Michael Makridakis, Esq.
Prior to becoming a Senior Advisor to Delta, Mr. Makridakis oversaw origination and due diligence for Delta across Asia, Australia, and the offshore jurisdictions, including the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands.
Mr. Makridakis has a broad range of experience with investment funds, offshore and domestically. Mr. Makridakis has particular experience working with distressed investment funds and has been a commercial litigator for over 20 years with global litigation and arbitration expertise. Prior to working as a Partner in the Hong Kong office of Conyers Dill & Pearman, Mr. Makridakis launched the Hong Kong office of Carey Olsen and practiced Cayman Islands law dating back to 2008 when he started his career with Walkers Global.
Upon admission as a solicitor in Australia in 2001, Mr. Makridakis specialized in insolvency law, restructuring and commercial litigation. Mr. Makridakis is an accredited insolvency specialist in Australia, having attained distinction levels in the Insolvency Practitioners Association of Australia advanced insolvency course. In Australia, Mr. Makridakis worked for two of Australia’s leading law firms, Clayton Utz and Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons), and was involved in market leading work under the management of recognized experts in the insolvency, restructuring, and commercial litigation fields.
University of Queensland, J.D. Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia.