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Ince Piraeus

In the early 1990s, Ince became one of the first international firms to open an office in Piraeus. Ince's aim was to bring its practice to the heart of Greek shipping and to offer its clients a local service and on-site support.

We are committed to maintaining our position as a market leader, evolving the firm’s practice and strengthening our presence in the Greek maritime sector.


Over 500 lawyers and business services professionals, including over 100 partners.

Ince has 11 offices in 8 countries:

  • UK: London & Cardiff
  • Germany: Hamburg & Cologne
  • Greece: Piraeus
  • Gibraltar
  • United Arab Emirates: Dubai
  • Singapore
  • Hong Kong
  • China: Shanghai & Beijing

Sectors & Services

Ince is the largest international law firm shipping practice in Piraeus and the only one with a substantial Greek maritime law and dispute resolution capability. We are a market leader in shipping, admiralty and marine insurance disputes and have a prominent ship finance and transactional practice. The firm offers industry specific expertise in the shipping, insurance, trade and commodities, aviation, yacht and real estate markets.

Ince has extensive experience in all aspects of maritime law, covering disputes arising from shipbuilding and ship sale & purchase contracts, charterparties, bills of lading and cargo sale contracts, international sanctions and marine insurance claims. The firm’s admiralty and casualty response team advises on collisions, salvage operations and accidents at sea. The firm also offers a pre-litigation risk management and due diligence capability.

The firm also advises on disputes and transactional, corporate and shipping matters in the Marshall Islands and Liberia.

Ince has an expertise in debt, lease and equity financings by banks, financial institutions, funds and private equity groups, as well as in shipping contracts, including charterparties, shipbuilding contracts and MOAs for the sale and purchase of second-hand ships.

Ince represents clients in international arbitration and advises on aviation, corporate and commercial and trade and commodities disputes. The firm’s Greek law team advises on commercial transactions and disputes, real estate, compliance and regulatory issues and anti-money laundering and anti-trust policies.

The firm’s continuously expanding base of established clients includes many leading shipping companies headquartered in Greece, insurance companies, classification societies, international corporations and high net worth individuals. Ince is also the preferred firm for several of the P&I Clubs with a presence in Greece.

  • Other offices
  • London
  • Cardiff
  • Cologne
  • Hamburg
  • Gibraltar
  • Beijing
  • Shanghai
  • Hong Kong
  • Singapore
  • Dubai
  • Number of lawyers: 500+
  • at this office: 18
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Greek
  • Italian

Above material supplied by Ince.

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