The focus of Lydia's research is the new European directive on restructuring and insolvency; specifically the notion of viability and the role that this plays in finding the optimal structure for a European corporate debt restructuring framework.
As of January 2020, Lydia is a visiting researcher at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. She holds an LL.M. in Commercial Law from the University of Cambridge (2016) and an LL.B. from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece (Valedictorian 2015 & State Scholarships Foundation Scholar). Lydia has worked as a Visiting Lecturer at King's College London. Prior to that, she has worked in the legal, banking and corporate services sectors, at the diplomatic service of the Hellenic Parliament, as well as at the European Commission with the team that negotiated the adoption of the Proposal for a Directive on preventive restructuring frameworks and second chance (now Directive (EU) 2019/1023