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Ms Pinelopi A. Charalampous

MPhil Candidate – PhD in Law


PCharalampous1@uclan.ac.uk

+357 99077111

Qualifications

  • PhD (via MPhil) – University of Central Lancashire – Expected March 2024
  • My research interests focus on Commercial and Corporate Law, Data Protection, General Legislation Drafting and Artificial Intelligence.
  • M Commercial and Corporate Law – Queen Mary University of London – Obtained 2019 (Grade: Merit)
  • GDL (Graduate Diploma in Law) – BPP University of London – Obtained 2019
  • B – Frederick University of Cyprus – Obtained 2017 (Grade: 9.63/10 – First with Honors, Scholarship Student)

 

Specialization

Artificial Intelligence and Law, Immigration Law, Commercial and Corporate Law

 

Employment Track

  • Immigration Lawyer at Andreas Demetriades & Co LLC – January 2020 – until today: Dealing with all aspects of Immigration Law, including the Fast-Track Procedure for obtaining a Residence Permit and citizenship by origin and years of residence in the Republic of Cyprus.
  • FredMED at Frederick University of Cyprus – September 2020, March 2021: Teaching Mediation and focusing on the advantages of Family Law Mediation
  • Mentor at Debate Mate – Alperton Community School (Secondary) – Nov 2017 – Jun 2018: Taught Debate Techniques at one of the most challenging/troubled schools in London.

 

Memberships (Academic/Professional)

  • Qualified Lawyer in the Republic of Cyprus and Member of the Cyprus Bar Association – ID 7771 since 2020
  • Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators [London] (ACIArb) – ID 6074236 since 2019
  • Mediation Course at KEBE – Associate of Cyprus Association of Mediators – since 2021

 

Research Interests

As a researcher I am quite interested in exploring the needs for the drafting of new legislations around the topics of the use of Artificial Intelligence, Immigration Law and Investment Law. In general my academic and work experience background focuses on Immigration Law, Real Estate and Investment Law, Commercial and Corporate Law as well as Human Rights and Data protection.

 

Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)

Teaching Experience

  • FredMED at Frederick University of Cyprus – September 2020, March 2021: Teaching Mediation and focusing on the advantages of Family Law Mediation
  • Mentor at Debate Mate – Alperton Community School (Secondary) – Nov 2017 – Jun 2018: Taught Debate Techniques at one of the most challenging/troubled schools in London.

Debating Experience

  • Member of the Organizing committee of FredMUN (2016-18), the first Model UN in Cyprus.
  • Manage the day-to-day operations required to organize an event of this scale (500 participants from 30 countries).
  • Chaired the most challenging committees such as Security Council, Crisis Committees and DISEC, requiring of me to understand UN international treaties, design crisis simulation scenarios and oversee background preparation material which required extensive knowledge of global affairs.
  • Participated as a delegate in over 6 model UN conferences, developing my abilities to construct persuasive debate arguments and build a wealth of relevant knowledge (twice awarded with Honors for excellent debating performance).
  • Participated as a head of team/leader at the Cyprus National Mood Court Competition in 2017.