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Apr 2011

Top Tier Rankings in The Legal 500 EMEA 2011

Bernitsas Law is consistently ranked in the Top Tiers by The Legal 500 EMEA 2011.

M & P Bernitsas’ finance practice is roundly regarded as ‘best in class’.

Banking, Finance & Capital Markets

On the capital markets front, ‘deeply knowledgeable and committed’ partner Nikos Papachristopoulos and his team advised NBG on its €1.3bn rights issue.

Corporate and M&A

M & P Bernitsas is ‘among the very best in Greece’, with clients especially valuing its ‘ability and willingness to put extra resources behind a matter if required’. Nikos Papachristopoulos is ‘highly creative’.

Dispute Resolution

M & P Bernitsas fields a team of ‘highly qualified professionals with a deep knowledge of specialised legal issues’. Project disputes have been at the forefront in 2010, with ‘hardworking and motivated’ partner Dimitris Roussis and his team advising Olympia Odos in a dispute with the Greek state.


At M & P Bernitsas, Katia Papantonopoulou provides ‘carefully thought out’ labour law advice.


M & P Bernitsas’ energy practice spans regulatory compliance issues as well as project financing, giving it a holistic capability that few Greek firms can match.

EU & Competition

M & P Bernitsas is a ‘highly respected name for Greek competition law’, with practice head Augustine Almyroudi thoroughly recommended for her work before the Greek Competition Commission (GCC).

Intellectual Property

Led by Yannis Chryssopathis, M & P Bernitsas continues to advise on all IP matters, including data protection issues.

Projects & Privatisations

M & P Bernitsas has a considerable track record on major projects, acting for sponsors and lenders on all of the major motorway projects currently in development in Greece. Privatisation expert Dimitris Roussis is held in high regard.

Real Estate & Construction

M & P Bernitsas has broad knowledge and expertise thanks to senior partner Panayotis Bernitsas and associate Nikos Vouhiounis.


M & P Bernitsas’ holistic tax service has had a busy year, advising multinational clients on tax implications of debt restructuring and the termination of distribution agreements.


M & P Bernitsas’ ‘highly creative’ TMT practice is headed by Augustine Almyroudi, who is ‘a pleasure to work with’.

Ranked Lawyers

  • Panayotis Bernitsas
  • Yannis Chryssospathis
  • Nikos Papachristopoulos
  • Dimitris Roussis
  • Athanasia Tsene
  • Augustine Almyroudi
  • Katia Papantonopoulou