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Email

fv259@cam.ac.uk

Education CV

Education

  • PhD in Law, University of Cambridge (2017 ­­­– 2020)
  • Academy for International Arbitration (2017)
  • MJur (Distinction, First Class Honours), University of Oxford (2016 – 2017)
  • LLM in Civil Law (First Class Honours), Valedictorian, Ranking 1st/50, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (2015 – 2016)
  • LLB (First Class Honours), Valedictorian, Ranking 1st/210, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (2010 – 2015)

Scholarships and Awards

  • J C Hall Scholarship – St John’s College, Cambridge (2017 – 2020)
  • Benefactors’ Prize – St John’s College, Cambridge (2017 – 2020)
  • White & Case LLP Scholarship – Arbitration Academy (2017)
  • Sir Royston Goode Prize for best performance in the MJur/BCL – St John’s College, Oxford (2017)
  • President’s Prize for achieving a distinction in the MJur – St John’s College, Oxford (2017)
  • Award of Excellence by the President of the Hellenic Republic (2016)
  • Award of Excellence by the Rector of the University of Athens (2015)
  • Award of Excellence by the Minister of Justice of the Hellenic Republic (2013)
  • Award of Excellence by the Rector of the University of Athens (2013)
  • Scholarship and Prize for academic performance – Hellenic State Scholarships Foundation (2010 – 2011)

Academic Experience

  • Lecturer – Girton College, University of Cambridge (Summer Programmes, Contract and Tort Law Seminars)
  • Visiting Researcher/Lecturer – Catholic University of Milan, Italy (Private International Law; International Commercial Arbitration) (Michaelmas 2018)
  • Visiting Lecturer – University of Ferrara, Italy (Private International Law; International Sales Law) (Michaelmas 2018)
  • Founder and President of the Cambridge Arbitration Society (CUArb) (2019 – Present)
  • Managing Editor – Cambridge International Law Journal (CILJ) (2018 – Present)
  • Advisory Board Member – Bologna Law Review (2017 – Present)
  • Convenor – Cambridge Arbitration Day (CAD) (2017 – Present)
  • Coach of the Cambridge Willem C. Vis Moot Team (2017 – Present)
  • Senior Editor – Cambridge Law Review (CLR) (2017 – 2018)
  • Associate Editor – Oxford University Commonwealth Journal (2016 – 2017)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant – Trade Law Clinic, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (2015 – 2016)
  • Research Assistant – Professor Haris Pamboukis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (2015 – Present)
  • Legal researcher/Intern at the Secretariat – Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) (2015)

Professional Experience

  • Judicial Fellow to Honourable Judge Charles N Brower (20 Essex Street Chambers)
  • Trainee Lawyer – Athens and Patras Bar Associations
  • Junior Associate – Pamboukis, Maravelis, Nikolaidis – PMN Law Firm, Athens, Greece (International Commercial Arbitration) (2016 – 2017)
  • Intern – Karatzas and Partners Law Firm, Athens, Greece (2013)​

Fields of research

International Commercial Arbitration; International Investment Arbitration; Private International Law; Conflict of Laws

 

Regulating Arbitral Jurisdiction in the UK: forum synergy in Parallel Arbitration and Litigation Proceedings

Summary

My research focuses on the various mechanisms and legal tools to effectively handle parallel arbitral and litigation proceedings, especially anti-suit injunctions.

Representative Publications

Articles

Books, Chapters, and Contributions

  • F Varesis, ‘Parallel Proceedings and Res Judicata’ in H Pamboukis (ed), International Arbitration, Domestic and International (Nomiki Vivliothiki 2019 forthcoming) (in Greek)
  • F Varesis, Contemporary Issues of the Compensation Remedy under the 1980 Vienna Convention for Contracts on International Sale of Goods (LLM Dissertation, UoA 2017) available at: https://pergamos.lib.uoa.gr/uoa/dl/object/1445678

 

Start Date

Oct 2017

End date

Oct 2020

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