THE EUROPEAN LEGAL 500 – Year 2008


In the Legal 500 EMEA 2008 edition, Gr. J. Timagenis Law Office is ranked in six practice areas with a top tier ranking and leading position in Shipping litigation, Ship finance, Dispute resolution, and Insurance.

  • Shipping litigation: Gr. J. Timagenis name partner is arguably Greece’s most reputable shipping litigator. He recently acted as the arbitrator in two arbitrations in Greece’s Chamber of Shipping, and is also handling an arbitration in the context of a newly established Piraeus maritime arbitration body. His team’s recent litigation work includes acting on behalf of two classification societies in a high-value law suit.
  • Ship finance: Gr. J. Timagenis is well known for asset finance, and for being very active in acting for foreign banks in shipping matters….. It remains a market leader, with name partner Gregory Timagenis known as a ‘fatherly figure among shipping lawyers’ who is ‘well respected and with huge experience’. Recent work includes acting in two transactions for Deutsche Schiffsbank, and syndicate of five international banks, in relation to the $170m financing of Capital Maritime & Trading Corp.
  • Dispute Resolution: Gr. J. Timagenis name partner Gregory Timagenis has a very strong, respected and longstanding position in the market as a litigator. In addition to his renowned shipping practice, he also handles general commercial litigation and arbitration.
  • Insurance: Gr. J. Timagenis is one of Greece’s leading shipping firms, with a high profile in litigation that includes insurance litigation related to the maritime industry.
  • Corporate and M&A: Gr. J. Timagenis is a shipping firm whose corporate work outside the sector has recently involved acting for the buyers of 25% of a television station and three radio stations.
  • Banking, finance and capital markets: Gr. J. Timagenis has a market-leading ship finance practice, and also handles banking and finance work outside the shipping sector and in the capital markets, where it acted as Greek counsel on the IPO of Globus Maritime on AIM.

Gr. J. Timagenis Law Office full rankings can be found at the Legal 500 EMEA 2008 website.

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2008