Published on 04/02/2016 in Participants

Mr. Dimitris Cocalis, Managing Partners, Cocalis and Psarras Law Firm

Mr. Dimitri N. Cocalis is Attorney At Law and Managing Partner of the Cocalis & Psarras Law Firm and has been admitted to the Supreme Court of Greece in 1988. 

Mr. Cocalis was educated at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Law) from 1969 -1973 and at Panteion University for Political & Economic Science in 1974. He was admitted to the legal practise in 1977 and to the Supreme Court of Greece in 1988.

His practice areas include

  • International and National Arbitration

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Banking and Finance

  • Contracts and Commercial Law

  • Telecom Privatisations, Regulatory Compliance and M&A.

  • Energy Privatisations, Regulatory Compliance and M&A.

He has participated in major mergers, acquisitions and privatisation projects, in Greece, the Balkans, the Black Sea region and the wider Mediterranean region.

Mr. Cocalis has also lectured in open and closed seminars and has organized and led workshops mainly on telecommunications and technology legal matters, as well as venture capital, mergers & acquisitions, and private equity investment.

His publications include:

  • Unfair Trading Practices (Kluwer 1996)

  • Recent Energy Legislation in Greece (International Oil & Gas Finance Review 2004)

  • Recent developments in the Geek corporate finance legal framework (IFLR 2005)

  • Recent Oil & Gas developments in Greece (International Oil & Gas Finance Review 2005)

  • Greece moves to "clean - up" its act (International Oil & Gas Finance Review 2006)

  • Oil & Gas developments in Greece: Biofuels & Natural Gas (International Oil & Gas Finance Review 2007)

  • Greece an Oil & Gas supply crossroad in the making (International Oil & Gas Finance Review 2008)

  • “Hellenic Financial Stability Fund to provide safety net for banking system” (ILO 2010)

  • “Relief from performing and non-performing bank loans and facilities” (ILO 2010)

  • “Surviving the Crisis” (ILO 2009)

  • “Race for Capital Adequacy” (ILO 2009)

  • “Support Plans for Banks”  (ILO 2009),

  • “Monitoring Housing Loans and Residential Property Indexes” (ILO 2009)

  •  “Issues with Cash Pooling and Bond Loans” (ILO 2009)



Mr. Cocalis speaks Greek, English, French and (elementary) Italian. Member: Athens Bar Association