects in the Mediterranean area:
- The establishment and coordination of a Model Scientific Dispute Resolution Center for GSEVEE (the Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen & Merchants) in Greece
- The development and implementation of the first experimental court-connected pilot project at the Courts of Limassol in Cyprus, in cooperation with the Bar of Limassol and under the auspices of the Cyprus Bar and the Cyprus Ministry of Justice