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Tzifras, Ion

Ion Tzifras


*Foreign Qualified, Admitted in Greece

Direct Tel: +44 20 7653 2047, Direct Fax: +44 20 7653 2100
Tel: +44 20 7653 2000 Fax: +44 20 7653 2100

Ion is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s London office. He joined the firm in 2019. His practice focuses on international commercial arbitration and investor-state disputes, where he represents both investors and sovereign states.

Ion has acted in arbitration cases connected to several jurisdictions and conducted under most of the procedural rules that are frequently used in arbitrations, including the ICC, LCIA, ICSID, UNCITRAL, LMAA and CPR rules.  His civil law and common law background allows him to effectively advise on such matters.  At Quinn Emanuel, he has represented clients in a variety of industries, including financial services, manufacturing, shipping, infrastructure, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and mining. He has also repeatedly acted in shareholder disputes arising out of mergers and acquisitions and the associated transaction documents.

Ion obtained his Master of Laws degree (Magister Juris) with distinction at the University of Oxford, specializing in international arbitration and comparative contract law.

Prior to joining the firm, Ion worked at a leading law firm in Greece and the Greek Competition Commission.

  • University of Oxford
    (Master of Laws (MJur), Distinction, 2019)
  • National Kapodistrian University of Athens
    (Law degree, First Class Honours, 2018)
    • Salutatorian
  • Admitted to the Greek Bar
  • Admitted in Greece only (practicing under the direct supervision of a member of The Bar of England and Wales)
  • English
  • Greek
  • French