George Gerapetritis is a lawyer and Associate Professor of Constitutional Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Athens. He is a graduate of the Athens University Law School and holds an LL.M. from the University of Edinburgh in the fields of public law and philosophy of law and a doctorate in European public law from the University of Oxford. He has been a fellow of the Greek State Scholarships Foundation (ΙΚΥ), the British Council, the French Council of State and the U.S. German Marshall Fund.

He has conducted and participated in more than 50 research programs of national, European and international character, has addressed more than 100 seminars and conferences in Greece, Europe and America and has published 5 books and more than 100 articles and contributions in Greek and international journals in three languages. He has been legal counsel to the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of the Interior, Public Administration and Decentralization and the Ministry of Education and Religion.

He is practicing law before the Hellenic Council of State, the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Court of Human Rights.