Dimitris has a long and proven track record in banking, shipping, corporate law, EU transport and energy. Dimitris’ banking and shipping experience culminates from his position as head of the legal department of the American Express Banking Corporation in Greece and his long standing appointment as in-house lawyer for a leading Greek shipping company. His specialization includes drafting and properly executing ships sale and purchase agreements, vessel registration, registering vessel mortgages and maritime liens and conducting ships’ arrest. He has successfully conducted lengthy litigation on a Stock Exchange legislation issue, representing a Greek food industry firm in a € 20 million claim and he has assisted clients during mediation procedures at the IDRC London for civil law cases pending in the UK Courts. In addition to his domestic Courts. In addition to his domestic practice, Dimitris has participated as legal advisor in investment negotiations held in Beijing, China, he has acted as legal expert in EU Projects for International Transport Treaties in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Romania, Ukraine and Uzbekistan and he has headed a legal team of an EBRD Project in Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan for the Development of the Ports of Baku and Turkmenbashi.