Julian Clark Global Senior Partner
Ince Piraeus adds lateral hire to expanding shipping team
Ince has today announced the hire of Konstantinos (Dinos) Mexias as Partner in Piraeus, to strengthen its already world-leading shipping team.
Dinos is an accomplished finance specialist, with skills across all aspects of ship finance. During his career, most recently at Watson Farley & Williams, he has advised and acted on behalf of major banks, private equity investors and shipping companies, both private and listed. His ship finance expertise includes loan financings, sale and lease back transactions, restructurings and loan portfolio transfers, in addition to issues associated with corporate acquisitions and the sale and purchase of ships. Dinos also advises on Marshall Islands and Liberian corporate and maritime law issues.
Admitted to practice law in Greece, New York, England & Wales and the Marshall Islands, Dinos is a multifaceted lawyer capable of addressing complex shipping and finance issues, in multiple jurisdictions and is listed as a rising star in shipping finance by Legal 500 EMEA and as a notable practitioner by legal directory IFLR 1000.
Dinos’ hire further demonstrates Ince’s ongoing commitment to grow and invest in its international maritime finance offering. Stuart McAlpine joined the firm from Clyde & Co as Global Head of Marine Projects last year, and its consultancy arm launched a new business in the Middle East, offering clients across the world an end-to-end transaction and advisory capability for all their maritime financial needs.
Speaking on his new role, Dinos Mexias stated:
“I’m excited to be joining Ince and become part of such an established legal team, with some of the best lawyers in the maritime sector. The firm’s growing shipping finance team will be the ideal platform for me to provide high quality services to clients and expand my shipping practice. I look forward to joining Robin Parry and Ronan Le Du and their team in this renowned ship finance practice and to be working with my new colleagues at Ince to further strengthen the firm’s highly regarded service offering.”
Commenting on the appointment, Paul Herring, Head of Office, Ince Piraeus said:
“Last year we saw a record number of significant hires across our international shipping team and I am delighted to show our continued commitment to investing in our teams so early on this year. Having Dinos join our business in Greece will strengthen our shipping finance practice and help bring our leading services in the maritime sector even closer to current and prospective clients.”
Julian Clark, Global Senior Partner, said:
“I am delighted to welcome Dinos on board. There can be no doubt that Ince is back leading from the front and Dinos’ addition to the team underlines our commitment to the maritime sector.”
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