Theo V Sioufas & Co. Law Offices

Shipping Department

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What the team is known for Boasts a long-standing reputation as a top shipping law practice, with a strong track record in finance transactions. Consistently recognised as a strong choice to represent banks in ship finance deals. Assists with shipbuilding matters and the negotiation of charter party agreements. Further well positioned to assist with contentious matters.

Strengths Clients say that the lawyers "are very fast, take the initiative and give solid opinions on ambiguous topics."

Sources further praise the team's "wealth of experience in the industry."

Notable practitioners

Angela Arcadis
earns praise for her work on the lender side of ship finance transactions.

Charalambos Sioufas
has considerable experience in ship finance mandates. "He solves issues before they arise," enthuses one client. "He takes a position and stands his ground," says another source.

Constantinos Emmanuel
earns praise for his broad shipping practice that includes work on both the lender and the borrower sides of finance transactions. He also handles corporate mandates in the shipping law area and wins recognition for his shipping dispute resolution practice. "He boils discussions down to the key constituent points and focuses on solving them," notes one interviewee.

The widely respected
Theo Sioufas
has a broad shipping practice that notably covers disputes. "His legal knowledge and strategic vision are unparalleled," states one source, while another interviewee adds: "He is able to combine deep legal expertise with a commercial approach."