Anna joined Karatzas & Partners in 2000 and became partner in 2004. She specializes in corporate and commercial law, competition law and financing.

She has extensive experience and has participated in a series of milestone transactions in the fields of M&A, with particular emphasis in TMT and Pharma, including the first and biggest leveraged buy-out transaction in Greece, corporate financing and acquisition financing, including the biggest corporate debt restructuring to-date, and antitrust, with particular emphasis in merger control clearances, and she has represented numerous clients in transactions in these fields. She leads the antitrust, TMT and Pharma departments of the firm.

Credentials

EDUCATION
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (LL.B.)
King’s College, University of London (MA on Advanced European Legal Studies)
LANGUAGES
Greek, English, French and Italian
ADMISSION
1999, Athens Court of Appeal
MEMBER OF
Athens Bar Association

Ranking & Awards

Leading Individual
Legal500
Top Ranked Lawyer
Chambers & Partners
Top Ranked Lawyer
Chambers & Partners
Leading Individual
Legal500
Highly Regarded
IFLR 1000

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