Ms Augustine Almyroudi > Bernitsas Law > Athens, Greece > Lawyer Profile

Bernitsas Law
5 LYKAVITTOU STREET
106 72 ATHENS
Greece

Work Department

EU, Competition & Antitrust; Telecommunications, Media & Technology.

Position

Counsel
Augustine joined the Firm in 1992 and is Head of the Telecommunications, Media & Technology group. She has vast experience in the field of competition law and is an expert in antitrust matters, particularly relating to mergers and acquisitions, privatisations and joint ventures. Augustine has long standing experience in advising on internal and regulatory investigations and compliance matters, the application of EU and competition law in Greece and State aid issues. She has an expertise in dawn raids, providing guidelines, instructions and on site assistance to clients, and testing compliance by running mock dawn raids. Augustine has a substantial practice advising communication and media companies on compliance with licensing requirements and the regulatory framework, representing companies before the National Telecommunications and Post Commission and liaising with the National Council for Radio and Television. She also advises on the regulatory requirements for entities established outside the EU wishing to provide telecom and media services in Greece or abroad.

Career

Athens Bar, 1991; Athens Court of Appeals, 1995; Supreme Court of Greece, 2017.

Languages

Greek, English, French and Spanish.

Memberships

International Bar Association; Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats.

Education

Degree in Law, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens; Licence Spéciale in European Community Law, Université Libre de Bruxelles.

Lawyer Rankings

Greece > TMT

(Hall of Fame)

Augustine AlmyroudiBernitsas Law

Bernitsas Law is hailed as the ‘perfect choice’ for clients seeking ‘fast help, accurate insights and comprehensive explanations’. Among its core strengths are licensing, data protection, GDPR compliance, commercial agreements and corporate transactions. Highlights from its recent caseload included advising Acun Medya Turkey and Acun Medya Greece in relation to their TV production agreements with stations in Greece, as well as advising BMW Hellas and BMW Austria Bank on data protection issues. Practice head Augustine Almyroudi is well versed in advising telecom and media companies outside of the EU on the establishment of services in Greece. Marina Androulakakis is a standout name with knowledge of EU, competition and antitrust matters, while the ‘dedicated, punctual and accurateTania Patsalia is also recommended.

Greece > EU and competition

(Hall of Fame)

Augustine AlmyroudiBernitsas Law

Praised for its ‘strong international experience and knowledge of competition law issues’, Bernitsas Law assists clients with cartel and market investigations, abuse of dominance issues and state aid cases. The group also has notable expertise in merger control matters; it recently advised Media-Saturn-Holding on the competition aspects of its proposed merger with Olympia Group. The department’s EU law knowledge allows it to counsel clients on legislative issues relating to commercial, corporate and banking transactions. Marina Androulakakis leads the practice, which includes cartel specialist Panayotis Bernitsas  and Augustine Almyroudi, who has strength in the competition and antitrust aspects of privatisations and joint ventures. Clients also single out senior associate Tania Patsalia.