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Stavros Pavlou

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Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC

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Senior & Managing Partner


Stavros Pavlou is the Senior & Managing Partner of the firm. His practice areas include Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking and Finance Law, International Arbitration, Mediation, Commercial Law, Capital Markets, International Tax Planning, Commercial and Criminal Litigation, Intellectual Property, IT Law and European Law.


• Senior & Managing Partner, Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC, Limassol, Cyprus since July 2010 • Senior & Managing Partner, Patrikios Pavlou & Co, Limassol, Cyprus 2002-2010 • Managing Partner, Patrikios Pavlou & Co, Limassol, Cyprus 1993-2002 • Partner, Patrikios Pavlou & Co, Limassol, Cyprus, 1989-1993 • Advocate, Patrikios Pavlou & Co, Limassol, Cyprus 1986-1989


Greek (native) and English (fluent).


• Honourable Society of Gray's Inn • International Bar Association • English Bar Association • Cyprus Bar Association • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) • International Tax Planning Association (ITPA) • Euroadvocaten • Association of International Tax Consultants (AITC)


Stavros Pavlou obtained a BSc Degree in Economics of Industry and Trade from the London School of Economics in the UK in 1983 and a Graduate Diploma in Law from City University in the UK in 1984. He was then called to the English Bar by Gray's Inn in 1985 and he was admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association in 1986. In 2014, he was successfully awarded the Advanced Certificate in International Arbitration and was then admitted as a member of CIArb. Mr Pavlou is a very experienced litigator and handles complicated cross-border transactions involving international groups, banks and other organizations.


Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC’s ‘reliable team always seeks to achieve the best outcome for its client’. It has been advising a major Russian bank on an amendment of a $7bn facility agreement and is also advising a global investment bank on various issues. ‘Very efficient’ practice head Stavros Pavlou is recommended along with Lia Iordanou Theodoulou and Stella Strati, who provides ‘prompt and comprehensive advice’.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC’s ‘excellent’ team is advising a Hong Kong-listed company on a Cypriot due diligence exercise and regularly handles transactions for large companies from Europe, including the CIS. Stella Strati and Lia Iordanou Theodoulou are ‘solution-driven and quick’; Stavros Pavlougets the deal done’.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Stavros Pavlou - Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC

Within: Dispute resolution

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.

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Within: Tax

Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC’s ‘responsive team’ has been advising a number of foreign high-net-worth individuals. Stavros Pavlou is known for his work on international tax planning.

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  • ICLG:International Arbitration Cyprus 2016

    The only requirement under the main laws applicable to arbitration (see below) is that the arbitration agreement has to be a written agreement to submit present or future disputes to arbitration and, under common law principles, this agreement has to be clear and certain.  Read more...
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