Alexia Kardachaki is Associate at Lubbers, Boer & Douma. She is an expert in international tax law (interpretation and application of tax treaties, dispute resolution and remediation of double taxation, exchange of information) and European Union (EU) tax law (State aid, EU directives, Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU). She holds an LL.M. in international tax law (Vienna University of Economics and Business), an LL.M. in Dutch tax law (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), and a postgraduate diploma in Greek tax law (Athens University of Economics and Business).
Prior to joining Lubbers, Boer & Douma, Alexia gained practical experience working for 7 years with two of the Big-4 firms as tax advisor of large Dutch-based multinationals. She also focused on State aid, tax transparency and dispute resolution, including assisting in drafting of expert witness opinions in investment arbitrations. Alexia has a background in tax research, having acted as researcher for the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and is actively involved in the academic world. She is fluent in Greek, English and Dutch.
- Secretariat of the European Business Tax Forum
- Founding member of the Dutch Women of IFA Network
- Member of the Dutch IFA branch
- Co-authored with Marcel Schaper, Netherlands National Report, Big data and tax – domestic and international taxation of data driven business, IFA Cahiers, 2021 (forthcoming)
- Co-authored with Mart van Hulten, Report on the EUCOTAX Conference ‘State Aid, Intangibles and Rulings’ (2017) 26 EC Tax Review, Issue 5, pp. 284–288
- Comment on ECHR, Case of Lindstrand Partners Advokatbyrå AB v. Sweden, Highlights & Insights on European taxation, 2017/2
- Co-authored with Sjoerd Douma, The impact of European Union law on the possibilities of European Union Member States to adapt international tax rules to the business models of multinational enterprises, (2016) 44 Intertax, Issue 10, pp. 746–754
- Comment on Publication of Council Directive (EU) 2015/2376 on mandatory automatic exchange of information, Highlights & Insights on European Taxation 2016/2
- Comment on CJ, C-362/14, Maximillian Schrems v. Data Protection Commissioner, Highlights & Insights on European taxation, 2015/12
- Comment on proposal for a Council directive amending directive 2011/16/EU as regards mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation, Highlights & Insights on European taxation, 2015/5
- Greek National Report, Qualification of taxable entities and treaty protection, IFA Cahiers, 2014