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Click here to enlarge.   Loukas MISTELIS IAI Member   
School of International Arbitration
CCLS - Queen Mary University of London
13-14 Charterhouse Square
London EC1M 6AX
United Kingdom
Tel: + 44.20.7882.5723
Tel: + 44.20.7882.5733
Fax: + 44.20.7882.5767
Fax: + 44.20.8181.6616 (Direct)

Languages   English, German, Greek (fluent); French, Spanish (working knowledge); Polish, Russian (knowledge)
Nationality   Greece
Bar Admission   Athens - 1993
Education   Keio University, Japan (Certificate in Japanese International Trade Law - 1998); University of Hanover (Magister Legum Europae - 1992; Dr Iuris - 1998); University of Athens (LLB - 1990)
Clive M Schmitthoff Professor of Transnational Commercial Law and Arbitration - Queen Mary, University of London
as Arbitrator  
Chair, Sole arbitrator and member of the Tribunal in international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC and the LCIA; Member, ICSID Panel of arbitrators (appointed by Greece)
as Counsel  
International arbitration proceedings under the Rules of the ICC and the Moscow International Commercial Arbitration Court (countertrade, international sale of goods, distribution agreements, investment contracts)
Relating to  
• Co-editor, The Role of Arbitration in Shipping Law (OUP, 2016) (with M. Goldby)

• Co-editor, The Evolution and Future of International Arbitration (Kluwer, 2016) (with S. Brekoulakis, L. Mistelis)

• Co-editor, International Arbitration and International Commercial Law: Synergy, Convergence and Evolution (Kluwer, 2011) (with S.M. Kröll, P.P. Viscasillas, V.M. Rogers)

• Co-editor, Mandatory Rules in International Arbitration (Juris Publishing, 2011) (with G. Bermann)

• Editor, Concise International Arbitration (Kluwer, 2010)

• Co-editor, World Arbitration Reporter (Juris Publishing, 2nd ed. 2010) (with L. Shore)

• Arbitrability: International and Comparative Perspectives (Kluwer, 2009) (with S.L. Brekoulakis)

• Co-editor, Arbitration Insights (Kluwer, 2006) (with J.D.M. Lew)

• Co-editor, Pervasive Problems in International Arbitration (Kluwer, 2006) (with J.D.M. Lew)

• Co-editor, Commercial Law: Perspectives and Practice – Essays in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London by Professor Sir Roy Goode (Lexis Nexis, 2006) (with J. Lowry)

• Comparative International Commercial Arbitration (Kluwer, 2003) (with J.D.M. Lew and S. Kröll)

• Co-editor and Contributor, Foundations and Perspectives of International Trade Law (Sweet & Maxwell, 2001) (with I.F. Fletcher and M. Cremona)

• "Efficiency-what else? Efficiency as the emerging defining value of international arbitration: between systems theories and party autonomy," in The Oxford Handbook of International Arbitration 328 (T. Schultz, F. Ortino eds., OUP, 2020)

• "Delocalization and Its Relevance in Post-award Review," in The UNCITRAL Model Law after 25 Years: Global Perspectives on International Commercial Arbitration 167 (F. Bachand and F. Gélinas eds., Juris, 2013)

• "Award as an Investment: The Value of an Arbitral Award or the Cost of Non-Enforcement," 28(1) ICSID Rev. 64 (2013)

• "Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards and Settlement in International Arbitration: Corporate Attitudes and Practices," 19(3-4) Am. Rev. Int'l Arb. 319 (2008, published in 2009) (with C. Baltag)

• "The Settlement-Enforcement Dynamic in International Arbitration," 19(3-4) Am. Rev. Int'l Arb. 377 (2008, published in 2009)

• "Trends and Challenges in International Arbitration: Two Surveys of In-House Counsel of Major Corporations," 2(5) World Arb. & Med. Rev. 83 (2009) (with C.M. Baltag)

• "Mandatory Rules in International Arbitration: Too Much Too Early or Too Little Too Late?," 18(1-2) Am. Rev. Int'l Arb. 217 (2007, published in 2008)

• "Legal Issues Arising Out of Disputes Involving Fraud, Bribery, Corruption and Other Illegality and Illicitness Issues," in Enforcement of Arbitration Agreements and International Arbitral Awards – The New York Convention in Practice 573 (E. Gaillard and D. Di Pietro eds., Cameron May, 2008)

• "Reality Test: Current State of Affairs in Theory and Practice Relating to ‘Lex Arbitri’," in Zivil- und Wirtschaftsrecht im Europäischen und Globalen Kontext / Private and Commercial Law in a European and Global Context - Festschrift für Norbert Horn zum 70. Geburtstag 1005 (K.P. Berger, G. Borges, H. Herrmann, A. Schlüter and U. Wackerbarth, eds., 2006); reprinted in 17(2) Am. Rev. Int'l Arb. 155 (2006) (published in 2008)

• "Arbitration Insights: Evolution and Themes," in Arbitration Insights 1 (L. Mistelis and J.D.M. Lew eds., Kluwer, 2006)

• "Workshop on Research, Teaching and Training in International Arbitration: An Introduction," 22(2) Arb. Int’l 243 (2006)

• "International Arbitration – Corporate Attitudes and Practices. 12 Perceptions Tested: Myths, Data and Analysis. Empirical Research Report," 15(3-4) Am. Rev. Int'l Arb. 525 (2004); also published at

• "Confidentiality and Third Party Participation in Investment Arbitration," 21(2) Arb. Int’l 211 (2005); also published in International Investment Law and Arbitration: Leading Cases from the ICSID, NAFTA, Bilateral Treaties and Customary International Law 169 (Cameron May, T. Weiler ed., 2005)

• "UNIDROIT Principles Applied as 'Most Appropriate Rules of Law' in a Swedish Arbitral Award," III(3) Uniform L. Rev. / Rev. dr. uniforme 631 (2003)

• "ADR in England and Wales: A Successful Case of Public Private Partnership," in Global Trends in Mediation 137 (Centrale für Mediation, N. Alexander ed., 2003)

• "ADR in England and Wales," 12(2) Am. Rev. Int'l Arb. 167 (2001); also published in Studies in UK Law 2002, at 197 (UK National Committee of Comparative Law/British Institute of International and Comparative Law, J. Bell ed., 2003)

• "Is Harmonisation a Necessary Evil? Use and Abuse of Comparative Law and the Future of Harmonisation," in Foundations and Perspectives of International Trade Law 1 (Sweet and Maxwell, I.F. Fletcher, L. Mistelis and M. Cremona eds., 2001)

• "'Keeping the Unruly Horse in Control' or Public Policy as a Bar to Enforcement of (Foreign) Arbitral Awards," 2(4) Intl L. FORUM dr. int. 248 (2000)

• General Editor, OUP, Monographs in International Arbitration

• Editor, Arbitration International, Global Arbitration Review, and Case translation programme,
with France  
Studied in Strasbourg in 1990 (Robert Schuman University); Member of various ICC task forces

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