Lambros Soteriou > Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC > Nicosia, Cyprus > Lawyer Profile

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC
17 Stasinou Avenue
1060 Nicosia
Cyprus

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial, Banking and Finance, International Tax Planning

Position

Partner, Head of Corporate & Commercial Department

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.

Languages

Greek, English

Memberships

Cyprus Bar Association
Cyprus Petroleum Storage Company Limited

Education

LLB (Hons), University of Warwick, UK (2003)
Barrister-at-Law, of The Middle Temple, UK (2004)
LLM, University College London (UCL), UK (2005)

Lawyer Rankings

Cyprus > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Lambros Soteriou, Tonia Antoniou and Ioanna Solomou co-head a ‘highly efficient and professional’ team at Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC which deals with all aspects of corporate and commercial law. It is adept at advising on intragroup corporate acquisitions, as well mergers and restructurings, day-to-day operations, corporate structures, commercial agreements, privacy issues and employment matters. In addition, the team often acts on transactions alongside international law firms, where it often takes a lead role in coordinating issues across multiple jurisdictions. The ‘responsive and friendly’ team advises clients from a wide range of sectors such as healthcare, food and beverages, software, transport and infrastructure.

Cyprus > Employment

Headed by Savvas Savvides, Lambros Soteriou and Ioanna Solomou, the experienced team at Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC advises on every facet of employment law from both the employers’ and the employee’s perspective. It advises on a myriad of issues such as drafting employment contracts to advising on employee resignations and disciplinary proceedings. The team is also well-equipped to advise on redundancies and the safeguarding of employees’ rights in the event of a merger or the acquisition of a business, and advises many high-profile international companies too from industries as diverse as beverages, healthcare, financial services and shipping. Other aspects of its varied workload include negotiating settlement agreements and advising on constructive dismissals.

Cyprus > Banking and finance

Tonia Antoniou and Lambros Soteriou co-head the department at Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC which has substantial experience of dealing with complex, high-value and cross-border financing transactions across a range of industries. Deal values typically exceed €20m though the team is also proficient in overseeing deals beyond the €100m range. It frequently advises borrowers, lenders and security providers. Additionally, the group is skilled at handing financing in multiple currencies across various industries from cosmetics and forestry to energy and shipping. Ioanna Solomou’s practice spans financial services and regulatory matters, while Lorena Charalambous is recommended for her expertise in areas such as leveraged acquisition financings through to trade finance and asset-based financings.

Cyprus > Tax

Under the joint leadership of Lambros Soteriou and Tonia Antoniou, the multidisciplinary team at Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC focuses on the tax-related aspects of restructuring and reorganisation matters. In addition, it receives a regular flow of instructions to represent clients in contentious court proceedings and advises high-net-worth individuals investing into Cyprus on their tax planning and trust arrangements.