Europe/Greece

HFW bolsters Greek ship finance offering with Ince team hire

Ince’s Greek finance practice head Robin Parry joins alongside fellow partner Ronan Le DU and six more lawyers

Hill Dickinson secures former Ince team for Cyprus office launch

Shipping partners George Zambartas and Ester Toumpouris join alongside trio of associates and existing support team

Ince bolsters Greek presence with seven new faces for Piraeus office from rival firms

Rise in volume of work sees new arrivals join shipping litigation and ship finance teams from firms including Hill Dickinson and WFW

Hill Dickinson mourns loss of Piraeus office head Patrick Hawkins

Colleagues and clients pay tribute to 'much loved' and 'trusted' Greek office managing partner

  • 3yrs

Brexit and environment on the agenda in busy week for maritime lawyers

European Maritime lawyers meet in London Brexit, hot on the heels of IMO approving GHG programme and rejecting US last minute pitch.

  • 5yrs

The UK & Europe cryptocurrency race is on

Race is on but compariable regulatory extensions suggests UK regulation of the cryptocurrency market would take two years, says legal director.

  • 5yrs

ICOs not working as expected say regulators

EU financial markets regulator to examines ICOs to determine road aged for regulation.

  • 5yrs

ACC Europe elects new president

Hans Albers of Juniper Networks is to lead the European in-house network, aims for growth.

Balancing competitiveness and environment tops the maritime agenda

Global Legal Post is at the Malta Maritime Summit 2018, officially opened by the Malta transport minister, who also held tripartite meeting.

  • 5yrs

CJEU takes the biscuit!

Following a CJEU order, the EU intellectual property office (EUIPO) needs to revisit a 16-year-old decision on the shape of KitKat bars.

  • 5yrs

Digital age copyright reform stalls as MEPs vote down changes

Despite celebrity endorsement, reform of EU copyright reform voted down giving campaigning internet companies a big win.

  • 5yrs

EU asked for GDPR exemptions by regulators

Regulators are concerned cross-border investigations could be placed in jeopardy by GDPR requirements.

  • 5yrs

Shipping industry fights back on over-zealous eco-regulations

Major shipping companies complain they are legislative guinea-pigs unfairly targeted for over-zealous eco-regulations.

  • 5yrs

EC to remove 'unwarranted' regulatory barriers for SBBS

The European Commission (EC) is proposing new rules to remove regulatory barriers and offer market-led solutions for sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBS).

  • 5yrs

Lawyer unexpectedly qualifies for the Olympics

A Greek lawyer will run in the marathon at the Olympics this month, having qualified without realising.

  • 7yrs

Lawyers head to Lesvos to provide legal aid

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) and the Deutscher Anwaltverein (DAV) have launched their joint European Lawyers in Lesvos project, aimed at providing legal assistance to migrants requiring international protection.

  • 7yrs

Top lawyer under fire in Longleat Estate trustee row

One of the UK's most esteemed family lawyers, Richard Parry, may be forced by a High Court judge to step down from his trusteeship of the Longleat Estate.

  • 8yrs

China's Yingke opens in Greece

Chinese law firm Yingke has opened an office in Greece, its 27th overseas. The new office will work in a strategic partnership between Yingke and Machas & Partners, an Athens-based law firm founded in 2011 that also has offices in London and Monaco.

  • 8yrs

Greeks reject advice over Elgin marbles

In an unexpected turn of events, the Greek government is going to deal with the contentious Elgin marbles by diplomatic means, despite advice from Amal Clooney to use international law to regain the national treasures.

  • 9yrs

Greek shipping tycoons take shelter behind legendary Shearman tax clause

Both the new Greek government and the troika would like to see the country's shipping magnates contribute more to the country's financial restructuring but a 1953 clause in the constitution, said to be penned by Shearman & Sterling, is saving them.

  • 9yrs
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