Firm Profile > Ince > Piraeus, Greece

185 36 PIRAEUS

Shipping litigation Tier 1

Ince has a market-leading team that benefits greatly from the expertise of George Iatridis, one of the best-regarded litigators in the market. Firm chairman, Paul Herring, who is noted for his dry litigation expertise, has relocated to Piraeus to lead the office. This follows the departures of Evangelos Catsambas and former office head Antonis Lagadianos to lead a new disputes practice at Watson Farley & Williams – Greek Branch.

Shipping finance Tier 2

Ince has a strong pedigree for ship finance work and is regularly called upon by lenders to advise on financings and refinancings. Robin Parry and Ronan Le Dû have established very good reputations.

Insurance Tier 3

Disputes head George Iatridis has developed an excellent reputation for insurance work at Ince. The firm primarily handles marine insurance claims for a mix of P&I Clubs and shipowners.

One firm, in any case

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 in 7 countries:

  • UK: London, Cardiff & Aberdeen
  • Germany: Hamburg
  • Greece: Piraeus
  • Gibraltar
  • United Arab Emirates: Dubai
  • Singapore
  • 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.

Department Name Email Telephone
Yachts and superyachts Dimitris Kapsis
Yachts and superyachts; Insurance and reinsurance Stuart Francis
Business and finance Robin Parry
Business and finance Ronan Le Du
Commercial disputes; Maritime; Insurance and reinsurance; Commodities & trade Jamila Khan
Commercial disputes; Maritime Paul Herring
Photo Name Position Profile
 George Asproukos  photo George Asproukos
 Panagiotis Fokas  photo Panagiotis Fokas
 Stuart Francis  photo Stuart Francis
 Dimitris Giomelakis  photo Dimitris Giomelakis
 Paul Harvey  photo Paul Harvey
 Paul Herring  photo Paul Herring
 Pinelopi Karamadouki  photo Pinelopi Karamadouki
 Jamila Khan  photo Jamila Khan
 Ronan Le Du  photo Ronan Le Du
 Victoria Liaou  photo Victoria Liaou
 Lida Logotheti  photo Lida Logotheti
 Nikolaos Mathiopoulos  photo Nikolaos Mathiopoulos
 Stavroula Mylona  photo Stavroula Mylona
 Natalie Nielsen  photo Natalie Nielsen
 Marilena Papagrigoraki  photo Marilena Papagrigoraki
 Robin Parry  photo Robin Parry
 Vanessa Tzoannos  photo Vanessa Tzoannos
Number of lawyers : 500+
at this office : 18
Other offices : London
Other offices : Cardiff
Other offices : Hamburg
Other offices : Gibraltar
Other offices : Beijing
Other offices : Shanghai
Other offices : Hong Kong
Other offices : Singapore
Other offices : Dubai