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George Y Yiangou LLC

Work +357 22 65 33 33
Athens, Nicosia

Lory Cirstea

Work +357 22 653 148
George Y Yiangou LLC

Work Department

Banking & Finance/ Commercial & Corporate


International Projects Manager


Lory’s career has been strongly marked by the experience gained in the business circles around the world. She performed difficult duties of both financial and legal nature with many international corporations and investors mainly from Central and Eastern Europe. Lory is a legal consultant holding the position of International Projects Manager in our firm, with 10 years’ experience on handling high profile international transactions mainly in the areas of Banking & Finance and Corporate & Commercial. She works regularly with international law firms, local and international world-leading commercial and investment banks, international finance organizations, investment funds, government institutions, as well as many high-end corporate clients. She is involved in legal due diligences, drafting and negotiating of loan and security documentation, share purchase agreements, shareholders agreements and other joint venture documents, trust deeds, escrow deeds and other M&A related documents. Lory has also been a speaker at a number of conferences and regularly visits international clients.


Romanian (native), English (excellent), German (average)


PG Laws (Queen Mary/ UCL - University of London) – Specialisations: (i) Banking and Finance Law (distinction); (ii) Commercial and Corporate Law (merit) University Degree (Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti) - Licentiate Economist (summa cum laude)


Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

George Y Yiangou LLC frequently acts in high-end financings and is advising Sberbank of Russia on a $340m credit facility to fund the construction of three Arctic shuttle tankers for Novy Port. The team also advised a large German bank on amendments to an existing facility agreement prompted by the borrower’s restructuring. Practice head Chris Yiangou and international projects manager Lory Cirstea are the key figures.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

George Y Yiangou LLC receives a steady flow of instructions from major corporate clients, financial institutions and leading international law firms. It recently acted for a large Russian real estate group on a multimillion-dollar acquisition of a stake in a Cypriot holding company. Chris Yiangou and international project manager Lory Cirstea are the key figures.

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Legal Developments by:
George Y Yiangou LLC

  • Commentary on the judgement of the European Court of Justice

    The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) dismisses the actions for annulment of the MoU and the Eurogroup statement and the actions for compensation of uninsured depositors for the restructuring of the Cypriot banking sector
    - George Y Yiangou & Co

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