Attorney-at-Law (Advocate of the Supreme Court) Managing Partner at Alexander Vassardanis & Partners

Areas of Expertise: Dispute resolution/Arbitration, International Commercial Arbitration, Investment Arbitration, Investment Law, Business/Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, International Law, International Contracts, Construction Law, Real Estate Law, Energy Law, Public Procurement.


Arbitration Experience: She has extensive experience in arbitration and in particular in international arbitration, investment arbitration and commercial arbitration, in dispute resolution, claims, investor/state disputes, cross-border disputes, legal protection of international investments, international investment treaties. She acts both as counsel and as arbitrator handling a broad range of international and domestic arbitration matters under the auspices of major institutions worldwide, and regularly before ad hoc arbitral tribunals in different jurisdictions. She has handled arbitrations under several governing laws (as indicatively Greek, French, Swiss, English, Swedish etc.).

Languages: She is fluent in Greek, English and French and works in all three languages.

Education: She studied law in France (Maîtrise, Licence, D.E.U.G.). She also holds two Masters of Law Degrees (postgraduate degrees), a D.E.A. and a D.E.S.S. from the University Paris II Panthéon-Assas. Her post-graduate thesis at the University Paris II Panthéon-Assas was entitled “Alternative Dispute Resolution – A Comparative Study of U.S. and French law” and she conducted her research at Harvard Law Library and Cujas Law Library.

Professional Career: She is a lawyer, member of the Athens Bar Association, admitted to plead before the Supreme Court of Greece. She is the Managing Partner of A. Vassardanis & Partners Law Firm. She has worked with major international law firms. In 2020, she was designated by the State of the Hellenic Republic to serve on the Panel of Conciliators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) of the World Bank. She has received international legal awards and recognition for her work in the sectors of her expertise. The Legal 500 recommends her in the Dispute Resolution/Arbitration sector and in the Energy sector every year. She is recognized as a “leading individual” in the Dispute Resolution/Arbitration sector and in the Energy sector by The Legal 500. She is described as “an excellent, prominent lawyer” by The Legal 500, (2023) and they note that “the high standard of her work and her legal knowledge have been invaluable”. The Legal 500, (2022) underline that “she is a distinguished lawyer” and they praise “her ability to handle complex legal matters with the maximum effectiveness”. The Legal 500, (2021) note that impresses “the depth of her legal knowledge, her professionalism and her dedication to the achievement of excellence.”