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Firms To Watch: Insurance

Koutalidis Law Firm's growing practice advises on regulatory matters for both insurers and insureds, as well as local and international intermediaries. It has particular experience in M&A transactions.

Insurance in Greece

Rokas Law Firm

Rokas Law Firm has considerable experience across the spectrum of insurance work and has recently advised on regulated markets, M&A transactions and dissolutions, cross-sector joint ventures and insurtech and regtech mandates. The group is also active in court litigation and ADR mandates involving commercial, civil and administrative law. Ioannis Rokas has an excellent reputation and handles litigation and transactional work at a domestic and international level for high-profile clients. Alkistis Christofilou heads up the firm’s corporate and M&A team, and Antonios Tsavdaridis leads the arbitration practice; both contribute to the insurance work. Christos Theodorou specialises in corporate and financial law, deregulation matters and large-scale transactions, and Viktoria Chatzara handles regulatory work.

Practice head(s):

Ioannis Rokas; Alkistis Christofilou; Christos Theodorou; Antonios Tsavdaridis

Other key lawyers:

Viktoria Chatzara; Kosmas Karanikolas


‘Highly experienced team with exceptional knowledge of the market.’

‘Exceptional availability from partner. Great client care.’

‘Rokas Law firm is truly professional and delivers excellent results. Patience, compassion, knowledge, attention to detail, great communication, and professionalism.’

‘Christos Theodorou: High level of expertise, high level of commitment and excellent services.’

‘Rokas Law Office is the most reliable law firm in the insurance law field. The law firm is widely known for its expertise in the insurance practice. Their knowledge of the field is deep, and the quality of the services provided is exceptional.’

‘Excellent collaboration with Christos Theodorou.’

Work highlights

  • Advised several Occupational Insurance Funds (TEA) on the permissibility of outsourcing certain functions to insurance companies and on the conditions precedent for them to be reinsured.
  • Reviewed long-term life insurance policies providing additional coverage against the risks of accident and sickness and advised on whether the terms on premium adjustment allowed for the lawful increase of the premium.
  • Reviewed an insurance product’s complete set of documentation (General Terms & Conditions, IPID, pre-contractual information, privacy policy, etc.) to ensure its compatibility with Greek law.

PD Law Offices

The ‘exceptionally proficient’ team at PD Law Offices excels in litigation and arbitration proceedings with respect to insurance claims, and also handles advisory work and corporate and regulatory matters. The group’s work spans day-to-day legal advice and handling claims arising from various insurance products, such as property damage and public liability claims. Ioannis Pantelidis oversees international and domestic claims, handling regulatory compliance matters and commercial and corporate litigation, while Anastasia Daradani has expertise in high-stakes commercial and civil disputes. Anastasia Tsimplaki advises the firm’s international clients on corporate issues and other claims including professional liability issues.

Practice head(s):

Ioannis Pantelidis; Anastasia Daradani; Anastasia Tsimplaki

Other key lawyers:

Apostolis Balis; Eleni Pantelidi


Innovative approach, in-depth knowledge of the international law and conflict-of-law norms.’

‘Proactive approach and competent/timely legal defense in the course of litigation, and relevant settlement negotiations, as well.’

‘Great group of experienced lawyers, highly specialised in (re)insurance matters, including regulatory issues.’

‘PD Law Offices offers excellent legal services for their national and international clients. Strengths range from their experience, outstanding knowledge of the law and the capability to evaluate complex matters in an instant.’

‘Ioannis Pantelidis has a deep understanding of complex legal issues coming from decades of experience. His clients particularly benefit from his know how and assertiveness in court and in pre-trial negotiations.’

‘Anastasia Tsimplaki’s skills span a wide spread and deep knowledge of the law and experience in several jurisdictions; she is multi-lingual with an outstanding ability to solve complex legal matters.’

Key clients

Allianz Hellas Insurance Company S.A.

Groupama Phoenix Hellenic Insurance Company S.A.

BULSTRAD Vienna Insurance Group Plc.

ERGO Insurance Company Single Member S.A.

EUROLIFE FFH Life Insurance S.A.

EUROLIFE FFH General Insurance S.A.

Willis Towers Watson Greece Insurance Brokers S.A.

Willis Towers Watson Greece Insurance Agents S.A.

Bank Austria Leasing Argo Immobilien Leasing GmbH

Sigma Leasing GmbH

CORIS Assistance SA

Greek Auxiliary Fund

European Reliance General Insurance Company SA

Ydrogios Insurance And Reinsurance SA

Atlantic Union S.A.

Dynamis S.A.

International Motor Insurers Bureau

Pascal & Stratis S.A.

Ethniki Hellenic General Insurance Company S.A.

Aspis Pronia General Insurance SA

TailorMade Insurance P.C.


Work highlights

  • Represented Allianz Hellas Insurance Company S.A. in a claim concerning the provision of insurance against damage or loss of a photovoltaic system.
  • Represented Ethniki Hellenic General Insurance Company S.A. in a claim concerning injuries sustained from the use of a speedboat for water sports.
  • Represented Bulstrad Vienna Insurance Group in two actions launched by the German Pension Fund, claiming that the client was liable under German Law to remunerate the German Pension Fund for the pensions granted to the relatives of the victim of a fatal road traffic accident.

Bernitsas Law

The ‘highly motivated’ Bernitsas Law insurance team advises on commercial and regulatory issues for internationally operating insurance companies, and also assists clients with formulating and negotiating corporate transactions. The group also advises local and foreign clients on transactions including the acquisition of entire insurance entities or insurance portfolios. Team head Lambros Belessis‘ expertise includes assisting with private sector mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructurings of international companies with a presence in Greece.

Practice head(s):

Lambros Belessis

Other key lawyers:

Evi Kitsou; Christos Paraskevopoulos


‘Top legal and technical expertise and knowledge, eager to help the customer, immediate response.’

‘Availability, technical expertise, professionalism, willingness to help on all issues, highly motivated.’

Key clients



CNP Asfalistiki Ltd (Greek Branch)

Work highlights

  • Advised CVC Capital Partners’ Fund VII on its successful acquisition from National Bank of Greece of 100% of the leading Greek insurer Ethniki Insurance.
  • Advised Assicurazioni Generali SpA, in its capacity as majority shareholder of Generali Hellas SA and Generali Hellas I, on the merger of its aforementioned local subsidiaries into one entity, by absorption of the latter by the former.
  • Advised various subsidiaries of the CNP Group of Companies in Greece.

KREMALIS - Law Firm, member of Ius Laboris

KREMALIS - Law Firm, member of Ius Laboris advises on a comprehensive range of insurance mandates, from contentious work to drafting legal documents. The group also leverages the firm's extensive knowledge of employment law and is a go-to name in the market for the establishment of occupational pension funds. Team head Konstantinos Kremalis specialises in labour, social security and health law matters.


Practice head(s):

Konstantinos Kremalis

Other key lawyers:

Dimitrios Kremalis


‘Business friendly and results oriented; knowledgeable in the law.’