UCL Faculty of Laws


Thomas Papadogiannis-Varouchakis

Teaching Fellow and PhD Candidate

Key information

  • PhD title: Covered Bonds: A Regulatory and Market Analysis of their Current Status and Prospects in Europe
  • Education: LL.B (First Class), LL.M (First Class), National and Kapodistrian University of Athens; Masters in Corporate Law (MCL) (First Class), University of Cambridge
  • Email: thomas.varouchakis.19@ucl.ac.uk

Research Supervisors

Areas of Expertise

Financial Law, Financial Regulation, Corporate Law

UCL Associations/Academic and Professional Memberships

Senior Academic Editor at UCL Journal of Law and Jurisprudence

Qualified Lawyer in Greece

Professional Experience

Thomas has worked as a trainee lawyer for the international insurance company, Interamerican S.A., located in Athens, Greece (2016-2017), and as an associate for the boutique Greek law firm specialising in international arbitration, IV Law Firm, (2018-2019). He is currently cooperating with IV Law Firm as "of counsel", providing legal advice on corporate and international arbitration matters. 


  • 2015: "FDI Moot 2015: First Highest Ranked Claimant Memorial", Transnational Dispute Management (TDM) 7 (2015) (Co-Author)
  • 2016: "Winning Memorial of the FDI Moot 2015", Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy 2014-2015, Oxford University Press 2016 (Co-Author)
  • 2020: "Covered Bonds: Presentation of the Current Legal Framework and Forthcoming Amendments", Journal of Business and Company Law (DEE), 12/2019 (December 2019)

Current Teaching

Legal Aspects of International Finance