George Zambartas
Head of Cyprus office
Hill Dickinson

George has been based in Cyprus since 1999 and is one of a few lawyers in Cyprus to hold both a Cyprus Bar license and a Solicitor’s Practicing Certificate issued by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
He has specialised in banking and finance legal services since this date, with particular focus on the marine sector and additionally has over 30 years’ experience in dealing with commercial, corporate and maritime matters.
George has advised shipowners, banks and financial institutions on a variety of finance and corporate shipping matters, including ship/fleet acquisitions, ship finance, corporate restructuring, shipping investment funds and security enforcement, providing legal opinions on matters of Cyprus Law to International Banks on high value transactions and drafting security documents compliant with Cyprus Law to facilitate the transactions.
Additionally, he has considerable experience in advising and preparing the contractual documentation required to affect major cross border acquisitions and joint ventures/shareholders agreements for both shipping and corporate clients as well as dealing with the termination of such agreements.