Dr Katerina Sidiropoulou

Lecturer in Employment Law and Course Leader

Faculty:Lord Ashcroft International Business School

Department:Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Business, management and leadership , Human Resources Management , Law , Business Management , International Business

Katerina has broad teaching, research and professional experience in the areas of employment law, contract law, conflict management, Common law and European Union law.



Over the years, Katerina has taught a number of undergraduate and postgraduate modules, such as Business Law, European Union Law, Employment Law, European Single Market, English Legal System and Methods, Shipping Business Environment and International Trade, Effective Leadership and Management, Organisational Behaviour and Analysis, Contemporary Issues in Integrated Marketing Communications and Research Methods, in diverse academic departments (Law, Business and Management, Human Resource Management and Marketing).

She has been working as a legal consultant since 2006, but also as a research assistant in Greek and British universities. She has been successful in sharing her research contributions in leading conferences and symposiums in Europe, Australia, the United States and the Middle East.

Spoken Languages

English and Greek – fluent

Russian, Spanish and French – working knowledge

Research interests

  • Employment tribunal system
  • Conflict resolution
  • Employment relations
  • Workplace dispute resolution
  • Online dispute resolution


Katerina is Course Leader for our BSc (Hons) Business Management. She also teaches the following subjects:

  • Employment Law
  • Business Law


  • PGCert Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Anglia Ruskin University
  • PhD in Human Resource Management, Middlesex University in London
  • MSc Research Methods in Business and Management, Middlesex University in London
  • Master of Laws – LLM in International Commercial Law, University of Sussex
  • Law Honours Degree – LLB/Law, Middlesex University in London

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Athens Bar Association, Advocate
  • CSR Middle East
  • The Greek Professional Women's Network (GPWN)
  • The Greek Alumni Association of Sussex University, Board Member
  • Merlot II, Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching, Faculty
  • Industrial Law Society (ILS)
  • International Society for Labour Law and Social Security (ISLSSL)
  • Centre for Pluralist Economics (CPE)
  • The British Educational Leadership Management and Administration Society (BELMAS)

Selected recent publications

Sidiropoulou, P.A. and Moustakas, E., 2009. A review of the main technical solutions to facilitate effective On-line Dispute Resolution mechanisms. International Conference on e-learning, e-business, Enterprise Information Systems and e-Government (EEE). Las Vegas, Nevada, 271-275.

Sidiropoulou, P.A. and Moustakas, E., 2009. An explanatory analysis of the Online Dispute Resolution mechanism. Handbook of Research on E-Services in the Public Sector: E-Government Strategies and Advancements. University of Bahrain. Kingdom of Bahrain, 106-117 (Chapter 10).

Sidiropoulou, P.A. and Moustakas, E., 2009. E-disputes at the crossroads: A stakeholder analysis of on-line dispute resolution mechanisms (ODR). The 17th European Conference on Information systems (ECIS). Verona, Italy, 1-13.

Sidiropoulou, P.A. and Moustakas, E., 2009. The development of an On-line Dispute Resolution’ mechanism for managing electronic disputes. The 24th Annual Conference in British and Irish Law, Education and Technology. Winchester, UK.

Moustakas, E. and Sidiropoulou, P.A., 2008. The use of On-line Arbitration System in the Tourism industry. The 1st International Symposium in Tourism and Law, Escola Superior de Technologia e Gestao de Lamego. Lamego, Portugal.

Sidiropoulou, P.A. and Moustakas, E., 2008. An exploratory analysis of the On-line Dispute Resolution mechanism. The 4th International Conference on e-Government RMIT University. Melbourne, Australia.

Sidiropoulou, K., 2003. The role of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) scheme in the settlement of disputes within commercial transactions. Grin-Verlag, Munich. ISBN: 978-3-668-17929-5.