Stavros Brekoulakis is a professor in international arbitration and commercial law at Queen Mary University of London, as well as an attorney-at-law. His academic work includes the leading monograph on Third Parties in International Commercial Arbitration (OUP 2010) and numerous publications in leading law journals. He is the director of the Institute for Regulation and Ethics at Queen Mary, and the co-chair of the ICCA-Queen Mary Task Force on Third Party Funding and a mem-ber of the ICC Task Force on Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings.
Mr Brekoulakis has been involved in international arbitration for more than 17 years as counsel, arbitrator and expert. Having practised commercial law, arbitration and litigation as an in-house counsel and private practitioner, he currently serves as arbitrator and expert. He is regularly listed in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration and was listed in Who’s Who Future Leaders: Arbitration 2017 as one of the 10 most highly regarded future leaders, described as ‘very thorough and professional’ and ‘held in the highest regard’. He was nominated for the ‘Best Prepared and Most Responsive Arbitrator’ GAR Award in 2016. Brekoulakis has been appointed in more than 25 arbitrations, as chairman, sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator and emergency arbitrator under the rules of the ICC, LCIA, SCC, CAS as well as in ad hoc arbitra-tions. His professional expertise focuses on arbitrations in the context of international business and trade transactions, including construction projects, sales of goods, shareholders’ and distribution agreements, financial transactions as well as sports disputes.