Top Tier rankings in The IFLR 1000 2019

Bernitsas Law is ranked across all practice areas as a Top Tier Firm by the IFLR 1000 (The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms) 2019. The Firm is ranked in the Top Tier in Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions and Project Development, two of our lawyers are ranked as Market Leaders and six as Highly Regarded.

Bernitsas Law is one of the largest Greek firm with strong reputation across all practice areas.  'In-depth due diligence work, extensive coverage and great connections at a local level.'– Banking, M&A, regulatory

'We've used Bernitsas for financial projects extensively over the last decade. The team headed by partner Athanasia Tsene and Dionysis Flambouras is top tier in Athens. Athanasia is 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. Both Athanasia and Dionysis are 'user friendly', responsive and expedient in work. Over the years they have acquired good knowledge of our needs and cooperate smoothly with our in-house lawyers and the treasury department. Managing partner Panayotis Bernitsas and ... Yannis Seiradakis have worked on privatisation projects. Panayotis has excellent business acumen and vast experience in corporate matters. He is a real gentleman of the Athenian legal market ... Yannis Seiradakis has unique experience and deep knowledge in privatisation projects.'– Banking, capital markets, M&A

Highly professional, expertise offering prompt responses on urgent issues. The firm is very well structured in various departments covering all aspects of law.' – Banking, M&A

'Professionalism, in depth knowledge of legal matters, responsiveness, and business-oriented feedback.'– Banking, project finance

'Solid work and perfect collaboration in advising our affiliated company into applying for a loan management licence. Very well educated and to the point advice.' – Project development, regulatory 

'The firm has knowledge and experience, and delivers efficient communication and collaboration.' – M&A, project development

'Very fast responses and able to cope with tight time frames. It offers clear and concise advice.' – M&A '

What differentiates it from its competitors is that it has a strong technical competence and works really hard. It also cares passionately about developing relationships with its clients.' – Capital markets


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