Menelaus Kouzoupis Partner

Menelaus is a highly regarded lawyer with a broad practice encompassing all areas of international commercial law with a particular focus on marine, international trade, and energy. He has developed a reputation as a problem solver for clients and is regularly instructed by energy companies, banks, trading houses and ship owners. Based in Dubai, Menelaus regularly works from our London and Greek offices to provide a seamless service. He is results driven and prides himself on his dedication to obtaining the most effective solutions for clients.
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On the contentious side, Menelaus represents his clients in a wide variety of jurisdictions and arbitral bodies such as LMAA, ICC, and LCIA tribunals, as well as the English High Court and Appellate Courts. Menelaus also specialises in enforcement action and is regularly instructed in relation to arrests, attachments, and asset tracing. He has extensive experience acting for clients in disputes concerning fraud and obtaining injunctive relief.

His practice includes non-contentious commercial matters, and he regularly advises clients on commercial contracts. He is also active in sale and purchase deals with a particular focus on asset finance. Menelaus also provides regular advice in respect of various international sanctions regimes.

Menelaus is a Lord Denning Scholar of the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn and was called to the bar prior to being admitted as a solicitor.

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