Elias F Bestani specialises in shipping and aviation law, insurance and reinsurance, and in the resolution of complex disputes. He advises clients on the merchant marine and cabotage regimes and on ship-finance, ship-building and ship-purchase contracts.
He has negotiated time and bareboat charters and volume contracts and has experience in offshore and LNG operations. He advises clients in marine pollution matters, collisions and in ship arrests.
Elias also advises clients in marine and non-marine insurance and reinsurance, with a focus on claims handling and litigation.
He was seconded to Greenberg Traurig, LLP for more than a year, where he gained experience in international corporate transactions and mergers and acquisitions.
In 2003 Elias received an LLM degree from Columbia University, in the city of New York.
Elias is admitted to practise in Buenos Aires, Argentina.