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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

Effie Anastasiou heads the ‘experienced’ banking and finance team at Clerides, Anastassiou, Neophytou LLC. The group regularly advises high-net-worth individuals, financial institutions and large corporate and institutional clients such as Credit Agricole on bi-currency financing transactions and routinely provides legal opinions on local law aspects of these deals.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Effie Anastasiou - Clerides, Anastassiou, Neophytou LLC

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Clerides, Anastassiou, Neophytou LLC’s ‘responsive’ team is led by the ‘excellentEffie Anastasiou. The group has considerable experience in private equity, investment funds and joint venture assignments and recently advised Yandex NV on its proposed acquisition of a minority stake in the start-up DOC+. Senior associate Andri Stylianou is ‘very professional’.

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Within: Tax

Clerides, Anastassiou, Neophytou LLC has an ‘extremely efficient team of lawyers with in-depth knowledge of corporate and tax law’; the group is particularly experienced in advising on international tax treaties and international tax structuring. Stavros Clerides provides ‘exceptional assistance to clients that require innovative cross-border structuring and international tax planning advice’ and Effie Anastasiou has ‘vast experience of structuring and negotiating cross-border transactions’.

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