George is an international dispute resolution specialist who resolves high-value and complex multijurisdictional disputes. He is a Solicitor Advocate who spends most of his time involved in arbitration and as a negotiator and overall problem solver. Throughout his career, George has advised and acted for (and against) governments, commercial entities and individuals from a wide range of countries. His unique background and language skills in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) have proven particularly valuable in that part of the world.
George is regularly engaged in international arbitrations as counsel, co arbitrator and sole arbitrator under the ICC, LCIA, LMAA, SCC and ICSID rules sitting in London, Athens, Geneva, Stockholm and Washington DC. He has experience in construction, energy, trade, software, securities, investment treaty and maritime disputes. He has a very strong maritime background, having been a partner for many years in a leading London-based shipping law firm. He is a faculty member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIARB) and the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS). George works in both Russian and Greek.
Please note: The experience list above may include examples of work completed prior to joining Keystone Law.
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
Co-Director of Training at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, European Branch
Supporting Member of the London Maritime Arbitrator’s Association (LMAA)
Honorary Member Chartered Institute of Shipbrokers
Lecturer of Shipping Law at the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
George Lambrou highlighted for being “knowledgeable, articulate and pleasant to work with.”
Chambers & Partners, Global 2018
George Lambrou attracts particular attention for his experience acting as counsel to shipping companies involved in London arbitration proceedings. He knows what to fight and what not to fight in order to achieve the best results, says one client, while another describes him as quick, efficient and practical.
2017 Chambers Global
George Lambrou is highly knowledgeable in matters pertaining to shipping disputes, including international arbitration. Sources say: “He is very solution-oriented and to the point: he can overcome any dead end. He tries to accommodate clients’ wishes, even when it seems near impossible.
2016 Chambers Europe
George Lambrou clearly has a wealth of experience. He has a very good grasp of trade in general, not just shipping, say market commentators ...
Chambers Global 2014
George Lambrou is great: he finds innovative, cost-effective solutions to complex international disputes ...
Legal 500 EMEA 2014
|2018||Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor|
|2002-2018||Thomas Cooper | Trainee, Solicitor then Partner|
|2004||Qualified as a Solicitor|