Angelos Dimopoulos


Angelos Dimopoulos joined Queen Mary in September 2013 as a Lecturer in Law. Prior to joining the Department of Law, he was Assistant Professor at Tilburg University and the Research Coordinator of the Tilburg Law and Economics Centre (TILEC). Dr Dimopoulos obtained his PhD in Law at the European University Institute in 2010. During his doctoral studies he conducted research as a visiting scholar at Columbia Law School and the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law (Cambridge) and taught EU law at the University of Utrecht. He holds degrees from the Universities of Cambridge (LLM), Hannover (MLE) and Thessaloniki (LLB) and he has qualified and practiced as an attorney-at-law in Greece. Dr Dimopoulos is an expert in EU external relations law, international investment law and the law of the Economic and Monetary Union and he has published extensively on these topics. His monograph on EU Foreign Investment Law was published by OUP in 2011.

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Achmea: The principle of autonomy and its implications for intra and extra-EU BITs

On 6 March 2018, the CJEU issued its judgment in Case C-284/16 Achmea, where it opined that intra-EU BITs and in particular their ISDS provisions are incompatible with the principle of autonomy of EU law. In a rather brief judgment, the Court found the ISDS provision under the Netherlands-Slovakia BIT has an adverse effect on the autonomy…

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