Athens Arbitration Days 2023

Athens Arbitration Days 2023

Workshops - Conferences - Experiences




Event 1: Tuesday 17 October 2023

ICC YAAF - Construction disputes in Southeastern Europe: how to avoid and resolve them

New Hotel – 16 Filellinon Str. 10557 Syntagma sq. Athens, Greece

The event will focus on how to handle construction projects and disputes in Southeastern Europe. Reputable construction practitioners from the region will guide the audience through the lifecycle of a project, from the negotiations to the taking-over stage, with a focus on the tools available to prevent, avoid or resolve disputes that may arise along the way.


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Event 2: Tuesday 17 October 2023

Greece VYAP - The new Greek Law on international commercial arbitration (Law 5016/2023): Two steps forward or one step backwards?

Zepos & Yannopoulos – 280 Kifissias Ave. 152 32 Halandri, Athens, Greece

In the context of this oxford style debate, the new international commercial arbitration law (L.5016/2023) will be assessed. The debaters, distinguished arbitration practitioners from different jurisdictions, will argue on the most crucial amendments of the relevant regime and their possible impact on the development of arbitration as a dispute resolution method in Greece.


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Event 3: Wednesday 18 October 2023

The Geneva MIDS / Lambadarios Law Firm Arbitration Conference

New Hotel – 16 Filellinon Str. 10557 Syntagma sq. Athens, Greece

This event is organized by Lambadarios Law Firm jointly with the Geneva Center for International Dispute Settlement and its leading LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS). The Conference will host prominent arbitration specialists on a mission to share their experience and empower young practitioners. The event is open to academics, students, and MIDS alums and will be followed by a roundtable discussion. The Geneva MIDS / LLF Conference is part of the Epaminondas Lambadarios Scholarship Award that supports law students admitted to the MIDS program.


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Event 4: Thursday 19 October 2023

4th Athens International Arbitration Forum

States and State Entities in International Arbitration

Divani Caravel Hotel - 2 Vassileos Alexandrou ave., 16121, Athens, Greece

The involvement of States and state entities in international business and trade, and therefore in international arbitration, has increased in the last decades. Such involvement gives rise to a number of both procedural and substantive issues which will be the subject of the 4th International Arbitration Forum.


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Event 5: Friday 20 October 2023

ICC Hellas - The ICC Court behind the scenes

New Hotel – 16 Filellinon Str. 10557 Syntagma sq. Athens, Greece

On the occasion of the Centenary of the ICC Court, the Arbitration Committee of ICC Hellas organizes an interactive event with the participation of several ICC Court members. The event will offer a "behind the scenes" peek into the ICC Court, followed by a mock ICC Court session.


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Athens Arbitration Days Members





Organizing Committee


Constantin Calavros

Professor of Civil Procedure and Arbitration, President of the Greek Association for Arbitration, Partner, Calavros Law Firm, Filios - Kloukinas

Stavros Brekoulakis

Professor, School of International Arbitration, Queen Mary University of London, Arbitrator at Barristers Chambers 3 Verulam Buildings (Gray's Inn)

Dimitris Babiniotis

Asc. Professor, Law School of the University of Thrace, Partner, Zepos & Yannopoulos

Sotiris Dempegiotis

Dr. jur., Attorney at Law, Partner, Lambadarios Law Firm

Antonias Dimolitsa

Attorney at Law, International Arbitrator

Gregory Logothetis

Attorney at Law, Partner, Koutalidis Law Firm

Anna Mantakou

Dr. iur., International Arbitrator

Marily Paralika

Attorney at Law, Partner, Fieldfisher LLP, Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Panagiotis Sakkoulas

Publisher, Sakkoulas Publications S.A.

Petros Selekos

Assistant Professor, Law School of the University of Thrace, Attorney at Law