Top Tier Rankings in The Legal 500 EMEA 2010

Bernitsas Law is consistently top ranked by The Legal 500 EMEA 2010. 'Prompt, thorough and professional input'.

Banking, Finance & Capital Markets

The name of M&P Bernitsas carries great weight among its client, thanks in part to its regulatory expertise and the 'business acumen' of Panayotis Bernitsas. Head of banking Athanasia Tsene possesses 'excellent knowledge of banking issues'. The group also acted for National Bank of Greece on its rights offering, and Nikos Papachristopoulos is recommended for his 'innovative, mature and experienced capital markets advice.'

Corporate and M&A

M&P Bernitsas 'thorough and professional' practice acted on several landmark deals in 2009 ... The 'hard-working and responsive' Nikos Papachristopoulos is recommended.

Dispute Resolution

M & P Bernitsas' team renders 'prompt thorough and professional input' with senior figure Panayotis Bernitsas singled out for his 'excellent industry knowledge' ... Dimitris Roussis is 'very professional and easy to collaborate with'.


M & P Bernitsas' size and scope affords it the ability to provide 'responsive specialist advice covering a wide knowledge base of industries'. Katia Papantonopoulou and her employment team demonstrate 'breadth and depth of knowledge'.


M & P Bernitsas’ energy practice, headed up by Augustine Almyroudi, has a particular focus on regulatory compliance issues and draws strong praise for its 'excellent level of service' and for 'maintaining pace with this emerging market'.

EU & Competition

M & P Bernitsas' competition lawyers possess 'in-depth knowledge of the modus operandi of the Greek Competition Commission' (GCC). Head of the practice Augustine Almyroudi is 'knowledgeable and analytical;', while senior partner Panayotis Bernitsas has 'excellent knowledge and insight'.

Intellectual Property

M & P Bernitsas'  IP practice had a busy year acting for clients such as Citigroup and Gamesa Innovations and Technologies.

Projects & Privatisations

At M & P Bernitsas, Dimitris Roussis' 'thorough and professional' team is advising on all six major motorway developments in Greece.

Real Estate & Construction

M & P Bernitsas' clients are quick to praise the 'breadth of knowledge' of Panayotis Bernitsas and his team.


M & P Bernitsas’ experienced, multicultural' team advised on the tax implications of RTL's acquisition of a Greek media group and assisted a foreign high-net-worth individual with Greek inheritance tax obligations.


M & P Bernitsas’  TMT practice is headed by Augustine Almyroudi, who has 'excellent client rapport and greta analytical skill'.

Ranked Lawyers

  • Panayotis Bernitsas
  • Yannis Chryssospathis
  • Nikos Papachristopoulos
  • Dimitris Roussis
  • Athanasia Tsene
  • Augustine Almyroudi
  • Katia Papantonopoulou
  • Nikos Vouhiounis
Legal EMEA 2010

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