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May 2013

Top Band Rankings in Chambers Europe 2013

Bernitsas Law is consistently ranked in the Top Bands by Chambers Europe in their 2013 Guide to Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

‘Outstanding and effective…It delivers what we want: prompt and effective advice…The team is amazing. Since using it, everything has gone much more smoothly.’

Banking & Finance

‘The team gave us clear and straight answers.’

‘There was always someone available to respond.’

Nikos Papachristopoulos‘s practice includes capital markets, tax and M&A work. A favourite adviser of many Greek and international banks, he is praised for his commercial outlook and constructive approach to negotiations.

Athanasia Tsene leads the banking and finance department and is praised for her charm and client-handling skills. ‘She’s always there when you need her. You can count on her.’

Competition / European Law

‘Outstanding and effective.’

Managing partner Panayotis Bernitsas is an eminent figure in the Greek market and is greatly respected for his expertise.

Department head Augustine Almyroudi receives praise for her in-depth competition and EU law knowledge.

Corporate & Commercial

This venerable firm remains a top choice for corporate and commercial work, with broad expertise across various industries.

‘It delivers what we want: prompt and effective advice.’

‘The team has a good overview of the market and excellent working relationships with the authorities.’

Managing partner Panayotis Bernitsas upholds an excellent reputation gained through his lengthy experience. Department co-head Nikos Papachristopoulos is ‘a commercial and reasonable negotiator who can easily find the middle ground. His advice is straight to the point, fast, and focused on his client’s needs.’

Dispute Resolution

This reputable firm’s dispute resolution team handles administrative, civil and commercial litigation, and has an exemplary reputation for its arbitration work.

‘The team comes up with creative ideas to safeguard the client’s interests.’

‘An excellent litigation team.’

Christos Paraskevopoulos ‘truly stands out as a skilled lawyer,’ says a source. ‘He has a good skill set and success record – we have never lost a case.’ Another interviewee says: ‘He goes to the essence of things and doesn’t overcomplicate matters.’

Department head Dimitris Roussis ‘is able to get a good grasp of what the client wants. He’s attentive and has an excellent eye for detail,’ says an interviewee.

Employment

The client roster of this much-respected firm entrusts the team with contentious and non-contentious employment mandates … Department head Katia Papantonopoulou provides ‘immediate solutions and thorough advice,’ according to market commentators.

Real Estate

‘The team’s advice can be implemented easily and immediately.’

‘We have an excellent and productive co-operation with the firm.’

Clients hold Nikos Vouhiounis in high regard for being ‘accurate, business-oriented and available anytime.’

Restructuring & Insolvency

Managing partner Panayotis Bernitsas ‘combines an excellent legal mind with a strong network,’ according to sources.

Department head Athanasia Tsene is widely considered to be a leading figure in restructuring and insolvency. She is commended for her negotiation skills and practicality.

Tax

The strong tax group at this firm has expertise in tax matters that affect companies and individuals.

TMT

This stalwart of the Greek market is considered to be one of the leading forces in TMT, with its telecoms practice being particularly well developed.

‘The firm did an excellent, thorough and prompt job.’

‘The team is amazing. Since using it, everything has gone much more smoothly.’

Ranked Lawyers

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