Elena Papachristou


Elena Papachristou

Contact Details

Tel.: +30 210 6967096

e.papachristou [at] zeya.com
Practice Areas

Capital Markets, Banking & Securities regulation, Corporate Governance, Securities Litigation 

Greek, English, French

Elena is a partner with our Finance and Capital Markets group of Zepos & Yannopoulos. She was admitted to the Athens Bar in 2003 and joined Zepos & Yannopoulos in 2007. Elena focuses on banking and capital markets regulation, funds and corporate governance. 

She has extensive experience in capital markets issues, advising numerous international companies on public offerings of equity, debt and other financial instruments. She has represented multinational companies in take-over bids on Greek listed companies and she advises on the listing requirements, corporate governance and other regulatory requirements of companies listed in Greece.

She regularly advises on regulatory issues relating to the management and distribution of funds in Greece and she represents the majority of foreign fund houses active in the Greek market. She is also advising major financial institutions on the regulatory and compliance requirements for the provision of banking, investment services and other investment products in Greece, the provisions of payment services and the trading on derivatives and off-exchange transactions.

She also assists international and domestic financial institutions in handling investigations and disputes with the regulatory authorities and represents clients in securities civil litigation disputes.

Elena is admitted before the Supreme Court and works in Greek, English and French.


University of Athens, Faculty of Law (LL.B.)
University College London (LL.M. in Banking and Finance Law, 2002)