AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY: Marion joined the firm in 2001 and became a partner in 2003. Prior to that she practiced as an advocate in Cyprus and gained wide experience in general litigation predominantly in relation to commercial law, admiralty, banking and criminal law cases.
From January 1993 to May 2001 she served as a District Court Judge dealing with cases in both civil and criminal jurisdiction. She was twice elected as the Secretary of the Cyprus Judges Association and represented the Cyprus judiciary at two conferences of the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ).
In June 2001, she joined Chrysses Demetriades & Co. LLC and since then she has been involved in a wide range of ship and project finance work. Marion has considerable experience in drafting and negotiating loan/credit/facility agreements and security documents in financing transactions and is frequently instructed to act as the Cyprus correspondent lawyer on matters of Cyprus law by foreign law firms. Marion has acted on behalf of a number of leading financing banks and financial institutions and major shipowners and ship managers world-wide and is noted in a number of reputable international Directories and Guides for lawyers and consultants as a specialist in her field.