Stelios Stylianou draws high praise from international sources for his top-tier aviation practice, and is well versed in handling complex sector-related disputes including passenger and air accident claims.
Stelios Stylianou, senior partner of Stylianou & Stylianou, has been practising aviation law for the past 44 years. His firm has acted for major airlines and aviation insurers in all fields of aviation including, but not limited to, air accidents, passenger and cargo claims, litigation of aviation disputes and settlement negotiations.
Among other matters, the firm has been involved in litigation and settlement negotiations in respect of claims arising from: the Swissair accident at Athens airport (1979); the EgyptAir aircraft hijacking on a flight from Athens (1985); the Olympic Airways accident at Samos Island (1989); the Greek Dassault Falcon 900 accident near Bucharest (1999); the EKAB/Helitalia helicopter accidents (2001 and 2002); the fatal air accident of Helios B737-300 near Athens (14 August 2005); the fatal accident of a Greek Army Chinook helicopter (11 September 2004); the crash of an Olympic Aviation Schweizer helicopter near Athens (22 April 2008); the crash of a Bell 206B helicopter in the area of Crete (5 August 2010), the crash of an Apache military helicopter near Athens (30 July 2010); the Tatarstan Airlines accident of B737-53A in Kazan, Russia (17 November 2013); the fatal accident to military NATO F-16 aircraft in Albacete, Spain (26 January 2015); the fatal accident to a Cessna C172 Greek registered aircraft belonging to Air Club West Greece, which occurred in Northern Peloponnese (Kalavryta area) (16 October 2016); and the fatal crash to a MD500E helicopter belonging to Air1 Helicopters (23 June 2017).
Stelios Stylianou and his partner Mara Stylianou have contributed the Greece chapter to Getting The Deal Through: Aviation Finance & Leasing (2018).
Stelios Stylianou has been a member of the Bar Association of Piraeus since 1972 and is admitted before all courts of Greece, including the Greek Supreme Court (Areopagus) and the Council of State (the supreme administrative court of Greece).
The firm's aviation law team comprises Dina Dousca-Stylianou, Mara Stylianou and Ariana Stylianou.
Stylianou & Stylianou has legal correspondents in all major Greek cities and in the Republic of Cyprus. It is also liaising with several well-known aviation law firms worldwide.