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Education CV



PhD in Law, University of Cambridge (2017 - Present)

  • Thesis Subject: Parallel Arbitration and litigation proceedings
  • Co-Convenor of the 2018 Cambridge Arbitration Day
  • Coach of the Cambridge University Willem C. Vis Moot team
  • Senior Editor, Cambridge Law Review

Academy for International Arbitration (2017)

MJur, University of Oxford – St John’s College (2016 - 2017)

  • Focusing on Conflict of Laws, International Commercial Arbitration, and ADR
  • Distinction (First Class Honours)

LLM in Civil Law, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (2015 - 2016)

  • Thesis Subject: Contemporary issues of the compensation remedy under the CISG
  • First Class Honours; Valedictorian
  • Teaching assistant, Trade Law Clinic
  • Coach of the Willem C. Vis Moot team

Bachelor of Laws, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (2010 - 2015)

  • First Class Honours; Valedictorian




J C Hall Scholarship – St John’s College, Cambridge

The scholarship is awarded to a graduate student reading for the PhD in Law on the basis of academic excellence and confers membership to the Foundation of the College

Benefactors’ Prize – St John’s College, Cambridge

Annual prize awarded to the Scholars of St John’s College, Cambridge

White & Case LLP Scholarship – Arbitration Academy

Scholarship awarded for the participation in the summer courses of the Academy for International Arbitration in Paris focusing on Commercial and Investment Arbitration

Sir Royston Goode Prize – St John’s College, Oxford

The prize is awarded annually to the St John’s graduate student who has achieved the best marks at the level of distinction for the BCL or MJur degrees

President’s Prize – St John’s College, Oxford

The prize is awarded for achieving a distinction at the MJur degree

Scholarship and Prize for academic performance – Hellenic State Scholarships Foundation


Research Experience


Oxford University Commonwealth Journal

Associate Editor

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Research Assistant to Prof Haris Pamboukis (2015 - Present)

Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT)

Legal researcher/Intern at the Secretariat (2015)

Fields of research

International Commercial Arbitration; Private International Law; Conflict of Laws


Parallel Arbitral and Litigation Proceedings


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


Professor Richard Fentiman

Professor Neil Andrews

Start Date

Oct 2017

End date

Oct 2020