Lydia Sofrona has become a Partner at Koutalidis, in the firm's Tax Law practice.
According to the firm, she “has extensive knowledge of corporate taxation and tax procedures, having participated actively in the formulation and development of the Greek income tax code and the Greek tax procedures code.”
Before joining Koutalidis in 2021, Sofrona spent a year as a Senior Consulting Counsel for the IMF and three and a half as Director of Legal Services for Greece's Independent Authority for Public Revenue. Prior to that, she spent 13 years at the Greek Ministry of Finance, between 2004 and 2016, the last two of which as the Head of Directorate of Legal Support for the General Secretariat of Public Revenue. Even earlier, Sofrona spent two years with the Hellenic Touristic Properties company and another four as an Attorney with C.Gortsos & Associates, between 1998 and 2002.
“Lydia is an excellent addition to our family and we are thrilled to have her with us,” Managing Partner Nikos Koritsas commented. “She is a seasoned tax attorney with a stellar professional and academic reputation. I am confident that she will become a valuable member of our team and contribute significantly to the continuous growth and expansion of our Tax Law Practice.”
“Lydia brings on an excellent technical skillset and a deep understanding of the tax administration’s perspective,” Head of Tax George Naskaris added. “We are truly delighted to have her on board. The tax team of Koutalidis Law Firm stands ready to deal with any assignment, however challenging, in the field of tax advisory services and tax litigation.”