Mr. Constantinos Stamatiou
Special Teaching Staff

Mr. Constantinos Stamatiou

Maritime Transport and Commerce
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Short CV
Costas Stamatiou is a practising lawyer and partner in the law firm of Elias Neocleous & Co. LLC. He graduated from the University of Wales, Cardiff in 2001 and obtained an LL.M in Legal Aspects of Marine Affairs from there in 2002 and an LL.M in European Legal Studies from Bristol University in 2003. He was admitted to the Cyprus Bar in 2004 and in 2009 he was appointed member of the shipping committee of the Cyprus Bar Association. He sits in the board of directors of various corporations and acts as a visiting law lecturer at Frederick University Cyprus. His main areas of practice are admiralty and shipping, corporate and commercial law and associated litigation. Costas Stamatiou has co-authored the 3rd edition of the textbook “Neocleous’ s Introduction to Cyprus Law” published by CILS and the Cyprus chapter of “Encyclopaedia of International Commercial Litigation” published by Kluwer Law International. He has also contributed a number of articles to leading publications, including “Cyprus Shipping and Competition: The new tonnage tax regime” Legal & More Journal, 2010, 5(46); “Cyprus: Freezing orders, ship arrest warrants, anti-suit injunctions, disclosure orders and Norwich Pharmacal relief in aid of court or arbitration proceedings in Cyprus and overseas”, ICCLR 2010 21(2); “The New Era of EC Competition Law in the Shipping Industry”, ICCLR, 2009, 20(1); “Ready, Steady, Drill: the legislation governing the race for Cyprus’s offshore hydrocarbons reserves”, ICCLR. 2007, 18(12); ”Shipping – The Cyprus Way”, Offshore Investment – September 2007; "Black Boxes and the Proposed EU Fundamental Principles on the Investigation of Accidents in the Maritime Industry”, ICCLR 2007, 18(5); “Legal Aspects of the ISM Code”, ICCLR 2006 17(7); “The Shortsea Shipping Market of the Future”, Lloyd’s List Cyprus, Sept. 2006; “The Marco Polo Programme & Cyprus: Financing the Motorways of the Seas”, ICCLR. 2006, 17(8); “Cyprus: Commercial Shipping”, ICCLR 2005 16(11); “Cyprus: Forum Non Conveniens in the European Era”, ICCLR 2005 16 (8); and “Establishing the Boundaries: Cyprus offshore oil, gas and shipping industries”, published in Lloyd's List Cyprus, Sept. 2005.
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