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THE MAZE TOWER, 10TH FLOOR, SHEIKH ZAYED ROAD, PO BOX 123004, DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Tel:
Work +971 4 359 8982
Email:
Web:
https://www.incegd.com
Ince, Pavlo Samothrakis, Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

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Pavlo Samothrakis

Tel:
Work +971 4 307 6000
Email:
Ince

Work Department

Maritime, Commercial Disputes, Commodities & Trade, Offshore Services

Position

Partner

Career

Pavlo specialises in advising clients in the shipping, international trade and offshore energy sectors on both dispute resolution and transactional matters.

On the contentious side, Pavlo deals with charterparty/bill of lading disputes, ship arrests, shipbuilding disputes, ship sale and purchase disputes and casualty work. He has recent experience of representing owners of vessels and other parties in the shipping and offshore sectors on numerous maritime casualties within the Middle East region.

In addition, Pavlo advises clients on commercial and transactional matters, including the drafting of charterparties, contracts related to offshore services, contracts of affreightment, sale of goods contracts, vessel sale and purchase transactions and shipbuilding contracts. Pavlo has particular experience of advising on contracts for the shipment, handling and transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas.

He regularly speaks at seminars on topics relevant to the shipping, international trade and offshore energy sectors.

Highlight Matters
- Assisting shipowner and their insurers in relation to a significant collision that occurred in Jebel Ali Port, UAE.
- Representing shipowner in arbitration proceedings in relation to termination of shipbuilding contracts, worth approximately US$135 million
- Acting for shipowner in connection with their purchase of some of the largest and greenest containership newbuildings worth in the region of US$2 billion.
- Advising charterer in relation to a long term time charter party and LNG storage and regasification agreement, with a contract value of approximately US$450m.
- Assisting shipowner in relation to the purchase and delivery of 20 vessels as part of the largest company merger in the history of Saudi Arabia.

Languages

English, French (competent written and spoken), Russian (basic written and spoken)

Member

UAE Shipowners Association
UAE Maritime Legal Counsel
Nautical Institute UAE
Society of Construction Law UAE
Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre
Dubai International Financial Centre Courts (right of audience)

Education

Qualified in 2008.


United Arab Emirates

Shipping

Within: Next generation lawyers

Pavlo Samothrakis - Ince

Within: Shipping

The ‚Äėtop-tier shipping practice‚Äô at Ince¬†works alongside the firm‚Äôs offshore, insurance and trade practices to cover all the bases in maritime law. Managing partner Rania Tadros¬†is a ‚Äėmarket leader‚Äô and advised Abu Dhabi National Tanker Company and National Gas Shipping Company, as the owners and managers of several vessels, on the bankruptcy of OW Bunker. Pavlo Samothrakis, whose practice spans shipping, trade and offshore matters, and litigator Mohamed El Hawawy¬†are also noted.

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