Mr Dionysis Flambouras > Bernitsas Law > Athens, Greece > Lawyer Profile

Bernitsas Law
5 LYKAVITTOU STREET
106 72 ATHENS
Greece

Work Department

Banking, Finance & Capital Markets; Energy & Environment, Project Development, Finance & PPPs.

Position

Counsel

Dionysis is a specialist in all types of financing arrangements, securitisations and bond issues. He has been with the Firm since 2004 and has extensive experience in advising on the sale and servicing of non-performing secured and unsecured loans and cards portfolios, and the licensing and operation of servicing platforms.

Dionysis advises on asset, project, real estate, ship, leveraged and structured finance transactions and has developed an expertise in advising leading national and international credit and financial institutions on complex banking regulatory compliance issues. He has experience in financial restructurings, rehabilitations and insolvency proceedings.

He is a visiting professor at Athens University (Economics Department), teaching civil, commercial, banking and capital markets law. He also teaches a training programme on the legislative framework for non-performing loans on the Internal Training Programme at a Greek systemic credit institution.

Dionysis is widely published and cited and regularly contributes by way of articles, chapters and comments to leading international and Greek legal volumes, commentaries and periodicals. He is a contributing author to Commercial Contract Law, 1st edition (2021) published by Nomiki Vivlitothiki.

Dionysis is a member of the Bank of Greece and Hellenic Capital Markets Commission’s Examination Committee for the provision of investment services certification under Law 4514/2018 (MiFID II). Prior to joining the Firm, Dionysis practiced with Eurobank London and Thomas Coopers Solicitors.

Career

Athens Bar, 1998; Athens Court of Appeals, 2003; Solicitor, England and Wales, 2001; Visiting Professor of Banking and Capital Markets Law and of Civil Law, University of Athens (Department of Economic Sciences, Business & Finance Sector), 2019 to date; Lecturer (adjunct) of International Sales, Banking and International Procedural Law, Panteion University (General Department of Law), 2008-9; Lecturer (adjunct) of Banking and Capital Markets Law and of Civil Law, University of Athens (Department of Economic Sciences, Business & Finance Sector), 2008-19.

Languages

Greek and English.

Education

Degree in Law, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens; LLM in Commercial Law, University of Bristol; Master of Studies in Legal Research, University of Oxford Law School; PhD in Civil Law, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens.