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Rokas Law Firm
106 71 ATHENS

Work Department

Insurance Law, Banking Law, General Commercial Law, Admiralty and Maritime Law, Environmental Law, Central and Eastern European Law.


Senior Partner


Born in Athens, Greece; admitted 1971, Athens; authorized to appear before the Greek Courts of all instances; Em. Professor of Commercial and Business Law, Athens University of Economics and Business; Judge, Court of Appeal for Trademarks, 1987-1990.

Founder of Rokas Law Firm, he leads the insurance law team at Rokas (Athens). Long experience as a lawyer in sophisticated cases of mergers & acquisitions, privatizations, banking & finance, admiralty & maritime, Central and SE European law. His dispute resolution practice spans over forty years and mainly focuses on complex conflicts in the insurance sector; advises on regulatory, corporate and contract matters primarily of insurance undertakings; has chaired a number of law drafting committees.

Honorary President of AIDA (International Insurance Law Association)


Greek, German, English, French.


International Insurance Law Association (AIDA), consisting of 57 national scientific sections with over ten thousand members/insurance specialists: Honorary President;
President of the Hellenic Insurance Law Association;
Member of the Project Group “Restatement of European Insurance Contract Law” which produced the “Principles of European Insurance Contract Law” (PEICL) and joined the European Network of Excellence on European Contract Law;
Member of the Greek Arbitration Association;
Member of the Piraeus Association for Maritime Arbitration;
Comite Maritime Internationale: former General Secretary of the Greek Section;
Mediterranean Maritime Arbitration Association: former Chairman;
Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Italian book series ‘Insurance Science’, Esi publishing;
Member of the Editorial Board of the European Insurance Law Review, AIDA Serbia Chapter;
Chairman of Legislation and Drafting Committees for the Greek Commercial Code, Insurance Law, Patent Law and member of Drafting Committees of numerous other Acts.


University of Berlin (Dr. Jur., 1975); University of Athens Law School (Diploma, 1968).

Lawyer Rankings

Greece > Insurance

(Hall of Fame)

Ioannis RokasRokas Law Firm

Rokas Law Firm has cemented its place at the top of the insurance law market through its extensive work on contentious, regulatory and policy wording matters, with assistance covering Greek, EU and US law issues. The team is well versed in representing domestic and international companies in court litigation and alternative dispute resolution, with founding partner Ioannis Rokas being an expert in global and local insurance undertakings before Greek and English Courts. Alkistis Christofilou and Christos Theodorou specialise in financial law and regulatory compliance. Antonios Tsavdaridis is an experienced arbitration practitioner, and Nick Boutsikos is knowledgeable in private insurance law. Viktoria Chatzara left the firm in July 2023.