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Limassol, Nicosia

Lia Iordanou Theodoulou

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Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC

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Corporate and Finance departments


Lia Iordanou Theodoulou is the Corporate Finance Partner of the firm. Her practice areas include Corporate Finance, Ship Finance, Corporate, Commercial and M & A, Foreign Investment, Trust, Real Estate and Asset Protection.


• Corporate Finance Partner, Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC, Limassol, Cyprus since July 2010 • Corporate Finance Partner, Patrikios Pavlou & Co, Limassol, Cyprus October 2007 – June 2010 • Senior Associate, commercial department, Patrikios Pavlou & Co, 1 January 2006 - 30 September 2007 • Associate lawyer, commercial department, Chrysses Demetriades & Co, 1 June 1989 - 31 May 2005 • Pupil lawyer, litigation department, Chrysses Demetriades & Co, December 1988 - May 1989 • Pupil barrister, Hollis Whiteman Chambers, London, May - December 1988 • Pupil barrister, Alan Tyrrel Chambers, London, October 1987 - April 1988


Greek (native) and English (fluent)


• Honourable Society of Gray's Inn • International Bar Association • English Bar Association • Cyprus Bar Association • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) • The Corporate and Securities Law Group • Academy of European Law (ERA) • Member of the Environmental Committee of the Cyprus Bar Association


Lia Iordanou Theodoulou obtained a Law Degree from University of East Anglia, Norwich in the UK in 1986. She was called to the English Bar (Gray’s Inn) in 1987 and in 1989 she was admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association.


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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Legal Developments by:
Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC

  • 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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