After graduating from the London School of Economics & Political Science (L.S.E.), where Mr. Coutroubis obtained his specialisation in International Corporate and Commercial Law (LL.M.), he continued to acquire his license of practice at the B.P.P. Law School of Holborn by undertaking the Legal Practise Course (L.P.C.) to become a Solicitor in the United Kingdom. Following the completion of the Professional Qualification he returned to Greece where he underwent further exams in recognition of his studies abroad and, after training with a highly prestigious Law Firm and Shipping Company in Athens became a Member of the Athens Bar Association, where he has been a practising Lawyer for some years.
Mr. Coutroubis also lectures, both at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level, at New York College (Athens) in the areas of Commercial, Civil/Criminal and Shipping Law (both English, Greek and European Legal Systems); and in cooperation with well established Universities in Europe such as the University of Greenwich in London, Universite Toulouse 1 Capitole of France and others. He is further currently undertaking a PhD degree in Shipping Law.