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Constant & Constant (TLT LLP)

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2 ranked lawyersBand 2GreeceEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Receives praise for work on behalf of shipping companies and domestic and international banks. Handles varied finance mandates ranging from the agreement of new facilities through to the recovery of creditor interests through ship arrests. Acts on the acquisition of second-hand vessels and the refinancing of existing bilateral and syndicated loans. Noted for its international and cross-border capabilities.

Strengths

One interviewee highlights the lawyers' "impeccable overview of complicated deals both from a legal and a commercial perspective."

"I have never seen a firm that is so efficient," one source enthuses, further explaining that the team is "flexible and helps clients move the deal forward."

Notable practitioners

Dual-qualified in Greece and England & Wales, Jeremy Watson maintains an excellent reputation for his presence in the shipping finance sector. He handles complex syndicated and secured lending transactions, offering additional experience in S&P deals. "Watson is able to provide tailor-made solutions to complex financial transactions," one client notes, adding that "his attention to detail and personal approach ensures a high level of client confidence."

Clients say that Stelios Andriotis is "hard-working, diligent, has a meticulous approach to legal documentation and efficiently manages the administrative side of ship finance transaction closings." Interviewees further highlight his collaborative approach, saying: "He is willing to listen to objections and have a structured dialogue." He assists borrowers and lenders with diverse ship finance matters.

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Jeremy Watson
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Stelios Andriotis
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