Christos Paraskevopoulos

Christos is a leading litigator with an expertise in contractual, commercial, fraud and white collar crime disputes. 

Christos has been with the Firm since 2000 and is experienced in advising on criminal and civil proceedings and investigations involving bribery, corruption and fraud, as well as assessing and managing the risk of failure to comply with the legislative and regulatory framework. He also advises companies across a range of industries on asset freezing, corporate misconduct, directors' and officers' liability and intra-company disputes.

He is an expert in contractual and commercial agreement disputes, including commercial agency and distribution cases, advising clients on issues arising from termination of contractual relationships and representing them in negotiations, at court and in settlement proceedings.

He has substantial experience in defamation claims and succession disputes, representing high net worth individuals in pursuing their rights under estates. He regularly represents clients in debt recovery and enforcement, with a specialisation in the area of hospital supply agreements, and the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards. Christos has also acted in intellectual property disputes and is active in ADR, representing clients in the context of commercial arbitration proceedings and mediation.

Christos is a Certified Fraud Examiner (2016) and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He is also a Certified Mediation Advocate and holds an ICA Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance (Dip(GRC)) from the International Compliance Association (MICA), of which he is a member. He holds a Degree in Law from the Democritus University of Thrace, an LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law from King's College, London. He is admitted to the Athens Bar (1999), the Athens Court of Appeals (2005) and the Supreme Court of Greece (2016).

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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.'

Bernitsas Law contributes to Hogan Lovells Covid-19 Summary of National Payment Moratoria Measures in Europe
Jan 2021

Hogan Lovells Covid-19 Summary of National Payment Moratoria Measures in Europe

Bernitsas Law contributes to Hogan Lovells COVID-19: Summary of National Payment Moratoria Measures in Europe which summarises key national payment moratoria measures and other reliefs related to the COVID-19 pandemic which have been introduced in various European countries and which are relevant in the context of structured finance transactions.