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Georgios Kortesis


CMS DeBacker Luxembourg
Rue Goethe 3
1637 Luxembourg
Languages Greek, English, French

Georgios is an Associate in CMS Luxembourg investment funds practice.

He intervenes on the set-up of Luxembourg alternative investment funds including all related matters such draft and review fund legal documentation. Prior to joining CMS Luxembourg, he has worked for two years in an investment bank.

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  • 2019 – LL.M. International Trade and Investment Law, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2018 - Bachelor of laws, European University of Cyprus, Cyprus
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