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Agis Georgiades

Partner, Christos Georgiades & Associates LLC, Nicosia

Agis Georgiades is an advocate, barrister, arbitrator and mediator. He is a member of the Bars of Cyprus, England and Wales, and a registered practitioner in the DIFC Courts.

He is based in Nicosia and is a Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution at CGA  (Christos Georgiades & Associates LLC), focusing on complex international dispute resolution, including arbitration and litigation before local and international tribunals, in Cyprus and abroad.

As counsel, he has had a broad commercial and international practice since 2005. Agis has argued international commercial, construction, corporate (including corporate fraud), energy, IP and investment cases before arbitral tribunals and courts. He also has extensive experience in interim injunctions and other emergency proceedings of all types.

Agis is listed as arbitrator by several institutions, including CAMC, BVI IAC, CAfA, JCAA, RAA, CLF, UAA, HKIAC and SCCA; and is also listed for Bilateral Disputes in relation to EU’s Trade Agreements with Third Countries. As arbitrator, he has wide experience in commercial, construction and corporate disputes.

Agis is a Member of LCIA Court, an Ambassador of VIAC, a Fellow of the CIArb, and an Accredited Mediator. He is a member of the board of directors of CAF and the founder and co-chair of CAD.

He was a member of the Cyprus Supreme Court’s CPR Revision Committee and is an advocate member of the Cyprus CPR Standing Committee.

Agis holds a law degree from the University of Leeds, an LLM from LSE, a Postgraduate Diploma on International Mediation and Construction Arbitration from Queen Mary College, a Diploma in Negotiations from the Athens University of Economics and Business, and has completed the ICC/CIArb Advanced Arbitration Academy. He has published on arbitration, mediation, civil procedure, international law and law of evidence. He is Adjunct Faculty at the University of Nicosia, where he lectures on the Law of Evidence.

09:30

Monday 22nd May

Welcome Address

Agis Georgiades

CAD Co-Chair

11.45 - 12.45 PM

Monday 22nd May

Second Session - Applicable Laws and Appropriate Seats for MENA Disputes

Moderator

Shai Sharvit, Partner, Gornitzky & Co, Tel Aviv

Panelists

Agis Georgiades, Partner, Christos Georgiades & Associates LLC, Nicosia

George Mountis, Co-Managing Partner, Dr. K.Chrysostomides & Co LLC, Nicosia

Mahmood Hussain, Founding Partner, Mahmood Hussain Advocates & Legal Consultancy LLC, Dubai

Oleg Volodin, Partner, Resolut, Nicosia

Sabrina Aïnouz, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs, Paris