Maria Nefeli Bernitsa

Maria Nefeli Bernitsa

  • Associate

Maria is an associate in the Financial Services & Markets department.

She advises on regulatory perimeter and licencing issues, MiFID II, AIFMD, SMCR, IFR/IFD, and Brexit (including in relation to fund marketing, fund management, restructuring and contract continuity of securities financing contracts).

She has also advised on new firm authorisations, the launch of a credit and real estate business line by private equity firms, financial promotions, change of control and compliance with ongoing regulatory obligations.

Pro bono and Hellenic Law Association

Maria is involved in the firm's pro bono work including the family legal advice clinic in Bethnal Green. She is also on the management team of the Hellenic Law Association (link) which brings together lawyers of Greek or Greek Cypriot descent practising law in the UK, whether in law firms, in-house positions, or government.