Petros is the founder and Managing Partner of Machas & Partners. Before establishing Machas & Partners, Petros Machas was a Partner 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 Machas 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. He is one of the most recognized and influential litigators in Greece, as well as an experienced and tested attorney in complex cross border disputes before international arbitration. Petros has also acted as lead lawyer on various high profile and high value transactions over recent years. These include large M&A transactions and financial services transactions, including securitisations of various financial assets. Petros is regularly asked to speak at 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.