Panagiotis Chalkias

Associate, Geneva (White & Case S.A.)

Biography

Overview

Panagiotis Chalkias is an Associate in the Firm's International Arbitration Practice and is based in Geneva. Panagiotis' practice includes advising and representing clients in complex, high-value cross-border disputes in a variety of industries under all major arbitration rules and governed by various substantive laws, both common law and civil law.

Prior to joining White & Case, Panagiotis worked as an associate at an international arbitration boutique in Brussels and as legal consultant at the World Intellectual Property Organization Arbitration and Mediation Center in Geneva.

Panagiotis was recently co-chair of Young ICCA (International Council for Commercial Arbitration).  He has been recognized by Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration – Future Leaders 2021

Bars and Courts
Athens Bar
Education
LLM
International Dispute Settlement
University of Geneva and Graduate Institute
Masters in Economic Law
University of Geneva
Bachelors of Law
University of Athens
Languages
Greek
English
French
Spanish

Experience

Speaking Engagements

Speaker, "How to draft a Request for Arbitration and conduct cross-examination in international arbitration", ELSA Athens Summer Law School on International Investment Law, Athens, Greece (21 August 2020);

Speaker, "Working with experts in international arbitration", ICDR Y&I, Athens, Greece (14 February 2020);

Speaker, "How to draft a Request for Arbitration and an Answer to the Request", ELSA Athens Summer Law School on International Investment Law, Athens, Greece (22 August 2019);

Speaker, "Interim measures in international arbitration", IASC's GoArb Madrid 2019, Madrid, Spain (5 July 2019);

Speaker, "How to draft a Request for Arbitration" and "How to draft Procedural Order No. 1 and Terms of Appointment", ELSA Athens Summer Law School on International Investment Law, Athens, Greece (22 August 2018);

Speaker, "Overview of arbitration – Benefits and kinds", AIA Brussels Arbitration School, Brussels, Belgium (23 October 2017);

Speaker, "Challenging the arbitrator", AIA Brussels Arbitration School, Brussels, Belgium (20 October 2016);

Speaker, "Standards of treatment III: Fair and equitable treatment & full protection and security" and "Umbrella Clauses: Treaty Claims and Contract Claims", ELSA Athens Summer Law School on International Investment Law, Athens, Greece (23 August 2016);

Speaker, "The Practice of International Arbitration", International Arbitration Conference, Paphos, Cyprus (18 September 2015).
 

Publications

Author, "Annulment of arbitral award by third parties – Commentary on judgment No. 21/2017 issued by the Belgian Constitutional Court" (in Greek), in Arbitration & ADR bulletin issued by Nomiki Vivliothiki (June 2018);

Book review: "The Structure of Investment Arbitration", in 9 Global Trade and Customs Journal, Issue 5, pp. 243–244 (2014);

Co-author with Maria Athanasiou of the Greek translation of ICCA's Guide to the Interpretation of the 1958 New York Convention (March 2013);

Co-author with Ignacio de Castro, Singapore Academy of Law Journal, Special Issue on Intellectual Property (24 SAcLJ), Mediation and Arbitration of Intellectual Property and Technology Disputes (December 2012);

Co-author with Ignacio de Castro, Arbitration World, Fourth Edition 2012, Chapter on WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center (September 2012).