Yiannis joined the firm in 2008 after having worked in London with a major city law firm. During that time he qualified as a solicitor and practiced in the transport finance department of that firm. His practice focuses primarily on asset finance, banking, syndicated lending and commercial contracts with particular emphasis on shipping (preparation of sale and purchase and ship registration documentation, charterparties, joint ventures, shipbuilding and conversion contracts etc.). Yiannis has also been involved in corporate and EU competition law matters relating to shipping pools.
Yiannis specializes also in international and domestic commercial arbitration and litigation, ADR and maritime arbitration where he advises clients on specialized points of law. Since 2006 he is a full member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has written a number of articles on the relevant subjects.
2004 LL.B. - Athens University, Faculty of Law
2006 LL.M. - University of London, Queen Mary and Westfield College
Attorney at Law, Piraeus Bar, Greece (admitted 2006)
Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (admitted 2007)
Piraeus Bar Association
The Law Society of England and Wales
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
The British Institute of International and Comparative Law
"The Subject-matter of the Civil Trial According to the ECJ Case-law", Dike International (Hellenic), Vol. 36, 2005, p. 955
"Does the Legislator have the Power to prohibit Appeals against Court Rulings?", Co-author with R. Makri, Dike International (Hellenic), Vol. 34, 2003, p. 891
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