COSTAS ROUSSOS was born in Athens in 1941. He studied at the University of Athens Law School (LL.B., 1964), and was admitted to the Athens Bar in 1966. He received his Academic Postgraduate Diploma in Law in 1968 and his LL.M. in 1969 from the University of London. He trained with Norton, Rose, Botterell and Roche in London in 1971 and Poles, Tublin, Patestides and Stratakis in New York from 1973 to 1974. He was admitted to the Court of Appeals in 1980 and the Supreme Court of Greece in 1988. He is currently a member of the Athens Bar Association, the Association of Commercial Lawyers and the Greek Maritime Law Association. He practices Shipping Law and Corporate, Commercial and M&A law. He speaks Greek, English and French.