Anastasia advises shipowners and financial institutions on term loan facilities for the acquisition of newbuilding or second-hand ships, on debt finance restructurings, on revolving credit facilities and lease finance transactions. Highly experienced in dealing with a wider range of commercial shipping matters, she is regularly instructed to provide guidance to owners on ship sale and purchase and ship registration, on bareboat charterparties and flagging, on shipbuilding contracts, on settlement agreements, on pool agreements and on shipmanagement agreements. She also assists operators with their commercial agreements, freight forwarding agreements and logistics contracts.
Anastasia advises high-net-worth individuals and finance institutions on the construction, sale and purchase and financing of superyachts.
Notable work highlights include advising an Indian shipowning group on the refinancing of their US$50 million term loans, in the bulk carrier segment – negotiating an exit with their existing lender, as well asa advising on the structuring of an ijara lease finance transaction with a Middle Eastern lender.
Managing Director and founder of Keystone Law, James Knight commented:
“We are delighted to welcome Anastasia to the firm. Her arrival will significantly bolster our market-leading marine and shipping offering. Her stellar experience in ship finance will be of great interest to our client base looking for high-quality, specialist advice.”
“I am thrilled to join Keystone Law’s shipping team and look forward to working together, with my industry renowned colleagues, on growing our commercial shipping practice.”