The Chambers Europe – Year 2022


Shipping Band 1

Leading individual: Gregory Timagenis (Band 1)

What the team is known for Timagenis Law Firm maintains its established presence as a leading shipping disputes practice with experience in both litigation and arbitration mandates. The firm acts for a range of national and international clients, including ship owners, insurance companies and shipyards. The team earns particular praise for contentious work on behalf of key banks. The law firm has further expertise in advising on the registration of ships in Greece and other jurisdictions, as well as charter party disputes and the negotiation of loan agreements.


Clients highlight the firm for its reputability and reliability, with one source noting: “The partners are always available to take my phone call.”

Notable practitioners

Christos Timagenis is qualified to practise both in Greece and in the USA. He handles contentious and non-contentious shipping matters including secured lending transactions and enforcement proceedings.

Gregory Timagenis is an acknowledged leader in the Greek market focusing predominantly on maritime litigation.

Lily Politsopoulou-Timagenis regularly advises shipping companies on loan transactions and has further experience in administrative disputes.

Yiannis Timagenis earns praise from clients for his experience, alongside his commercial awareness. He acts for lenders on the negotiation or enforcement of loan agreements. He also handles charter party disputes and marine accident claims.

The Chambers Europe Guide 2022