The Legal 500 EMEA 2024 Client Testimonials

Bernitsas Law is ranked in the Top Tier in The Legal 500 EMEA 2024.

Client Testimonials:

Banking, Finance and Capital Markets
‘They are a very experienced team with strong expertise in banking and capital markets work and display an innovative and commercial approach.’

‘High level of expertise and professionalism, exceptional team and level of collaboration.’

‘They are particularly strong at advising on complex financing transactions and provide a solutions-oriented approach.’

‘Nikos Papachristopoulos has extensive exposure and experience across all areas of banking, finance and capital markets.’

‘Athanasia Tsene is an exceptional lawyer and a true business partner. She provides sharp and practical advice.’

‘Athanasia Tsene is a strategic partner for all the legal aspects of the business related to the banking sector.’

‘They focus on the client’s goal and getting results. They communicate well with our team and they are fully committed to our case. Their legal advice is exceptional.’

‘Prompt service and response to any phone calls at any time, with a detailed explanation of the issues.’

Commercial, Corporate and M&A
‘Knowledge and commitment to excellence. We have a real partnership.’

‘Nikos Papachristopoulos is trustworthy and has in-depth experience.’

‘Nikos Papachristopoulos is the best M&A and public capital markets lawyer in Greece. His commitment to client service is second to none.’

‘Very helpful and responsive – they go above and beyond to explain local legislation to us.’

‘This team has a fantastic dynamic between the partners and associates and they are able to handle a wide variety of complex matters while always keeping an eye on the larger commercial picture, which we highly appreciate.’

‘They provide the highest level of legal services in an effective manner.’

‘The Bernitsas team displayed not only a command of the technical issues, but also resilience and a problem-solving attitude. The team was readily available to discuss, analyse and tackle the many challenges that arose during our project. The team effectively handled both the local and international requirements.’

‘Iris Sotiriou was instrumental to the success of the project. Iris proved to be attentive to details, responsive and maintained the focus and energy required for such a complicated, intensive and lengthy project.’

Dispute resolution
‘Evangelos Mamalakis and Dimitris Roussis both focus on each small detail of the case and this makes their work really exceptional. In addition, they are both very proactive and never leave issues to the last minute. A really reliable team with a perfect legal background.’

‘Evangelos Mamalakis is very responsive to the client’s questions at any time and Dimitris Roussis is keen to cooperate with other teams and find out about other aspects of the case.’

‘They handle our cases with professionalism, after an extensive analysis of the data based on the legal framework that may be applied on a case-by-case basis. They provide clarification in a way that allows non-lawyers to understand the facts.’

‘Good communications skills. Comprehensive. Great at building a litigation strategy.’

‘Evangelos Mamalakis is very smart. His comments are always to the point. He is hardworking, with great sense of humour.’

‘Attention to detail and efficiency, producing tangible results.’

‘The law firm has a great reputation in Greece.’

‘What stands out is the availability of the partners even at very short notice.’

‘The team is very professional with strong business acumen.’

‘Yannis Seiradakis is highly responsive and really promotes our business interests.’

‘One of the most respected Law firms in Greece, integrity and professionalism. Personal touch – always feel the company has your “back”.’

‘Panayotis Bernitsas and Yannis Seiradakis stand out for their professionalism and responsiveness.’

‘They work super as a team.’

‘Seiradakis and Belessis are really experienced and valuable.’

‘The team is very professional, experienced and very well informed in the relevant fields and are always available.’

‘Yannis Seiradakis is a top-tier professional, highly knowledgeable and experienced with strong knowledge of the local market.’

EU and Competition
‘It is a top-tier law firm with an outstanding competition team. They are highly knowledgeable in competition law and provide business-oriented spot on advice, tailored to our company’s needs. They are truly devoted to their clients, always available and business friendly. Bernitsas Law competition team achieved great results which allowed us to move forward with our business goals. They always ensure that we are well informed and involved every step of the way.’

‘Panayotis Bernitsas is an authority in competition law and one of the most established and well-respected lawyers in the Greek market. He provides invaluable strategic advice, played a key role in our case and is very solutions oriented. Marina Androulakakis is an expert in competition law and a standout partner. She was the heart and soul of the case, always available, responsive, effective and dedicated. She offers excellent legal work. Tania Patsalia, with whom we also work, is a very talented lawyer, provides clear and to the point advice and is highly efficient. She takes her work personally, goes the extra mile and has a great client orientated approach. ’

‘Really kind and polite team. Very good chemistry and communication. Willingness to understand your problem and find a practical solution. Eagerness to understand the technical and commercial perspective of the transactions. Really fast in responding to our requests. ’

‘Marina Androulakakis has a deep understanding of the market and gives each time a really thorough and deep-dive approach, making you feel comfortable as a client.’

‘Tania Patsalia has a very practical approach being to the point, being at the same time comprehensive and concise.’

‘High competence, strong proactivity, fast.’

‘Marina Androulakakis is an outstanding professional responsive, flexible, reactive, strong competence.’

Projects and Privatisation
‘Immediate, deeply scientific response to all requests. Extremely high confidentiality standards.’

‘Ethos, hard-working approach, profound industry knowledge and detailed background.’

‘Hard-working, dedicated, and responsive. Efficient, business-oriented, value for money, keeping deadlines and motivated.’

‘Hard-working, efficient, knowledge of the market and legislation.’

‘This practice at Bernitsas law firm is exceptional. The team is very efficient, responsive and is capable of solving complex queries and concerns which are raised by the client. They have extended knowledge in the Greek concession market and are aware of standard practices, risks and difficulties which are inherent to these kind of projects.’

‘The partners Yannis Seiradakis and Dimitris Roussis are always present in meetings and are always available to discuss urgent matters. Their skills and knowledge in the sector are key in decision making and their advice is accurate and informed.’

‘Stella Papakosta is excellent, skillful, resourceful and always delivers on time.’

‘Maria Kloni delivered excellent results and successfully dealt with all our requests and legal matters as soon as they arose.’

‘Bernitsas has a great team of professionals who are very qualified in all aspects of employment law and are able to provide timely solutions to any issues that a client may face.’

‘All the individuals can provide solutions, even for challenging issues, always within the required time schedules. They willing to offer their services immediately.’

‘Very experienced, professional and qualified team of adaptable problem solvers.’

‘Maria Kloni is knowledgeable, has good market insights, and is great to deal with.’

‘What stands out is their understanding of the client and their business, their knowledge of the subject, the market and the local environment, their collaborative mindset and attitude, and their effectiveness and efficiency.’

‘The team has an excellent knowledge of the subject, providing clear and credible guidance. They are up to date with the ongoing changes in the Greek market and they provide an exceptional service.’

‘I have worked with Maria Kloni on employment cases. She has strong communication skills and the ability to simply explain the right solution. She has excellent and up-to-date labour-related knowledge.’

Intellectual Property
‘Hard working, efficient, productive.’

Real Estate and Construction
‘International profile, quality of service, knowledge of the real estate market.’

‘There is exceptional immediacy in the response to any question, communicative, excellent knowledge of their subject. Reasonable in billing hours.’

Restructuring and Insolvency
‘It is an exceptional, sharp and responsive team.’

‘They provide very accessible and customised advice.’

‘Athanasia Tsene is an exceptional lawyer who provides sharp and practical advice.’

‘Evi Kitsou provides succinct and on point advice.’ 

‘The team is very professional and was very attentive to our needs and concerns. Mr. Panayotis Bernitsas and Mr. Fotodotis Malamas are very committed to achieving the goals and we enjoyed working with them.’

‘Panayotis Bernitsas and Mr. Fotodotis Malamas are true professionals. We felt that we were in good hands. The are very committed to achieving the goals and we enjoyed working with them.’

‘Detailed work, efficiency, value for money, excellent legal knowledge.’

‘Very experienced, professional and qualified team, adaptive and problem solvers without sacrificing the legal/tax position of the client, presenting and explaining in great detail any potential risks.’

‘Always on time and willing to match the deadlines set by the client, business oriented approaches, experienced.’

‘Bernitsas’ tax team has accumulated strong knowledge over the years on Greek tax matters and their partners have a wealth of experience. They are very prompt with their responses which is very important as a private equity client.’

‘Very good technical knowledge.’

‘Very consistent approach – great response times.’

‘Excellent team.’

‘Tania Patsalia is an excellent lawyer.’

‘Great team with excellent technical skills and attention for details.’

‘Tania Patsalia is a very committed and technically great attorney.’

‘Established firm with excellent collaboration profile.’

‘Dedicated contact points that allow for deep knowledge of our organization and its processes and culture that enhances collaboration, effectiveness and efficiency.’

White-collar crime
‘The legal advisors of Bernitsas Law Office have handled white-collar crime cases with a high degree of professionalism and expertise. Moreover, they are characterised by excellent communication skills and they consistently achieve a high level of collaboration with us as a client, throughout the whole legal process.’

‘Christos Paraskevopoulos, the legal advisor of Bernitsas Law Office who handles the White-Collar legal cases on our behalf, has exceptional knowledge of the legal framework of our industry, handling respective cases very successfully. Moreover, he and his team are always available, cooperating with us in a highly professional and collaborative way.’

‘Lawyer availability even with short notice’

‘Availability, capability to answer and provide support within the term.’

‘Knowledge, experience, efficiency.’

‘Bernitsas has produced bespoke advice on a number of occasions where requested on relevant issues and assisted in trying to achieve the client’s objectives.’

‘Pelina Leontiadou has produced helpful guidance on the bespoke issues when requested and dealt with my follow up queries well.’

The Legal 500 EMEA 2024 Client Testimonials

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