By Danielle Ngwana-Joseph

Watson Farley & Williams has grown its maritime disputes practice in Athens through the hire of two new partners.

Antonis Lagadianos and Evangelos Catsambas will both join the team on December 3 2018 with their hires aligned with the firm’s decision to strengthen its maritime disputes practice in key jurisdictions globally.

Lagadianos previously worked at Ince & Co as head of the Greek office and the firm’s disputes practice. He brings with him over 25 years experience and specialises in shipping and trade contractual disputes.

Catsambas who also joins from Ince & Co has over 20 years’ experience in the maritime sector advising leading ship owners and P&I clubs.