Zacharias Kapsis is an advocate and legal consultant. He obtained his bachelor degree in law from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2014 and pursued his master’s degree in maritime law at the University of Southampton in 2018. His master’s degree focused on the law of the marine environment, admiralty law, marine insurance law, carriage of goods by sea (charter parties and bills of lading), while his dissertation dealt with the seaworthiness of unmanned and autonomous cargo ships. In December 2019, Zacharias graduated from the Adonis Business Academy, where he studied digital marketing and sales, a programme that enhanced his knowledge on modern marketing strategies and sales growth.
Zacharias successfully completed his legal training in November 2015 and he was admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association in 2018. He is a member of the Larnaca Bar Association and the secretary of the Shipping Committee of the Cyprus Bar Association. He is also a member of the Aviation Committee and the Committee on Environment, Energy Law, and Investment Programs of the Cyprus Bar Association. In addition, Zacharias is an affiliate member of both the Cyprus and Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association. Moreover, Zacharias is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Marine and Maritime Policy Research and Regional Cooperation (CM2PR2C) of the Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute.
Zacharias joined A Karitzis & Associates LLC in January 2019 and has since been working in the shipping department as a maritime law expert.