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Provided by Panayotis M Bernitsas

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Practice Areas

Corporate and M&A; Energy & Environment; EU, Competition & Antitrust; Foreign Direct Investment, Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution; Privatisations, Project Development, Finance & PPPs; Real Estate, Land Development & Hospitality; Tax.

Career

Panayotis is the Managing Partner of the Firm and a leading legal practitioner, with an active, broad-based commercial practice incorporating more than 35 years of experience in transactional, advisory and litigation work. He is an authority in EU, competition and antitrust law, representing clients in prominent cartel cases before the Hellenic Competition Commission, and a senior litigator, representing clients in complex, high stake civil and administrative actions before the high courts and arbitration boards. Panayotis is an expert in concession projects and privatisations, with an unsurpassed track record of playing a key role in many of the pioneering transactions to have taken place in Greece, and advises extensively on major renewable and conventional energy and infrastructure projects and investments in energy property development companies. His real estate practice is focused on large scale developments and real property asset portfolio investments. He also advises companies and individuals on complex tax structuring and wealth planning matters and high stakes tax controversies.

Professional Memberships

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

Chambers Review

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Banking & Finance - Greece
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Senior Statespeople

Managing partner Panayotis Bernitsas is appreciated for his depth of expertise and well-reputed standing in the Greek banking and finance world.


Corporate/Commercial - Greece
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Senior Statespeople

Panayotis Bernitsas is lauded by clients as a "top-class lawyer." He is held in high esteem for his longstanding expertise in corporate and commercial law matters across Greece.


Competition/European Law - Greece
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Managing partner Panayotis Bernitsas is a well-respected figure in the sector, boasting longstanding expertise in competition law. His practice covers merger clearances, distribution networks and state aid issues. Clients laud him as an "exceptional lawyer with vast experience."

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Athanasia G Tsene
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Athanasia G Tsene
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Nikos Papachristopoulos
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Marina Androulakakis
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Panayotis M Bernitsas
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Nikos Papachristopoulos
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Band 1
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Christos Paraskevopoulos
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Band 2
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Band 3
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