Charalampos read law at Swansea University in 2014, and subsequently pursued a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in International Maritime Law at the IMO International Maritime Law Institute, graduating in 2015. In 2017 he obtained a Certificate in Shipping Finance from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Prior to joining the firm, he had worked for top-tier law firms in Greece and Malta, practicing in commercial and transport law. He was admitted to the Athens Bar in 2017 and registered as a European lawyer in Malta in 2018.
His main areas of practice are ship finance and ship registration. As part of the firm’s Shipping Practice, he is primarily involved in the drafting and reviewing of ship finance documentation. Charalampos regularly assists with the registration and discharge of ship mortgages.
Furthermore, he assists with the registration of all types of vessels under the Malta flag and also advises on non-contentious issues relating to ship sale and purchase of second-hand tonnage and newbuildings. He also liaises with shipping companies and transport authorities to facilitate transactions related to the transfer of ownership of vessels and the closure of registry.
He has a keen interest in alternative sources of ship finance and keeps abreast with market trends on non-vanilla lending practices in general.