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CMA Shipping
38th Annual Expo & Conference
March 21-23, 2023Hilton Stamford | Connecticut, USA

Boriana Farrar
Vice President - Chief Legal Officer at Patriot Contract Services, LLC


Boriana Farrar is a Vice President and Chief Legal Officer Patriot Contract Services LLC a leading maritime operator in the US and international space.

Boriana Farrar brings in seventeen (17) years of legal experience. Boriana holds a master’s degree in Admiralty & Maritime Law from Tulane Law School and another master’s degree in International Law from the University of San Diego School of Law. She has a thorough international background, having pursued her legal studies not only in the U.S. but also in her native Bulgaria, the U.K. and the Netherlands. In addition to her native language, she is fluent in English, Russian and German.

Previously, Boriana was a Vice President, Senior Claims Executive and Counsel at the American P&I Club in New York of which Patriot is a member. She handled variety of P&I claims with focus on personal injury crew and passenger claims, casualties, charter party and contract disputes. Boriana also served as a Business Development of the Americas and was responsible for marketing and production in this region.

Before joining the Club, Boriana was a partner at a prominent New York maritime law firm Hill Betts & Nash LLP. There, as a partner in its maritime practice, she had responsibility for conducting a broad range of litigation in the area of maritime disputes in both federal and state court, including matters involving personal injury, maritime casualties, breach of contract and various other insurance defense disputes.

Ms. Farrar is immediate past President of Women International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA), Board member and Chair of Development Committee of Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) and Chair of the International Conventions and Standards Committee of the Maritime Law Association of United States (MLA).

Agenda Sessions

  • Round Table | Cybersecurity and Cyber Hygiene