Stella Papakosta

Stella is a senior associate at the Firm which she joined in 2010. Her practice involves assisting both private and State owned entities and consortiums in project development, project financing and public private partnerships, with a specialization in the documentation and negotiation of concession contracts.

Stella has substantial experience in privatisations and has been involved in a number of high profile projects across various industry sectors, representing clients in their participation in tenders for the acquisition of State-owned enterprises and advising on the regulatory framework for the award of public contracts.

She also advises clients on disputes arising from public tenders and the performance of public contracts, and petitions the Court of Audits in relation to compliance with the prevailing legislative framework.

Prior to joining the Firm, Stella worked as an attorney in the Litigation Department of the Hellenic Public Real Estate Corporation (KED SA).

Stella holds a Degree in Law from the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens and a DEA in Public Law from the University of Robert Schuman (Strasbourg). She is admitted to the Athens Bar (2006) and the Supreme Court of Greece (2015).

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.'