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Demetris Araouzos -
Chrysses Demetriades & Co Law Office
- Kypros Chrysostomides - K Chrysostomides (Dr) & Co LLC
- Andrew Demetriou - Ioannides Demetriou LLC
- George Georgiou - George Z. Georgiou & Associates LLC
- Pambos Ioannides - Ioannides Demetriou LLC
Alecos Markides -
Markides, Markides & Co LLC
- Stavros Pavlou - Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC
- Soteris Pittas - Soteris Pittas & Co L.L.C
- Polis Polivyiou - Chryssafinis & Polyviou LLC
Costas Stamatiou -
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
- George Triantafyllides - Antis Triantafyllides & Sons
- Demetris Araouzos -
Antis Triantafyllides & Sons has ‘an excellent reputation’. George Triantafyllides is experienced in domestic and international cases with niche expertise in interim injunctions. Antis Triantafyllides is recommended for his work in international arbitrations.
Demetris Araouzos leads the six-partner practice at Chrysses Demetriades & Co Law Office and has been acting for various listed companies and executives in diverse regulatory matters before the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission. Yiannis Christodoulou has been defending a majority shareholder against a complex derivative action filed by a minority shareholder of a Ukrainian public company. Katia Kakoulli is well regarded.
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Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC
The largest and most experienced department of Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC, the dispute resolution practice, is ranked in the top tier for Cyprus for delivering exceptional service to clients. Furthermore, Senior & Managing Partner, Stavros Pavlou is recommended as a leading lawyer for dispute resolution in Cyprus and therefore, has been included in the Elite Leading Individuals list.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC is ‘a great firm with excellent lawyers’. The ‘first-class’ practice handles all aspects of domestic and cross-border dispute resolution. It continues to act for Russia-based OJSC Promsvyazbank in several actions brought in the Cyprus courts by creditors of a Cyprus-registered company. Costas Stamatiou is ‘very attentive and efficient’ and Antonis Glykis is also recommended.
Dr K Chrysostomides & Co LLC’s ‘proactive team’ has a ‘client-centric approach’. It is frequently involved in large multi-jurisdictional disputes. International arbitration expert Kypros Chrysostomides ‘brings gravitas to any situation’ and George Mountis ‘thinks outside the box to strengthen his client’s case and inspires confidence in court’. The team is acting in major actions before the General Court of the European Union against the ‘bail-in’ measures that were imposed on Cyprus.
Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC fields a ‘knowledgeable and responsive team that has the capacity to work well within large multi-jurisdictional teams and can accommodate the complex needs of those various teams’. It is currently advising a shareholder of Maxbet Entertainment Group on an allegedly illegal transfer of his shareholding. Menelaos Kyprianou is ‘a very experienced litigator’ and Marina Hadjisoteriou ‘comprehends complex matters quickly and explains things well to clients’.
Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC’s ‘precise and responsive’ team is ‘excellent in international arbitration’. Stavros Pavlou is ‘an outstanding attorney with excellent analytical skills’ and Chrysostomos Nicolaou is ‘an extremely strong litigator’. Recent work includes representing a Russian bank in a multi-jurisdictional dispute for the recovery of a substantial debt.
Andreas Coucounis & Co LLC’s ‘excellent and responsive team’ advises individuals and corporations on a broad range of disputes. The team was retained by a UK law firm to provide an expert opinion on Cypriot criminal and immigration law in an extradition case. Alexandros Marios Coucounis is ‘first class’ and Tasos Coucounis is also recommended.
Markides, Markides & Co LLC is ‘a very efficient firm that punches well above its weight’. Alecos Markides is ‘very experienced’ in all aspects of dispute resolution.
Soteris Pittas & Co L.L.C does ‘a lot of heavyweight multi-jurisdictional litigation’. Soteris Pittasis ‘a master tactician’ – ‘not only does he know the law and practice really well but he also knows his way around the Cyprus courts and stays on top of every detail’. Other members of the ‘solution-driven’ team include the ‘very effective’ legal consultant Elizaveta Bokova and associate Nada Starovlah. ‘The rhythm of work at the firm resembles the work of a law firm in London’.
AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC represents clients in a wide variety of complex commercial litigations and international arbitrations. The ‘highly motivated’ team represented the 50% beneficial owner of a group of Cypriot and Ukrainian companies in a large corporate dispute involving allegations of fraud. Angelos Paphitis is ‘experienced’.
The ‘knowledgeable’ Kypros Ioannides at Deloitte Legal | Hadjianastassiou, Ioannides LLC successfully presented an expert opinion on a complex point of Cypriot law in an international arbitration at the request of the Government of Montenegro. Ioannides is able to ‘quickly answer any question on a case, even the tiniest details’. Gaston Hadjianastassiou is also ‘very effective’.
George Z. Georgiou & Associates LLC’s group is ‘skilled’ in complex multi-jurisdictional matters and is representing a leading bank in various litigation and mediation proceedings. Practice head George Georgiou is ‘very talented’.
Koushos Korfiotis Papacharalambous LLC is representing a wealthy foreign individual in a dispute concerning the allegedly fraudulent acquisition of various Cypriot and foreign legal entities. George Korfiotis heads the team, in which Loizos Papacharalambous and Andreas Papacharalambous are also names to note.
Stelios Americanos & Co LLC has a strong reputation for handling disputes with a cross-border element and is recommended for its work in obtaining interim remedies and injunctions where large sums of money are at stake. Senior associates Soteris Costa and Eve Karaviotou are key contacts.
A.G Erotocritou LLC’s ‘responsive team gives each and every client the attention that it requires’. ‘What sets this firm apart is its strong team – it is not a “one-man show” so it can handle complex matters effectively and fast’. Antreas Koualis is ‘deeply knowledgeable’ and Andreas Erotocritou has ‘great commercial awareness’.
At Andreas M. Sofocleous & Co, ‘top litigator’ Tasos Panteli and Andreas Sofocleous handle a wide array of disputes, ranging from international trade and trust cases to derivative actions. Advocate Andri Hadjicharalambous is another key figure.
Dimitris Papadopoulos leads the team at Papadopoulos, Lycourgos & Co LLC, which has been acting in a difficult shareholder dispute that necessitated the issuance of an Anton Piller order.
Achilles Emilianides is the key figure at A. & E. C. Emilianides, C. Katsaros & Associates LLC, which has an active practice in debt recovery and financial services disputes.
The ‘very experienced’ Alexandros Tsirides leads the ‘excellent’ team at Costas Tsirides & Co LLC.
Yiannos Georgiades is the primary contact at Y.Georgiades & Associates LLC, which handles cases such as IP litigation and disputes between former business partners.