Associates in the Banking, Finance and Capital Markets Team

May 2024

Banking, Finance and Capital Markets - Two Associates

Our Banking and Finance Team

Our practice is one of the foremost in Greece with an expertise in both benchmark and mainstream domestic and cross-border transactions. We act for international and domestic banks, investment firms and other financial institutions, funds and public and private companies which do business in Greece.

Over the last decades, we have participated in the vast majority of significant deals to have taken place in terms of both complexity and value and have structured and executed numerous pioneering transactions. An integral part of our practice is drafting and reviewing complex documentation, including for the financing, refinancing, rescheduling or restructuring of borrowers, in most cases involving security over assets located in Greece or corporate guarantees by Greek companies.

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The Opportunity

We currently have an opening for two associate lawyers to join our Banking & Finance team. We are looking for candidates with a strong interest in Banking and Finance Law, who are keen to become an integral member of the firm and to build on their experience and knowledge, working within a top tier Banking & Finance practice.

You will be working on a wide variety of transactions, including secured, unsecured, syndicated and bi-lateral lending, corporate financings, acquisition finance, asset finance and securitisation and sale and management of non-performing exposures within a highly established team with significant sector specific experience. 

At Bernitsas Law, we are committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion, fostering a culture where everyone is valued.

To apply for this position, please send us your CV and a Cover Letter  to, quoting “Banking and Finance Associate”.

All applications will be treated as strictly confidential.


One associate with up to 3 years of professional experience.

One associate with 3-5 years of professional experience, some of which must be in drafting finance and security documents.

Bachelor of Laws and a strong academic record. A Master’s degree (LLM) or equivalent postgraduate diploma from a well-acclaimed law school in Greece or abroad (preferably in Banking and Finance law) will be considered an asset.

Εxperience in a banking institution would be considered.

Able to work in both Greek and English.

Admission to the Athens or one of the regional Bar Associations in Greece.

Dual qualification admission is welcomed.

Required Skills

Fluent written and spoken English and Greek.

Ability to work effectively within a team.

Good communication and strong interpersonal skills.

Good analytical and drafting skills.

Committed to delivering high quality legal work.

Keen attention to detail.

What We Offer

Exposure to a broad variety of work and high profile transactions.

Continuing professional development opportunities.

Career development opportunities.

Supportive and dynamic working environment.

Competitive compensation package.

Private insurance plan with premier healthcare coverage and extensive support.