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Our people

Since 1961, Gregory Antippa has taken great pleasure in assisting his clients to grow.

Peter Antippa took over the business in 2000 to allow his Father to consider broader areas in the business. They have enjoyed seeing some clients begin as migrants, work hard in their businesses and now enjoy the luxury of living from the earnings of commercial property investments.

 

GREGORY ANTIPPA

GREGORY ANTIPPA

B.A., LL.B - Principal Lawyer/Founder

Gregory Antippa was admitted to practice law in 1961. He was the 5th Greek lawyer to be admitted to practice law in Victoria.

Gregory Antippa has degrees in both Law and Arts from Melbourne University and a diploma in American law from Chicago. He has over 60 years of experience, mainly in Commercial areas of law. These include advising shop traders, shopping centres, leases, buying / selling all types of businesses, obtaining various licences and permits to operate businesses and arranging finance.

PETER G. ANTIPPA

PETER G. ANTIPPA

B.Ec., LL.B., FMIA, CPA - Principal Lawyer

Peter Antippa was born in 1965 in Melbourne and has been practising law since 1993.
Peter has 30 years of experience in private legal practice and he has been managing ANTIPPA LAWYERS in Collins Street, Melbourne for over 20 years.
It is not only his wealth of knowledge about property law. family law and commercial law, which is important, but it is his advice which results in astute commercial decisions.
Peter has leveraged on his background of qualifications in Economics, Accounting and Immigration for the benefit of high net worth individuals and medium to larger corporate entities.
Particularly in litigation, his signature strengths are being a tough fighter, being decisive, collaborative, calm under pressure and an excellent negotiator.
These skills are applied in the ambit of commerce including business acquisitions, property acquisitions, deceased estate disputes and family law corporate property disputes.

Mariana Pappas

Mariana Pappas

Law Clerk

Mariana joined our team in February 2023 to look after our social media content as well as assist our lawyers. She has proven herself as a great asset to the business and soon took on her own file management.

Mariana is currently studying her final year of Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws while working for us Part-time.

Mariana also speaks Greek and we are excited to have her join our team.

Dimitra Karantzalis

Dimitra Karantzalis

Junior Law Clerk

Dimitra is in the 3rd year of completing a Bachelor of Criminology/Laws.

Dimitra joined our firm in 2024 with multiple achievement awards and experience at various other firms. She prides herself with service excellence which is a necessity in our firm to ensure our Clients are well looked after.

Dimitra speaks Greek and will be our translator for all our Greek Clients.

Maria V. Papageorgiou

Maria V. Papageorgiou

Attorney at Law / Translator - Thessaloniki, Greece Office

Maria Papageorgiou was born in the city of Thessaloniki in Greece. She graduated from the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 1999, while soon afterwards she took on to postgraduate studies at the University of Sheffield ( U.K.) in the field of translation and Linguistics.

She is an enthusiastic and dedicated professional who enjoys being part of a successful and productive team. A confident and articulate communicator, with a proven background in achieving targets, and able to work in a multi-national environment. A consistently high performer with positive influence even in the most pressurised situations, who enjoys working on challenging projects.

Maria is a member of the Lawyers’ Bar Association of Chalkidiki in Greece (reg.number 152).and a professional translator in English, French and German
She first started her Legal and Translation office based in Chalkidiki in 2004 where she had the chance of working with local and international clientele specializing in real estate contract, investment and company law. As an outcome of her professional experience, she has developed an efficient network of onsite professionals (lawyers, notaries accountants and real estate agents) both in Greece and abroad with whom she is actively cooperating undertaking legal cases that are related to international jurisdiction.

She is also representing clients who live abroad as their proxy by the power of attorney, in order to coordinate, supervise and finalize the process of undersigning their deeds in Greece.

Elizabeth Alexiou

Elizabeth Alexiou

Social Media and Marketing

Elizabeth is currently studying her 1st year Juris Doctor and has completed a Arts/Media and Communications Bachelor degree. Elizabeth is dedicated, organised and technically proficient across many of the social media platforms, Her work in social media and marketing will ensure our websites are kept up to date and informative posts via social media reach our clients.

Elizabeths passion to help people is what drove her to study law. She is polite, enthusiastic and reliable.

Elizabeth also speaks Greek.

Alyssa Wong

Alyssa Wong

Legal Administrator

Alyssa came to us in Year 10 as a work experience student. We were so impressed with her that we offerred her to join our team as a filing clerk whileshe finished high school. on Completing VCE, Alyssa has commenced University studies and continues to work with us on a Part-time basis as a Legal Administrator.

Alyssa is enthusiastic, polite and reliable and brings a great energy to the team.

Alexia Antippa

Alexia Antippa

Practice Manager

Alexia joined the firm in 2001. She has a background in Accounting and Project Management.

Alexia has brought her knowledge to our firm to ensure the timely and successful delivery of funds to our clients, keeping track of all payments and expenditures and managing trust funds.

In recent times, Alexia has taken on the role of Probate and Wills management to ensure these processes are done on a timely manner.

Alexia speaks fluent Greek.