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Dr Kyriaki Noussia

Senior Lecturer

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Dr. Kyriaki Noussia is a Senior Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Law (E&R). Prior to that (2010-2015) she has worked as a counsel in arbitrations and as an arbitrator in the areas of maritime law, energy law (oil and gas), environmental law, investment law, construction law.

In 2013 she has been a Fulbright (Greece) Fulbright (Greece) Visiting Research Scholar and a Stavros Niarchos Foundation Research Grant Holder at the Columbia Law School (NY, USA). In 2007-2010 she has been a holder of the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship (University of Hamburg & Max Planck Institute for Private Law). In 2004-2007 she was a C.S.E.T. Lecturer in Law (University of Birmingham, UK).

Dr. Kyriaki Noussia is admitted to the Athens Bar (Greece) as a Barrister (1997 - present) and, since 2010, is licensed to appear before the Supreme Court and the Conseil d’État.  Dr. Kyriaki Noussia read law in Athens (Greece) (Ptychion /LLB in Law) , and pursued postgraduate studies in Essex (UK) (LLM) and in Southampton (UK) (Ph.D).

Dr. Kyriaki Noussia is a member of a number of professional bodies and scientific societies:

  • Barrister – Athens Bar Association, Athens, Greece (since 1995)
  • Fellow of the HEA (UK) (since 2007)
  • British Maritime Law Association (UK) (since 2002)
  • Australian Insurance Law Association (AILA) (Australia) (since 2006)
  • Hellenic Insurance Law Association (HILA) (Greece) (since 2010)
  • International Insurance Law Association (AIDA) (since 2006)
  • Society of Legal Scholars (UK) (since 2002)
  • European Law Institute (ELI ) (Austria) (since 2014)

Within the International Insurance Law Association (AIDA) she sits as a member in its Presidential Council and she is also the Chair of the Working Party on General Principles of Insurance Law & the Secretary of the Working Party on Distribution of Insurance Products.

Research interests

  • Arbitration Law (notably international commercial arbitration, oil & gas arbitration, construction arbitration, maritime arbitration, investment arbitration)
  • Maritime Law (especially marine insurance)
  • Law of the Sea
  • Insurance & Reinsurance Law
  • Energy Law (Oil & Gas)
  • Environmental Law
  • International Sales of Goods Law 

Other information

Dr. Kyriaki Noussia has been the holder of various scholarships, honours and awards:

  • (2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011): Alexander von Humboldt Return Short-Term Return Research Grant :Max Planck Institute for Private Law, Hamburg, Germany.
  •  (2014): Election as a Member of the Presidential Council of the International Insurance Law Association (AIDA) – XIVth World Congress (Sept. 2014, Rome, Italy).
  •  (2014): Appointment as the Chair of the Working Party on Consumer Protection and Dispute Resolution of the International Insurance Law Association (AIDA) – XIVth World Congress (Sept. 2014, Rome, Italy).
  • (2013): BILA (British Insurance Law Association) shortlisting for the Book of the Year Prize: for the book “Reinsurance Arbitrations”, Springer Publications, Monograph (published in Dec. 2013) .
  • (2013): BILA (British Insurance Law Association) Prize Award 2013 for my contribution ““A Legal and Regulatory Definition of Insurance: Different Common Law and Civil Law Approaches" in the book of K. Lazarus & J. Burling (Eds.) "Research Handbook on International Insurance Law & Regulation", Edward Elgar Publishing & Lloyds of London (2012) 
  • (2013): Fulbright (Greece) Visiting Research Scholar: Columbia Law School March-April 2013.
  • (2013): Stavros Niarchos Foundation Research Grant: Columbia Law School March-April 2013.
  • (2007-2010): Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow: University of Hamburg, Law Faculty, Hamburg, Germany & Max Planck Institute for Private Law, Hamburg, Germany. 
  • (2005): British Academy Small Research Grant: University of Sydney, Law Faculty (Sydney, NSW, Australia) & University of Wollongong, Law Faculty (Wollongong, NSW, Australia)
  •  (2002, 2006, 2011, 2012): Max Planck Society Research Grant: Max Planck Institute for Private Law, Hamburg, Germany.
  • (2002-2003): Norwegian Research Council Research Award: Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Oslo, Norway. 

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