Athena A. Bouziouri was born in Athens in 1982. She graduated from the Law School of the University of Athens in 2005 and she subsequently obtained an LL.M. (D.E.A.) degree in Public Law from the University ASSAS – PARIS II in 2007. She was admitted to the Athens Bar Association in 2007. She has previously worked as an attorney in the law firms “Souriadakis, Fragakis, Skaltsas, Pantelakis and Associates” in Athens and «Chevallier, Pericard, Connesson et Associes» in Paris. She speaks French and English.