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Eleni Polycarpou

London, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : International ArbitrationArt and Cultural Property Law
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International Arbitration - UK-wide

Band 6

Eleni Polycarpou 's practice sees her regularly handling large-scale proceedings under ICC, LCIA and UNCITRAL rules. Her clients cover a range of sectors, including oil and gas.
"She is a top-level professional. She's smart, has great communication skills, and is adaptable and very well organised." "She is highly personable."
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Art and Cultural Property Law - UK-wide

Band 3

Eleni Polycarpou deals with a variety of art-related litigation, including disputes in relation to authenticity, title and consignment.
"She has a strong legal technical understanding of art-related law and industry knowledge. She is very accessible and practical in the delivery of her advice."
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Eleni is a litigation and arbitration specialist with long standing expertise in art law and is responsible for contentious art matters in London. She is described as someone who is ‘highly respected within the sector’ and 'very knowledgeable and exceptional with clients’, someone who ‘just gets it, knows how cases should be handled especially when it comes to the very sensitive ones’.

Eleni co-heads the firm's widely respected international arbitration practice and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators acting as counsel and as arbitrator in commercial disputes in many sectors including shipping and banking. She has acted as counsel in many high value commercial arbitration matters in a number of institutions including LCIA and ICC.

Eleni is a trusted adviser to high net worth individuals and their businesses often advising on cross- border matters including wide ranging issues appearing in the COVID pandemic. She is acting for art galleries, museums, artists and collectors in all types of art related disputes and transactions and has dealt with high profile international title disputes, consignment, provenance and authenticity disputes.

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Hellenic Law Association of London; and

London Court of International Arbitration.

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