Eleni Polycarpou

Partner | London

Client Services Contact Federica Spagnoletti


Eleni is a partner in the litigation and arbitration team and focuses on international arbitration.

She specialises in international commercial disputes both in litigation and arbitration. Eleni is co-head of the international arbitration team and also specialises in art law disputes. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Eleni is a member of the Middle East group and has worked with clients and on cases with connections particularly with Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Saudi Arabia for many years.

Eleni acts for high net worth individuals and their companies often advising on shareholder and joint venture disputes and contractual disputes in a variety of fields including banking, oil and technology. She has a specialist practice advising on art related disputes advising collectors, galleries, museums, auction houses on all art-related matters.

Eleni is also well versed in mediation and has a track record of achieving a successful settlement of disputes via this method.

Eleni has been ranked as a leading individual in The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners for many years for art and cultural property law and for international arbitration.

Eleni lives in London and is a dual national (Cyprus and UK). She speaks fluent Greek, English and Italian often acting for clients from those jurisdictions and from CIS who hold companies in Cyprus.