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Dr Katerina Georgiadou

Lecturer in EU Business Law


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  • 2014:  Doctor of Philosophy Ph.D-University of Derby.  My PhD research thesis focuses on the International Law of the Sale of Goods. Thesis Title: ‘The Transformation of the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) into the UK Legal Order:  Two Legislative Models’
  • 2009: LLM Commercial Law-University of Derby
  • 2008: LLB Law-University of Derby



International Commercial Law

International Banking and Finance Law

International Corporate Governance

Shipping Law

Public International Law

EU Law

Trust and Equity Law

Land Law

Privacy Law

Company Law


Employment Track

  • September 2017 to December 2019: LLM Programme Leader at Alexander College
  • May 2018 to December 2019: Head of compliance and implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and general law related issues Consultant at Alexander College
  • May 2018 to January 2019: GDPR implementation lawyer at DataKnights consultation agency.
  • 2016 to 2019: Lecturer at Alexander College, taught the modules of Shipping Law (LLM), International Banking and Finance Law (LLM), Natural Resources Law (LLM) Law in Society (LLB) and Public International Law (LLB)
  • September 2014 to September 2016: Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC-research, consulting and litigation
  • January 2014 to December 2017: Lecturer at the Cyprus Institute of Marketing (CIM) and coordinator of Nicosia and Limassol campuses, taught the modules of Commercial Law and Business & Corporate Law.
  • September 2013 to January 2017: Lecturer at the University of Nicosia, taught the modules of Legal Skills, Law of Tort, Family Law, Law of International Trade, European Union Law, Transnational Economic Law and Land Law.
  • September 2010-June 2011: Lecturer at the University of Derby, taught the module of Public International Law.


Memberships (Academic/Professional)

Member of Cyprus Bar Association

Research Interests

  • International and UK Commercial Law
  • English Commercial Law
  • International Banking Law (Financial crisis, Money laundering)
  • Comparative Law- Legal transplants
  • Data protection Law (GDPR)
  • International Public Law


Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)

Teaching and Module Leadership (current)

  • EU Single market law (LLB)
  • Street Law (LLB)
  • Company law (LLB)
  • Trust and Equity Law (LLB)
  • International Corporate Governance (LLM)

Teaching Experience and course leadership (past)

  • LLM Programme leader (September 2017 to December 2019)
  • Commercial Law
  • Business & Corporate Law
  • International Commercial Law
  • International Corporate Governance
  • International Trade Law
  • Transnational Economic Law
  • Public International Law
  • Natural Resources/Energy Law
  • Shipping Law
  • International Banking and Finance Law
  • Legal aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Legal Background of Public Procurement (MBA)
  • Legal Skills
  • Contract Law
  • Law of Tort
  • Family Law
  • Land Law
  • Trusts and Equity
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • European Union Law


Administrative Roles (past)

  • Implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Consultant at Alexander College
  • Participated in the successful MBA accreditation process as part of the committee representing Alexander College

Selective Publications 

  • K. Georgiadou, ‘Apathy vis-à-vis the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) in the UK and Two Proposed Strategies for CISG’s Incorporation in the UK Legal Order ( 2012) Pace International Law Review Online Companion <http://digitalcommons.pace.edu/pilronline/33/>
  • K. Georgiadou, ‘Transposing the CISG into the UK legal order: two legislative models’ (2013) 24 International Company and Commercial law Review 33
  • K. Georgiadou , ‘Euclidian Parallelism, Legal Pluralism and Legal Transplants vis-à-vis Transposing the CISG into the UK legal order’ (2019) 10 Journal of International Commercial Law 33

Selective Conference and Seminar Presentations 

  • Georgiadou, ‘Influence of the CISG on domestic sales and contract laws’, series of talks, University of Derby, October 2011, Derby
  • Georgiadou, ‘Transposing the CISG into the UK legal order: two legislative models’,  workshop PhD-MPhil of ILA , University of Sheffield, 26  April 2011, Sheffield
  • Georgiadou, ‘CISG: What we have, what we could have’, The Queen Mary PhD conference, Queen Mary University, 7 June 2011, London
  • Georgiadou, ‘A comparative analysis of CISG implementation approaches’ The BACL Workshop, University of Nottingham, 1 and 2 July 2011, Nottignham
  • Georgiadou, ‘Teaching informed by research’, Teaching and Learning through Research Conference, University of Derby, 17 January 2012, Derby
  • Georgiadou, ‘An analysis of the legal framework regulating the WTO Dispute Settlement Understanding (DSU) through developing countries perspective: Does the WTO offer the equality promised?’, CIM-LSBU-BUE conference, 17 of January 2016’, Limassol
  • Georgiadou, ‘Legal transplants: Possible or Impossible’, Legal transplantation theories seminar, Alexander College, 29 March 2018, Larnaca
  • Georgiadou, ‘Twin Peaks: Is UK’s System of Financial Regulation a Model for Cyprus?’, The European Union: Change, Transformation and Challenges Conference, Alexander College-University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE), 9 February 2019, Larnaca


Selective Research Funding/ Grant Capture


Supervision of Projects/Dissertations (10)

  1. Company Law
  2. Commercial Law
  3. Shipping law
  4. Public International Law
  5. EU Business Law
  6. International Banking and Finance Law


Consultancy and CPD Training

Certified Human Recourse Development Authority (HRDA) trainer

Other Scholarly and Outreach Activities

  • Collaborated with the World Bank, in the ‘Women, business and the law’ project and received a certificate of appreciation. This project required the completion of an online questionnaire and telephone interview in one’s capacity as a legal expert on Cyprus family law. WBL benchmarks laws and regulations influencing women’s economic participation in 189 economies around the world.