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Dr Nevi Agapiou

Lecturer in International Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution
LLM Course Leader - Programme Coordinator


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PhD in Law (University of Leicester, 2014)
Advocate (Cyprus Legal Council, 2008)
PGDip in Professional Legal Skills (Inns of Court School of Law, 2007)
LLM International Commercial Law (University of Leicester, 2006)
LLB (Hons) (University of Leicester, 2005)

Employment Track
Part – time ACCA Lecturer, P.A. College, Larnaca – Cyprus (2011-2012)
Teaching Assistant, School of Law, University of Leicester, Leicester – UK (2009-2011)
Advocate, George Y. Yiangou LLC, Nicosia – Cyprus (2008-2009)
Trainee Advocate, George Y. Yiangou LLC, Nicosia – Cyprus (2007-2008)

Memberships (Academic/Professional)

  • The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
  • Cyprus Bar Association (non- practising member)

Research Interests

International Commercial Law
Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods
Comparative Law
Cyprus Legal System

Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)

Teaching and Course Leadership

  •  LLM Course Leader – Programme Coordinator, School of Law, UCLan Cyprus
  • Contract Law; Consumer Law; Commercial Law; Comparative Law; International Sale of Goods; Shipping and Maritime Commercial Law; International Corporate Governance; Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR); Mooting and Legal Debating; Foundations of English and Cypriot Law

Administrative Roles

  • School of Law Lead in the Academic Standards and Quality Assurance Committee (ASQAC)

Selective Publications

  • S. Laulhe Shaelou, D. Christofi and N. Agapiou, International Encyclopedia of Commercial and Economic Law – Cyprus (Kluwer International, 2018) (forthcoming)

Selective Conference and Seminar Presentations

  • University of Leicester School of Law 2009 Graduate Conference, Leicester – UK
    ‘CISG: Why has the UK been “Ignoring” this Instrument of Commerce?’ awarded Best Paper Prize on ‘the academic quality of content and calibre of delivery’
  • 8th ATINER Annual International Conference on Law (2011), Athens – Greece
    ‘The UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG): (Genuinely) Promoting the Development of International Trade’
  • Compulsory Mediation in the Civil and Family Courts: Opportunity or Threat?
    A Conference by the Academic Committee of the Civil Mediation Council and the Family Mediation Council (2017), London – UK
    ‘Interfering with Freedom of Contract: The Inherent Danger of Compulsory Mediation for Contractual Disputes and Other Limitations’

Other Scholarly and Outreach Activities

  • Law Society  Mentor, School of Law, UCLan Cyprus
  • Interdisciplinary Centre for Law, Alternative and Innovative Methods (ICLAIM), Secretary and Resident Expert, ADR Entity for Consumer Disputes Coordinator
  • Cyprus Branch, European Centre for Arbitration and Mediation, Executive Committee Member
  • Cypriot Society of Comparative Law, Executive Committee Member
  • Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vienna) – UCLan Cyprus Team Coach and Arbitrator