Yannis is qualified as a Solicitor in England with extensive experience and competence in within shipping, finance and international trade law, practised in London, Athens and Oslo. He is the trusted advisor of major shipping financing and investment houses, financing institutions, ship-owners, investors and funds, and offshore contractors on project finance structures, ship finance, shipbuilding, sale/purchase, chartering, offshore contracting (O&G and energy).
Yannis combines a thorough understanding of both the financing, as well as the operational and commercial elements of shipping transactions, which, together with his communications skills, makes him an excellent advisor in strategising and negotiating project finance, shipbuilding, construction and charter contracts, and negotiating out-of-court dispute resolution on shipping and offshore contracts. Yannis has expertise in contracts for specialised vessels (Rigs, LNGC, FPSO, offshore construction and support), projects and offshore installations. Yannis has a refined expertise on contractual issues of insurances, indemnities, contract variations, termination and suspension, damages and remedies, guarantees and other sureties, and ship-technology.
|2019||-||(t.d.)||Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS|
|2017||-||2018||Associate Partner, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS|
|2014||-||2016||Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma AS|
|2011||-||2014||Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma AS|
|2009||-||2010||Associate, Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma AS|
|2009||-||2009||Associate, Deverakis Law Office (Dryships/Cardiff Marine) (Athens)|
|2008||-||2008||Legal consultant, Korres (Athens)|
|2003||-||2006||Legal advisory attorney, Thomson Reuters (London)|
|2003||Legal Practice Course, Bristol, University of the West of England|
|2002||Master of Laws (LL.M.), Bristol, University of the West of England|
|2001||Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) University of Plymouth|
- Norwegian (medium)
- German (medium)