Bernitsas is ranked in the Top Band by Chambers in their High Net Worth Guide 2020. The firm has extensive experience handling domestic and cross-border matters. Bernitsas Law acts for various high net worth clients in wealth and estate planning matters as well as in tax-related disputes and investigations.
‘They are a top corporate full-service business law firm in Greece,’ whilst noting that ‘they are very good colleagues and friends there.’
The strength of the team is highlighted and a private banking adviser reports: ‘Bernitsas Law is staffed with equally competent and remarkable professionals.’
Managing partner Panayotis Bernitsas is described by legal sources as ‘very experienced’ and ‘very intelligent.’ He advises on a range of wealth and tax planning matters and is noted for ‘having experience from all areas of law.’ An industry adviser reports: ‘He is a well-respected, vastly acknowledged and profoundly competent and experienced law professional in Greece’.
Counsel Fotodotis Malamas is lauded as being ‘an extremely knowledgeable tax lawyer’ who has ‘vast experience.’ He regularly advises on tax planning issues for wealthy individuals and families and also represents clients in contentious matters in court proceedings. ‘His very likeable personality makes the client feel comfortable in his presence, and throughout our collaboration he has provided me with significant insights’ enthuses one market insider, who continues: ‘He is aware of and sensitive to market and business trends and his advice will always be pragmatic, sincere and in the client’s best interest.’