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Employment
12 Years Ranked

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Provided by Katia Papantonopoulou

Europe

Practice Areas

Aviation; Employment.

Career

Katia has vast experience in employment law which includes advising on the regulatory and legislative frameworks in place, employment contracts, pensions and compensation.She also advises on fringe benefits including stock option structures, termination of employment, collective dismissals, employee consultations, collective labour agreements and industrial relations. Katia has acted in numerous transfers of undertakings, restructurings and mergers and acquisitions, conducting due diligence and advising on the full range of employment law issues arising in these transactions. The foundations of her extensive experience in the Aviation sector are in advising on the regulatory framework, the set-up of new owning and operating structures and mergers, acquisitions and privatisation transactions. Katia has drafted and negotiated numerous agreements for the sale, finance and lease, either operative or financial, of individual aircraft and fleets. Prior to joining the Firm, Katia was in-house counsel to Olympic Airways. Recently, Katia advised Crown Holdings Inc on the employment law aspects of the Greek leg of its definitive agreement to sell its European Tinplate business to KPS Capital Partners LP and CVC on employment law issues in the context of acquisitions.

Professional Memberships

Athens Bar; Athens Court of Appeals; Supreme Court of Greece.

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Employment - Greece
3
Band 3

Katia Papantonopoulou leads the employment team at Bernitsas Law and advises clients on a broad range of collective and individual employment law issues, including M&A-related labour law matters and severance agreements. She is also equipped to advise on regulatory and compliance matters. Clients appreciate that she offers "outstanding support on any issue raised."

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