Eleni Papageorgiadou

Senior Associate

Eleni is dually qualified to practise law as an English Solicitor and a Greek lawyer.

Before joining Major & Grove in January 2024, Eleni spent 8 years in the City of London, where she specialised in high-value UK and international commercial litigation cases before the English High Court, and in institutional arbitration cases.

At Major & Grove, Eleni channels her extensive experience into the shipping sector, focusing on ship finance, joint ventures, and maritime transactions. Her work involves drafting and negotiating ship finance agreements, sale and purchase agreements, newbuilding contracts, and providing strategic advice on corporate governance and shareholders agreements.

Key practice areas

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

Professional Qualifications

Law Society of England and Wales, 2021

Thessaloniki Bar Association, 2015


Lloyds Maritime Institute, Shipping Law, 2023

International Hellenic University of Thessaloniki, LL.M. in Transnational and European Commercial Law and Alternative Disputes Resolution, 2013

University of Thessaloniki, School of Law, LL.B., 2008


Greek (native), English (fluent), French (basic)