Maria read Law at Newcastle University and went on to complete an LLM in Maritime Law at the University of Southampton. As a newly qualified solicitor at Shoreside, Maria is actively involved in all aspects of the firm’s litigation caseload, and has experience in assisting clients with a range of legal and procedural matters, in general commercial, marine, trade and energy disputes. Maria is fluent in Greek, with a good knowledge of French and has experience of working in-house with a large shipowner in Cyprus.


  • Involved in multiple carriage of goods by road disputes, acting for both carriers and forwarders;
  • Assisted in a substantial charterparty dispute concerning force majeure and frustration issues, in the context of Covid-19;
  • Involved in a complex dispute for Owners in relation to vessel performance and demurrage;
  • Involved in a large container damage and negligence dispute for one of the UK’s largest ports;
  • Involved in a multifaceted Charterparty dispute against a State owned oil company, involving issues of international sanctions.

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