Christos Destaridis was born in Alexandroupolis in November 1966. He graduated from the Law School of the University of Thrace and undertook from 1990 to 1996, as scholarship holder, postgraduate studies in the field of Public Law and Political Science of the Faculty of law of the University of Thrace. In October 1999 he obtained his Doctor degree, graded as excellent, from the Faculty of law of the University of Thrace.
From 1997 to 1999 he was teaching Administrative and Constitutional Law as full Professor at the Department for Constables Cadets in Didymoteicho. From 2000 to 2004 he served as Special Scientist with a contract based on the Presidential Decree No. 407/80 at the Faculty of law of the University of Thrace, teaching Local Government Law and Administrative Economic Law.
In June 2005 he was elected Lecturer at the Faculty of law of the University of Thrace and in October 2012 he was elected Assistant Professor in the same Faculty and in December 2020 he was elected Associate Professor.
He teaches Administrative Law, Administrative Procedural Law and Law of Public Procurement at the Faculty of Law of the University of Thrace. He also teaches Administrative Law and Administrative Procedural Law in the post-graduate Program in Public Law and Political Science of the Faculty of law of the University of Thrace. He is alternate member of the Legal Committee of the University of Thrace and provided numerous of legal opinions to the Legal department of the University of Thrace.
He is a member of the scientific Committees of the legal journals “Administrative law proceeding” and “Refugee law review”.
He served as Deputy Chairman of the Hellenic Single Public Procurement Authority from March 2012 up to September 2016. He is also alternate member of the disciplinary board of the Hellenic Telecommunications and Posts Commission. He served as Chairman of Committees of the University of Thrace in procurement proceedings and as alternate member of the Appeal Committee of the University of Thrace regarding tender proceedings on supplies of all kinds of services.
In 2015, he served as a member of the specialized legislative commission appointed to form a draft law over the reform of the pre judicial phase of public procurement contracts and in 2016 he was a member of the examination committee of the recruitment competition for the National School of Judiciary (direction of Administrative Justice )
Ηe has authored three monographs, “The principles of legitimate expectations and good faith in Administrative Law”, 2003, Sakkoulas publications SA, “The information right of administrative documents, in accordance with the latest legislative and jurisprudential developments”, 2006, Sakkoulas publications SA and “The legal protection of the foreigner from the administrative expulsion and the legal remedy against detention “2011, Sakkoulas publications SA, as well as over 50 studies and numerous of comments to Court decisions in Greek and foreign legal journals.
He is a member of various scientific associations and companies in Greece and abroad, in particular the “International Fiscal Association”, the “Deutsche Steuerjuristische Gesellschaft eV”, the “Gesellschaft für Rechtsvergleichung”, the “Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der Universität München e.V.”, – Company of Friends of the University / University of Munich, the Company’s Board of Studies, the Greek Chapter of the International Fiscal Association, the Greek Society of Tax Law and Financial Studies and the Greek Society of publicists. He participated as speaker at many conferences and other scientific events in Greece and abroad.
He speaks excellent German, very good English and Turkish (first learning stage).
In 1991, he obtained the license for law practice at the Alexandroupolis Bar Association, in 1997 he was promoted to Appeal’s Attorney and in 2005 to Supreme Court attorney. In 2003, he founded the “ Detsaridis P. Christos – Papadopoulou I. Ekaterini – Kotini A. Victoria “ law firm in Alexandroupolis , which is currently operating under the name “ Law Firm : Detsaridis P. Christos – Kotini A. Victoria – Detsaridou C. Eleni & Associates“.
He is working mainly on of Administrative Law , Taxation Law and Public Procurement Law cases, before the Council of State , the Court of Audit and the Administrative Courts of Appeal.