Gina Panayiotou, is Global Head of Shipping & Energy, at Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC the 4th largest law firm in Cyprus, with international presence in nine cities worldwide.
Having served as Legal Manager of a ship owning company for several years, she has a solid background from the core industry. She specializes in maritime, shipping, transport and energy law. Gina mainly deals with commercial shipping matters, with great emphasis on ship finance, innovative shipping, maritime regulation and compliance policies. Additionally, she handles tonnage tax plans, superyacht/yacht tax regimes, as well as energy: oil, gas and offshore matters.
Gina has been selected by Legal 500, among the top 100 lawyers of the GC Powerlist 2018: Greece and Cyprus and has been listed as among the top 100 individuals of AllAboutShipping’s 2018 list. She is Board Member and press liaison of WISTA Cyprus, Legal Counsel of SPNI, concept founder and host of the radio show “It’s ALL about Shipping” and has been awarded the first “Young Leader Award” in Cyprus. She also sits on the Legal and Finance, as well as the Promotion and Development committees of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber, while she has served as Project Manager of the international two day conference for young maritime professionals, ShipCon 2018.