Kyri is a partner based in Reed Smith's London office. He serves as Co-Chair of the firm's Energy & Natural Resources Group. He also serves as a member of the firm's Executive Committee.
The Energy & Natural Resources Group is a cross-border, multi-disciplinary team comprising over 120 Reed Smith lawyers. The Group provides comprehensive advice to clients on all legal aspects of the Energy & Natural Resources sector, including major projects, oil and gas, trade and commodity finance, commodity trading, regulatory advice, renewable energy and dispute resolution.
Kyri's own practice focuses on commodities and energy trading. He specialises in advising companies that trade, finance and transport commodities. His experience covers the related disciplines of trading, sale of goods, trade finance, shipping and insurance.
Kyri's recent experience includes handling complex, multi-jurisdictional litigation and arbitrations arising out of international trading, trade financing and commodity derivatives transactions. He currently serves as a committee member of the International Energy Credit Association.
Kyri also provides advice on commercial agreements. He has extensive experience in contract review projects for the offtake of commodities and in drafting/advising on General Terms and Conditions for trading.
What they say
Ranked in Band 1 Kyri is "blindingly good" and "hugely customer-focused, friendly, responsive and very commercial.” (Chambers and Partners, 2013)
Recognised as a leading individual "Kyri Evagora heads the team at Reed Smith" (Legal 500, 2012)
Listed as a Super Lawyer for Energy & Natural Resources (Super Lawyers, London 2013)