Former Holman Fenwick Willan Partner Jasel Chauhan and Senior Associate Anthony Paizes have moved to Hill Dickinson in Piraeus.
Chauhan, who headed HFW's Ship Finance and Corporate practices in Piraeus, joins Hill Dickinson as Head of International Finance as the firm looks to build on its presence in this area, with particular focus on the EMEA region. He has over ten years’ experience of corporate and finance transactions in the marine sector and has been based in Greece since 2009. His practice covers a range of cross-border corporate, finance, and commercial shipping transactions, and he acts for Greek and international ship owners, banks, private equity and financial institutions.
Paizes, who moves along with Chauhan, is qualified in South Africa, England & Wales, Greece, and the Cayman Islands.
Hill Dickinson Chairman and Marine Group Head David Wareing said: "We are delighted to announce the strategic acquisition of a team which will broaden our offering and complement our existing strengths in the marine sector. Investment in our market leading sectors and services – both domestically and internationally – remains a key objective for the firm and this recruitment marks our commitment to investing in young and dynamic talent."
Hill Dickinson Greek Office Head Patrick Hawkins said: "As the Greek office approaches its 25th anniversary, I am very pleased to highlight our ongoing commitment to the Greek market and our expansion into an area which supports the evolving needs of our growing client base."