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Antoniou McCollum & Co. has a proven track record in EU and competition matters and advises clients such as Marathon Oil, Visa Europe and Tek Experts on the full spread of relevant matters. Anastasios Antoniou is immensely experienced.

Chrysses Demetriades & Co Law Office provides ‘high quality advice’ and Polyvios Panayides is ‘very quick at understanding the key issues’. The group regularly deals with merger control notifications before the Committee for the Protection of Competition (C.P.C.) and frequently works with international law firms.


Chryssafinis & Polyviou

Chryssafinis & Polyviou L.L.C was established as a partnership in 1903 by the late N.G. Chryssafinis. Today it is one of the oldest and most prestigious law firms in Cyprus.

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Ioannides Demetriou LLC’s ‘very reliable team’ recently advised several major local companies on ongoing investigations by the C.P.C.. Clients include Hermes Airports. Pambos Ioannides provides ‘pertinent advice each time’ and Christina Ioannidou is ‘thorough’.

Dr K Chrysostomides & Co LLC has ‘one of the most respected practices’ under the leadership of Kypros Chrysostomides. The group handles the full array of competition matters and has considerable expertise in cartel investigations and abuse of dominance cases. George Mountis is ‘highly analytical’ and senior associate Ioanna Sapidouhandles difficult matters well under considerable pressure’. Anna Rossides is well regarded.

Lellos P Demetriades Law Office regularly represents clients in the tobacco, pharmaceutical, concrete, food and beverages industries before the C.P.C.. Achilleas Demetriades is recommended.

Maria Kyriacou heads a large team at Elias Neocleous & Co LLC that also includes the ‘pragmatic’ Ramona Livera and Evyenia Epaminondou. The group provided merger control advice on the jurisdictional threshold for a proposed acquisition.

Menelaos Kyprianou at Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLCpays great attention to detail and produces effective results’. The team advises local and international clients on all aspects of national and EU competition law.

Andreas Coucounis & Co LLC continues to represent Y Karydas Drive & Fly in competition proceedings before the C.P.C.. Tasos Coucounis heads the team.

Harris Kyriakides LLC regularly represents corporations before the Hellenic Competition Commission and the C.P.C.. Key clients include Petrolina. Michalis Kyriakides is recommended.

Koushos Korfiotis Papacharalambous LLC has considerable experience in representing clients such as Coral Energy Products Cyprus before the C.P.C.. Loucas Koushos is the name to note.

L Papaphilippou & Co LLC has a ‘highly organised team’ and Pantelis Christofides is ‘excellent’.

Prountzos & Prountzos LLC’s EU and competition practice is particularly experienced in advising clients in the pharmaceutical and energy sectors. Charalambos Prountzos heads the team.

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