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George Paleokrassas

Athens, Greece Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Shipping: Finance (International Firms)
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Shipping: Finance (International Firms) - Greece

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George Paleokrassas receives praise for his "calm and gentle approach to stressful situations.""He has in-depth knowledge and can handle all situations with the proper approach, giving measured and helpful solutions," states another client. Paleokrassas acts for major shipping groups and lenders on debt restructurings, sale and leaseback transactions and new syndicated loan facilities.
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George is a Partner in the Asset Finance group, head of the firm’s Athens office and Global Co-Head of the Maritime sector.

George advises on a broad range of work spanning the maritime sector, acting for major shipping lenders and shipowners on the structuring and restructuring of loan and leasing transactions, the acquisition, sale and transfer of shipping loan portfolios, on transactions involving distressed assets as well as for owners, operators and investors on shipbuilding projects, long-term charter arrangements, joint ventures and other general corporate matters involving shipowning groups.

Career

He is universally recognised as one of the leading lawyers in the maritime sector both in Greece and internationally, including by legal directories Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Legal 500 EMEA and IFLR 1000. In 2019, Chambers styled him quite simply an “excellent lawyer” and Legal 500 as “highly esteemed”. Clients have described him as “utterly outstanding.”

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George Paleokrassas

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WFW advises UOG on UACC acquisition and financing

Authors: George Paleokrassas, Dhruv Paul, Toby Royal, Steven Hollander, Dimitris Karamacheras, Georg Junginger, Todd Johnson, Daniel Berger, Manos Pontikis, Rohan Inamdar

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