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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 wide-ranging experience in complex domestic and cross-border transactions. The group was appointed by Herbert Smith Freehills CIS LLP's Moscow office to act for VTB Bank on a large facility that was granted to Fesco, where a number of Cypriot entities were acting as guarantors and obligors. Tonia Antoniou and Lambros Soteriou are key contacts and senior associate Lorena Charalambous is also noted.

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 team at Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC is ‘commercially focused and results-oriented’. It advised Asian Development Bank on the Cypriot law aspects of the acquisition of shares in Ameriabank of Armenia. SMT Shipping (Cyprus) is another major client. Lambros Soteriou provides 'accurate' advice and Tonia Antoniou is ‘responsive and clear’. The 'very responsive' Lorena Charalambous and the 'readily available' Ioanna Solomou are recommended-both are senior associates.

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 fields a team of ‘hardworking lawyers who have a sharp eye for accuracy and are well prepared’. The group's client base includes Siemens. Marina Hadjisoteriou ‘handles complex disputes across multiple jurisdictions well’ and Menelaos Kyprianou is praised for his ‘all-round knowledge and his attention to detail’. Christos Galanos is ‘clear and adopts a calm and measured approach’ and Charilaos Chrysanthou is ‘outstanding’ – both are senior associates.

Leading individuals

Marina Hadjisoteriou - Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

Menelaos Kyprianou - Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

Next generation lawyers

Christos Galanos - Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC has a skilled team that advises local and international clients on all aspects of national and EU competition law. Menelaos Kyprianou is a name to note, along with the ‘intelligent’ Marina Hadjisoteriou.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC's team ‘inspires confidence’. It advises major employers and employees on the full array of employment issues. Lambros Soteriou and Savvas Savvides are highly rated.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC has an ‘active’ team that routinely works with the World Patent & Trademark Law Office, Com Laude and Inspicos European Patent Attorneys. 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 has an ‘accessible’ team that acts for ship owners, managers and financial institutions such as DP World Limassol and regularly provides legal opinions on a range of ship financing transactions. Lambros Soteriou and Tonia Antoniou are recommended.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

Savvas Savvides at Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC ‘always finds solutions to difficult problems and his advice is impeccable and flawless’. Senior associate Esme Palas is ‘extremely thorough and pragmatic' and provides 'clear and concise advice promptly’. The team regularly advises international clients on property investments in Cyprus. The practice has 'an impeccable reputation and although it is a very busy firm, the team remains readily accessible’.

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

The team at Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC provides ‘accurate’ advice on a range of matters from the tax aspects of restructurings and reorganisations through to advice on transfer pricing. The team has been instructed by Yust Law Firm to advise on the establishment of various Cypriot international trusts for a client. Lambros Soteriou is a key contact.

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Cyprus

Offices in Paphos, Nicosia, Limassol, and Birkirkara

Greece

Offices in Athens

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.
    - Michael Kyprianou & Co

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