European Court of Human Rights - case of Philis v. Greece (1991) (excerpts)

European Court of Human Rights - case of Philis v. Greece (1991) (excerpts)

65. In conclusion, since the applicant was not able to institute

proceedings, directly and independently, to seek the payment from

his clients - even to the T.E.E. in the first instance - of fees

which were owed to him, the very essence of his "right to a court"

was impaired, and this could not be redressed by any remedy

available under Greek law.


There has therefore been on this point a violation of

Article 6 para. 1 (art. 6-1).