Kelina Kantzou


T: +30 21 0455 7300
D: +30 210 4557320

Summary Open

Kelina Kantzou is an attorney at law in the Shipping Finance Group, specialising in shipping. She advises banks, financial institutions and US-listed companies on all aspects of ship financing (including restructurings) as well as on the documentation relating to the sale, purchase and operation of ships (newbuilding and second-hand).

Experience Open

    • Advising BNP Paribas SA, Nordea Bank Finland PLC and Unicredit Bank AG regarding loan facilities to Tsakos Energy Navigation (“TEN”) for the financing part of the construction cost of five 112,700 metric tons deadweight crude oil tankers being constructed by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co., Ltd and Daewoo – Mangalia Heavy Industries S.A.

Education Open

  • 2014 Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law to the Athens Bar Association, Greece and the New York Bar Association, USA
  • 2011 to 2012 Boston University School of Law, LLM in Banking and Financial law and Harvard Extension School, Corporate Finance course
  • 2004 to 2011 University of Athens Law School, LL.B

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Athens Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association

Employment Record Open

  • 2014 to present: Watson Farley & Williams, Greece, Assistant
  • 2013 to 2014: Watson Farley & Williams, Greece, Trainee lawyer
  • 2012 to 2013: Watson Farley & Williams LLP, New York office, Intern

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