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Ioannis Charalampopoulos and Sonia Saranti Make Partner at Machas & Partners

Ioannis Charalampopoulos and Sonia Saranti Make Partner at Machas & Partners

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Former Senior Associates Sonia Saranti and Ioannis Charalampopoulos join the Partner ranks of Machas & Partners in Greece, with Saranti also appointed Head of Banking and Finance and Charalampopoulos the firm's new Head of Corporate & M&A.

Saranti has several years of working experience both as in-house and external counsel and a particular focus on banking, finance, credit management, structured finance, and corporate transactions, according to the firm. She joined Machas & Partners in 2022 as a Senior Associate. Earlier, she spent over four years with Karatzas & Partners, between 2018 and 2022. Before that, she spent half a year in house as a Legal Advisor with Thea Artemis AEDADP, over a year as an Associate with D.K.Avgitidis & Associates, and almost a year as an Attorney at Law with Clayton Euro Risk, starting in 2016.

Charalampopoulos "led some of the most pioneer and complex public and private M&As and corporate restructurings of the past years," the firm reported. He joined Machas & Partners in 2020 as an Associate and made Senior Associate in 2022. Earlier, he spent three months with the DAPEEP as an Attorney at Law and seven more with the N.Vervessos & A.Tranta law firm. He started out as a Legal Trainee with the Bank of Greece, where he spent almost two years between 2016 and 2017.

“It is with immense pride and honor that I extend my warmest welcome to Ioannis Charalampopoulos and Sonia Saranti as they join our partnership today," Founding Partner and Chairman Petros Machas commented. "Both Ioannis and Sonia embody the core values of integrity, diligence, and relentless pursuit of excellence that have served as the bedrock of Machas & Partners since its inception [...] We eagerly anticipate their valuable contribution, fueled by their skills and enthusiasm, in enhancing our corporate culture and improving the quality and value of our services, while boosting the footprint and impact of our firm."

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