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Georgios Pantelias

Baker & McKenzie London Services Ltd.
Not admitted to practice law in this jurisdiction


Georgios Pantelias is an associate in the Financial Services & Regulatory Group in the London office. Georgios has experience advising banks, asset managers, payment institutions and fintechs on UK and EU financial services regulation. Georgios has provided regulatory advice in the areas of investment services, crypto-asset trading services, market abuse, regulatory capital, recovery and resolution, and bank governance.

In addition to his private practice, Georgios is currently conducting research at the University of Oxford (part-time PhD). His thesis focuses on bank governance and examines the liability of bank directors in the UK and the US.

Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Georgios worked at the European Central Bank and practised law at another major international law firm in Luxembourg, focusing primarily on EU banking, insurance, and investment services regulation.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advising banks, investment firms, and asset managers on the cross-border provision of services.
  • Advising on the authorisation requirements applicable to banks and payment institutions in different EU jurisdictions. 
  • Advising clients on acquisitions and disposals in regulated sectors.
  • Advising on the regulation applicable to fintechs and crypto-asset trading platforms.


  • Greece (2016)


  • University of Oxford (MPhil in Law, Financial Regulation)
  • Europa-Institut at Saarland University (LL.M. in European Economic Law)
  • National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Bachelor of Laws)


  • English
  • French
  • Greek