Anthi Kekatou is Counsel in the Assets & Structured Finance Group.

She specialises in shipping finance, representing a number of first-class international banks and financial institutions lending into the shipping market with experience in the Greek shipping market in particular.

Anthi advises on both bilateral and syndicated finance arrangements with cross boarder elements in relation to both second-hand and newbuilding vessels, bond finance, sale and leaseback transactions, loans to joint ventures and various export credit backed finance arrangements (including Korean ECA and Chinese ECA backed loans). She has also advised on numerous restructuring arrangements and problem loans.

She re-joined WFW Athens in October 2023, having previously worked at other international law firms in Athens and Hamburg (including WFW for 7 years). Mainly her work experience is in English law Asset Finance sector and was involved in several loan transactions to the Athens, London and Hamburg shipping market.

Anthi is both qualified as a solicitor in England & Wales and as a Greek attorney.

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  1. 2002 – 2003 · LL.M., Maritime Law, University of Southampton School of Law
  2. 1999 – 2002 · LL.B., English Law, University of Staffordshire School of Law

memberships and associations

  1. Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales
  2. Admitted to Piraeus Bar Association
  3. Member of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce