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Paschalis Paschalidis is a Counsel in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice of Arendt & Medernach.
He specialises in international commercial and investment treaty arbitration as well as EU litigation. He acts as counsel in commercial and investment treaty arbitrations under a variety of arbitral rules (including ICSID, SCC, ICC and UNCITRAL). He also acts as an arbitrator and a secretary to tribunals, and regularly appears before the courts of EU Member States and the Court of Justice of the European Union.
In 2022, Paschalis was included in the Panel of Arbitrators of the SCIA (Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration) for a term of three years. He is the only Luxembourgish lawyer to appear on the list.
Before joining Arendt & Medernach, Paschalis served as référendaire at the Court of Justice of the European Union, where he assisted First Advocate General Melchior Wathelet in variety of a cases ranging from international law and arbitration to EU fundamental freedoms and citizenship rights, as well as EU institutional law.
He also served as a senior associate in the international arbitration practice of a major US law firm and as a counsel in a major European law firm specialised in international dispute resolution.
As of September 2021, Paschalis is also an Associate Professor of EU Law at the University Lyon III “Jean Moulin”.
He is a member of the Board of the Luxembourg Arbitration Association (LAA) and of the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF).
Paschalis is a member of the Luxembourg Bar and the Thessaloniki Bar.
Paschalis Paschalidis holds a Magister Juris (MJur) in Law from the University of Oxford as well as a Master and Doctorate of Philosophy (DPhil) in Law from the University of Oxford.
Languages: English, French, Greek, Luxembourgish.