Dr. Antonios Tsavdaridis

Phone (+30) 210 3616816

Practice Areas

  • Arbitration & Litigation
  • International Trade Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Insurance & Maritime Law
  • Construction & Energy Law
  • Investment Law


  • Greek
  • English
  • French


Born in Kavala, Greece; Member of the Thessaloniki Bar since 1991 and the Athens Bar since 2000; authorized to appear before all Greek Courts of all instances.

He is the Head of Arbitration at Rokas (Athens), specialises in dispute resolution and especially international arbitration and has an extensive experience of more than two decades in disputes involving arbitration before the leading arbitration centres around the world and under the most widely used arbitration rules (including ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules et al.), and has acted in a variety of arbitral seats, including London, Paris, Geneva, Zurich, Vienna, Stockholm, Frankfurt-am-Main, Athens, Helsinki, Bucharest etc.

He has acted as counsel, advisor or arbitrator (chairman and co-arbitrator) for many parties including governments and multinational corporations in various disputes involving issues of privatisation, M&A, insurance, shipping, international trade, agency & distribution, construction, energy, investments.

He has also an extensive litigation experience of more than two decades before Greek Courts of all instances, in complex cases involving the same areas as in arbitration.


Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Law School (Diploma,1989; M.A. in Conflicts of laws, 1993; Ph.D. in International Arbitration [summa cum laude], 1998); London School of Economics (LL.M. in Arbitration & Maritime Law, 1993).


  • “The New International Uniform Law on International Interests in Aircraft Equipment: Salient Issues”, A.Sakkoulas Publ., 2007;
  • “International Maritime Arbitration”, Sakkoulas Publ., 1999;
  • He has been the author of several articles and case law comments in legal journals and a frequent speaker in conferences in Greece and abroad.


  • President of the Greek Chapter and BoD Member of the European Court of Arbitration;
  • Vice-President of the Greek Arbitration Association;
  • BoD Member of the Piraeus Association for Maritime Arbitration;
  • BoD Member of the Association International de Droit des Assurances (AIDA), Greek Chapter;
  • Member of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA).