Gina Panayiotou

Global Head of Shipping and Energy

Contact details

+357. Michael Kyprianou House 116 Gladstonos Street 3032 Limassol, Cyprus

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Gina Panayiotou, is the Head of Shipping, based in our Limassol office.

She specializes in maritime and shipping law and deals with a wide spectrum of shipping services, ranging from ship finance to maritime regulation, compliance policies and legal strategy.

Gina is an experienced legal professional, with a solid background from the core ship owning/ship management sector. She has participated in the Legal and Finance, as well as the Development and Promotion committees of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber, while she was the Project Manager of ShipCon 2018.

Developing a passion for the shipping industry, Gina is the concept founder and host of the radio show “It’s ALL about Shipping!,” is a  WISTA Cyprus Board member, holding additionally the position of its’ Press Officer.

Furthermore, Gina has been awarded the first “Young Leader Award,” in Cyprus and has been selected among the top 100 lawyers of the GC Powerlist 2018: Greece and Cyprus, by Legal 500.

Practice area specialization


  • Education LLB University of KentLLM in Maritime Law, University of Hertfordshire
  • Professional memberships Member of the Cyprus Bar AssociationWomen's International Trading and Shipping Association (WISTA)
  • Career progression Head of Shipping, Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC. (Oct 2018 – Present)Legal Manager, Intership Navigation Co. Ltd. (Jan 2014 – Sept 2018)Lawyer/legal Advisor, Nicos Chr. Anastasiades & Partners Law Firm (Sept 2009 – June 2013)
  • Practice Area Spacialization Shipping & Maritime Commercial Legal strategy