Expert in Banking & Finance, Shipping & Ship Finance Law
Nikoleta Kleovoulou is a Cyprus based lawyer specialised in shipping finance, acting for leading financial banks and financial institutions and major ship owners, negotiating financing agreements and security documents in relation to a wide range of financing arrangements (including single bank and syndicated loan facilities) and is instructed to act as the Cyprus correspondent lawyer on matters of Cyprus law by foreign law firms or banks/financial institutions on matters of Cyprus law.
She also provides legal assistance on Cyprus law to banks/financial institutions or ship owners/ship managers in relation to the validity and enforceability of the loan documentation which is being used in a financing transaction.
Chrysses Demetriades & Co. LLC has a long and committed presence in the shipping industry. The firm provides comprehensive legal services on shipping matters, in a professional and reliable manner.
The firm’s clientele comprises of some of the world’s largest ship owning and ship management companies, advising them on a wide range of issues. The firm currently represents ship owners who control, approximately, 60% of the Cyprus merchant fleet. It also represents most of the world’s largest banks, and other financial institutions or funds, which are involved in the financing of ships, and multi-jurisdiction fleet of ships, advising them on the intricacies of finance transactions where Cyprus law, or a Cyprus flag vessel is involved.
Besides her professional work at the law firm, Nikoleta is member of the Cyprus and Limassol Bar Association, member of the Friends of the Centre of Preventive Pediatrics, member of Youngship Cyprus and member of the Friends of Diastasis Cultural Association. She speaks fluent Greek and English and frequently attends to numerous conferences in Cyprus and abroad.