Ioanna I. Theodoropoulou

Ioanna was born in Patras, Greece. Her areas of practice are maritime law, corporate and litigation including charter parties, carriage of goods by sea, collision, salvage, S&P and shipbuilding contracts. Her main area of expertise focuses on marine insurance, environmental law, joint ventures, merger and acquisition. She has also focused on maritime casualties and transportation. She has also considerable experience in general civil law issues.

Ioanna holds and LL.B from Athens University (Faculty of Law). She also has educational experience in the United Kingdom, holding an LL.M in maritime law (University of Southampton). She has attended several international and shipping law seminars both in Greece and abroad and has focused on marine casualties, carriage of goods by sea and ship arrest. Ioanna is a multilingual professional speaking English, French and Italian.

Academic and professional qualification

  • Athens University (Faculty of Law) LL.B
  • University of Southampton (Maritime Law) LL.M

  • Member of the Piraeus Bar Association (Admitted with Honor)

Expertise Areas

  • Shipping

  • Aviation

  • Transportation

  • International Trade Law

  • Commercial & Corporate Law

  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Academic Articles

  • "Whether or not time of payment is of the essence in the absence of a clear indication to the contrary with reference to The Astra (2013) 2 Lloyd’s Rep 69 and Spar Shipping AS v Grand China Logistics Holding Co Ltd (2015) 2 Lloyd’s Rep 407” (University of Southampton)

  • “In Res Cogitans (2015) EWCA Civ, the Court of Appeal held that there are some contracts for the sale of goods that under certain circumstances are outside the scope of application of the 1979 Sale of Goods Act. This is news to the market and the consequences of this decision will be far reaching well beyond the realm of bunker supply contract giving rise to the issue. The effects of this decision for the law of international trade at large” (University of Southampton)

  • “The human rights that apply to persons on board ships at sea in the Republic of the Marshall Islands” (University of Southampton)

  • “The single owning company as a means of avoiding sister ship arrest? A comparative study regarding the particularities of certain states” (University of Southampton)