Professor Loukas Mistelis
Professor Loukas Mistelis is an acknowledged authority on international dispute resolution. In 2006 he was listed as one of the “leading lights in international arbitration”, is listed on the Who’s Who Commercial Arbitration since 2007, as well as the 2017 and 2018 GAR Thought Leaders in International Arbitration and is now listed amongst thought leaders and is also a member of the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators and recipient of the GAR Award for best lecture of 2013. Loukas Mistelis is the Clive Schmitthoff Professor of Transnational Law and Arbitration and Director of the School of International Arbitration, Queen Mary University of London. He has been a visiting professor or scholar at National University of Singapore, Columbia Law School, NYU Law School, Keio University, Tokyo, LUISS, Rome and Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon. He is a member of the Academic Committee of the Institute of Transnational Arbitration and a member of the Advisory Board of EFILA, a member of the Academic Committee of AIPN and President of the Court of CEDRAC (Cyprus Eurasia Dispute Resolution & Arbitration Centre). Professor Mistelis was educated in Greece, France, Germany and Japan. He has been a member of the Athens Bar since 1993. He is fluent in English, German and Greek, and has good knowledge of French, and basic knowledge of Polish, Russian and Spanish. His substantial arbitration experience includes more than 70 arbitrations and covers ad hoc and ICC, ICSID, LCIA, UNCITRAL, SCC, Swiss Chambers, GCC Arbitration Centre and Moscow cases. He has also acted as counsel and expert in commercial and investment arbitration proceedings. His publications (in English, German, Greek and Russian) include more than 65 referred articles and 14 books, including Comparative International Commercial Arbitration (2013, with Lew and Kröll), Mandatory Rules in International Arbitration (2009, with Bermann), Concise International Arbitration (2nd edition, 2016), The Role of Arbitration in Shipping Law (2016, with Goldby) and the multi-volum.