The Legal 500 – Year 2019

  • Shipping Litigation 2nd Tier

    Timagenis Law Firm is well regarded by peers for its shipping litigation expertise. The practice, which is led by the highly-respected Gregory Timagenis, represents a mix of clients including Deutsche Bank, Queensway Navigation, and Lloyd’s Register.

  • Shipping Finance

    Timagenis Law Firm, which acts for banks and ship owners in various transactions including finance and restructurings, has a strong presence in the market. Lily Timagenis has a good reputation.

  • Insurance

    Timagenis Law Firm is another firm with a strong reputation for marine insurance work, with clients including P&I and Defence Clubs, insurance companies, and Lloyd’s brokers. Gregory Timagenis is recommended.

    The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2019


The Chambers Global – Year 2018

  • Shipping Band 1
    Leading individual: Gregory Timagenis (Band 1)

    Gregory Timagenis receives universal acclaim as “one of the best” practitioners in the shipping arena, with sources advising: “He has a very deep knowledge of Greek Law and is always up to date on the regulations.” His prowess in the market entails both corporate and finance matters as well as contentious proceedings. He is highly regarded by domestic and international financial institutions, shipping companies and insurance clubs.

    The Chambers Global Guide 2018


The Legal 500 – Year 2018

  • Shipping Litigation 2nd Tier

    Timagenis Law Firm has a strong track record representing clients on shipping disputes in the Greek courts. Gregory Timagenis is recommended.

  • Shipping Finance

    Timagenis Law Firm’s strong maritime practice also handles ship finance work. Lily Politsopoulou-Timagenis is a key contact.

  • Insurance

    Timagenis Law Firm is known for its shipping litigation expertise.

    The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2018


The Legal 500 – Year 2017

  • Shipping Litigation 1st Tier

    Gregory Timagenis is the key contact for shipping disputes at Timagenis Law Firm.

  • Shipping Finance 2nd Tier

    Timagenis Law Firm’s maritime practice, which is led by Lily Politsopoulou-Timagenis, is active on shipping finance matters. Gregory Timagenis and Yiannis Timagenis are also noted.

  • Dispute Resolution

    Gregory Timagenis is recommended at Timagenis Law Firm for arbitration and litigation.

  • Insurance

    Timagenis Law Firm is noted for its shipping law experience and is active in the insurance sector.

  • Projects & Privatization

    Past clients for Timagenis Law Firm include Emma Delta Hellenic Holdings.

    The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2017


The Chambers Global – Year 2016

  • Shipping Band 1
    Leading individuals: Gregory Timagenis (Band 1), Lily Politsopoulou-Timagenis (Band 3)

    Gregory Timagenis advises a range of local and international clients, including insurers and shipyards. He is highly regarded for his capability in handling disputes and sources say: “He is my first choice for really difficult cases.” His decades of experience are respected by his peers, one of whom adds: “He follows the market very closely and is very hands-on.” Lily Politsopoulou-Timagenis has particular expertise in matters pertaining to shipping finance and assist with related corporate and transactional matters. Market commentators state: “She is very capable.”

    The Chambers Global Guide 2016


The Legal 500 – Year 2016

  • Shipping Litigation 1st Tier

    The “very experienced” team at Timagenis Law Firm includes the “highly regarded” Gregory Timagenis. The department acted as Greek counsel for the government of Iraq, and the country’s Ministry of Oil, in a case against a major Greek shipping company regarding the export of crude oil.

  • Shipping Finance 2nd Tier

    With “an excellent reputation”, Timagenis Law Firm acts for both borrowers and banks. Recent highlights include advising Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank on a number of restructuring and refinancing transactions; and acting for a borrower on the restructuring and refinancing of a $148m loan from RBS. Lily Politsopoulou-Timagenis leads the department, and Gregory Timagenis and Yiannis Timagenis are also recommended.

  • Dispute Resolution

    Gregory Timagenis is recommended at Timagenis Law Firm, which is instructed in several high-profile litigation and arbitration cases.

  • Insurance

    Particularly noted for its insurance expertise in the shipping arena, Timagenis Law Firm acts for clients such as P&I clubs, underwriters and insurance brokers.

  • Projects & Privatization

    Timagenis Law Firm was instructed by Emma Delta Hellenic Holdings on its acquisition of a controlling stake in OPAP.

  • Employment

    Timagenis Law Firm advises Greek and international clients on matters including employment structures, flexible schemes, and restructuring.

    The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2016


The Chambers Global – Year 2015

  • Shipping Band 1
    Leading individual: Gregory Timagenis (Band 1)

    The “excellent” Gregory Timagenis is considered “number one in terms of knowledge and expertise” by market observers. He is well versed on a range of maritime issues, including ship financing issues and disputes.

    The Chambers Global Guide 2015


The Legal 500 – Year 2015

  • Shipping Litigation 2nd Tier

    Gregory Timagenis of Timagenis Law Firm has established a good reputation. The firm has a versatile practice, with experience including maritime arrests, personal injury and shipbuilding disputes.

  • Shipping Finance

    Timagenis Law Firm has a strong record of advising borrowers and banks, such as Eurobank, Calyon and Piraeus Bank. Lily Politsopoulou-Timagenis heads the team.

  • Insurance

    Timagenis Law Firm has a strong shipping insurance practice that represents P&I clubs, shipowners, shipyards, insurers and Lloyd’s brokers.

  • Employment

    Timagenis Law Firm has good experience representing shipping clients in employment law matters, including collective redundancy agreements and employment negotiations.

    The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2015


The Legal 500 – US Special Edition – Year 2014

  • Shipping Litigation 2nd Tier

    Shipping disputes are a core area for Timagenis Law Firm, where Gregory Timagenis has a very good reputation. The firm covers wet and dry shipping law, and regularly advises on maritime arrests, shipbuilding disputes and personal injury cases.

  • Banking, Finance and Capital Markets

    Lily Politsopoulou-Timagenis heads the team at Timagenis Law Firm, which, outside of its normal ship finance sphere, also has considerable experience in debt and equity capital markets. Clients include Barclays, Emporiki Bank and Calyon.

  • Employment

    Timagenis Law Firm expertly advises shipping clients on employment law, including collective redundancy agreements and employment negotiations.

  • Insurance

    Timagenis Law Firm is highly recommended for shipping-related insurance claims. Clients include P&I Clubs, such as the Hellenic Mutual War Risks Association, as well as insurers, Lloyd’s brokers, shipowners and shipyards.

  • Shipping Finance

    Lily Politsopoulou-Timagenis heads a strong team at Timagenis Law Firm, which acts for borrowers and lenders, including Calyon, Emporiki Bank, Piraeus Bank and EFG Eurobank Ergasias.

    The Legal 500 – US Special Edition 2014


The Legal 500 – Year 2013

  • Shipping Litigation 1st Tier

    Timagenis Law Firm is recommended for wet and dry shipping cases, and Gregory Timagenis has an excellent reputation for both litigation and arbitration. The firm is regularly involved in shipbuilding disputes, personal injury claims and maritime arrests.

  • Shipping Finance

    Timagenis Law Firm acts for a mix of borrowers and lenders, including Emporiki Bank, UniCredit and New Proton Bank. Lily Politsopoulou-Timagenis heads the team.

  • Banking, Finance and Capital Markets

    Timagenis Law Firm advises a number of major banks, including Emporiki Bank, Calyon, Eurobank EFG and Barclays. The firm is strong in ship finance and has considerable capital markets experience, particularly equity listings of shipping companies. Lily Politsopoulou-Timagenis is the main contact.

  • Corporate and M&A

    Timagenis Law Firm’s shipping clients regularly instruct it on high-level corporate matters and M&A transactions that are not exclusive to the shipping sector. It also advises shipowners on their wider commercial investments.

  • Dispute Resolution

    Athough best known for shipping cases, Timagenis Law Firm is also regularly involved in non-maritime disputes. Gregory Timagenis is a highly experienced arbitrator.

  • Employment

    Timagenis Law Firm is often instructed by shipping clients on contentious and non-contentious employment issues, and is experienced in collective redundancy and employment negotiations.

  • Insurance

    Timagenis Law Firm mainly acts in insurance-related disputes for a range of client, including P&I clubs such as the Hellenic Mutual War Risks Association, as well as insurers, Lloyd’s brokers, shipyards and shipowners.

    The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa  2013