Dr. Antonios D. Tsavdaridis, is a Partner and the Head of Arbitration at Rokas (Athens), and specialises in dispute resolution and especially international arbitration and complex litigation. He has more than 25 years of experience in disputes involving arbitration before the leading arbitration centres around the world and under various sets of rules (including ICC, LCIA, AAA/ICDR, Vienna, Stockholm and Zurich Rules, UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules et al.) and has acted in a variety of arbitral seats, including London, Paris, Geneva, Zurich, Vienna, Stockholm, Frankfurt-am-Main, Athens, Helsinki, Bucharest etc. He has acted as counsel, advisor or arbitrator (chairman and co-arbitrator) for many parties including governments and multinational corporations in various disputes involving issues of privatisation, investment, energy, M&A, banking, insurance, construction, international trade (incl. shipping), agency, telecommunications. He is a lecturer of international trade law at the Law School of the Democritus University. He holds a Ph.D. in international arbitration and is the author of many books and articles. He is the vice-president of the Greek Arbitration Association, secretary-general of the European Court of Arbitration and an ICCA member, while he has also been a drafter of the Maritime Arbitration Rules of the Piraeus Association for Maritime Arbitration.