Christina Gkampitsaki

Christina Gkampitsaki


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Personal profile

Personal profile

Christina has joined Royal Holloway in January 2023, as a Lecturer in Law at the School of Law and Social Sciences (Department of Law and Criminology). Christina obtained her LLB in Law from the University of Essex, her LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law from the Queen Mary University of London, an MSc in Bioethics from the School of Medicine of the Democritus University of Thrace (Greece), and her PhD from the University of Essex. During her PhD studies, Christina was engaged in teaching Company Law and International Trade Law, as an Assistant Lecturer at the School of Law of the University of Essex. She has also worked as a Research Assistant at the School of Medicine of the Democritus University of Thrace engaging in research projects in the areas of Medical Law, Bioethics, Biolaw and Biomedicine.

Her research work is focusing on corporate accountability and minority shareholder protection. Her current research seeks to provide for a conceptual framework on how corporate accountability mechanisms should be structured to promote effective and sustainable corporate governance practices.

Christina is also an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HE).

Research interests

Company Law

Corporate Governance

European Company Law

Comparative Law


Medical Law

Christina is available to supervise PhD candidates in corporate law and medical law on projects related to her areas of research interest and expertise.


Christina teaches in Company Law(LL3004), Commercial Law(LL3012) and Contract Law(LL1002)

Educational background

LLB Law- University of Essex

LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law- Queen Mary University of London(QMUL)

MSc in Bioethics- School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace (Greece)

PhD in Law- University of Essex 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in Law, Doctorate, A Platonian Approach to Shareholder Derivative Claim: Rationale for Legislative Reforms in Cyprus with Lessons from England and Germany, University of Essex

3 Oct 201925 Jan 2024

Award Date: 25 Jan 2024

MSc in Bioethics, Master of Science, Democritus University of Thrace

1 Feb 20214 Jul 2023

Award Date: 4 Jul 2023

LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law, Master of Laws, Queen Mary University of London

18 Sept 201718 Sept 2018

Award Date: 31 Oct 2018

LLB in Law, Bachelor of Laws, University of Essex

2 Oct 20143 Jul 2017

Award Date: 3 Jul 2017

External positions

Research Assistant , Democritus University of Thrace

1 Oct 202130 Dec 2024


  • Medical law
  • Bioethics
  • Company Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Sustainability
  • Shareholder remedies
  • Comparative Law
  • European Company Law