George Paleokrassas George Paleokrassas

George Paleokrassas

Senior Partner New York

T: +30 210 455 7301 M: +30 6944 381 520

GEORGE IS the senior PARTNER of the firm AND GLOBAL maritime sector co-head.

George advises on a broad range of work spanning the maritime sector, acting for major shipping lenders and shipowners on the structuring and restructuring of loan and leasing transactions, the acquisition, sale and transfer of shipping loan portfolios, on transactions involving distressed assets as well as for owners, operators and investors on shipbuilding projects, long-term charter arrangements, joint ventures and other general corporate matters involving shipowning groups.

He is universally recognised as one of the leading lawyers in the maritime sector both in Greece and internationally, including by legal directories Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Legal 500 EMEA and IFLR 1000. In 2019, Chambers styled him quite simply an “excellent lawyer” and Legal 500 as “highly esteemed”. Clients have described him as “utterly outstanding.”

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Education

  1. 1992 · Solicitor, College of Law, Guildford
  2. 1991 · LL. B.,  University College London (UCL)

memberships & associations

  1. Law Society of England & Wales