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Dr Dionysia Katelouzou

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Dr Dionysia Katelouzou is a Lecturer in Law, having joined the Dickson Poon School of Law in July 2013. She was previously a Lecturer in Law at the University of East Anglia. Dr Katelouzou holds a Ph.D. and an LL.M. (I class) from the University of Cambridge, while she received her LL.B. (summa cum laude) from the University of Athens. Dr Katelouzou is a member of the Bar of Athens. She is also a research associate at the London Centre for Corporate Governance and Ethics at the University of Birkbeck.

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Research interests

Dr Katelouzou’s research interests include all aspects of shareholder activism and corporate law, and in particular how the two interact in a comparative legal context. Her work is distinctive in its empirical orientation in the study of corporate law and corporate governance. Her Ph.D. thesis employs a novel approach to the study of shareholder activism, hedge fund style, which combines comparative legal analysis with empirical quantitative methods. Dr Katelouzou is currently working on several specific topics on the area of international hedge fund activism, including the unfolding relationship between various legal variables and activist hedge fund campaigns.

Selected publications
  • “Multiple Derivative Actions: Is the Rule in Foss v Harbottle Still Alive?”, Gore-Browne on Companies Special Release (Bristol: Jordan Publishing, 2014), 59-64 available here
  • “Worldwide Hedge Fund Activism: Dimensions and Legal Determinants”, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, Forthcoming, also available on SSRN
  • “Myths and Realities of Hedge Fund Activism: Some Empirical Evidence” 7 Va. L. Bus. Rev. 459 (2013)
  • “Hidden Ownership, Hedge Fund Activism and the UK Disclosure Regime”, Gore-Browne on Companies Special Release (Bristol: Jordan Publishing, 2013), 48-53

View full list of Dr Katelouzou's publications

Dr Katelouzou's publications are also available on SSRN.



  • European Law 
  • Company Law


  • Transnational Corporate Governance: Theories, Problems & Applications 
  • Comparative Corporate Law
  • Advanced Comparative Corporate Law
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