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Advocate Effie Anastassiou

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Clerides, Anastassiou, Neophytou LLC

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Corporate and Commercial.


Ms. Anastassiou is one of the founders of the firm and specialises in corporate and commercial law, asset and project finance and capital markets. She has wide experience in structuring and negotiating complicated cross-border transactions including private equity deals, restructurings, acquisitions and complex financing transactions. Her clients include many institutional groups, foreign state institutions, banks, international law firms and listed companies.


Ms. Anastassiou is a senior partner in the firm. She started her career working with a leading law firm specialising in intellectual property where she headed the Trade Marks Department. She then joined one of the largest law firms in Cyprus where she was the head of the litigation department. She is a senior partner in the firm heading the corporate and M&A practise of the firm.


English, Greek.


Gray`s Inn; Cyprus Bar Association; Public Companies and Partnerships Committee of the Cyprus Bar Association; Tax Planning Committee of the Cyprus Bar Association; Professional Conduct Committee of the Cyprus Bar Association.


London School of Economics (LSE) Bar Degree in BPP Law School, London; Degree of an Utter Barrister.


Dancing and Travelling.


Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Clerides, Anastassiou, Neophytou LLC’s ‘experienced’ team continues to attract work from its large corporate clients, international law firms and institutional investors. It has been advising Bluehouse Capital on the Cypriot aspects of financing the acquisition of an office complex in Poland. The ‘thoroughEffie Anastassiou heads the seven-strong practice.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Effie Anastassiou - Clerides, Anastassiou, Neophytou LLC

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Clerides, Anastassiou, Neophytou LLC’s ‘proactive’ team has considerable expertise in private equity, investment funds and joint venture assignments and regularly advises clients such as Yandex. Practice head Effie Anastassiou is praised as being ‘accurate’ and senior associate Stephanos Evangelides shows ‘great attention to detail while also maintaining his focus on the bigger picture’.

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Within: Tax

Clerides, Anastassiou, Neophytou LLC is ‘a high-quality law firm with an excellent grasp of the business world, combined with exceptional tax knowledge’. Practice head Stavros Clerides is of ‘great assistance when clients require innovative cross-border structuring and international tax planning advice’. Effie Anastassiou provides ‘top-notch tax advice’.

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