Karatzas & Partners


The Orbit-5th floor, 115 Kifissias Ave.
Athens, 11524

+30 210 371 3600

+30 210 323 4363

Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 55
Number of partners: 10

Karatzas & Partners Law Firm was founded in 1963, under the name Karatzas Law Offices. From its establishment, it has been active in the fields of civil, company, commercial and financial law, with its clientele being both Greek and international. We provide services in banking and finance law, capital markets law, competition law, energy law, mergers and acquisitions, privatization, project finance law, real estate law, telecommunications law, data protection, intellectual property, employment and tax law. We also specialize in litigation, both before courts and arbitral tribunals.
In view of our leading position in the Greek legal market, we are routinely rated by legal directories such as Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR1000 as a first-tier firm. As of 2004 we are regularly recognized by Chambers Awards and IFLR Awards, receiving the Greek law firm of the year award, and our partners are considered among the top lawyers in Greece.
At Karatzas & Partners we strive for a company culture where integration, mutual support and respect coexist. We see each person as an individual and reject discrimination on grounds of sex, gender, race, sexual orientation, nationality or ethnic origin, religion, or any element other than individual merit. We are extremely proud that our firm is the first and only Greek large law firm whose managing partner and majority of partners are women.
We are proud to be regarded as the most innovative law firm in Greece through our continuous investment in new technologies and the adaptation to market edge organizational standards. Our firm is the first law firm in Greece to use an Artificial Intelligence platform when performing Due Diligence. Moreover, our firm is the first Greek law firm certified by TUV Austria Hellas with ISO 27001, the international standard for security and protection of an organization’s information and ISO 27701, a data privacy extension to ISO 27001 for privacy information management systems certification.
Finally, offering to society always was and remains one of our objectives. We take our social responsibility very seriously and our activities include a significant portion of pro bono work and financial or other support to initiatives related or even unrelated to the law.
Our firm currently consists of 10 Partners, 6 Senior Counsel, 41 Associates, 10 Trainee Lawyers and 23 employees on supporting functions (Marketing, HR, Accounting department, IT, administrative staff, etc.).

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Capital markets: High yield
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Competition
  • Financial restructuring
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds
  • Project development
  • Real estate funds

  • Banking
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Real estate
  • Pharm and life sciences
  • Oil and gas
  • Natural resources
  • Food and beverage
  • Construction and materials
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Tech and telecoms