Contributor: Ioannis Alexopoulos
Ioannis Alexopoulos, Litigation Partner, DLA Piper
Ioannis's area of practice is dispute resolution, whether through litigation, arbitration or mediation. He focuses on banking disputes, particularly involving financial products, investment banking and derivatives and on commercial and business disputes with an emphasis on joint venture and shareholders' disputes, and investigations and fraud.
Most of his cases involve an international element, usually competing multiple jurisdictions and laws. Ioannis's clients include banks, insurers, intermediaries, venture capitalists and equity investors and large corporates, both in England and internationally.
Most people have heard of high-profile class actions being brought against companies in the context of US litigation. In European litigation however, class actions are much less common....