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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)
  • International Commercial Litigation and Arbitration Summer Course, Ranking 1st/90, London School of Economics and Political Science (2013)

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

  • Convenor – Cambridge Arbitration Day (CAD) (2018)
  • Senior Editor – Cambridge Law Review (CLR) (2017 – Present)
  • Coach of the Cambridge Willem C. Vis Moot Team (2017 – Present)
  • Advisory Board Member – Bologna Law Review (2017 – Present)
  • 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)

Fields of research

International Commercial Arbitration; Private International Law; Conflict of Laws

 

Parallel Arbitration and Litigation Proceedings: a Paradigm of Clash or Synergy in Dispute Resolution?

Summary

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

Start Date

Oct 2017

End date

Oct 2020