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Rankings overview for Departments
- Watson Farley & Williams 10 Years Ranked
- Moratis Passas
- Norton Rose Fulbright
- Alexandros Kosmopoulos AKL Law Firm17 Years Ranked
- Athanasia G Tsene Bernitsas Law17 Years Ranked
- Christina Papanikolopoulou Zepos & Yannopoulos17 Years Ranked
- George Bersis POTAMITISVEKRIS17 Years Ranked
- Nikos Papachristopoulos Bernitsas Law17 Years Ranked
- Stathis Potamitis POTAMITISVEKRIS17 Years Ranked
- Alexandra Th. Kondyli Karatzas & Partners4 Years Ranked
- Dionysis Flambouras Bernitsas Law7 Years Ranked
- Effie Papoutsi Koutalidis Law Firm6 Years Ranked
- George Zohios AKL Law Firm4 Years Ranked
- Ioanna I. Antonopoulou Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm6 Years Ranked
- Ioannis Kaptanis Koutalidis Law Firm1 Years Ranked
- Katerina Politopoulou Your Legal Partners1 Years Ranked
- Nicholas Papapolitis Papapolitis & Papapolitis9 Years Ranked
- Nikolas Katsaros Papapolitis & Papapolitis1 Years Ranked
- Nikos Fragos Karatzas & Partners6 Years Ranked
- Panagiotis Tzioumas KLC Law Firm7 Years Ranked
- Thenia Panagopoulou A. S. Papadimitriou & Partners1 Years Ranked
- Virginia Murray Watson Farley & Williams17 Years Ranked
All Departments profiles
1Bernitsas LawBanking & Finance2023 | Band 1 | 17 Years RankedBernitsas Law offers exceptional expertise across the banking and finance spectrum. The law firm enjoys an excellent standing in capital market transactions, handling large bond and notes issuances and listings, as well as receivables securitisations and structured finance mandates. Additionally, its clientele benefits from in-depth expertise in NPL transactions including the sale and acquisition of portfolios and all regulatory issues. Lawyers at the firm frequently assist with the Greek aspects of pan-European finance deals, acting for a wide range of prestigious financial institutions and private companies. 1Karatzas & PartnersBanking & Finance2023 | Band 1 | 17 Years RankedKaratzas & Partners boasts a highly esteemed banking and finance practice, drawing on its unparalleled bench strength. The team is particularly sought after by international banks and investment funds for financing matters, with particular expertise in project financings in the infrastructure and real estate sectors. Furthermore, the firm offers a standout capital markets practice, advising on securitisation transactions and the issuance of bonds and notes, as well as large green and sustainability linked instruments. Clients additionally benefit from in-depth expertise in NPL transactions and debt refinancing matters, as well as a strong financial regulatory practice. Based in Athens, the department regularly operates on an international level, acting on behalf of an impressive roster of clients including banks, investment funds and corporates. 1Koutalidis Law FirmBanking & Finance2023 | Band 1 | 17 Years RankedKoutalidis is highly sought after by domestic and international lenders for capital markets and financing mandates. The firm regularly advises on complex bond issuances and financing transactions via capital market instruments including securitisations. Additionally, clients benefit from the department's prowess in handling debt restructurings as well as energy, real estate and infrastructure-related project financings. Lawyers in the team also offer experience in the sale and securitisation of NPL portfolios. The team's close cooperation with international law firms allows Koutalidis to handle cross-border transactions. 1POTAMITISVEKRISBanking & Finance2023 | Band 1 | 17 Years RankedPOTAMITISVEKRIS is highly respected for its excellent coverage of all banking and finance-related mandates. The firm is particularly popular with Greek and international banks for advice on bilateral and syndicated lending, as well as capital markets deals and regulations. Lawyers here are a top choice for national and international investors and corporates, offering strong expertise in real estate and project financing transactions. Furthermore, the team is well reputed for assisting lenders with refinancing and restructuring agreements including debt restructuring and also offers expertise in handling NPL portfolio transactions owing to the team's prominent role in the development of legislation. The team further assists clients with regulatory matters, often acting in the hospitality, energy and infrastructure sectors.
2AKL Law FirmBanking & Finance2023 | Band 2 | 15 Years RankedThe law firm AKL offers an esteemed financing practice acting for both borrowers and lenders on cross-border financings. The team is particularly renowned for its prowess in handling bond loan transactions in connection with real estate, hospitality and energy projects. Additionally, the firm demonstrates strength in the restructuring of financings and syndicated loan transactions. The law firm is particularly sought after for handling the Greek law aspects of international transactions. 2Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law FirmBanking & Finance2023 | Band 2 | 17 Years RankedKyriakides Georgopoulos is a Greek law firm that is well respected for its expertise across the banking and finance sector. The practice group regularly acts for both financial institutions and investors on project finance deals in the energy and real estate sectors. Additionally, the team assists with syndicated lending, as well as debt and structured finance and capital markets deals including bond issuances, IPOs and EMTN programmes. The team has further expertise in corporate and acquisition finance. The firm complements its offerings with its demonstrated experience in handling cross-border work. 2Lambadarios Law FirmBanking & Finance2023 | Band 2 | 16 Years RankedAthens-based Lambadarios Law Firm is home to a well-reputed banking and finance practice. The department is highly regarded for its handling of project, real estate and acquisition finance transactions, as well as energy-related corporate financings. Lawyers in the team frequently act for leading Greek banks, as well as international investment funds, on the financing of Greek energy and real estate assets. Furthermore, the law firm demonstrates considerable visibility in NPE portfolio transactions. 2Zepos & YannopoulosBanking & Finance2023 | Band 2 | 17 Years RankedZepos & Yannopoulos is a Greek law firm with excellent services in financing transactions. The team is well positioned to advise international financial institutions and Greek banks on restructuring and refinancing matters. The firm also regularly assists with loan portfolio management operations, securitisation transactions and NPL acquisitions. Lawyers at the firm additionally offer expertise in corporate lending transactions, debt restructurings and debt capital markets deals including bond and notes-related issues. Clients also benefit from the team's collaboration with the firm's excellent tax expertise.
3Watson Farley & WilliamsBanking & Finance2023 | Band 3 | 10 Years RankedWatson Farley & Williams houses a well-reputed banking and finance department in Greece. The law firm advises domestic and international banks on a range of finance transactions, notably in the energy and shipping sectors. Its services also cover corporate finance matters, including those related to debt restructurings and refinancings, acting for international investment funds. Drawing on its overseas presence and dual-qualified practitioners, the firm is well placed to advise on deals that have a key English law component. Its abilities in regulatory matters complete the firm's offerings.
- Moratis PassasBanking & Finance2023 | Band 3
- Norton Rose FulbrightBanking & Finance2023 | Band 3
4KLC Law FirmBanking & Finance2023 | Band 4 | 7 Years RankedAthens-based KLC Law Firm advises on a broad range of banking and finance mandates. The team often acts on project finance files in the infrastructure and energy sectors, advising well-known domestic lenders. Lawyers in the practice offer additional experience in refinancing and lending transactions, acting for prominent Greek borrowers. Furthermore, clients benefit from KLC's knowledge in capital markets matters and NPL deals. The firm also advises on national and European regulatory mandates. 4Papapolitis & PapapolitisBanking & Finance2023 | Band 4 | 10 Years RankedThe banking and finance team at Papapolitis & Papapolitis regularly acts for funds on the acquisition of Greek loan portfolios, with further experience in significant debt capital markets mandates and securitisation transactions. Additionally, clients benefit from the firm's ability in matters relating to the restructuring or refinancing of bank debt as well as hospitality-related project financings. Due to its collaboration with major international firms, Papapolitis & Papapolitis is well placed to handle cross-border mandates. 4Your Legal PartnersBanking & Finance2023 | Band 4 | 3 Years RankedThe law firm Your Legal Partners houses a solid banking and finance team in Athens. The practice regularly acts for major domestic banks in finance transactions including corporate, acquisition and project financing mandates. The team offers particular experience in the financing of renewable energy projects and assists with loan portfolio sales and structured finance transactions. Besides its expertise in transactional work, the department also advises borrowers on bond loan transactions.