Ms Ioanna Solomou > Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC > Nicosia, Cyprus > Lawyer Profile

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC
2 AGIAS ELENIS STREET
6TH AND 7TH FLOORS
1060 NICOSIA
Cyprus

Work Department

Banking and Finance, Corporate and Commercial, Data Protection & Privacy, EU and Competition, Immigration, Information Technology and Electronic Commerce, International Tax Planning

Position

Partner

Career

Ioanna is a partner in the Corporate and Commercial team and is highly rated by the Legal500 EMEA as a Next Generation Lawyer and has been consistently rated since 2017.

Ioanna’s practice focuses on corporate and commercial matters and advises local and international clients in relation to their corporate and commercial matters, from shareholders agreements, and share purchase agreements to mergers, re-domiciliation of companies and all aspects relating to data protection and competition law. She has particular experience in advising Cyprus Investment Firms and funds, and on all regulatory aspects affecting Cyprus companies.

Ioanna is based in our Limassol office.

Languages

Greek, English and French

Memberships

Member of the Cyprus Bar Association
Member of the Limassol Bar Association

Education

LLB (Hons), LLM

Lawyer Rankings

Cyprus > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Next Generation Partners)

Ioanna SolomouMichael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC regularly advises clients on all aspects of intra-group corporate acquisitions, mergers, restructurings and commercial agreements. It also assists with related financing arrangements and provides tax structuring advice. Lambros Soteriou, Tonia Antoniou and Ioanna Solomou co-head the department, which advises clients from a range of sectors, such as healthcare, food and beverages, financial services, transport and infrastructure. It is experienced in acting on transactions alongside international law firms, and often takes a lead role in coordinating matters with a cross-border dimension.

Cyprus > Employment

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC‘s team is adept at handling the gamut of employment matters from the perspectives of both employers and employees.  Its varied workload covers drafting of employment agreements, advice on constructive dismissals and disciplinary proceedings, as well as redundancies and the safeguarding of employees’ rights on the merger or acquisition of a business. The group has a strong profile among international companies and it is highlighted for its sector expertise in areas such as shipping, software development, infrastructure management, healthcare and financial services. The department is jointly led by Savvas Savvides, Lambros Soteriou and Ioanna Solomou, who all play a pivotal role in handling many complex and high-value matters.

Cyprus > Maritime and admiralty

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC acts for various ship owners, ship managers, financial institutions and other entities on a wide range of matters pertaining to the shipping industry. It regularly advises on many contentious issues, such as charter party disputes, the carriage of goods by sea and cargo claims, as well as disputes under ship building contracts and marine insurance claims. The group is also recommended for its experience in major shipping transactions and at issuing legal opinions on numerous ship financing deals. Tonia Antoniou, Ioanna Solomou and Peter Schodder are the practice heads.

Cyprus > Banking and finance

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC is frequently instructed in cross-border transactions that involve financings in multiple currencies and industries as diverse as cosmetics, forestry, mining, energy, professional services and shipping. It typically acts on matters with a value in excess of €20m and has also been involved in a sizeable number of deals exceeding €100m. Tonia Antoniou and Lambros Soteriou co-head the department, which often works with leading international banks and global law firms on many high-value and complex matters. Ioanna Solomou and Lorena Charalambous are among the other names to note at senior level.