Konstantina Kyprianidou
Associate

PARIS

T: +33 1 56 88 21 21
D: +33 1 76 40 16 42
M: +33 6 44 93 09 23

Summary Open

Konstantina is an Associate in the Paris Finance team who specialises in asset finance with a focus on the shipping, aviation and rail sectors. She has extensive knowledge of the shipping sector having worked as In-house Counsel for leading ship-owning companies.

Konstantina is qualified to practise both English and Greek law.

In addition to her native Greek, she speaks fluent English and French.

Experience Open

    Konstantina’s experience includes advising:
    • A leading German lender on the commercial financing of 1 x B787-9 aircraft for Air France.
    • Société Générale on tax lease unwind and $135m refinancing of two ships leased to a joint venture owned by Oman Shipping Company and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd.
    • Deutsche Bank and Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank in relation to a Coface-supported loan facility of US$73m for Axion Energy Argentina SRL in order to finance a turn-key extraction and sulfur processing unit project in Argentina.
    • Deutshe Bank and CACIB In relation to an amendment and novation of a BPI supported loan facility to a new borrowing entity within the Pan American Group.

Education Open

  • 2012: City University London, LL.M in Maritime law
  • 2010: University of Athens, Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Law Society of England & Wales
  • Athens Bar Association
  • Registered as a foreign lawyer with the Paris Bar (Barreau de Paris)

Employment Record Open

  • 2017 – present: Associate, Watson Farley & Williams
  • 2014 – 2017: In-house Legal Counsel, Borealis Maritime Ltd
  • 2012 – 2014: Operations & Crewing, Euroceania (UK) Ltd