Konstantina Kyprianidou


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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:
    • Advising BNP Paribas and a syndicate of seven banks on the $2.6 billion ECA-backed financing of five cruise ships.
    • Advising BNP Paribas on the $439 million SINOSURE-backed financing of 86 exhaust gas cleaning systems for the MSC group.
    • Adivisng Société Générale on the JOLCO financing of two Airbus A321 aircraft for ICBC Financial Leasing sub-leased to Vietnam Airlines.
    • Advising 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.
    • Advising a leading French bank on the post-delivery financing of one Kamsarmax bulk carrier owned by the Scorpio 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

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