Born in Athens, Greece; Member of the Athens Bar; authorized to appear before all Greek Courts of all instances; em. Professor of Commercial and Business Law, Athens University of Economics and Business; former Judge, Court of Appeal for Trademarks (1987-1990).
Founder of Rokas Law Firm, Ioannis Rokas leads the Firm’s Insurance team. Enjoying an outstanding principal specialisation in insurance law, he advises insurance companies and insured on the drafting of policies and on contentious insurance matters, primarily regarding cover and liability. During the last three decades he has developed a long-standing and active practice, representing numerous international and local undertakings in consulting and litigation / arbitration cases on insurance law matters. His further activity includes a noteworthy legal practice in mergers & acquisitions, privatizations, banking & finance, admiralty & maritime, Central and SE European law.
University of Athens Law School (Diploma, 1968); University of Berlin (Dr. Jur., 1975).
Has published over 160 articles and legal opinions in Greek and foreign Law Reviews, comments on court decisions, as well as a number of monographs and academic books mainly on insurance law and further on maritime and other commercial law subjects.
Selected, most recent publications (in Greek) include:
“Commercial Law Review” (quarterly law review published in Athens since 1950).