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Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

2 AGIAS ELENIS STREET, 6TH AND 7TH FLOORS, 1060 NICOSIA, CYPRUS
Tel:
Work +357 22 44 77 77
Fax:
Fax +357 22 76 78 80
Email:
Web:
www.kyprianou.com
Athens, Birkirkara, Limassol, Nicosia, Paphos

Cyprus

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC fields a large team that has extensive experience in complex domestic and cross-border transactions. The group was engaged by a major international law firm to act for Sberbank of Russia in connection with a $100m facility agreement. Tonia Antoniou heads the department.

Next generation lawyers

Lorena Charalambous - Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

The ‘highly responsive’ team at Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC regularly acts as local counsel on major high value and cross-border deals and recently advised Iron Mountain on its acquisition of Fileminders. The ‘promptLambros Soteriou and the ‘very attentiveIoanna Solomou are recommended. Tonia Antoniou is ‘very motivated’.

Next generation lawyers

Ioanna Solomou - Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC’s dispute resolution group has ‘top-class lawyers who are thorough and creative’ and recently represented several shareholders of a large producer of ammonia in a $1.4bn shareholder dispute. Practice head Menelaos Kyprianou is ‘tactically sharp’ and Marina Hadjisoterioucrafts a legal case like a spider crafts his web’.

Leading individuals

Menelaos Kyprianou - Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

Next generation lawyers

Marina Hadjisoteriou - Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

Menelaos Kyprianou at Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLCpays great attention to detail and produces effective results’. The team advises local and international clients on all aspects of national and EU competition law.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

At Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC, Lambros Soteriou is ‘great at finding solutions’ and Khamis Abulhawa’s ‘knowledge and experience of Cypriot employment law is outstanding’.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC advises clients such as Thomson Reuters on the full range of IP matters. Tonia Antoniou heads the department.

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Maritime and admiralty
Maritime and admiralty - ranked: tier 2

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC acts for ship owners, ship managers and financial institutions and regularly provides legal opinions on ship financing deals. Lambros Soteriou and Tonia Antoniou are recommended.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC has an ‘absolutely brilliant team’ that regularly advises international clients on property investments in Cyprus. Head of team Savvas Savvides is ‘very approachable and knowledgeable’ and Esme Palas has ‘excellent understanding of the Cypriot legal system and its potential pitfalls’.

Leading individuals

Savvas Savvides - Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

Next generation lawyers

Esme Palas - Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

Lambros Soteriou at Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLChas the ability to put himself into the shoes of a company director’. In 2017, the team kept busy advising on a range of tax matters relating to major restructuring and reorganisation projects as well as contentious matters. Associate Ioanna Solomou is ‘very responsive’.

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Cyprus

Offices in Paphos, Nicosia, Limassol, and Birkirkara

Legal Developments by:
Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

  • Stricter supervision in relation to the Scheme for Naturalisation of Investors in Cyprus by Exceptio

    Recently there were a lot of publications within the European Union expressing concerns about the allegedly very high number of Cypriot passports being given to foreign investors the last few years. The Council of Ministers has decided on 9th January 2018 with the decision with number 84.069, to impose a stricter supervision of all the parties involved in the Scheme for the naturalisation of non-Cypriot investors in Cyprus by exception.
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  • Stricter supervision in relation to the Scheme for Naturalisation of Investors in Cyprus by Exceptio

    Recently there were a lot of publications within the European Union expressing concerns about the allegedly very high number of Cypriot passports being given to foreign investors the last few years. The Council of Ministers has decided on 9th January 2018 with the decision with number 84.069, to impose a stricter supervision of all the parties involved in the Scheme for the naturalisation of non-Cypriot investors in Cyprus by exception.
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