Cyprus > Dispute resolution
Index of tables
- A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC Law Office
- C.D. Messios LLC
- Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC
Georgiades & Mylonas Advocates & Legal Consultants
- Andrew Demetriou – Ioannides Demetriou LLC
- George Z Georgiou – George Z. Georgiou & Associates LLC
- Pambos Ioannides – Ioannides Demetriou LLC
- Alecos Markides – Markides, Markides & Co LLC
Eric Montanios –
Montanios & Montanios
- Panayiotis Neocleous – Andreas Neocleous & Co LLC
- Costas Stamatiou – Andreas Neocleous & Co LLC
George Triantafyllides –
Antis Triantafyllides & Sons
Andreas Neocleous & Co LLC’s ‘first-class’ practice is highly active across a range of disputes, and is recognised as ‘one of the best when it comes to asset tracing and recovery cases’. It is acting for Hemslade and two associated companies in fraud actions against Bank of Moscow (and others). Practice head Panayiotis Neocleous and Costas Stamatiou are ‘outstanding’. Antonis Glykis is noted for professional indemnity matters, and Christos Melides is also recommended for judicial review and administrative law cases.
Antis Triantafyllides & Sons’ Antis Triantafyllides and George Triantafyllides have excellent reputations in arbitration and litigation respectively. The former continues to be the Cyprus member of the ICC Court of Arbitration.
Chrysses Demetriades & Co Law Office has built a very strong name in the market for litigation work. It acts for clients in disputes as varied as administrative and public law actions, general banking and commercial litigation, corporate fraud, investigations, and asset recovery. Demetris Araouzos and George Christodoulou are recommended.
Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC’s ‘excellent’ and ‘very creative’ dispute resolution team recently defended a multinational group of companies against a hostile takeover of its subsidiary in Cyprus. Chrysostomos Nicolaou led that matter. Stavros Pavlou heads the practice.
Stella Polyviou heads Chryssafinis & Polyviou LLC’s broad practice, which handles a variety of financial services, insurance, employment, corporate, and general commercial litigation.
G. Leontiou LLC recently acted for Akeida Management in an international arbitration arising from a shareholder dispute. It is also acting for Strovolos Municipality in a number of litigations. Gregoris Leontiou, Maria Makridou and George Vrikis are recommended.
George Z. Georgiou & Associates LLC’s broad disputes practice has sector-specific expertise, with labour and employment cases being a particular strength, and is ‘highly responsive, proactive and provides excellent commercial advice’. Name partner George Z Georgiou is ‘a sharp litigator with an impressive in-depth knowledge of Cyprus procedures’.
Ioannides Demetriou LLC acts for clients in a number of areas including regulatory, competition, fraud, asset recovery, insurance, property, construction, and IT disputes. Andrew Demetriou and Pambos Ioannides are ‘impressive’. The latter is sitting as an arbitrator in a €24m dispute involving Nicosia General Hospital.
Dr K Chrysostomides & Co LLC has a strong corporate and commercial litigation and arbitration practice. The group is currently representing construction company G Paraskevaides in various proceedings filed against it. Other clients include RAM Oil, Hellenic Petroleum, and Société Générale. Kypros Chrysostomides was recently appointed a member of the International Court of Arbitration. Georgia Geogiou and George Mountis are also recommended.
Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC’s Menelaos Kyprinaou recently defended CyprusBrokerCredit against a negligence and breach of fiduciary duty claim filed by Novsomila Investments, and the firm also obtained injunctions sought by a client in relation to an arbitration that was filed at the Moscow Chamber of Commerce. Kyprinaou and Marina Hadjisoteriou are recommended.
Papadopoulos, Lycourgos & Co LLC’s litigation practice recently represented a group of companies in quashing a worldwide freezing injunction, and is acting for another client in the enforcement of a €1.2bn multi-jurisdictional action. The highly recommended Dimitris Papadopoulos leads the practice.
Andreas Coucounis & Co’s dispute resolution practice is thoroughly recommended, particularly for debt recovery work where its clients include Bank of Cyprus, Cyprus Popular Bank, and Hellenic Bank. It also recently won a personal injury case for an insurer client, and also has strong experience in family cases. Tasos Cousounis is ‘approachable, knowledgeable and dependable’.
Despo Andreou and Soula Kyprianou are the main contacts in Kinanis LLC’s litigation practice. Clients include Bank of Cyprus and Société Générale.
L Papaphilippou & Co LLC’s litigation and arbitration practice represents clients on a wide array of contentious matters, including admiralty, administrative, constitutional, and company law. Loukis Papaphilippou has a strong track record.
Markides, Markides & Co LLC’s expertise covers civil litigation and public law matters, including cases before the Supreme Court of Cyprus and the European Court of Human Rights. Alecos Markides is recommended.
Montanios & Montanios has built a highly reputable shipping disputes practice. Eric Montanios is recommended.
Papacharalambous & Angelides LLC has noteworthy expertise in IP litigation, and remains active in debt finance disputes for clients such as the Bank of Cyprus. It is also representing a Cypriot company before the District Court of Nicosia in a €5m alleged fraud case. Andreas Papacharalambous and Loizos Papacharalambous are ‘very skilled professionals’.
A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC Law Office represents clients such as Alpha Bank in debt collection cases, and also handles corporate disputes. It is currently acting for a client in a $4m breach of contract claim. Angelos Paphitis is the main contact and Marilyn Terpsopoulou is also a key figure.
C.D. Messios LLC has built a strong name for itself in construction and engineering disputes, and is also experienced in general commercial litigation. Founding partner Constantinos Messios is the main contact.
Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC continues to represent the Attorney General’s office in civil actions and also attracts a high proportion of its mandates from Russian clients. It recently acted for a Russia-based construction company in obtaining freezing injunctions and pursuing a lawsuit against a former employee. Christodoulos Clerides heads the group.
Georgiades & Mylonas Advocates & Legal Consultants has extensive experience in litigation including cross-border disputes. Yiannos Georgiades is recommended.
Kyriacos Th Michaelides & Co handles a wide range of litigation and ADR, particularly in the construction sector.
Soteris Pittas & Co L.L.C has experience in litigation as well as arbitrations under ICC, LCIA, and International Court of Arbitration rules, and has represented Russian Aluminium Group in a cross-jurisdictional dispute with the Zhivilo Family. Managing director Soteris Pittas is recommended.
Stelios Americanos & Co LLC has a solid commercial litigation practice that is ‘highly proficient’ in cross-border work, and expert in real estate and construction disputes. It recently acted for a Cypriot developer in a construction contract claim against Sonae Sierra before the Arbitration Court of Athens. Soteris Costs is the main contact.
Marios Eliades is Tassos Papadopoulos & Associates LLC’s main contact for litigation.