Mrs Lia Iordanou Theodoulou > Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC > Limassol, Cyprus > Lawyer Profile

Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC

Work Department

Corporate and Finance departments


Lia Iordanou Theodoulou is the Partner-Head of Corporate Finance of the firm. Her practice areas include Corporate Finance, Ship and Aircraft Finance, Corporate Law and M&A, Foreign Investment, Commercial Law, Trusts, Real Estate and Asset Protection.


• Partner – Head of Corporate Finance, Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC, Limassol, Cyprus since July 2010 • Corporate Finance Partner, Patrikios Pavlou & Co, Limassol, Cyprus October 2007 – June 2010 • Senior Associate, commercial department, Patrikios Pavlou & Co, 1 January 2006 – 30 September 2007 • Associate lawyer, commercial department, Chrysses Demetriades & Co, 1 June 1989 – 31 May 2005 • Pupil lawyer, litigation department, Chrysses Demetriades & Co, December 1988 – May 1989 • Pupil barrister, Hollis Whiteman Chambers, London, May – December 1988 • Pupil barrister, Alan Tyrrel Chambers, London, October 1987 – April 1988


Greek (native) and English (fluent)


• Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn • International Bar Association • English Bar Association • Cyprus Bar Association • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) • The Corporate and Securities Law Group • Member of the Environmental Committee of the Cyprus Bar Association


Lia Iordanou Theodoulou obtained a Law Degree from University of East Anglia, Norwich in the UK in 1986. She was called to the English Bar (Gray’s Inn) in 1987 and in 1989 she was admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association.

Lawyer Rankings

Cyprus > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Lia Iordanou TheodoulouPatrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC

Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC advises a variety of banking and financial institutions, and is renowned for its experience in structuring security packages and enforcing securities out of court. The team also specialises in cross-border ship and aircraft financing and has strong capabilities in other industry sectors such as energy, mining and metals, retail, and telecommunications. Stavros Pavlou and Lia Iordanou Theodoulou head the ‘experienced and stable‘ team, specialising in cross-border securities and listings, and work with major banks and financial institutions respectively. Angeliki Epaminonda was promoted to the partnership in 2020.

Cyprus > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC is renowned for its advice on local and international corporate and commercial matters such as handling key cross-border mergers and acquisitions, re-domiciliation in and out of Cyprus and company liquidations. It is also skilled at handling complex corporate governance matters and IP issues. It has recently been active advising major corporate stakeholders on share purchases/sales, regulatory matters and re-domiciliation to Russia. Stavros Pavlou and Lia Iordanou Theodoulou head the department that recently promoted Angeliki Epaminonda to the partnership. Stella Strati is also well-regarded. The ‘very knowledgeable and responsive‘ team is ‘very professional, time efficient and result oriented’.