Konstantinos Bachxevanis Photo
kbachxevanis@reedsmith.com

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Kostas is a Master Mariner (Class B) as well as a graduate in English law. He joined Reed Smith in July 2009 and he is a Senior Associate in the Casualty and Admiralty department of the Shipping Group. He focuses on Salvage/ Wreck Removal, GA, Collisions, Bills of Lading and Charterparty disputes, speed and performance claims as well as Marine Insurance and Pollution claims.

Credentials

  • College of Law, Guildford, LPC, Distinction
  • Manchester Metropolitan University, GDL/CPE
  • Marine Education Institute for Senior Officers (KESEN), Piraeus, Greece, Passed in first place in the whole of Greece, Captain Class B’
  • University of Wales, College of Cardiff, MSc, International Transport, Scholarship from ‘Leon Lemos Charitable Foundation’
  • Merchant Marine Academy of Oinousses, Chios, Greece, Passed in first place in the whole of Greece

  • England and Wales

  • Member of "Masters & Mates Union of Greek Merchant Marine"
  • Member of HELMEPA (Hellenic Marine Environmental Protections Association)

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995) from “Idryma Oinousiako Ioannou Diamanti Patera” (Pateras Foundation) as first place student in the Merchant Marine Academy of Oinousses
  • Scholarship (1995) from “Leon Lemos Charitable Foundation" as first place graduate from the Merchant Marine Academy of Oinousses
  • Award (1996) from “Anangel Shipping Enterprises” (in memory of Antonios Angelicoussis) as first place graduate from the Merchant Marine Academy of Oinousses and first place graduate in the whole of Greece
  • Award (2001) from “Masters & Mates Union of Greek Merchant Marine” as first place graduate from KESEN for Master’s Class B Certificate in the whole of Greece