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Athanasia joined the Firm in 2001 and is Joint Head of the Banking, Finance & Capital Markets group. At the core of Athanasia’s practice is vast experience of structuring, drafting, negotiating and advising on the feasibility and implementation of international financial transactions.

top quality specialist in financing project ... perhaps the best practitioner on that field in the Athenian market ... knowledgeable, experienced, expedient and responsive

The IFLR 1000 2019

an experienced lawyer with in-depth knowledge of the Greek and European banking legislation and with first-hand experience of the way Greek banks operate

The IFLR 1000 2019

a business lawyer who tries to understand where we are coming from and helps to find a solution

Chambers Global 2018

hugely experienced ... gets to the bottom line and has a good sense of what is viable to both parties in a transaction

The Legal 500 EMEA 2018

very thorough and is well respected by the banks ... in terms of her technical skills she is extremely strong ... incredible market knowledge and an incredible reputation that she lives up to

Chambers Europe 2017

She advises extensively on derivatives and collateral arrangements as well as on regulatory compliance. She has been working on the legal and regulatory aspects of the development of a secondary market of non-performing loans in the portfolios of Greek systemic banks and has been advising Greek and international clients on these matters.

Athanasia has significant experience in advising corporates and international and domestic credit and financial institutions on financial restructurings and insolvency proceedings. Her clients include all the major banks and financial institutions with a local presence and she has acted in innovative and ground breaking deals which have paved the way for future transactions in the banking sector. Prior to joining the Firm she worked with the Commercial Bank of Greece.

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  • Degree in Law, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • LLM in European Internal Market, Comparative Conflict of Laws, Law of Restitution and Jurisprudence and Legal Theory, University of London (External Programme)


  • Athens Bar, 1989
  • Athens Court of Appeals, 1993
  • Supreme Court of Greece, 1997