Ph.D. Candidate, University of Cambridge
Nikolaos Theodorakis is a tutor in law and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Oxford. He holds an LLB from the University of Athens, an MPhil from the University of Cambridge, and an LLM from University College London. Prior to joining Oxford, Nikolaos taught and conducted research at the University of Cambridge, Harvard Law School, and Columbia Law School. He has worked for the U.S. Committee on Capital Markets Regulation, the Legislative Committee at the U.S. Congress and the Library of Congress, and the UK Sentencing Council, Ministry of Justice. Nikolaos has received fellowships and awards from the ESRC, the British Academy, the Greek Parliament, the Greek State Scholarships Foundation, the EU Bursaries, and the Corfield foundation.
He is currently a country assessor and peer reviewer for the UK Chapter of Transparency International. This fall he will be assuming research and teaching fellowships with the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies at the University of London, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, and the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law. He also advises on international trade law cases with the Sidley Austin LLP office in Brussels.
His PhD thesis focuses on issues of Corporate Compliance, Liability and Regulation. During his Network Fellowship, Nikolaos will be investigating different forms of corruption both from state and private actors and how they intertwine with International Development, effective regulatory regimes for banking institutions and corporations, and relevant compliance strategies pertaining to International Trade and Antitrust Law.