Thomas Cooper’s Piraeus Shipping Team Recognised by Legal 500

Thomas Cooper’s Piraeus Shipping Team has been recognised again as one of the European leading Shipping law practices. The Shipping Team, which is led by Douglas Bateson, was praised by independent research company Legal 500, who stated:

“The lawyers at Thomas Cooper International are ‘excellent on all fronts’, ‘very experienced in marine law’ and ‘do their utmost to produce the best result for their client’. Douglas Bateson is praised for his ‘in-depth legal knowledge coupled with an understanding of commercial considerations’. Also recommended are Dimitris Anassis, for his ‘quick understanding of issues coupled with fast responses’, and the ‘very experienced, hardworking and intelligent’ Ioanna Vitta.”

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About the contributors

  • Dimitris Anassis Partner

    Dimitris is based in the firm’s Piraeus office. He deals with all types of contentious work in the context of both arbitration and court proceedings. He has been involved in numerous charterparty, bill of lading and shipbuilding disputes.

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  • Douglas Bateson Partner

    Douglas is a partner and the head of our Piraeus office. He specialises in all aspects of wet and dry shipping and is a member of our Emergency Response team.

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  • Ioanna Vitta Partner

    Ioanna is a partner based in our Piraeus office. She specialises in shipping litigation, with particular emphasis on charterparty and bill of lading problems, cargo claims, sale and purchase disputes and casualties.

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