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Marina Androulakakis

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Bernitsas Law

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EU, Competition & Antitrust; Human Rights; Intellectual Property, Data Protection & Privacy; Telecommunications, Media & Technology.


Marina joined the Firm in 1997 is Head of the EU, Competition & Antitrust department. Her practice is focused on EU, competition and antitrust law, advising national and international clients on antitrust, merger control and State aid issues, with considerable experience in cross-border and cross-section transactions, assisting clients on risk and strategy assessment and regulatory compliance. Marina also has extensive experience in successfully representing clients across various industries in alleged cartel cases before the Hellenic Competition Commission as well as in merger cases, and has effectively coordinated multi-jurisdictional filings and obtained clearance for high-profile M&A transactions.She has an expertise in assessing commercial agreements and policies for their compliance with competition law and also provides on-site assistance and practical guidance in dealing with dawn raids. Marina advises on the national and EU legislation governing public procurement and has undertaken complaints to the European Commission concerning alleged violations of EU rules. She has extensive experience in advising clients on emerging and existing data protection requirements (such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation), including identifying gaps and areas of potential infringement of data protection laws, designing, drafting, reviewing and updating data protection policies and privacy statements for online activities as well as advising on internal investigation procedures. Marina has successfully represented clients in notification and authorization procedures before the Hellenic Data Protection Authority and actively advises on preparation for and implementation of GDPR compliance. She is also experienced in advising on employment-related privacy issues as well as on the application of data privacy rules in the context of electronic communications and the operation of CCTV networks. Prior to joining the Firm, Marina worked as a trainee at the Commission of the European Communities Directorate-General IA-External Relations in Brussels.


Athens Bar, 1999; Athens Court of Appeals, 2004.


Greek, English, French and Spanish.


BSc Econ, Government and Law, London School of Economics and Political Science; LLM in European Community Law, King's College London.


EU and competition

Within: Next generation lawyers

Marina Androulakakis - Bernitsas Law

Within: EU and competition

Bernitsas Law has developed a superb reputation in this area, regularly handling merger clearances and cases before the Hellenic Competition Commission, as well as EU law issues such as public procurement. The firm successfully represented Hellenic Fuels on its appeal over the HCC's decision on alleged collusion with Shell. On the merger control side, it advised Hellenic Healthcare on the clearance for its purchase of a 97% stake in IASO. Newly-promoted partner Marina Androulakakis leads the team, which includes the highly experienced Panayotis Bernitsas and counsel Augustine Almyroudi.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Bernitsas Law represents a broad mix of manufacturing, IT and pharmaceuticals companies on their contentious and non-contentious IP matters, including prosecutions, enforcement and licensing. Yannis Chryssospathis heads the team, which includes Lambros Belessis and the newly-promoted Marina Androulakakis.

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Within: Next generation lawyers

Marina Androulakakis - Bernitsas Law

Within: TMT

Bernitsas Law¬†has a top-notch practice, which handles regultory, transactional and disputes issues on behalf of its TMT clients. Recently, it advised Cyprus Telecoms Authority (CYTA) on its ‚ā¨118m sale of CYTA Hellas to Vodafone. The firm also advised Acun Media on the implementation of several content production agreements with Greek television broadcasters.¬†Augustine Almyroudi¬†leads the team, which includes recently-promoted partner Marina Androulakakis.

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