Commercial & Corporate Law

Shipping

Tourism & Real Estate

Top legal firm in Piraeus, Greece

The Law Offices of Basil T. Patkos is a widely recognized as being one of the top legal firms in Piraeus, Greece, due to international exposure and experience, quality services and record with cases that created legal history and precedents in the shipping and commercial matters.

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About Us

Quality services, efficiency and in-depth analysis of our clients’ needs are the three basic pillars of our firm.

This year, the firm celebrated its 50th year anniversary from when it was established by Basil (Bill) T. Patkos in Piraeus, Greece, a Greek lawyer, with extensive international practice in New York and London.

The Law Offices of Basil T. Patkos is a distinguished Piraeus-based law firm representing clients in the maritime industry from all over the world, including, but not limited to banks, senior & mezzanine lenders, shipowners, shipmanagers, insurance companies, financial institutions, equipment lessors, shipbrokers, shipping agents, to name a few. Moreover, we have cooperated with foreign law firms requiring representation in Greece.

Why Choose Law Offices of Basil T. Patkos

Wide Network

Of first class correspondents in the shipping and financial centers around the globe

Long history of maritime law experience

Legal solutions to our clients with over 45 years of experience

Efficiency

We will get your legal issue resolved as quickly as possible

Trust

Effective communication with clients

Our Areas of Practice

The Law Offices of Basil T. Patkos maintains a strong Banking, Corporate Finance and Capital Markets department, representing and advising clients in: ship finance, loan agreements or relevant financial instruments and mortgages, sales and purchases of ships, including yachts and megayachts, charter party disputes, negotiations and workout of marine debt financing, registration of commercial ships under the Greek flag as well as flags of convenience, maritime and transport law and international transactions. Furthermore, the firm deals with general corporate and commercial law, comparative law and litigation, local and international.

Maritime Law

Our expert maritime lawyers bring together expertise across a wide area of legal practice, including admiralty, marine insurance, international trade, finance, corporate, tax, employment, international regulations, litigation and dispute resolution to provide clients with a full service across the shipping sector.

Real Estate

Our expert maritime lawyers bring together expertise across a wide area of legal practice, including admiralty, marine insurance, international trade, finance, corporate, tax, employment, international regulations, litigation and dispute resolution to provide clients with a full service across the shipping sector.

Commercial

Our expertise in the area of commercial contracts spans across the entire range of strategic contracts, agreements and arrangements, including joint ventures, co-operations and partnerships, transactional agreements, outsourcing, advertising, branding, media and sponsorship, licensing of commercial rights, sales and marketing, manufacturing, purchase and supply, standard trading terms and conditions, distribution, agency and franchise, warehousing, storage and logistics, freight and transport, shared and transitional services, etc.

Financial

Law offices of Basil T. Patkos has been providing leading-edge consultancy services to banks, securities brokerage firms and other major local and foreign institutions, dealing with a large variety of financial products for many years.

Tourism Law

There is a large variety of tourism regulations within the different competency levels of administration.

Athens 2004

The successful OLYMPIC GAMES in ATHENS 2004 have already given to Athens, Greece, another dimension for international corporate and real estate activities. Our Law Offices, which were strongly involved in the Olympic Games matters, have developed a wide activity in consulting in Real Estate and Tourism, focusing on the Post-Olympic Games Touristic Infrastructure and business opportunities in Greece.