Antonia Panayides

Antonia is a partner in Reed Smith's Transportation Industry Group. Antonia was called to the Bar in 2006 and has since qualified as a solicitor. She deals with a wide range of "dry" shipping matters. Her experience includes charterparty disputes, shipbuilding, bill of lading and sale and purchase disputes in relation to both High Court and arbitration proceedings. Antonia acts for owners, charterers, managers and brokers as well as P&I and defence clubs.

Antonia was seconded to Maersk in Copenhagen and worked in the offshore sector for Maersk Drilling and Maersk Supply Service. During her time at Maersk, Antonia was involved in reviewing drilling and supply contracts, contract negotiations with oil companies and corporate set ups including JV Agreements.