A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners
A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners

— A dynamic team of motivated business lawyers with extensive experience and high level education.

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Dr. Mantha G Varela

— Senior Associate

+30 210 94 09 960
Dr. Mantha G Varela

Born in Munich; admitted to Athens Bar Association since 2002; Supreme Court Advocate


Mantha Varela joined the firm in 2021, following a long career initially as internal legal counsel of prominent group in the financial, telecommunications and insurance sector and followingly accruing significant experience as a consultant for companies in the insurance and the wider financial sector, whereas was constantly involved in national and international litigations and arbitrations.


Mantha has a broad range of experience in the corporate, banking and insurance sector. Her experience covers a wide range of corporate M&As transactions, whereas she has expertise in projects regarding securitization of portfolios, due diligence of targeted companies, listing of both traditional and highly complex instruments (warrants) and anti – trust claims.


She has participated in some of the most highly complexed cases of civil and commercial litigation before the Greek Courts, involving the status of offshore companies, the control and ownership of large group of companies, breach of shareholders’ and share purchase agreements, claims under BBB and D&Os insurance policies, whereas has also participated in various prominent arbitration disputes both nationally and internationally.  


Mantha has also provided clients with comprehensive legal services throughout the public procurement process, including assistance in tender preparation and handing of procurement disputes.


University of Athens (LL.B.)

University of Athens (LL.M.)

University College London (LL.M.)

University of Athens (Ph.D.)


Athens Bar Association

Scientific associate of Hellenic Banking Institute of the Hellenic Bank Association

Arbitrator in the Arbitration and Mediation Center (AMC) of the German-Hellenic Chamber of Industry and Commerce (GHCIC)

Scientific associate of European Institute of Management and Finance Cyprus

Scientific associate of the Centre of Mediation of Piraeus

ΒοD member of the Hellenic Association of Financial Law


English, German


M&A and Corporate

Insurance Law

Telecommunications Law

Competition and Anti-trust

Banking and Finance


Civil and Commercial Law

Civil Procedure Law

Civil and Commercial Litigation

Public Procurement