Dr Antonios Tsavdaridis > Rokas Law Firm > Athens, Greece > Lawyer Profile

Rokas Law Firm
106 71 ATHENS
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Work Department

Arbitration & Litigation, International Trade Law, Commercial Law, Insurance & Maritime Law, Construction & Energy Law, Investment Law




Admitted 1991, Thessaloniki; 2000, Athens; authorized to appear before the Greek Supreme Courts and lower Courts; Lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the Democritus University.

He is the Head of Arbitration at Rokas (Athens), specialises in dispute resolution and especially international arbitration and has an extensive experience of more than two decades in disputes involving arbitration before the leading arbitration centres around the world and under the most widely used arbitration rules (including ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules et al.), and has acted in a variety of arbitral seats, including London, Paris, Vienna, Athens etc.

He has acted as counsel, advisor or arbitrator (chairman and co-arbitrator) for many parties including governments and multinational corporations in various disputes involving mainly issues of international transactions & conflicts of laws, insurance & reinsurance, shipping, construction, energy.

He has also an extensive litigation experience of more than two decades before Greek Courts of all instances, in complex cases involving the same areas as in arbitration.


Greek, English, French


Secretary General of the European Court of Arbitration; President of its Greek Chapter;
Vice-President of the Greek Arbitration Association;
Vice-President of the Piraeus Association for Maritime Arbitration;
Member of the ICC Hellas Executive Committee of the Greek Committee on International Arbitration;
Treasurer of the Association International de Droit des Assurances (AIDA), Greek Chapter;
Member of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA).


Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Law School (Ph.D. in International Arbitration [summa cum laude], 1998, M.A. in Conflicts of Laws, 1993; Diploma,1989); London School of Economics (LL.M. in Arbitration & Maritime Law, 1993).


An avid reader of history books, listener of music, swimmer and traveller.

Lawyer Rankings

Greece > Insurance

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.

Greece > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Fielding a team of ‘exceptionally professional’ lawyers, Rokas Law Firm has in-depth expertise in assisting its clients with complex spin-offs and M&A transactions, along with regulatory compliance issues. Operating out of Athens, Alkistis Christofilou is an expert in restructurings and the integration of financial conglomerates in Greece, Christos Theodorou specialises in general commercial law issues, and Antonios Tsavdaridis has vast experience in international trade law proceedings. Dimitrios Chatzimichael is knowledgeable on insurance law affairs, and Alexis Foskinis is also highlighted.

Greece > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Antonios TsavdaridisRokas Law Firm

Displaying vast expertise in the energy, pharmaceuticals, and maritime industries, the ‘commercially minded’ team at Rokas Law Firm regularly acts on behalf of clients in arbitration and complex litigation. Operating out of Athens, Christos Theodorou and Antonios Tsavdaridis jointly lead the practice; the former specialises in corporate and financial cases, and the latter concentrates on international disputes. Nick Boutsikos is another experienced litigator. Andriani Kantilieraki is also noted.