Shipping Law

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    Dates: 16/03, 18/03, 23/03, 26/03, 30/03 & 01/04, 06/04, 08/04, 13/04, 15/04
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    Duration 10 Days
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    Hours 19:00 – 21:30
  • Fees: 550 € (Including tuition fees, ICS Book & reading material)
    ICS Members are eligible to a discount 20% on all HMC Professional Maritime Seminars


The Shipping Law seminar aims to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the international maritime law. It covers the legal aspects of Charter Parties, Admiralty Jurisdiction, Environment and Pollution, Collision and Disputes resolution legal framework, the international Conventions and English with reference to leading common law cases.

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Operators, Chartering Executives, Legal Professionals, Financial Professionals, P&I and Insurance executives

Instructor &CV

Bitounis Constantinos, FICS, Senior Associate, Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW)

He was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1999 and is a member of the honorable society of Lincoln’s Inn. In 2000, having completed an LL.M. at UCL with Merit, he began practicing Shipping and Commercial law at Shaw-Lloyd & Co in the City of London, initially as a consultant and since April 2004 as a Solicitor. In 2004 he also joined the Athens Bar Association. In 2006, he became head of the legal department of IMS S.A. in Piraeus until the end of 2009. In 2010, he founded the Law Office of Bitounis & Co in Athens, Greece specializing in International Shipping and Commercial law litigation and arbitration. Since January 2015 he has joined the Solicitor firm “Waterson Hicks”, managing the Piraeus based office of the firm. Now he is a Senior Associate at Holman Fenwick Willan – an international law firm, in Piraeus. He became Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers in September 2009 and teaches Legal Principles in Shipping Business and Shipping Law at HMC / ICS Greek Branch.