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Ioannis Alexopoulos

Work 020 3818 3500
Signature Litigation LLP

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Litigation, International Arbitration


Ioannis specialises in commercial litigation and international arbitration, including banking disputes, particularly those involving financial products, investment banking and derivatives, and also in commercial and business disputes with an emphasis on joint venture and shareholder disputes, shareholder protection, business break-ups and fraud. His key industry sectors are financial services, energy/oil & gas, shipping/international trade, telecoms, IT and infrastructure projects. The key geographies for Ioannis’ practice are Greece, the Balkans, Russia, the Middle East, Brazil and sub-Saharan Africa.

His cases often involve an international element, usually with competing multiple jurisdictions and laws. His clients include banks or their clients, insurers, intermediaries, venture capitalists and equity investors and large corporates in England and internationally.


Associate Holman Fenwick Willan 1990; Partner DLA Piper 1998; Partner Bryan Cave 2015; Partner Signature Litigation 2016


English, Greek, Brazilian Portuguese and French


Member of Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs; London Solicitors Litigation Association; International Bar Association


Ethnikon kai Kapodistriakon Panepistimion Athinon; University of Cambridge; College of Law York


Theatre, music, walking

London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Signature Litigation LLP has 'a highly experienced team of partners who have in-depth knowledge of commercial dispute resolution'. It is a specialised dispute resolution firm, with a strong focus on large, complex cases that are often cross-border. Graham Huntley acts in M&A disputes, shareholder and joint venture disputes, economic tort claims, and regulatory disputes and investigations. Simon Bushell specialises in complex international disputes. Other recommended partners are Abdulali Jiwaji, Daniel Spendlove and Ioannis Alexopoulos, while Kathleen Leslie is a notable senior associate.

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International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

Signature Litigation LLP's 'tactical and strategic vision is unparalleled, and the practice has a great range of partners and associates'. It fields specialist arbitration lawyers who are experienced in high-value, complex international arbitrations. Natalia Chumak has a particular focus on CIS-related matters; Ioannis Alexopoulos is well known for joint venture and shareholder disputes, business break-ups and fraud and banking disputes; and Josh Wong is recommended for security, asset tracing and enforcement actions that involve multiple jurisdictions. Counsel Neil Newing and senior associate Nick Storrs are also key advisers.

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