Iro D. Bei


Iro was born in 1982 and is admitted to practice law in Greece. Iro has extensive experience in shipping transactional law, having spent 10 years (2007–2017) as an Associate of Deverakis Law Office and Legal Counsel of Cardiff Marine Inc., Nasdaq-listed Dryships Inc. and Ocean Rig UDW Inc., TMS Cardiff Gas Ltd., Seacharm Navigation Limited and Drybulk S.A. before joining Major & Grove in March 2017.

Her broad experience involves all aspects of shipping matters with a focus on complex ship finance deals and transactions, joint ventures, sale and purchase agreements, negotiation of newbuilding contracts, capital markets transactions, SEC compliance matters and general as well as complex corporate matters of companies operating fleets of dry cargo, tanker and LNG vessels as well as drillships and OSRVs. Iro has also served as corporate secretary of Nasdaq listed Dryships Inc. (2008–2012).

Key practice areas

  • Shipping
  • Shipping Finance
  • Sale and Purchase of Ships
  • Corporate/Corporate Governance
  • Capital Markets
  • Joint Ventures
  • Yachts


University College London (UCL), LL.M. in Maritime Law, 2004

University College London (UCL), LL.B., 2003

Professional Qualifications

Athens Bar Association, 2008


Greek (native), English (fluent)