Clive M Schmitthoff Professor of Transnational Commercial Law and Arbitration, Director, School of International Arbitration


Loukas Mistelis joined Queen Mary in 1998, is the Clive Schmitthoff Professor of Transnational Law and Arbitration and since 2003 the Director of the School of International Arbitration at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies. He teaches International and Comparative Commercial Arbitration, International Commercial Law, International Commercial Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution and International Trade and Investment Dispute Settlement. He holds an LLB from the University of Athens, a Certificate in International & Comparative Human Rights from the International Institute of Human Rights (Strasbourg), a Magister Legum Europae and a Dr. Iuris from Leibniz Universität Hannover, and a Certificate in Japanese International Trade Law from Keio University. He has been a Visiting Professor or Scholar in many universities including NYU in London (since 2006), National University of Singapore, Pepperdine University London programme (2008-2011); was a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University Law School, and (spring semester 2007), Visiting Fellow at NYU Law School (2012), Visiting Professor at Keio University, He is an Academic Member of the Investment Treaty Forum, British Institute of International and Comparative Law and of the Institute of Transnational Arbitration and Chair of the Academic Committee of the Civil Mediation Council. Loukas is a member of the Athens Bar and designated to the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators by Greece.

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Areas of Practice

  • Year Qualified



    University of Hanover (Germany)
    University of Hanover (Germany)
    National University of Athens (Greece)


    Athens Bar


    Dr Iuris
    LLB (Hons)