Lily Politsopoulou-Timagenis

LL.B. (Athens), Desup I – D.E.A. (Paris I)

Mrs. Timageni is in charge of the corporate shipping practice of the Firm. She and her team act for shipowners and banks in respect of the sale and purchase of ships (including negotiations of MOAs, drafting all necessary documents and attending closing), ship financing (including negotiation and drafting loan agreements, mortgages and other securities, assignments and novation of loans), shipbuilding contracts, charterparties (including in particular negotiations of long term timecharters and bareboat charters with or without purchase option), registration of vessels, incorporation of shipping companies in several jurisdictions and organizing corporate structures of shipping groups and establishment of foreign companies in Greece and advice on shipping related tax issues. Her practice also includes sale and purchase of real estate and all relevant matters.  Mrs. Timageni has received training with a Paris based law office and the Paris Bar in Paris (1976-1977) and was a Lecturer at the Economic University of Athens in European and Commercial law (1980-1990).

Education

Certificate in Maritime and Export Law, City of London Politechnic (1990)
– LL.M., in European Law, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (1978)
– LL.M., in Commercial Company Law of University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (1976)
– LL.B., University of Athens, School of Law (1975)
– Seminar in International Financial Law at St. Caterine’s College, Oxford (1995)

Professional Affiliations/Admissions

Attorney-at-Law, Piraeus Bar, Greece (admitted 1977) – Qualified to practice before the Supreme Court

Languages

Greek, English, French, and has a good understanding of Spanish and German.

Mrs. Timageni is the author of various articles including “Registration of Ships in Greece” (Shipping Finance Annual 1995/1996 – Euromoney Publications); “Recent developments in Greek Shipping” (Shipping Finance Annual 2000/2001, Euromoney Publications).

Mrs. Timageni has attended numerous conferences and seminars including the International Maritime Law Seminar organized by Lloyd’s Maritime Training; seminar on “Limitation of Liability” organized by the Institute of Maritime Law of the University of Southampton; an intensive training program on European Community law organised by Harvard Law School; Marine Money 2nd annual ship Finance Forum; all nine International Conferences on Maritime Law organized by the Piraeus Bar and as a participant at CMI International Conferences and Colloquia in Singapore 2001, Bordeaux 2003, Vancouver 2004, Cape Town 2006, Athens 2008, Hamburg 2014, Genoa 2017.

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