George Iatridis LCI Law Partner

George Iatridis

Partner
The Legal 500 Leading Individual 2023

George is one of the three founding partners of LCI Law, and practices Greek-law shipping dispute resolution.

He started his career at Vgenopoulos & Partners, where he became a partner, and continued as a senior partner of Ince & Co’s Piraeus office and Watson Farley & Williams’ Athens office, before starting LCI Law.

George has over 30 years of experience in advising Greek and international shipowning companies, P&I Clubs, banks and insurers. He acts in complex and high-value litigation cases, including several of the most significant and prominent ship casualties in Greece over the last two decades, marine pollution disputes, cargo and charterparty claims, ship sale and shipbuilding contract disputes, crew disputes, and enforcement and foreclosure. On the non-contentious side, he also advises on commercial, insurance, employment and compliance issues arising in the day-to-day business of shipping companies.

Experience

  • Handled the Sea Diamond high-profile Greek case arising from the sinking of a passenger ferry at Santorini, Greece
  • Handled the Norman Atlantic high-profile case arising from a fire on board a ferry boat in the Adriatic Sea after sailing from Greece

Accreditations

George is ranked in Band 2 of Chambers Global, which notes him as “frequently seen advising cruise companies and ship owners on civil and penal litigation as well as claims relating to pollution, wrecks and other damages” and which quotes him as providing “very strong subject knowledge” (Chambers Global 2024). He is listed as a Leading Individual for Shipping Litigation in Greece in The Legal 500, quoted as being an “excellent lawyer, hands on, always available”. He is also ranked by Who’s Who Legal for Transport-Shipping, who comment that “George Iatridis has a wealth of experience advising domestic and international clients on complex high-value disputes involving ship casualties, marine pollution and cargo claims among others.”. 

Memberships & Associations

Piraeus Bar Association

Languages

George is fluent in Greek and has a professional working proficiency in English

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