Alexis Petrou

Managing Associate

Alexis joined the firm in February 2020, having trained at a boutique shipping firm and practised at an international law firm in London. Prior to qualifying as a solicitor Alexis has had experience working for an IG Group P & I Club, after having obtained a law degree and a Masters in law covering international trade, carriage of goods by sea and marine insurance.

Alexis has experience in dealing with both contentious and non-contentious matters, covering sale of goods, commodities finance, charterparties, bills of lading, marine insurance and offshore matters. For the offshore sector, Alexis has advised on and amended a number of standard form and bespoke offshore contracts, as well as handling complex litigations.

Alexis has acted for shipowners, charterers, commodity traders and companies in the offshore sector.

Alexis has experience in dealing with a number of arbitral bodies, including LMAA, LME, UNCITRAL, FOSFA, GAFTA, the Swiss Arbitration Centre and the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.

Published cases:
Sea Master Shipping Inc v Arab Bank Ltd [2019] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 101

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