An expert in disputes with geopolitical implications, Constantinos advises and represents States in high stakes international litigation before various international courts and tribunals and quasi-judicial institutions. He has also represented several European, Asian, Middle Eastern, and Latin American States in investment treaty arbitration matters involving a diverse range of industries such as banking, hydrocarbons, health insurance, tobacco, port operations, steel manufacturing, automobile manufacturing, cable television services, waste management, and mining.
The 2022 edition of Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration hails Constantinos as a “first-rate intellectual” and for his “amazing ability to grasp the essentials quickly and respond in a most effective manner” and having “superb qualities as a leading international investment lawyer/arbitrator.” Legal 500—USA (International Arbitration) recognized Salonidis for his “outstanding knowledge and understanding of the international arbitration / international law landscape and its actors,” and as an “exceptional solution-driven strategist,” having named him Next Generation Partner in its 2022 edition.
Constantinos is appointed to serve on the ICSID Panel of Conciliators (by the Slovak Republic). He has lectured on various topics of public international law at the Graduate Institute of Geneva, Melbourne School of Law, Columbia Law School and several other academic institutions in the United States and abroad, and holds the prestigious Diploma in Public International Law of The Hague Academy of International Law (2006), which is awarded sparingly. In 2018, he served as the Director of Studies in English for the public international law session of the Academy.