Nicholas holds a PhD in Public International Law from the University of Bristol. During the academic year 2017-2018 he was a Nippon Fellow at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, where he conducted research on the rights and obligations of states in undelimited maritime areas. He teaches Public International Law and International Humanitarian Law at the University of Nicosia (Cyprus). He received his LLB from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece) in 2010 and earned an LLM in Public International Law from the University of Bristol in 2012. He was also called to the bar in Cyprus in 2011. In 2019, he was awarded the ‘Georgios Tenekides’ Prize by the Hellenic Society of International Law and International Relations for the best PhD thesis for the academic years 2017-2019. His monograph entitled ‘Maritime Claims and Boundary Delimitation: Tensions and Trends in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea’ has been recently published by Routledge. He is a member of the European Society of International Law; the Hellenic Society of International Law and International Relations; the International Law Association (Greek Branch); the Cyprus Bar Association and the Famagusta Bar Association.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Law of the sea, law on the use of force, international humanitarian law