• Biography

    Andreas Dracoulis is a partner advising clients in the energy, construction and shipping sectors. Andreas mostly advises on international projects ranging between the construction and operation of offshore units (such as MODUs and FPSOs) and ships, offshore oil and gas and renewable developments, and major infrastructure works. He regularly acts for owners/employers, contractors, shipyards, oilfield services providers and energy companies.

    Andreas has extensive disputes experience having represented clients both in court litigation and in international arbitrations conducted under many of the commonly used rules, including the ICC, LCIA and LMAA. He is also experienced in the negotiation of engineering and construction contracts and holds a postgraduate Master’s degree in construction law and dispute resolution from King's College, London.

    Andreas is recommended in the international arbitration and shipping sections of the 2020 edition of The Legal 500 UK, Legalease. Previously, Legal 500 have reported that Andreas is a "key name" in international arbitration and is "building an excellent reputation for careful case management” in shipping.

    Andreas regularly writes and lectures on industry specific and international arbitration related topics with recent speaking engagements for IMCA/the SUT and at the Subsea Expo 2020 and the Offshore Decommissioning Conference 2018. He is also a co-author of the chapter on Offshore Vessel Construction Disputes within Global Arbitration Review’s Guide to Energy Arbitrations (Fourth Edition).

  • Education and Clerkships

    • M.Sc., Construction Law and Dispute Resolution, King's College London, 2009
    • LL.B., University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 2000, with honors
  • Admissions

    • England and Wales
    • Higher Rights of Audience (Civil)