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Qualified Lawyers

Bernitsas Law’s teams deliver an international level of service. Our lawyers have been working together within and across departments for many years to provide a specialised, consistent and high-standard service.

Joining us will give you the opportunity to work with leading lawyers in a motivating and inspiring environment, where teamwork within and across departments is highly valued. We expect our lawyers to excel in the provision of an international level of service and to actively contribute to our vision of providing practical, individualised and in-depth advice and representation to our clients and assisting them to achieve their aims. We apply an equally exacting standard to ourselves to be reasonable and responsible employers. All of our lawyers are able to work fluently in at least English and Greek and have experience of working with national and international clients and globally operating law firms. We look for candidates who have the ability to work effectively within a team, have a proactive, enthusiastic and client orientated work ethic, strong communication and interpersonal skills and excellent analytical and drafting skills.

Opportunities


Applications

We welcome applications from qualified lawyers throughout the year.

If you believe that you have the qualifications, enthusiasm and drive to become a valuable member of our team, please send us your curriculum vitae and a cover letter explaining why you want to join us and what you have to offer to applications@bernitsaslaw.com.

Energy & Environment – Associate

Description of Position

Associate in the Energy & Environment team.

Our Energy & Environment Team

Our team have vast experience in advising market leaders on the compliance, management, development and financing of their activities in these sectors and our lawyers have advised on many of the major pioneering energy and resources projects to have taken place in Greece.

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Opportunity

We have an opening for a mid-level associate to join our team. You will will be exposed to a broad variety of work, including drafting transaction documents, advising on regulatory compliance in these highly regulated industries, conducting due diligence, advising participants on the commercial, development and financing aspects of projects and domestic and cross-border transactions in the conventional and renewable energy sectors.

Experience Required

To apply for this position, candidates:

  •     Must have a bachelor of laws or equivalent and a strong academic record. A specialised Master’s degree (LLM) would be an asset.
  •     Must be admitted to the Athens or one of the regional Bar Associations in Greece. Admissions to foreign Bar Associations are welcomed.
  •     Must be able to work in Greek and English.
  •     Must have five years of professional experience in the energy and environment sector.

Skills

  •     Fluent written and spoken English and Greek
  •     Ability to work effectively within a team
  •     Good communication skills
  •     Strong interpersonal skills
  •     Proactive, enthusiastic and client orientated work ethic
  •     Good analytical and drafting skills

To apply for this position, please send us your curriculum vitae and a cover letter explaining why you want to join us and what you have to offer to applications@bernitsaslaw.com, quoting “Energy & Environment Associate”.

Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution – Administrative Law Associate

24 March 2020

Description of Position

Associate in the Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution team.

Our Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution team

Our practice has a strong track record in major administrative, civil and commercial and corporate crime disputes.

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Opportunity

We have an opening for a mid-level associate to join our team. You will be specializing in administrative disputes within a highly established team with significant sector specific experience.

You will be exposed to a broad variety of first instance and appellate work including in administrative courts, with your responsibilities including legal and case-law research, file and evidence preparation, drafting court pleadings, trial preparation and attendance, conducting pre-litigation due diligence, initiating or defending against enforcement proceedings. A substantial proportion of your work will be in large scale cross-border disputes.

Experience Required

To apply for this position, candidates:

  • Must have a bachelor of laws or equivalent. A specialised Master’s degree (LLM) would be an asset.
  • Must be admitted to the Athens or one of the regional Bar Associations in Greece.
  • Must be able to work in Greek and English.
  • Must have five years of professional experience in administrative disputes (including public procurement / public contracts).

Skills

  • Fluent written and spoken English and Greek
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Proactive, enthusiastic and client orientated work ethic
  • Good analytical and drafting skills

To apply for this position, please send us your curriculum vitae to applications@bernitsaslaw.com, quoting “Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Associate”.

Capital Markets & M&A – Associate

Description of Position

Associate in the Capital Markets and M&A teams.

Our Capital Markets & M&A Teams

Our practice is one of the foremost in Greece with an expertise in both benchmark and mainstream domestic and cross-border transactions. We act for international and domestic banks, investment firms and other financial institutions, insurance companies, funds and public and private companies which do business in Greece. Over the last three decades, we have participated in the vast majority of significant deals to have taken place in terms of both complexity and value and have structured and executed numerous pioneering transactions.

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Opportunity

We have an opening for a mid-level associate to join our teams. You will be working on a wide variety of (i) capital markets offerings, transactions involving private and State controlled companies and debt and equity transactions, including IPOs, secondary offerings, private placements and tender offers, and (ii) M&A transactions also involving listed companies or listed counterparties, within highly established teams with significant sector specific experience.

You will be exposed to a broad variety of work, with your responsibilities including drafting transaction documentation, advising on regulatory compliance, conducting due diligence and transaction management. A substantial proportion of your work will be in large scale cross-border deals.

Experience Required

Candidates should have a strong interest in Capital Markets and M&A law. A minimum of five years of active professional experience in the Capital Markets law and M&A sectors is a prerequisite. Candidates should also have a strong academic record in these sectors, preferably with postgraduate studies, and must be able to work in both Greek and English. Strong familiarisation with and active involvement in regulatory work relevant to each of these sectors would be also key to our selection process.

Skills

  • Fluent written and spoken English and Greek
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proactive, enthusiastic and client orientated work ethic
  • Good analytical and drafting skills

To apply for this position, please send us your curriculum vitae and a cover letter explaining why you want to join us and what you have to offer to applications@bernitsaslaw.com, quoting “Capital Markets & M&A Associate”.

Project Finance & Public Private Partnerships – Associate

Description of Position

Mid-Level Associate in the Project Finance and Public Private Partnerships team.

Our Project Finance & Public Private Partnerships Team

Our practice is a market leader. We have acted in all the major projects to have taken place in Greece, including the Trans Adriatic Pipeline, the Greek Motorways, and the pioneering Rion-Antirion Bridge and Athens Ring Road (Attiki Odos) projects, which opened the concessions market.

We advise all market participants and count the international financing institutions, major lending banks, commercial financiers, consortia, project sponsors, construction companies, bidders and contractors with an active presence in Greece among our clients. We have acted for the EIB and the State, as well as tendering authorities. Our aim is to provide creative solutions which cater to the needs of our clients, their concerns and priorities.

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Opportunity

We have an opening for a mid-level associate to join our team. You will be working on large scale project and project financing transactions, some of which have privatisation aspects, within a highly established team with significant sector specific experience.

You will be exposed to a broad variety of work, with your responsibilities including drafting project and financing documentation, advising on regulatory compliance, conducting due diligence and transaction management. A substantial proportion of your work will be in large scale international deals.

Experience Required

A minimum of three years’ professional experience is required in commercial law with exposure to Projects and Project Financing work. Candidates should have a strong academic record, preferably with postgraduate studies, and must be able to work in Greek and English.

Skills

  • Fluent written and spoken English and Greek
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proactive, enthusiastic and client orientated work ethic
  • Good analytical and drafting skills

To apply for this position, please send us your curriculum vitae and a cover letter explaining why you want to join us and what you have to offer to applications@bernitsaslaw.com, quoting “Project Finance & Public Private Partnerships Associate”.