Top Tier rankings in The IFLR 1000 2020

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) 2020. The Firm is ranked in the Top Tier in Banking and Finance, Capital Markets: Debt, Capital Markets: Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions and Project Development, one of our lawyers is ranked as an Expert Consultant, two as Market Leaders and four as Highly Regarded.

Bernitsas Law is among the strongest firms in Greece across all practice areas. 'Absolutely outstanding for the Greek market. Very professional in providing the services and very responsive with a wide range of expertise in the legal field.'
– Banking 'Very good overall - quick turn of the documents and very good knowledge of the regulatory framework.'
– Banking 'Very high quality work under challenging deadlines.'
– Capital markets: equity 'I was very impressed with their work. They were very responsive and provided detailed comments on the documentation and the legal issues. There was a high level of partner involvement. I would definitely use them again.'
– Capital markets: structured finance and securitisation 'Very knowledgeable and reputable in the local market.'
– Capital markets: structured finance and securitisation 'Bernitsas are very responsive and knowledgeable about the areas of insurance regulation in Greece.'
– M&A 'As always, excellent service and quality of advice. Very responsive to our requests, thoughtful and commercial in their response.'
– M&A 'The collaboration with Bernitsas law firm was excellent. Their staff is well experienced and qualified. They focus on the business needs of the clients and they productively consult them. They also have the ability to overcome and resolve any difficulties that an acquisition entails without abating client's interests.'
– M&A 'High quality advice within strict deadlines. Client oriented, well organized with expert lawyers on several areas and reasonable rates.'
– M&A 'Deep knowledge, committed, value for money, hardworking and able to meet deadlines.' – Project development 'Law firm with an excellent track record and experience in concession projects in Greece. Good knowledge of the legal framework together with the political context & local stakeholders.' – Project finance 'Business oriented, accurate on time and concise.'
– Project finance 'Very competent and attentive; high quality commercial and pragmatic advice.'
– Project finance 'Very experienced with the legal framework of concession projects and public works in Greece.'
– Restructuring and insolvency
Athanasia Tsene 'A powerhouse of knowledge and experience.' "She is great. She has a working knowledge of the relevant regulations and provides very practical advice. A pleasure to interact with and very responsive." 'Athanasia did an excellent job on our securitisation transaction.' 'Very good cooperation overall. Clear and definitive opinions, experienced and well structured.'
Dimitris Roussis 'Meticulous, knowledgeable, available, punctual, polite and nice to work with.' Dionysis Flambouras 'Excellent. Strengths include legal skills, availability, responsiveness and service to the client.' 'Very knowledgeable, spends time with their client and keep following up until the accomplishment of the project.'
Evi Kitsou 'Evi is extremely responsive and explains points in a clear and concise manner. We were very happy with the assistance provided by Evi and Lambros.'
Fotodotis Malamas 'Quality legal advice combining legal and finance expertise.'
Lambros Belessis 'Mr Belessis was of great help for us for the whole period of the acquisition, and he was also responsible for the Bernitsas team. He is a very highly skilled professional, experienced, trustworthy and focused on the result. His contribution for the finalization of the deal was high.'
Nikos Papachristopoulos 'Nikos is an outstanding corporate/M&A lawyer. He is very personable and technically excellent.' 'Excellent professional, with sound judgment, commercial acumen and attention to detail. Very responsive and pleasant to work with.' 'Very high level of work, extremely efficient turnaround of deliverables and very experienced in providing solid advice.'
Yannis Seiradakis 'Good knowledge and experienced in motorway concession project. Yannis is a good technical/legal support during negotiation.' 'Excellent lawyer – responsive, business oriented and deep legal knowledge.' 'Excellent technical and commercial lawyer.'
Top Tier rankings IFLR 2020

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