Filippos Alexandrakis is an Attorney-at-law, admitted to practice before the First Instance Courts. 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 a 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. In addition, he 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. His LL.M. thesis focuses on “Vetting clauses in tanker chartering: Legal issues relating to apportionment of liability” and has been published in 2019 (Nomiki Bibliothiki). During 2020, he had been working as a research assistant at Swansea University for four months, where he conducted academic research, in cooperation with Professors, in a project on cyber risks and insurance for SME’s.
Also, he has attended various conferences concerning maritime and competition law (2nd Advanced Seminar on Maritime Law, 9th International Conference on Maritime Law, Law and Cartels, The trends and developments on competition law) and he is also 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), fluent English and German.