George Lambrou

George is a Solicitor Advocate and partner at Thomas Cooper, an English firm of solicitors founded in 1825, and one of the oldest specialist maritime arbitration firms in the City of London. George specialises in international arbitration with a focus on insurance, energy, maritime, and construction arbitrations. Primarily an advocate, he
is also currently sitting as an arbitrator on various ICC, LMAA and ICSID tribunals.
Prior to joining Thomas Cooper, George was instrumental in setting up the Institute of European Law within the legal faculty at MGIMO in Moscow.
He has been an advisor to the Government of Kyrgyzstan on international trade legislation, has worked for the US Department of Commerce on investment and trade issues in Russia, and the US Department of Energy under the US – Russia Highly Enriched Uranium Agreement.
He has degrees from the University of Chicago, Boston College and an LLM in maritime and international arbitration law from Queen Mary, University of London. He is a Supporting Member of the LMAA, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), Member of the Law Society of England and Wales, Member of the Athens Bar, the British Russian Law Association, and of the Russian Arbitration Association.
George is fluent in both Russian and Greek.