Alexia is a Partner in the Assets & Structured Finance Group AND HEAD OF OUR ATHENS OFFICE.
Alexia advises on a wide range of ship finance matters, including the drafting and negotiation of revolving and term loan facilities, shareholders’ agreements, shipbuilding contracts and refund guarantees. She has been involved in the renegotiation of shipbuilding contracts and in a multiple order of new buildings by one of the largest Greek ship-owning groups.
Alexia also regularly acts for buyers and sellers on sale and purchase transactions.
Her clients include Greek and international banks, other financial institutions, Greek ship-owning groups and US-listed companies.
She is recommended as a leading expert in her field by legal directories Legal 500 EMEA, Chambers Europe and Chambers Global. Most recently in 2019, clients described her to Chambers as being “very good and works very hard to assist and meet our deadlines”.
- Advised BNP Paribas on a term loan facility of US$55 million to subsidiaries of Diana Shipping Inc., to finance the acquisition cost of two Capesize bulk carriers named “G.P. ZAFIRAKIS” and “P.S. PALIOS”.
- 1997 · LL.B., Kingston University
memberships & associations
- 2002 · England & Wales (Solicitor)
- 1999 · England & Wales (Barrister)