Totis Kotsonis

Totis Kotsonis
One Wood Street
+44 20 7919 0700


Who's Who Legal Government Contracts

Dr Totis Kotsonis is a competition lawyer recognised for his expertise in public procurement, state aid and regulatory law, including aviation, rail and energy regulation. He is a partner at Eversheds Sutherland, one of the largest global law firms with 66 offices in 32 jurisdictions. Totis leads the firm’s procurement and state aid practice, which spans all major sectors, including aerospace and defence, transport, energy and infrastructure. He advises on both compliance and contentious matters, including in relation to litigation in national courts and the Court of Justice of the EU.

Totis has given advice in the context of major transport, construction and renewable energy projects across the EU, including the largest wind energy project in the UK; the construction and operation of the first renewable energy project in Cyprus; the privatisation of regional Greek airports; and the construction of a nuclear power station in Bulgaria. His has advised utilities and infrastructure operators, including ports and airports across Europe; multinational aerospace and defence companies; several European governments and the European Commission.

Totis writes and speaks regularly on public procurement, state aid and EU regulatory matters. In that context he has been interviewed by news agencies, broadcasters and the press. Since June 2016 he has been a regular commentator on Brexit and its implications, including for UK public procurement, compliance with state aid rules, as well as aviation and energy regulation.

In July 2015, Totis was appointed a member of the European Commission stakeholder expert group on public procurement. The group is tasked with assisting the European Commission in shaping the public procurement policy of the EU.

He has a PhD from the London School of Economics and worked in another international law practice for 13 years before joining Eversheds Sutherland in 2014.

WWL says: Totis Kotsonis is a pre-eminent individual who sources state is “one of a kind in this area of law”. He "combines impressive legal knowledge with excellent judgement and pragmatism”, according to interviewees.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Government Contracts which can be purchased from our Shop.

Other Practice Areas:

Follow us on LinkedIn

Practice Areas


Browse Firms

Search Firms

The Who's Who Legal 100


News & Features

Special Reports



About Us

It is not possible to buy entry into any Who's Who Legal publication

Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

Copyright © 2019 Law Business Research Ltd. All rights reserved. |

87 Lancaster Road, London, W11 1QQ, UK | Tel: +44 20 7908 1180 / Fax: +44 207 229 6910 |

Law Business Research Ltd

87 Lancaster Road, London
W11 1QQ, UK