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Apr 2013

Top Tier Rankings in The Legal 500 EMEA 2013

Bernitsas Law is consistently ranked in the Top Tiers by The Legal 500 EMEA 2013.

Provides a ‘very good and extremely responsive service’.

Banking, Finance & Capital Markets

M & P Bernitsas is ‘one of the strongest and best-connected law firms in Greece, particularly in the capital markets area’, where Nikos Papachristopoulos is ‘very responsive and technically very strong’. On the finance side, Athanasia Tsene is very well regarded.

Corporate and M&A

M & P Bernitsas is among ‘the best’ for M&A, and provides a ‘very good and extremely responsive service’ … Linda Vasaka and the ‘very reliable and very versatile’ Nikos Papachristopoulos are the practice co-heads.

Dispute Resolution

M & P Bernitsas’ practice head Dimitris Roussis is ‘very successful in handling cases before the administrative courts’. Managing partner Panayotis Bernitsas and Maria Skagou have ‘wide experience in litigation and arbitration’.

EU & Competition

M & P Bernitsas has an excellent reputation, and managing partner Panayotis Bernitsas is ‘one of the deans of the Athens Bar’, with ‘a wealth of experience and wisdom’.


Katia Papantonopoulou heads M & P Bernitsas’ ‘exceptional’ team, which advises on contentious and non-contentious matters.


M & P Bernitsas has ‘solid industry knowledge’, and provides ‘quick response times’ and ‘good value for money’. Of counsel Yannis Seiradakis has ‘great knowledge of the renewables sector’.

Intellectual Property

Yannis Chryssospathis heads the two-partner team at M & P Bernitsas, which is highly recommended for patent, copyright, trade mark and data protection matters.

Projects & Privatisation

Managing partner Panayotis Bernitsas and Dimitris Roussis co-head M & P Bernitsas’ first-class practice.

Real Estate & Construction

M & P Bernitsas advised the Hellenic Republic on the sale of its real estate assets, as part of its obligations to the Troika.


M & P Bernitsas is highly recommended for transactional, regulatory and public procurement matters – for the latter, it is ‘one of the best in Greece and one of the few practices with a deep and vast knowledge in this area’.


Nikos Papachristopoulos heads M & P Bernitsas’ tax team, which acts for various international clients.

Ranked Lawyers

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