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Professor Loukas Mistelis is a Senior Equity Partner in the London office with extensive experience in international commercial and investment arbitration and international commercial law and public international law.
Professor Loukas Mistelis is an International Arbitration Partner with Clyde & Co LLP, based in London, and the Clive Schmitthoff Professor of Transnational Commercial Law and Arbitration at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London. Loukas is an acknowledged authority on international dispute resolution and investment treaty law. In 2006 he was listed as one of the “leading lights in international arbitration” and since 2007 he is listed on the Who’s Who Commercial Arbitration and since 2017 as Global Thought Leaders in International Arbitration. He has been listed in the Legal500 International Arbitration Powerlist since its inaugural year (2019). He has been also part of the team which won the 2022 GAR Award for best innovation, the Cross-Examination Moot.
He regularly sits as an arbitrator and acts as counsel and expert in arbitration proceedings.
His substantial arbitration experience covers ad hoc and ICC, ICSID, LCIA, UNCITRAL, GCC, SCC, Swiss Chambers and Moscow cases and also Emergency Arbitrator proceedings under ICC Rules. Parties in these cases were from Afghanistan, Argentina, Austria, Bangladesh, BVI, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Korea, Kuwait, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Morocco, Moldova, Nigeria, Poland, Romania, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine, UAE, UK, Ukraine, and the United States. Subject matters included foreign investment, sales contracts, transport contracts, aviation, distribution agreements, finance contracts, syndicated loans, privatization, construction and infra-structure projects, defence contracts, mining, administration of natural resources, real estate, mining, and oil and gas transactions.
Directories, peers and clients state:
He is an outstanding arbitrator and academic
Loukas possesses immense knowledge about investment arbitration’s standards of protection and more generally about international arbitration procedural issues
He is one of the senior statesman of arbitration
Loukas Mistelis is a “real asset for the international arbitration scene in London”. He stands out for his “immense knowledge about investment arbitration’s standards of protection and international arbitration procedural issues
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