Maria Nefeli Bernitsa

Maria Nefeli Bernitsa


Bernitsas Law, Greece

Maria Nefeli is specialised in financial services law, with a focus on high impact legislative and regulatory changes.

She advises on finance and capital markets transactions involving listed and private companies, in particular on large scale deals carried out in the context of regulatory changes. She has experience in leading on financial services matters arising from group restructures of global multi-strategy asset managers, new authorisations of regulated firms and regulatory issues in private placements and IPOs. 

Maria Nefeli advises on ESG issues, with a focus on the application of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) and the Taxonomy Regulation on alternative investment managers.

Prior to joining the Firm, Maria Nefeli was a senior associate in a tier 1 financial services and markets team in London and was seconded to a global investment firm to implement European ESG legislation. Maria Nefeli holds an LLB (Hons) from University College London (UCL) and an MBA from INSEAD. She is admitted to the Law Society of England & Wales (2015) and the Athens Bar (2019).

Thursday 27

  • 16.00 - 16.35

    Sustainable Finance: The Increasing Importance Of ESG


    location_onKaramanlis Hall | European Cultural Centre of Delphi