Capital Markets & M&A – Associate

Jun 2024

Capital Markets & M&A – Associate

Our Capital Markets & M&A Teams

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, insurance companies, funds and public and private companies which do business in Greece.

Over the last three 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.

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The Opportunity

We currently have an opening for an associate lawyer to join our specialized Capital Markets & M&A team. We are looking for candidates with a strong interest in Capital Markets and M&A, who are keen to become an integral member of Bernitsas law firm, and build on their experience and knowledge, working within a top-tier practice.

By joining our team, you will be working on a wide variety of (i) capital markets offerings, transactions involving private and State controlled companies and debt and equity transactions, including IPOs, secondary offerings, private placements and tender offers, and (ii) M&A transactions also involving listed companies or listed counterparties, within highly established teams with significant sector specific experience.

You will be exposed to a broad variety of work, with your responsibilities including drafting transaction documentation, advising on regulatory compliance, conducting due diligence and transaction management. A substantial proportion of your work will be in large scale cross-border deals.

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

To apply for this position, please send us your CV and a Cover Letter to, quoting 'Capital Markets & M&A Associate'.

All applications will be treated as strictly confidential.


 Proven record of Capital Markets and M&A law knowledge of the relevant technical requirements.

2-6 years of active professional experience in the Capital Markets law or M&A sectors is a prerequisite (ideally experience in both). Experience with funds workstream and/or financing will be positively assessed.

Bachelor’s degree in law and a strong academic record.

Specialized postgraduate studies will be considered an additional qualification.

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

Admissions to foreign Bar Associations are welcome.

Required Skills

Fluent written and spoken English and Greek.

Ability to work effectively within a team.

Good communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.

Inquisitive, driven, proactive, enthusiastic and client orientated work ethic.

Good analytical and drafting skills.

What We Οffer

Exposure to a broad variety of work and high-profile cases.

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.