Christina Zakopoulou

Christina is a senior associate at the Firm which she joined in 2000. She specialises in retail and commercial real estate and significant land development projects. Christina's extensive real estate experience encompasses advice on the acquisition and sale of real estate including commercial, residential, hotel and leisure developments and construction contracts.

In this context she has also advised on town planning and forestry issues. She acts for investors, private equity funds, developers and managers with respect to a variety of high end hotel projects and is active in teams working with real estate consultants, architects, engineers and other professionals. She handles both real estate asset transactions (asset deals) and corporate real estate transactions (share deals). She also advises high net worth individuals with respect to the sale and acquisition of real estate assets in Greece.

Christina has specific expertise in real estate privatisation tenders and the development of real estate assets by the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) since it was established in 2011.

Christina has experience of acting in public and private mergers and acquisitions, including due diligence and share capital increases. She undertakes company structuring and formation and ongoing corporate governance and advises on regulatory compliance. She also structures, drafts and negotiates commercial agency, commercial lease, share sale and purchase, share contribution and other commercial agreements.

Christina holds a Degree in Law from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, European Economic Law and International Business Law from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, and an MSc (Graduate Program in Business Studies for Law Practitioners) from The Athens Laboratory of Business Administration (ALBA). She is admitted to the Athens Bar (1993) and the Athens Court of Appeals (1997).

The Legal 500 EMEA 2021 Recognition
May 2021

Top Tier recognition in The Legal 500 EMEA 2021

Bernitsas Law is ranked in the Top Tier in the Legal 500 EMEA 2021. ‘a diverse team ... probably best in the country ... an excellent structure and understanding of the market ... highly professional attitude with appropriate knowledge and perfect consultancy ... brilliant to work with ... able to grasp information to a very high level ... available at all times in order to help their clients ... professionalism, responsiveness, flexibilty ... 360-degree expertise’.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2021 Recognition
May 2021

The Legal 500 EMEA 2021 Client Testimonials

Bernitsas Law receives Top Tier Recognition in the Legal 500 EMEA 2021. Read here client testimonials. 

'The entire team has business acumen and understanding; it is results-oriented and offers great value to businesses.’  ‘Bernitsas Law Firm has a team of lawyers who are dedicated to their clients, highly professional and experts in their fields of specialisation. They are very prompt with their responses and their legal opinions are always very clear and informed.'