Mr Kypros Ioannides > Deloitte Legal | Hadjianastassiou, Ioannides LLC > Nicosia, Cyprus > Lawyer Profile

Deloitte Legal | Hadjianastassiou, Ioannides LLC
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Work Department

Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions




2008 – Present: Hadjianastassiou, Ioannides LLC (member of Deloitte Legal since 2016), 2003 – 2008 Founding partner / Advocate, KGMC Advocates 2000 – 2003 Advocate / Associate, Montanios & Montanios


Greek, English


Oct 2013 – current: Member of Disciplinary Committee, Institute of Certified and Public Accountants of Cyprus Jul – Dec 2012: Company Law Working Party of Council of the European Union, Chairman 2005 – current: Company Law and Tax Planning Commitee, Cyprus Bar Association, Member 2005 – current: Appointment as Lecturer and Examiner in Company Law, Cyprus Legal Council 2001 – current: Cyprus Bar Association, member 2001 – current: Nicosia Bar Association, member 2000 – current: Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, member 1997 – current: Cambridge Commonwealth Society, Fellow 1995 – current: Cyprus National Guard (second lieutenant, reserves)


2000-2001: Cyprus Advocate Pupillage, Cyprus Legal Council, Registration as practicing advocate, Cyprus 1999-2000: Admission to the Bar of England and Wales / Diploma in professional legal skills, Inns of Court School of Law / City University Bar Vocational Course 1996-1999: BA (Law), MA (Hons) University of Cambridge Undergraduate Law Degree 1987-1994: The English School Nicosia

Lawyer Rankings

Cyprus > Banking and finance

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‘.

Cyprus > Dispute resolution

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 ‘impressiveGeorgia Kakouri is another name to note.

Cyprus > Commercial, corporate and M&A

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‘.

Cyprus > Intellectual property

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’.