Valia Apostolopoulou is a partner at Karatzas & Partners. She has been involved in numerous high-profile energy sector transactions in Greece, both for international and domestic clients. She is seasoned in energy law (renewable energy, oil and gas, combined cycle gas-fired power, waste management), project finance, M&A and PPPs. She has participated in complex energy transactions, advising on various energy sector regulatory, project development and financing issues. She has also handled transactions, including regulatory consents, risk allocation and lender liability issues, and she has commented on legislative changes to the environmental and regulatory framework for RES and natural gas. Valia regularly advises potential investors and existing clients with respect to the regulatory and legal requirements applying to their energy-related activities in Greece.
She holds an LLB from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and an LLM in Tax Law from Queen Mary University of London (in coordination with the London School of Economics). She speaks Greek, English, French and Japanese.