Ms Athanasia Tsene > Bernitsas Law > Athens, Greece > Lawyer Profile

Bernitsas Law
106 72 ATHENS

Work Department

Banking, Finance & Capital Markets.



Athanasia is a leading expert in banking & finance, with vast experience in structuring, drafting, negotiating and advising on the feasibility and implementation of international financial transactions, including on security and hedging arrangements.

Athanasia has acted in innovative and groundbreaking deals which have paved the way for future transactions in the banking sector. Her broad practice encompasses secured and unsecured corporate, asset, acquisition and structured financings and an expertise in securitisations. She has also been involved in most transactions for the sale, transfer and servicing of non-performing loan portfolios of the Greek banks. She has extensively advised funds and credit and financial institutions on regulatory compliance in the context of all the above transactions, as well on financial restructurings and insolvency proceedings.

She joined the Firm in 2001 and her clients include all the major banks and financial institutions that are active in the Greek market.


Athens Bar, 1989; Athens Court of Appeals, 1993; Supreme Court of Greece, 1997.


Greek, English and French.


International Bar Association.


Degree in Law, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens; LLM in European Internal Market, Comparative Conflict of Laws, Law of Restitution and Jurisprudence and Legal Theory, University of London (External Programme).