Filippos Alexandrakis is an Attorney-at-law, admitted to practice before the First Instance Courts. He is also a PhD candidate at Law School of Athens in the field of maritime law with the subject “The impact of technology on vessel’s operation and the insurability of the new risks arising”. He graduated from Law School of Athens (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens) with First Class Honours (8.73/10) and holds an L.LM. in Maritime Law from the same University (First Class Honours, 9.33/10). He also holds an L.LM. Degree in International Commercial and Maritime Law from Swansea University-Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, where he graduated first in his class with Distinction and received a lot of awards for his outstanding performance in the courses. One of them was the “Dr. Nikaki Prize” in memoriam of Professor Dora Nikaki for his top performance in the “Charterparties” course.
At research level, he has dealt with issues regarding maritime pollution, carriage of goods and charterparties, international trade law as well as marine insurance law. In 2019 he published a book with title “Vetting clauses in tanker chartering: Legal issues relating to apportionment of liability” (Nomiki Bibliothiki 2019), which it was the subject of his LL.M. thesis. During 2020, he has worked as research assistant at Swansea University for four months, where along with two Professors he conducted academic research in a project on cyber risks and insurance for SME’s.
Also, he has attended various conferences concerning maritime and competition law and he is a scholar of HELMEPA. He specializes in issues regarding maritime and marine insurance law, international trade law, competition law and company law.
He speaks Greek (mother tongue), fluently English and German.