Petros Machas

Founding Partner, Chairman

Petros Machas is the Founding Partner and Chairman of Machas & Partners, one of the most dynamic and fast-growing law firms in Greece.

In 2011, Petros Machas was a Senior Associate in one of the oldest law firms in Greece, handling several complex commercial deals and high-profile cases both in Greece and abroad. In his career, Petros has developed a strategic pro-business approach and has earned the respect of his peers and clients for his solid, proactive and effective multi-jurisdictional practice.

Machas & Partners is acknowledged for its cross-border litigation practice and for providing high quality services in demanding and sophisticate corporate deals. Its experience spans M&As, real estate, privatizations and energy, as well as capital markets, banking and finance matters including syndicated loans, convertible & HY bonds, debt restructuring, asset or trade finance in the fields of real estate, concessions, energy etc.

Petros has spoken at numerous international conferences on the legal framework for investments in Greece, Real Estate Projects and PPPs and has been the advisor to the Greek Ministry of Development for drafting the new Investment Law.

Petros is ranked as a lawyer in Dispute Resolution and in White Collar Crime (Spotlight Table) by Chambers Europe. He is a member of the European Criminal Bar Association (ECBA) and the Athens Bar. Petros is also a Registered European Lawyer at the Solicitors Regulatory Authority of England and Wales.

University of Athens Law School (LL.B)
Julius Maximilians Universitaet Wuerzburg (LL.M. hons)
Athens Bar Association, 1998
Greek English German French
Petros Machas of Machas & Partners has longstanding experience defending executives in white-collar crime cases, including those where fraud or bribery is alleged. "Machas is very sharp, quick and helps you understand the issues and guides you through them," commends one of his clients. Chambers Europe, 2022 White-collar Crime