Firm Profile > Ince > Piraeus, Greece
47-49 AKTI MIAOULI
185 36 PIRAEUS
Ince > The Legal 500 Rankings
Shipping litigation Tier 2
Ince hosts dedicated practices for English and Greek shipping disputes relating to shipbuilding, ship sale and purchase contract, charterparties, bills of lading and cargo sale contract. Furthermore, international sanctions and maritime insurance are also core strengths with notable experience also held in relation to admiralty and casualty response with examples including collisions, groundings and salvage operations. In a highlight from the recent caseload, the team acted for the owners and P&I insurers of the container vessel CSL VIRGINIA that collided with a ferry close to Corisica and caused significant pollution across the French coast. Paul Herring heads the litigation practice with Dimitris Giomelakis heading the Greek dispute resolution offering.
Paul Herring; Dimitris Giomelakis
Carras (Hellas) SA
Cardiff Marine Inc
TMS Bulkers / TMS Tankers Ltd
Gard AS / Gard Greece
Navios Ship Management Inc / Navios Tankers Management Inc
Starbulk Inc/ Oceanbulk Inc / Product Shipping & Trading SA
The UK P&I Club / UK Defence Club / Thomas Miller Hellas
The West Of England
The Swedish Club
The Standard Club
Shipping finance Tier 3
The team at Ince provides clients with a ‘personal, commercial and very competent approach’. It handles all types of debt and equity financing by banks, financial institutions, funds and private equity groups while also undertaking the drafting and negotiation of all forms of shipping contracts. Examples include charterpartiers, shipbuilding contracts and MOAs for the sale and purchase of second-hand ships. Practice head Robin Parry and Ronan Le Dû ‘prove their professionalism with well-structured deals and to the point advice’.
Personal, very commercial and competent approach. Very good sense of priorities.
Robin Parry: best in the industry. He is extremely knowledgeably and efficient, provides outstanding service to clients.
‘Their service is characterized by consistent, professional and accurate work, with good industry knowledge.’
‘Both Robin Parry and Ronan Le Du have a substantial experience in ship financing and have proven their professionalism with well-structured deals and to the point advices. They both have excellent communication skills and are always hands-on the negotiation process of the loan documentation.’
ABN AMRO Bank NV
Oaktree Maritime Finance
Piraeus Bank AE
Eurobank Ergasias SA
DnB Bank ASA
Credit Suisse AG
Ince > Firm Profile
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With a heritage reaching back 150 years, Ince is a dynamic international legal and professional services firm, with offices in seven countries across Europe, Asia and the Middle East. With over 500 people, including over 100 partners worldwide, Ince provides legal advice and strategic guidance to clients ranging from the world’s oldest and biggest businesses operating across numerous industries to ultra-high net worth individuals.
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.
Facts: Over 500 lawyers and business services professionals, including over 100 partners.
Ince has 14 offices worldwide:
- UK: London, Cardiff & Aberdeen
- Germany: Hamburg
- Greece: Piraeus
- United Arab Emirates: Dubai
- 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.
|Chief Executive||Adrian Biles|
|Head of EMEA||Alexander Janes|
|Yachts and superyachts||Dimitris Kapsisemail@example.com|
|Yachts and superyachts; Insurance and reinsurance||Stuart Francisfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Business and finance||Robin Parryemail@example.com|
|Business and finance||Ronan Le Dufirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Commercial disputes; Maritime; Insurance and reinsurance; Commodities & trade||Jamila Khanemail@example.com|
|Commercial disputes; Maritime||Paul Herringfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|George Asproukos||Managing Associate||View Profile|
|Panagiotis Fokas||Associate||View Profile|
|Stuart Francis||Admiralty Manager||View Profile|
|Dimitris Giomelakis||Partner||View Profile|
|Paul Harvey||Associate & Casualty Investigator||View Profile|
|Paul Herring||Head of Office||View Profile|
|Pinelopi Karamadouki||Managing Associate||View Profile|
|Jamila Khan||Partner||View Profile|
|Ronan Le Du||Partner||View Profile|
|Victoria Liaou||Managing Associate||View Profile|
|Lida Logotheti||Associate||View Profile|
|Nikolaos Mathiopoulos||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Stavroula Mylona||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Natalie Nielsen||Managing Associate||View Profile|
|Marilena Papagrigoraki||Associate||View Profile|
|Robin Parry||Partner||View Profile|
|Vanessa Tzoannos||Senior Asociate||View Profile|