Athina Fouchard Papaefstratiou has launched AFP Arbitration, a Paris-based solo arbitrator practice, effective 9 March 2022. Athina has over 15 years of experience, previously as Counsel at Eversheds Sutherland and earlier at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Lazareff Le Bars. She has particular experience in Africa-related arbitrations as well as the telecom, construction industries. In addition to frequently sitting as sole and party-appointed arbitrator, Athina is a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR. She also sits on the boards of ICC Greece’s arbitration committee and AfricArb, and previously chaired the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ under-40 group.