Firm Profile > Timagenis Law Firm > Piraeus , Greece

Timagenis Law Firm
185 36 PIRAEUS

Shipping litigation Tier 2

Timagenis Law Firm is well regarded by peers for its shipping litigation expertise. The practice, which is led by the highly-respected Gregory Timagenis, represents a mix of clients including Deutsche Bank, Queensway Navigation, and Lloyd's Register.

Insurance Tier 3

Timagenis Law Firm is another firm with a strong reputation for marine insurance work, with clients including P&I and Defence Clubs, insurance companies, and Lloyd's brokers. Gregory Timagenis is recommended.

Shipping finance Tier 3

Timagenis Law Firm, which acts for banks and ship owners in various transactions including finance and restructurings, has a strong presence in the market. Lily Timagenis has a good reputation.

The firm: Timagenis Law Firm was founded in 1977 and since then has gradually grown to become one of the most prominent and market-leading law firms in Greece. The firm currently consists of a sizeable team of lawyers whose expertise ranges from two to over 40 years of practice. Timagenis Law Firm’s legal expertise and market experience offers expert advice and personalised services to its international and domestic clients in all areas of commercial law. The firm’s tradition, strength and main volume of work lie in the shipping, banking and finance, taxation, general corporate and commercial sectors, as well as handling complex domestic and international litigations and arbitrations.

Areas of practice: Timagenis Law Firm offers comprehensive legal services in all areas of commercial law. The firm has a formidable reputation for its expertise and legal skill in complex domestic as well as international litigations with multi-jurisdictional elements and arbitrations conducted in accordance with ICC, LCIA or LMAA rules. Shipping is the traditional and core area of services of Timagenis Law Firm. The firm provides all the legal services required by domestic or international companies involved in shipping. The practice of the firm includes the handling of a very broad area of contentious matters relating to admiralty, salvage, towage, collision, charterparties, carriage by sea, bills of lading, cargo claims, personal injury, as well as arrest of ships, enforced sale of ships, maritime liens and enforcement of ship finance securities (ship finance banking litigation). It has a strong reputation in dealing with matters pertaining to all corporate aspects of shipping including inter alia incorporation of maritime companies, S&P of ships, ship financing, as well as ship and mortgage registration. The firm has an outstanding track record for advising clients on a vast range of corporate matters while providing support including the formation of all types of business organisations under Greek law, advising and formulating the structure for M&A transactions, and joint ventures.

Timagenis Law Firm possesses a high reputation for providing the highest quality legal advice and services for domestic and international clients (borrowers and lenders) in the banking and financial sector. The firm’s work on banking and finance includes but is not limited to bank licensing, opening of bank accounts, issue of bank guarantees and letters of credit, bank secrecy, structure of financing (single or multi-currency loans as well as single bank or syndicated loans), revolving facilities, enforcement of mortgages on ships or real estate and in general loan recovery and debt collection. The firm’s experience in the general commercial and company law sector has fostered the creation of an additional department within the firm that provides expert advice in the field of data protection. Timagenis Law Firm is also experienced in capital markets and the stock exchange, with specialisation in listing of shipping companies. Moreover the firm’s team also offers expert services in the real estate sector often combined with the creation of corporate structures.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking, finance and capital markets
International and domestic dispute resolution (court litigation and arbitration)
Shipping finance
Shipping litigation
Joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions
General commercial
Real estate
Corporate and foreign investment
Family and inheritance
Data protection
Agency and distribution
Number of lawyers : 18
Piraeus Bar Association
Hellenic Association of Law Firms
Hellenic Maritime Law Association
Hellenic Society of Maritime Lawyers
International Chamber of Commerce Hellas
International Propeller Club of the United States - Port of Piraeus
Piraeus Association for Maritime Arbitration
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators