Ms Stella Papakosta > Bernitsas Law > Athens, Greece > Lawyer Profile

Bernitsas Law
106 72 ATHENS

Work Department

Privatisations; Project Development, Finance & PPPs; Public Procurement.


Senior Associate

Stella is a senior associate at the Firm which she joined in 2010. Her practice involves assisting both private and State owned entities and consortiums in project development, project financing and public private partnerships, with a specialization in the documentation and negotiation of concession contracts.

Stella has substantial experience in privatisations and has been involved in a number of high profile projects across various industry sectors, representing clients in their participation in tenders for the acquisition of State-owned enterprises and advising on the regulatory framework for the award of public contracts.

She also advises clients on disputes arising from public tenders and the performance of public contracts, and petitions the Court of Audits in relation to compliance with the prevailing legislative framework.

Prior to joining the Firm, Stella worked as an attorney in the Litigation Department of the Hellenic Public Real Estate Corporation (KED SA).


Athens Bar, 2006, Athens Court of Appeals, 2010, Supreme Court of Greece, 2015.


Greek, English and French.


Degree in Law, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens; DEA in Public Law, University of Robert Schuman (Strasbourg).

Lawyer Rankings

Greece > Projects and privatisation

(Rising stars)

Stella PapakostaBernitsas Law

Bernitsas Law has a first-rate reputation for advising high-profile clients on major projects, overseeing privatisations of state-owned enterprises, project finance and PPPs. Its work spans areas such as energy (including oil and gas), transport, infrastructure, telecoms and waste management, among others. The firm is advising Vodafone on the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of a Fiber To The Home Network for inner and outer rings and vertical building connections. The practice is led by Panayotis Bernitsas, Dimitris Roussis and Yannis Seiradakis. Senior associate Stella Papakosta is also noted.