Ioannis Alexopoulos > Signature Litigation LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Signature Litigation LLP
138 FETTER LANE
LONDON
EC4A 1BT
England

Work Department

Litigation, International Arbitration

Position

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.

Ioannis has extensive expertise representing clients in arbitrations under the ICC and LCIA rules, as well as others including SCC and UNCITRAL, and 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. Ioannis also advises in connection with investor state disputes.

Career

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

Languages

English, Greek, conversational Brazilian Portuguese and French.

Memberships

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

Education

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

Leisure

Theatre, music, walking.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

Dispute resolution firm Signature Litigation LLP fields specialist arbitration lawyers who act in complex, high-value and cross-border matters. With approximately 30 years’ experience, Ioannis Alexopoulos has particular experience in cases involving Greece, the Balkans, Russia and Central Asia, Brazil, sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East. Josh Wong is a highly experienced commercial international arbitration expert, and Daniel Spendlove has a strong focus on finance, mining, and oil and gas matters. At counsel level, Neil Newing also manages major cross-border disputes.