Firm Profile > Deloitte Legal | Hadjianastassiou, Ioannides LLC > Nicosia, Cyprus

Deloitte Legal | Hadjianastassiou, Ioannides LLC
GROUND FLOOR, STADYL HOUSE
23 THEMISTOKLI DERVI STREET, PO BOX 21136, CY-1502
1066 NICOSIA
Cyprus

Dispute resolution Tier 2

Gaston Hadjianastassiou heads the practice at Deloitte Legal | Hadjianastassiou, Ioannides LLC, which represents clients in a variety of sectors on mostly commercial disputes. It also advises on criminal, tax, intellectual property, competition matters, as well as on arbitration proceedings. Two key practitioners in this space, director Costas Philippou and partner Kypros Ioannides, both ‘stand out for their professionalism and their willingness and availability to assist on a 24/7 basis’. The 'impressive' Georgia Kakouri is another name to note.

Testimonials

”The team is extremely professional. Partner involvement is evident at all times.’ 

‘Invaluable, knowledgeable resource in providing support both during our day to day operations and also while representing us in front of courts or other public offices.’ 

‘Gaston Hadjianastassiou and Panayiota Papapetrou are both very knowledgeable, high-calibre professionals, who are always available to provide advice. They’re well organised, meticulous and diligent.’ 

‘Costas Philippou and Kypros Ioannides both stand out for their professionalism and their willingness and availability to assist on a 24/7 basis.’

‘Hadjianastasiou,Ioannides LLC’s dispute resolution team is truly outstanding.’ 

‘The practice comprises competent, diligent and resourceful individuals, who have both the professional persona and the work ethic to perform at highest level on a systematic basis.’ 

‘They are able to handle the most demanding assignments with calmness and thoroughness. They use an inquisitive mind that evaluates situations correctly and present credible strategies to the client.’ 

‘Kypros Ioannides is by far one of the best professionals in the field; would recommend him without hesitation for his expertise, knowledge, integrity and wisdom. Georgia Kakouri is also impressive with her dedication and top-level service.’ 

Key clients

Abacus Limited

Abris Capital Partners

Adidas

Albourne Partners (Cyprus) Limited

Alfa Capital Holdings (Cyprus) Limited

Allen & Overy LLP

Alpha Television Cyprus Limited

Astarti Development Plc

Ancoria Bank

Ancoria Insurance Public Ltd

A. Panayides Contracting Limited

Aqua Sol Hotels Public Company Limited

Astra Self Drive Cars Limited

Astro Bank Ltd

Avia Capital Leasing (Cyprus) Limited

Baker Tilly Klitou & Partners

Bank of Cyprus

Bank of Scotland plc/ Lloyds Banking Group

Bet365

Blom Bank S.A.L.

C&R Severis Estates Limited

CCHQ Services Limited

CEE Equity Partners

Chapo Farmakas Asphalt Limited

Char. Pilakoutas Group Limited

Charilaos Apostolides public company Limited

Chrigesa Constructions & Developments Limited

Citrus Gardens Development Ltd

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Commercial Estates Group Limited

D.H. Cyprotels plc

CSC Group Ltd

Cyproman Services Ltd

Deloitte Limited

Demstar Automotive Limited

DWF LLP

Elekta EPE

National Bank of Greece (Cyprus) Ltd

EXIUM Engineering Services Ltd

Farmakeftiki Organosis Kyprou Ltd

Forum Private School

GPA Vision Drive Ltd

GQS Services Limited

Headhunter Group plc

HLB Cyprus Ltd

HSB Engineering Insurance Ltd

ICC Intercertus Capital Limited

IQ-EQ (Cyprus) Limited (previously known as First Names Group)

J & A Philippou Architects Engineers E.P.E.

Lanitis Bros Limited (Coca cola Hellenic Group)

Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Cyprus

Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Cyprus

New Nissan Cyprus Limited

Phoenicia Fereos Cyprus Limited

Playtech Services (Cyprus) Limited

Stanleybet Group

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Limited

Sinergatikos Organismos Paragogis Zootrofon Ltd

Sunwing Hotels (Cyprus) Limited

Takis Angelides Furnihome Limited

Trade Capital Markets (TCM) Ltd

Employment Tier 2

The ‘dynamic, agile and active’ team at Deloitte Legal | Hadjianastassiou, Ioannides LLC advises employers on a range of matters including day-to-day employment advice, contentious issues and the drafting of employment-related contracts and agreements. The group is praised for providing ‘clear, practical and easily executable advice’, and also acts for employees in constructive dismissal disputes before the Industrial Disputes Tribunal. Gaston Hadjianastassiou, who leads the practice, is a ‘valuable partner in resolving employment law disputes', and provides clients with advice 'which is both realistic and absolutely compliant'. Associate Michalis Georgiou is also highly regarded.

Testimonials

‘The firm has invaluable knowledgeable resources, providing support in handling matters that fall under their expertise, both during our day-to-day operations and also while representing us in front of courts or other public offices.’ 

‘Mr Gaston Hadjianastassiou and Ms Panayiota Papapetrou are both very knowledgeable, high-calibre professionals, and are always available for advice and responsive. They are well-organised, meticulous and diligent.’ 

‘Gaston Hadjianastassiou is a valuable partner in resolving employment law disputes: he quickly understands the background of all disputes, gives advice which is both realistic and absolutely compliant, is proactive and consistently follows up with all external stakeholders.’

‘The team – Michalis Georgiou, Gaston Hadjianastasiou, Kypros Ioannides, Christina Hadjivasiliou – is professional, punctual, and has high-level knowledge as well as good communication skills.’ 

‘Christina Hadjivassiliou seems very knowledgable, professional and we can feel the ownership and dedication she gives to our project. She is an expert on GDPR regulations and she can advise us accordingly.’ 

‘The firm has been really helpful, very responsive and above all, efficient in all aspects. Their level of professionalism is outstanding and I see no need to ever go elsewhere.’ 

‘Gaston Hadjianastassiou, with the assistance of Michalis Georgiou, rapidly co-ordinated the exceptionally complex work required to provide the advice I needed quickly. Gaston has been very responsive and diligent. His dedication and thoroughness gave me a sense of great confidence. I know Michalis Georgiou played an important role in delivering the employment advice. He was quick, efficient and very confident.’ 

‘Hadjianastasiou, Ioannides LLC and I have worked together on a number of Employment related projects and every single time, their deliverable was clear, practical, easily executable and importantly, would emphasise Legal Risk Management. Their employment practice is a combination of excellent legal knowledge and real life practice and experience.’ 

‘Gaston Hadjianastasiou, Kypros Ioannides and associate Michalis Georgiou are dynamic, agile, active listeners and always look for solutions that minimise legal risk or provide maximum value for their clients.’

Key clients

Abacus Limited

Abris Capital Partners

Alfa Capital Holdings (Cyprus) Limited

Alpha Television Cyprus Limited

A. Panayides Contracting Limited

Astro Bank Ltd

Bank of Cyprus

Bank of Scotland plc/ Lloyds Banking Group

Bet365

CEE Equity Partners

Commercial Estates Group Limited

National Bank of Greece (Cyprus) Ltd

GQS Services Limited

Lanitis Bros Limited (Coca cola Hellenic Group)

Latomia Pharmakas Dimosia Etaireia Ltd

Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Cyprus

Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Cyprus

Nice Day Developments Limited

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

At Deloitte Legal | Hadjianastassiou, Ioannides LLC, the commercial, corporate and M&A practice advises mostly international clients on an array of matters: mergers, re-organisations, acquisitions, employee schemes, share purchases, as well as on general day-to-day corporate issues. Practice heads Kypros Ioannides, Gaston Hadjianastassiou and the highly regarded Andreas Thoma, along with senior manager Natalie Kyprianou, are key contacts at the practice, which ‘works closely with colleagues from other teams to give more comprehensive advice’ and concentrates on ‘finding a practical solution for legal issues'.

Testimonials

‘The team is always prompt to reply, clear and very practical in its advice. The team concentrates on finding a practical solution for legal issues, rather than being focused on the interpretation of the law and theory only. The commercial, corporate and M&A team works closely with colleagues from other teams to give more comprehensive advice.’

‘Andreas Thoma was available throughout the project and clearly led the team, rather than leaving it to more junior team members.’

Key clients

Abacus Limited

Abris Capital Partners

Adidas

Alfa Capital Holdings (Cyprus) Limited

Alpha Television Cyprus Limited

A. Panayides Contracting Limited

Astro Bank Ltd

Bank of Cyprus

Bank of Scotland plc/ Lloyds Banking Group

Bet365

CEE Equity Partners

Commercial Estates Group Limited

National Bank of Greece (Cyprus) Ltd

GQS Services Limited

Lanitis Bros Limited (Coca cola Hellenic Group)

Latomia Pharmakas Dimosia Etaireia Ltd

Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Cyprus

Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Cyprus

Nice Day Developments Limited

Intellectual property Tier 3

Deloitte Legal | Hadjianastassiou, Ioannides LLC’s practice advises on trade mark, brand protection, and copyright issues. Kypros Ioannides leads the practice, which has seen increased instructions from clients in niche, IT-related sectors including mobile games, software development, and financial technology. The team is ‘technically very strong’.

Testimonials

‘The partners are technically very strong and find solutions, which give them an advantage over competitors in resolving complex issues.’ 

‘By choosing this team, we were able to gain a clear understanding of what is going on with trademarks, what the procedure is, and all the relevant details which is something that easily helped us out making our decisions on how to proceed. One of their key characteristics is professionalism, which is quite rare to find in Cyprus generally.’ 

Key clients

Abacus Limited

Abris Capital Partners

Alfa Capital Holdings (Cyprus) Limited

Alpha Television Cyprus Limited

A. Panayides Contracting Limited

Astro Bank Ltd

Bank of Cyprus

Bank of Scotland plc/ Lloyds Banking Group

Bet365

CEE Equity Partners

Commercial Estates Group Limited

National Bank of Greece (Cyprus) Ltd

GQS Services Limited

Lanitis Bros Limited (Coca cola Hellenic Group)

Latomia Pharmakas Dimosia Etaireia Ltd

Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Cyprus

Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Cyprus

Nice Day Developments Limited

Banking and finance Tier 4

Deloitte Legal | Hadjianastassiou, Ioannides LLC has considerable experience handling high-value mandates covering a wide spectrum of areas, including financing and re-financing, loan restructuring, and the restructuring of non-performing loans for leading bank institutions. The practice, jointly headed by the highly regarded Kypros Ioannides and Andreas Thoma, ‘provides a comprehensive service, approaches issues in a practical manner and assists the client in the process’. Senior manager Natalie Sepou is noted for her 'extremely responsive' advice and 'excellent insight into Cypriot-specific issues'.

Testimonials

‘Our primary contact was Natalie Sepou, who was helpful and extremely responsive and provided excellent insight into Cypriot specific issues.’ 

‘The team followed instruction clearly, delivered clear value in the time specified and were able to provide a commercial assessment of the legal risk associated with the cases that allowed us to make a clear quantification of the value at risk.’ 

‘I have never come across anyone like Kypros Ioannides, the perfect blend between the technical expert you expect from a Cambridge University graduate and the commercial savvy lawyer who is into technology and new trends you expect from a partner at a consulting firm.’ 

‘I work a lot with Kypros Ioannides and Natalie Sepou. Their readiness to go the extra mile, their solution oriented approach, as well as their personal qualities, make these professionals different from other lawyers in Cyprus.’ 

‘This practice provides a comprehensive service, approaches issues in a practical manner and assists the client in the process.’ 

Kypros Ioannides is like no other lawyer! Truly exceptional!

Key clients

Abacus Limited

Abris Capital Partners

Adidas

Albourne Partners (Cyprus) Limited

Alfa Capital Holdings (Cyprus) Limited

Bank of Scotland plc/ Lloyds Banking Group

Bet365

Bank of Cyprus

National Bank of Greece (Cyprus) Ltd

GPA Vision Drive Ltd

HLB Cyprus Ltd

Lanitis Bros Limited (Coca cola Hellenic Group)

Lois Builders Limited

Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry of the

Republic of Cyprus

Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Cyprus

Playtech Services (Cyprus) Limited

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Hadjianastassiou, Ioannides LLC is a member of the Deloitte Legal network. Over the past decade the firm has grown steadily with its clients in size and experience, and has maintained high levels of professionalism, attention to clients and quality. With 20 legal professionals, Hadjianastassiou, Ioannides LLC offers high quality legal services through dedicated service lines focusing on three main areas: corporate law, commercial law and dispute resolution.

Areas of practice: Banking and finance: the firm advises on all aspects of banking law and financing and has been involved in the drafting and reviewing of loan and security documentation in international finance.

Betting and gaming: the firm has unique experience in the gambling industry. In 2004 it undertook a review of the betting and online gaming industries for the government of Cyprus, providing the firm with extensive knowledge of the gaming world and strong ties with industry regulators and participants. The firm has since advised on betting and gaming law for various industries. It has prepared applications for licensing under the newly enacted betting law of 2012, represented bookmakers across Cyprus before the courts and successfully argued the prevalence of the jurisprudence of the CJEU over Cypriot law in betting and gaming matters. It has advised financial institutions on the legality of accepting payments related to betting and gaming services provided from and to Cyprus.

Commercial law: the firm advises businesses throughout the stages of commerce, and commercial contracts across industries as varied as pharmaceuticals, land development, transport and insurance. The firm has particular expertise in the payment services industry, having provided start-up, licensing and ongoing advice to payment services and electronic money institutions.

Corporate: the firm provides a full range of corporate law services from complex advisory services related to major business life events (including advising in restructuring and M&A processes) through to general secretarial services. In addition, the firm advises both national and international companies and groups.

Employment: the firm advises on terms and conditions and termination of employment, and has acted in the incorporation of provident funds for corporate clients. Its advocates have substantial experience before the Industrial Disputes Tribunal and the district courts in employer-employee disputes and redundancy compensation.

Immovable property: the firm deals with all matters relating to the purchase or lease of property. It advises individual and corporate clients on transactions and disputes involving commercial and residential property. Work includes advising on the purchase, sale and leasing of immovable property; sale and purchase agreements and ancillary documentation; title searches; and property acquisition by foreigners.

Intellectual property: the firm deals with trade mark registrations, local, European and international, as well as procedures before the courts and other responsible bodies relating to registration objections to trade mark registrations and breaches of intellectual property relating to trade marks.

Litigation in all fields of business law, including white collar crime: companies may find themselves drawn into litigation before a foreign court or before a foreign tribunal of arbitration. The firm can assist companies with a variety of business litigation needs in many jurisdictions worldwide. The firm’s litigation practices include generalists in commercial business case law and liability matters, as well as specialists in areas such as criminal law.

Private client: the firm deals with all matters relating to the purchase or lease of property and advises both individual and corporate clients on transactions involving commercial and residential property. Advice and assistance on residence permits and naturalisations is also provided.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and finance Kypros Ioannides
Banking and finance Natalie Sepou
Banking and finance Eleni Pophaides
Banking and finance Eleni Maragkaki
Commercial Gaston Hadjianastassiou
Commercial Rania Vrondou
Commercial Michalis Georgiou
Commercial Christina Hadjivasileiou
Corporate Kypros Ioannides
Corporate Natalie Sepou
Corporate Natalie Kyprianou
Corporate Eleni Pophaides
Corporate Eleni Marangaki
Corporate Eleni Kouvanidi
Employment Gaston Hadjianastassiou
Employment Michalis Georgiou
Immovable property Gaston Hadjianastassiou
Intellectual property Rania Vrondou
Dispute resolution Kypros Ioannides
Dispute resolution Gaston Hadjianastassiou
Dispute resolution Panayiota Papapetrou
Dispute resolution Costas Philippou
Dispute resolution Rita Olympiou
Dispute resolution Georgia Kakouri
Dispute resolution Eleanna Kyriacou
Dispute resolution Thelma Prodromides
Private client Kypros Ioannides
Private client Rania Vrondou
Private client Christina Hadjivassiliou
Photo Name Position Profile
 Vasiliki Alevra  photo Vasiliki Alevra
 Georgia Charalambous  photo Georgia Charalambous
 Joanna Christou  photo Joanna Christou
 Pavlina Demetriou  photo Pavlina Demetriou
Mr Michalis Georgiou  photo Mr Michalis Georgiou
Mr Gaston Hadjianastassiou  photo Mr Gaston Hadjianastassiou
 Eliana Hadjikyprianou  photo Eliana Hadjikyprianou
Ms Christina Hadjivassiliou  photo Ms Christina Hadjivassiliou
Mr Kypros Ioannides  photo Mr Kypros Ioannides
 Georgia Kakouri  photo Georgia Kakouri
Ms Natalie Kyprianou  photo Ms Natalie Kyprianou
 Georgia Michail  photo Georgia Michail
Ms Rita Olympiou  photo Ms Rita Olympiou
 Sofia Panayi  photo Sofia Panayi
 Elita Papademas  photo Elita Papademas
Mrs Panayiota Papapetrou  photo Mrs Panayiota Papapetrou
 Athina Patera  photo Athina Patera
Mr Costas Philippou  photo Mr Costas Philippou
 Eleni Pophaides  photo Eleni Pophaides
 Thelma Prodromitou  photo Thelma Prodromitou
 Alexey Rudenko  photo Alexey Rudenko
Mrs Natalie Sepou  photo Mrs Natalie Sepou
 Maria Anna Stylianou  photo Maria Anna Stylianou
 Andreas Thoma photo Andreas Thoma
 Rania Vrondou  photo Rania Vrondou
Number of lawyers : 2,000+
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