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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

Lambros Soteriou

Tel:
Work +357 25 36 36 85
Email:
Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

Work Department

Investment Firms Regulation, Corporate and Financial Law, International Tax Planning

Position

Partner

Career

Lambros Soteriou is a partner at Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC law firm. He is the head of the corporate department at the firm’s Nicosia and Limassol offices.

Lambros has wide-ranging company and commercial experience, especially in corporate restructuring, taxation and finance. He also specialises in immigration law and immovable property. The majority of his clientele comes from overseas.

Lambros has more than ten years' experience in giving advice to corporate entities, investors and financial institutions in relation to inbound and outbound investments. His recent portfolio includes transactions in the real estate, financial services, energy, infrastructure and transport sectors.

According to Chambers and Partners Lambros “devotes his time to the client and instills confidence." He is further praised as a lawyer that "understands the business world and is very commercially minded".

Lambros is highly recommended by The Legal 500 editorial for his practice in tax law, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and maritime and admiralty.

Languages

Greek and English

Member

Cyprus Bar Association, Limassol Bar Association

Education

LLB (Hons), LLM, Barrister-at-Law


Cyprus

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

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’.

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Employment

Within: Employment

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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Maritime and admiralty

Within: Maritime and admiralty

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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Tax

Within: Tax

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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Legal Developments by:
Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

  • Unjust Banking Practices in Swiss Franc Loan Agreements

    The Cypriot banking system is currently being confronted with the issue of providing foreign loans and in particular Swiss francs to both locals and foreigners to cover their housing requirements. Of principle concern in Cypriot and European Courts are the banking practices used in attracting clients to these financial institutions. It seems that misinformation through the use of various means of bank notifications and practices point towards the use of the distortion and the concealment of essential information to borrowers. The Cypriot banking system (that is sanctioned by European banking) in the provision of Swiss Francs did not in most cases provide a complete and proper briefing of the risks involved in these types of loan contracts that also incorporated exchange and interest rate fluctuations.
    - Michael Kyprianou & Co

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