Quarterly Update Arbitration & Litigation 02/2023
Antonios is a member of Clyde & Co's Global Arbitration Group, advising and representing both private and state parties in domestic and international arbitration proceedings as well as in complex cross-border disputes before German courts.
Antonios Politis is an associate in the firm's Global Arbitration Group and is based in Hamburg, Germany. He advises and represents clients in domestic and international arbitration proceedings as well as in complex cross-border disputes before German courts. The focus of his practice lies in his commercial arbitration work, which covers a broad range of sectors including international trade (CISG and non-CISG related matters), corporate disputes (joint venture and post M&A), energy (offshore wind, PV and CSP) as well as construction disputes.
Antonios holds a Master’s degree (LL.M.) in International Business Regulation, Litigation and Arbitration from New York University (2018) and previously studied law at the University of Hamburg and the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. He is admitted to practice law in Germany (Rechtsanwalt) and in New York (Attorney at Law).
Antonios joined Clyde & Co in 2021 from another leading international law firm in Hamburg, where he also worked in dispute resolution. Before that, Antonios gained professional experience working for several international law firms in Germany and Japan. Furthermore, Antonios was a Research Associate at the University of Hamburg, where he worked at the Institute for Maritime Law and International Law of the Sea and regularly published on international liability conventions. During his legal clerkship, Antonios worked for the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie) as well as the Higher Regional Court of Hamburg (Hanseatisches Oberlandesgericht).
Antonios is a member of DIS40 (German Initiative of Young Arbitrators) and ICC YAF (Young Arbitrators Forum at the International Chamber of Commerce). His working languages are German, English and Greek.
Germany (Hanseatische Rechtsanwaltskammer), admitted in 2018
New York (Supreme Court of the State of New York, First Judicial Department), admitted in 2019
Case note on the CJEU’s judgment “Pešková v.Travel Service” (C-315/15) in the field of Transport Law, published in: Neue Juristische Wochenschrift (NJW) 2017, p. 2665
Chapter in Jessen/Werner (ed.), Brussels Commentary on EU Maritime Transport Law, 1st edition 2016, Chapter on Regulation (EC) No. 392/2009 on the liability of carriers of passengers by sea, pp. 478–570
Case note on the judgment “Thibodeau v. Air Canada” by the Supreme Court of Canada, published in: Recht der Transportwirtschaft (RdTW) 2015, pp. 486–488
Case note on the judgment “Stott v. Thomas Cook” by the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, published in: Recht der Transportwirtschaft (RdTW) 2015, pp. 475–477
Chapter in Schwerdtfeger (ed.) Commentary on German Corporate Law, 3rd edition 2014: Chapter on Sect. 53a – 75 of the German Stock Corporations Act (AktG), pp. 1242–1371
“Sturgeon und kein Ende: Zum Umgang der Gerichte mit einer möglichen Kompetenzüberschreitung des EuGH“ (academic paper on transgressions of competence by the CJEU, published in: Europäische Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht (EuZW) 2014, pp. 8–12
“Ausgleichsansprüche für Flugverspätungen nach der jüngsten Rechtsprechung des EuGH” (academic paper on passengers‘ compensation rights for flight delays), published in: Recht der Transportwirtschaft (RdTW) 2013, pp. 190–196
Co-Editor of the legal journal on International Commercial and Transport Law “Recht der Transportwirtschaft” (2013 – 2018)
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