GRADUATE DEGREE Dr Middlesex United Kingdom
UNDERGRADUATE: University of Witwatersrand, South Africa BA
LAW DEGREE: University of Witwatersrand, South Africa LLB
ADMITTED and practiced law in Johannesburg, South Africa. Currently she teaches at the University of Nicosia. She is Associate Professor in the Department of Law ,the University of Nicosia. She is a guest lecturer on the annual International Air Law Symposium offered by Cranfield University, UK.
Flying in the Face of Criminalization; Ashgate, UK, 2010,
Air Law: A practical perspective, Sakkoulas Publishers, Greece, 2010.
Criminalization versus Air Safety’ 21st Flight Safety Foundation EASS
Aviation Accident Investigation: The Cornerstone of Aviation Safety’
The Intermingling between an aircraft accident investigation, the Apportionment of Blame and the Determination of Liability’ 17th Flight Safety Foundation EASS
Unruly Passenger Behavior, International Cabin Safety Symposium
Legal Consultant: She has been a legal consultant many aviation litigation cases including a Falcon 900-B in 1999, aYAK-42 accident in 1997, a A320 accident in Bahrain,2000, Navaho accident in 2002 and Helios B373 accident in 2005. Legal advisor to cabin crew associations and a consultant in cases involving unruly passenger behavior and passenger rights.
MEMBERSHIPS: Member of the Just Culture Task Force of Euro control
Member of the Executive Board of the Flight Safety Foundation
International Society of Air Safety Investigators (ISASI).
FOCUS: Aviation Law, and Aviation Safety
BOOKS BY Dr. Sofia Michaelides-Mateou