Maria specializes in securities, capital markets and corporate law, and practices also tax law. Her practice includes advising on securities offerings and regulatory requirements in connection with fund management and provision of investment and banking services in Greece. She also regularly advices Greek listed corporates on corporate governance issues. She joined K&P in October 2017.

Credentials

EDUCATION
University of Athens (LL. B in Hellenic Law)
University of Athens (LL.M in Private International and Comparative Law)
LANGUAGES
Greek, English, and French
ADMISSION
2015, Athens Court of First Instance
MEMBER OF
Athens Bar Association

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