Julia Pournara > Platis – Anastassiadis & Associates Law Partnership > Athens, Greece > Lawyer Profile

Platis – Anastassiadis & Associates Law Partnership
8B CHIMARRAS
MAROUSSI
151 25, ATHENS
Greece
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Position

Associate Partner

Career

Julia is an Associate Partner – Corporate & Commercial Law attorney with “Platis – Anastassiadis & Associates Law Partnership”, member of EY Greece. She joined the firm in 2019.

Prior to joining the firm, she headed for 12 years the Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice in a tier-one law firm in Athens. She specializes in Competition Law, M&As, Healthcare & Life Sciences Law, Agency and Distribution. With a strong background also on M&As and competition law, Julia has developed in-depth experience in advising leading multinational clients of the healthcare sector on different regulatory and commercial matters, spanning from compliance and ethics, to commercial arrangements. Highlights of her practice include assistance in compliance audits and external investigations of pharmaceutical and medical devices companies, support in the acquisitions of pharma and medical devices businesses in Greece and the post-acquisition integration, negotiation of different co-operation agreements and supporting GSK in the renowned parallel trade case. She has extensive experience in advising companies in the life sciences sector on complex matters, including clawback and rebates, codes of conduct and interaction with HCPs, good distribution practices and marketing activities, product authorizations and registrations, ex-officio investigations, corporate reorganizations and acquisitions.

Languages

English, French

Memberships

Julia is a member of the Athens Bar Association.

Education

Julia has a Degree in Law from the Kapodistrian University of Athens and an LL.M in European Commercial Law  from Bristol University, UK, with a focus on Competition Law.

Lawyer Rankings

Greece > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Headed by Julia Pournara, a new arrival from Zepos & Yannopoulos, and Lia Vitzilaiou, the team at Platis – Anastassiadis & Associates Law Partnership mainly advises on M&A, due diligence, consumer protection, start-ups and corporate compliance matters. Cross-border affairs are a particular focus, with the department leveraging its integration with EY Law to advise on mandates pertaining to France, Italy and Dubai. The client roster includes names from the healthcare, life sciences, consumer products, energy, hospitality and technology sectors, among others.