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Bernitsas Law, Christos Paraskevopoulos, Athens, GREECE

Christos Paraskevopoulos

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Bernitsas Law

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Corporate and M&A; Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution.


Christos joined the Firm in 2000 and is Joint Head of the Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution teams. He has a broad commercial litigation practice advising and representing companies across a range of industries including automobile, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, watch and clothing manufacturing.

Christos is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He also holds a Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance from the International Compliance Association, of which he is a member (MICA). He 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 extensively on asset freezing, corporate misconduct, directors’ and officers’ liability and intra-company disputes.

Christos 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 represented clients in the context of commercial arbitration proceedings.


Athens Bar, 1999; Athens Court of Appeals, 2005; Supreme Court of Greece, 2016; CFE (Association of Certified Fraud Examiners), 2016; Dip(GRC), MICA (International Compliance Association), 2017.


Greek, English and French.


Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, International Compliance Association


Degree in Law, University of Thrace; LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law, King's College, London.

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