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Apr 2014

Top Tier Rankings in The Legal 500 EMEA 2014

Bernitsas Law is consistently ranked in the Top Tier by The Legal 500 EMEA 2014.

‘Excellent, reliable and professional’.

Banking, Finance & Capital Markets

M & P Bernitsas has ‘the highest level of Greek structured finance expertise’. The team is jointly headed by capital markets expert Nikos Papachristopoulos and finance partner Athanasia Tsene, who has the ability ‘to manage transactions with multiple counterparties’.

Corporate and M&A

M & P Bernitsas’ ‘excellent’, ‘reliable and professional’ corporate team is extremely well regarded, particularly for big-ticket transactions.

Dispute resolution

M & P Bernitsas demonstrates ‘professional behaviour, a high level of business acumen and prompt response times’. The group is headed by Dimitris Roussis and managing partner Panayotis Bernitsas, who is praised for his ‘understanding of the issues at hand’ and as being ‘an excellent manager and team leader’.


Katia Papantonopoulou heads the ‘excellent’ team at M & P Bernitsas, which has ‘high-quality professionals’.


M & P Bernitsas’ ‘responsive practice … clearly knows the industry’.

EU & Competition

M & P Bernitsas’ clients declare the practice to be ‘simply the best in Greece’ for EU and competition law, with its ‘efficient, reliable and solution-oriented’ attorneys providing ‘excellent legal advice’. Clients particularly appreciate the ‘simply excellent’ Panayotis Bernitsas.

Intellectual Property

M & P Bernitsas provides clients such as BMW, Bristol-Myers Squibb, EMI and Smith & Nephew with ‘an excellent’ IP service.

Projects & Privatisation

Clients rate M & P Bernitsas as ‘the top Greek firm in this area’ … ‘Technically excellent’ corporate partner Nikos Papachristopoulos is ‘an exceptionally nice person and a real client-focused lawyer’.

Real Estate & Construction

The ‘quality of advice and response times is always excellent’ at M & P Bernitsas, and managing partner Panayotis Bernitsas is ‘able to provide insight into any issue’.


Nikos Papachristopoulos heads M & P Bernitsas’ good-quality team, which advises corporations and high-net-worth individuals on tax issues. Managing partner Panayotis Bernitsas and associate Smaro Anagnostou ‘never fail in their advice’.


M & P Bernitsas’ lawyers are ‘very good, skilful, efficient and effective in every aspect of their work’, and achieve ‘excellent results’.

Ranked Lawyers

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