Christos G. Timagenis

Chairman of the Legal Committee

Partner at Timagenis Law Firm

Christos Timagenis is an attorney-at-law qualified to practice before the Supreme Court of Greece (“Areios Pagos”) and a partner at Timagenis Law Firm where he advises ship-owners, publically listed corporations, ship-managers, ship-brokers, banks and various other types of financial institutions and investors. His practice focuses primarily on shipping law (sale, purchase, financing and registration of vessels), shipping taxation matters, mergers and acquisitions, joint-ventures, general corporate and commercial law, financial instruments and capital market offerings. Christos is also involved in major shipping and commercial litigation and arbitration cases. He is the author of several articles published in the Commercial Law Review of Greece and is often invited as a conference and panel speaker on shipping finance, corporate and taxation matters.

Christos joined Timagenis Law Firm in 2009 after having worked at the New York office of Wall Street law firm Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, practicing mainly corporate, securities and international finance law. Previously, he has also worked as a summer intern in the capital markets practice group at the London office of Shearman & Sterling LLP.


New York University School of Law (U.S.A.) – Master of Laws (LL.M.) – 2008,

Fulbright Scholarship and Arthur T. Vanderbilt Scholarship (merit-based full tuition scholarship)

Cambridge University – Trinity College (U.K.) – Master of Laws (LL.M.) – 2007,

Lizette Bentwich Prize for academic achievement

University of Athens School of Law (Greece) – Bachelor Degree in Law (Ptychion) – 2006, grade “Excellent” (“First Class Honors”), graduated as valedictorian (read academic oath)

Université de Cergy-Pontoise (France) – 2004, Erasmus exchange student scholarship

Bar Admissions:

Piraeus Bar (Greece) qualified before the Supreme Court, New York Bar (U.S.A.)

Professional Affiliations / Memberships:

Piraeus Bar Association

New York County Lawyers’ Association

International Propeller Club – Port of Piraeus (Governor – elected for the term 2017-2019)

Hellenic Maritime Law Association


Greek (native), English, French

Inspirational Quote: ‘It only Works, if you Work it’