Maritime Affairs, Corporate Business & Hotel Legal Representation
Starting as a general practicing lawyer in 2000, Dafni Batsara, the founder of Batsara & Associates Law Firm, gained vast experience in Business and Personal legal services by working with the best. In 2002 she decided to establish her own law firm in Thessaloniki, on 21 V. Irakliou str.
A two foreign language speaking lawyer, with strong negotiating skills, she climbed the ladder of success by working overtimes on building trusting relations with clients and wining several serious cases on behalf of them (corporate, banking, criminal, real estate & construction, insurance, intellectual property, legislation & dispute resolution).
Due to her involvement in numerous legal cases, in 2005 she saw the need of creating a network of associate lawyers (each one dealing with specific issues) in several cities around Greece. The collaboration with the Associate Professor of Greek and European Constitutional Law of the Aristotle University Dr. Lina Papadopoulou was a decisive turning point. This was the beginning of the creation of Batsara & Associates law firm, that today has evolved in one of the most reliable and flexible law firms in Greece (with presence in 20 Greek cities), the Balkans (Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania etc), Germany and Russia.
The law firm provides comprehensive services to companies, entrepreneurs and individuals, covering them with legal advice and representation in all kinds of courts of all grades. In parallel Batsara & Associates implements pro bono and CSR practices by offering it’s free of charge services to Social Welfare Organizations and individuals with low income and no access to the Greek justice system.
In 2012 the law firm was honoured to be proposed as a Special Consultant to the General Secretary of Sports at the Hellenic Ministry of Culture & Sports.
From 2013 the law firm participates as a member of the Legislative Drafting Committee with a mission of writing the New Greek Sports Law.
In 2016 the law firm becomes a full member of the Hellenic-Russian Chamber of Commerce
From November 2016 Dafni Batsara becomes the Director of the Minister's office, in the Greek Ministry of Maritime Affairs & Insular Policy.
From December 2017 Dafni Batsara becomes an accredited mediator (certified by KEDIP in cooperation with International Mediaton Consulting of Canada and the Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights).