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Dr K Chrysostomides & Co LLC

1 LAMPOUSAS STREET, 1095 NICOSIA, CYPRUS
Tel:
Work +357 22 77 70 00
Fax:
Fax +357 22 77 99 39
Email:
Web:
www.chrysostomides.com.cy
Brussels, Limassol, Nicosia

Dr Kypros Chrysostomides

Tel:
Work +357 22 777000
Email:
Dr K Chrysostomides & Co LLC

Work Department

Tax/Corporate and Commercial.

Position

Managing Partner ( Taxation Law; Corporate and Commercial Law; Cross Border Transactions, M&A, Restructures; Energy Law; European Union Law; Banking and Secured Financing; Competition Law; Constitutional, Public and Administrative Law; Human Rights Law; Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation; Public and Private International Law).

Career

Dr. Kypros Chrysostomides, is the managing partner of Dr. K. Chrysostomides & Co LLC, and one of Cyprus’ leading corporate and tax lawyers. He specializes in business law, human rights law, international and constitutional law, and has published extensively on all these subjects. During the early years of his career, Kypros was appointed a research fellow in Private International Law at the University of Bonn and later also worked at the European Commission of Human Rights in Strasbourg. Today, he leads a number of the firm’s departments and is particularly known for his corporate law skills, and his substantial experience and expertise in international and tax law. He is regularly listed among Cyprus’ leaders in these areas. The 2015 edition of Chambers Global includes him among the leading lawyers for the areas of Dispute Resolution and Corporate/Commercial, acknowledging his 'experience' in former field of practice and his appointment to the ICC International Court of Arbitration, as well as his "deep expertise in corporate and commercial matters with a significant tax angle". Kypros is also listed among ranked lawyers in Chambers Europe 2015 for his expertise in Dispute Resolution and Corporate/Commercial work. Furthermore, he is listed among the 250 leading global tax lawyers in the 2015 edition of the Tax Directors Handbook. He has been re-appointed as a member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration from July 2015 until June 2018. He is also a member of the Cyprus Bar Association, the Greek Institute of International Law, the International Law Association, the International Bar Association and the International Fiscal Association. Parallel to his legal career, he served as Government Spokesman of the Republic of Cyprus between 2003-2006, and in May 2006 he was elected a member of the House of Representatives, where he served as deputy chairman of the Home Affairs Committee. He was appointed Minister of Justice and Public Order in February 2008 and, since December 2008, has returned to full time practice with the firm. He has been decorated by the Republic of France in 1991 as an Officier de l' Ordre national du Mérite and as Chevalier in 2004, and by Greece in 2004 with the Grand Cross of the Order of the Phoenix.

Languages

Greek, English, German and French.

Member

Cyprus Bar Association; Gesellschaft fur Rechtsvergleichung; UNIDROIT (Correspondent); Association of Attenders and Alumni of the Hague Academy of International Law; International Fiscal Association; International Tax Planning Association; Cyprus Bar Council (Treasurer,1975-1978); International Bar Association; Mediterranean and Middle East Institute of Arbitration (Treasurer,1989); International Law Association.

Education

Law School of the University of Athens (LL.B.); University of Luxemburg (Diplome de Droit Compare); University of Bonn, West Germany (Doctor of Laws).


Cyprus

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

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Dispute resolution

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Within: Dispute resolution

Dr K Chrysostomides & Co LLC has an ‘accurate team with top advocates at every level’. It continues to act in a case before the General Court of the European Union against the ‘bail-in’measures that were imposed on Cyprus. The ‘calm and measuredKypros Chrysostomides and the ‘strategically sharpGeorge Mountis are both ‘excellent in court’ and associate Dimitris Papapolyviouoperates at the highest level’.

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EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

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.

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Tax

Within: Leading individuals

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Within: Tax

Dr K Chrysostomides & Co LLC provides ‘concise advice’ on the full spread of domestic and multijurisdictional tax matters. George Ioannoustands out for his depth of knowledge and appetite to offer a personal, quick and excellent service’ and Kypros Chrysostomidesis among the best tax lawyers in Cyprus’.

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