Valia joined K&P in July 2011, as senior associate and has been promoted to partner.

She has been involved in numerous high-profile energy sector transactions in Greece, both for international and domestic clients. She is seasoned in energy law (renewable energy, oil & gas, combined cycle gas – fired power, waste management), project finance, M&A and PPPs. She has participated in complex energy transactions, advising on various energy sector regulatory, project development and financing issues. She has also handled transactions, including regulatory consents, risk allocation and lender liability issues, and she has commented on legislative changes to the environmental and regulatory framework for RES and natural gas. Valia regularly advises potential investors and existing clients with respect to the regulatory and legal requirements, applying to their energy related activities in Greece.



National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (LL.B. in Hellenic Law)
Queen Mary University of London (in coordination with London School of Economics (LSE)) (LL.M. in Tax Law)
Greek, English, French & Japanese
Athens Court of Appeal
2004, Athens Bar Association
Greek regime in Telecoms and Media published in the 6th edition of The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review 2015 (Chapter for Greece)
Greek regime in Telecoms and Media published in the 5th edition of The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review 2014 (Chapter for Greece)
Mandatory and Voluntary Takeover Bids published in the Greek Law Digest – the Ultimate Legal Guide to investing in Greece, 2014
Contribution of the Greek Chapter on the Natural Gas Regime published in the Gas Regulation 2010 Getting the Deal Through reproduced with permission from Law Business Research, March 2010, contributing editor Craig Spurn, Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP.


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"Next generation lawyer"
  • "Valia is a fantastic legal adviser with great knowledge of the Greek energy sector." Client Testimonial, Energy, Chambers & Partners 2023
  • "Valia Apostolopoulou is an increasingly prominent lawyer who is frequently seen advising financial institutions and energy companies on transactions in the sector. She offers experience in M&A, financing and capital markets mandates." Chambers & Partners 2023
  • "I have worked a number of times with Valia Apostolopoulou, a partner in the firm and the quality of the services we have received has been excellent. Interesting to note that she on many occasions she has identified legal issues that other competitors have missed." Client Testimonial, Energy, Legal 500


Our firm is participating in the 4th Energy Law Conference by Nomiki Bibliothiki

K&P ranked as Top Tier Firm in The Legal 500 EMEA 2024 edition!

K&P has once again been recognized as a Leading Firm in the Chambers and Partners Europe Guide 2024!

Our firm advised Eurobank and Piraeus Bank in the financing of the development of one of the largest PV-solar projects in Greece

Our firm advised Eurobank, Alpha Bank and National Bank of Greece on the financing of 9 PV parks of a total capacity of 940MW

Our firm advised Saudi Electricity Company in relation to its partnership with IPTO to explore feasibility of the Greece-Saudi Arabia electricity interconnection

Our firm is participating in the 3rd Energy Law Forum, hosted by Cleon Conferences

Top 10 Most Influential Energy Lawyers

Our firm advised Alpha Bank on the construction of the largest PV park in Greece.

Renewable Greece Conference 2023

3rd Energy Law Conference

Our firm acts as legal advisor to European Investment Bank (EIB), Eurobank and National Bank of Greece, in connection with a secured bond issuance by the 100% subsidiary of PPC Renewables - ΔΕΗ Ανανεώσιμες, for the construction of a photovoltaic park.

K&P advised Power Factors on the acquisition of Inaccess

Our firm advised PPC Renewables on the acquisition of Volterra RES portfolio

K&P participated in Renewable Greece 2022 Conference

K&P is the exclusive contributor of The Law Reviews - Energy Regulation and Markets Review 10th edition Greek chapter

K&P advised Eni on the acquisition of Solar Konzept Greece

K&P advised Black Sea Trade & Development Bank (BSTDB) on the granting of an up to €90.5m loan to Energean Oil and Gas S.A.

K&P advises on the two most significant energy transactions in Greece

K&P advised Cubico Sustainable Investments with respect to its acquisition of 100% of the shares in Eoliki Panachaikou S.A.

K&P advised the Initial Purchasers in connection with the international offering of PPC's €500 million sustainability-linked notes

K&P advised NBG & Eurobank on a new secured bond issuance for the construction of a second 15MW photovoltaic park in Greece

K&P advised on the first-cluster financing of up to 8,7 m through the issue of a secure bond loan by the 100% subsidiary of PPCR S.A.

K&P has provided advice on the first-ever in Europe Sustainability-linked Bond issued by PPC S.A.

K&P at the 4th Balkan and East Med Energy Law Forum

New Legislative Act: Urgent measures to address COVID-19 in the energy sector

Karatzas & Partners NBG Financing

Skouries Project wins Best Natural Resources Deal at 2023 EMEA Finance Awards

Our firm is participating in the 2nd Women in Law Conference by Nomiki Bibliothiki

Our partner Christina Faitakis shortlisted in the Women in Business Law Awards 2024 EMEA

Anna Manda on the M&A Mosaic: Insights from Delphi Economic Forum IX

K&P participates in the Delphi Economic Forum IX

Our firm has advised Cadence Design Systems on the acquisition of BETA CAE Systems International AG, for a purchase price of approx. US$1.24 billion

Our firm has been included as a recommended firm in The Legal 500's Green Guide for 2024!

Our firm advised Pharmathen and its shareholder, Partners Group in connection with the acquisition of CBL Patras

Lexology Getting The Deal Through - Private Mergers & Acquisitions 2024 guide

K&P is once again Top Tier Firm in the IFLR1000 2023 Europe Rankings

Lexology getting the Deal Through Public M&A 2023 Guide

Our firm has advised BC Partners in its acquisition of Metropolitan college and IEK Akmi

Our firm has advised Austrian Post in connection with the acquisition of an 80% stake in the Greek technology services provider "Agile Actors".

Our firm advised Kpler on all Greek law aspects relating to the acquisition of Marine Traffic

Our firm advised REDS S.A., in connection with the issuance of a secured bond loan of up to €71 million for the acquisition of the land in Gournes, Heraklion, Crete.

We advise Eurobank and Alpha Bank, in connection with the financing of Meton Energy S.A., regarding the implementation of a 210MW PV portfolio

We advised Wirtgen Invest Energy GmbH, on the acquisition of the company FOTOVOLTAIKOS STATHMOS MARGARITI SINGLE MEMBER S.A., for the development and operation of a photovoltaic power plant portfolio of 50 MWp

Our firm has proudly advised J.P. Morgan in connection with the Greek law aspects of closing a transaction for the acquisition of a 48.5% ownership stake in Viva Wallet S.A.

Our firm advised ELLAKTOR GROUP in the context of the sale of 75% of the Renewable Energy Sources division to Motor Oil Renewable Energy (MORE)

Our firm acts as Greek law legal advisor to Hellas Gold in a €680 million project financing facility.

Lexology Getting The Deal Through - Private Mergers & Acquisitions 2023 guide

Our firm advises Antenna Group in the acquisition of cinema chain Village Roadshow Operations, Greece.

Our firm is ranked Tier 1 in all practice areas by IFLR 1000

Our firm advised Bespoke SGA Holdings S.A. and EOS Hellenic Renaissance Fund on the acquisition of the company Hellenic Juices Société Anonyme

Our firm advised Italgas on the acquisition of Depa Infrastructure S.A.

K&P is the exclusive contributor of the Greek chapter of the Lexology Getting The Deal Through - Initial Public Offerings 2022 guide

Our firm sponsored the 14th National Conference of Corporate In-house Counsel by Nomiki Bibliothiki.

K&P sponsored the “Athens EU State Aid Conference 2022: Key Issues for Greece”.

National Bank of Greece-Ethniki Insurance- CVC

K&P proudly sponsored the 2nd Energy Law Conference by NOMIKI BIBLIOTHIKI

K&P assisted PPC in the sale of 49% shares of HEDNO to Macquarie Asset Management

Our firm acts as Greek legal counsel to J.P. Morgan in connection with its strategic investment in Viva Wallet

K&P advised HELPE Group in relation to its corporate transformation plan

K&P advises Eurobank on the sale of 80% of its merchant acquiring business to Worldline

K&P advised PPC S.A. on its capital increase with gross proceeds of €1.35 bn

K&P is advising BC Partners in the acquisition of PET CITY SA

K&P advised the shareholders of Cosmos Sport S.A. with respect to the sale of an 80% stake to JD Sports Fashion

K&P assisted Netcompany Group A/S on all Greek law matters relating to the acquisition of Intrasoft International S.A.

K&P is advising BC Partners on the sale of Pharmathen

K&P is the exclusive contributor of the Greek chapter in Chambers & Partners Blockchain 2021 Global practice guide

K&P advised Mobileum Inc. on all Greek law matters relating to the acquisition of all shares in Niometrics Pte Ltd.

K&P advised LAMDA Development S.A. in the Eur 347 mio financing arrangements for the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Hellinikon S.A.

K&P advised Chipita S.A. with regards to its $2 billion acquisition by Mondelēz International Inc.

K&P acted as counsel to Sitecore with regards to the acquisition of Moosend

National Bank of Greece-Ethniki Insurance- CVC

Karatzas & Partners ranked as a Top Tier Firm at The Legal 500 EMEA 2021 edition

K&P sponsored the Athens Energy Dialogues Conference 

Karatzas & Partners advised a Spanish multinational group of companies active in the fashion and beauty sectors

Law 4727/2020 – Digital Governance, Public and Private Electronic Documents and E-Signatures

K&P sponsored the digital 22nd Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum

K&P - Update on the regime regarding the facilitation of General Meetings during the Covid19 crisis

K&P sponsors the 12th National Conference of Corporate Inhouse Counsel

K&P at "The new provisions for transactions with related parties" - Webinar

Karatzas & Partners is advising ELLAKTOR GROUP with regards to its strategic cooperation with EDP Renewables

Karatzas & Partners advised Eurobank Ergasias Services & Holdings S.A.

K&P at "The New Greek Insolvency Code" webinar by Capital Link

Covid-19: Greek Corporates - Facilitation of Decision Making for Boards of Directors

Banking & Finance Alert: Law 4701_2020 on Microcredit Institutions

Service by Electronic Means and Operation of Civil and Administrative Courts from 01.06.2020

2nd Update on the most important emergency measures for businesses issued by the Greek government in order to tackle the adverse effects of the spread of Covid-19 outbreak

How does the COVID-19 pandemic affect your contractual obligations?

Covid-19: Update on the most important emergency measures for businesses issued by the Greek government

Personal Data Processing in the context of Covid-19

Adopted Measures to tackle the adverse effects of the spread of Covid-19 outbreak

Karatzas & Partners advises Ellaktor S.A

Karatzas & Partners is the exclusive contributor to The Legal 500 (Legalease): Merger Control 4th Edition Country Comparative Guide- Greek chapter

Karatzas & Partners advises TAP’s project financing