Vanessa K. Dritsa

LL.B. (Athens), LL.M. (London)

Vanessa joined the Firm in July 2019. Prior to joining the Firm, she worked for a shipping law firm based in Piraeus. Her work covers shipping finance and S&P transactions and she is currently also involved in litigation cases.

Vanessa has gained experience in ship finance transactions acting on behalf of both the borrowers and the lenders in drafting and reviewing loan and security documentation. She has represented various clients in sale and purchase transactions and newbuildings by assisting in the negotiations, drafting of the sale and purchase documentation, arranging for vessel registration and attending deliveries. She also has experience in dealing with corporate matters such as the incorporation of companies in various jurisdictions, the establishment of foreign companies in Greece and she also assists clients with the day to day running of their business and KYC compliance with banks.

In the area of litigation, Vanessa is currently participating in shipping and corporate litigation cases by assisting with legal research and drafting legal actions and pleadings.

Education

– LL.M., Maritime Law, University College London (2015)
– LL.B., University of Athens, School of Law (2012)

Professional Affiliations/Admissions

Attorney-at-law, Athens Bar, Greece (admitted 2014)

Languages

Greek, English, and has an intermediate understanding of French and Spanish

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