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Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

Work Department

Dispute Resolution and Arbitration, EU and Competition, Fraud and White-Collar Crime, Shipping Energy and Transport, Sports Law


Managing Partner, Head of Nicosia Litigation Department


Menelaos Kyprianou is the managing partner of the firm and specialises in the field of litigation with a cross border element. UK and Russian leading law firms regularly refer work to him.

Menelaos has consistently been recommended by The Legal 500 EMEA as a ‘Leading Individual’ for Dispute Resolution in Cyprus.

In 2014 Menelaos was appointed by the President of the Republic of Cyprus as a member of the team advising the President and the chief negotiator in relation to the talks that are taking place with the Turkish Cypriot community with the aim of reuniting Cyprus. Specifically, Menelaos was appointed in the team which advised on issues of European Union law.

Menelaos was also a member of the board of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission during the years 2007 – 2011.

At present, Menelaos Kyprianou is the Chairman of the Appeal Committee for Financial Disputes of the Cyprus Football Association.


Greek, English, French.


Cyprus Bar Association
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
International Bar Association (IBA)


LLB (Hons), Barrister-at-Law.

Lawyer Rankings

Cyprus > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Menelaos KyprianouMichael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC has a ‘professional, customer-focused and solutions-driven team’, which provides ‘clear and simple advice’ under the leadership of Menelaos Kyprianou and Marina Hadjisoteriou. With the firm having offices in other jurisdictions, including Greece, Malta and Ukraine, it is well-equipped to handle high-value disputes with an international dimension. The Cyprus-based team is trusted by key insurance and banking institutions and also has a growing practice supporting clients in the healthcare and transportation sectors. In addition, it continues to receive instructions from major international law firms. The group frequently advises on disputes relating to crypto-currency trading and all aspects of shareholder disputes and breach of fiduciary claims. Another recent highlight was the promotion of Christos Galanos to the partnership. Constantina Zantira is also recommended. Overall it is an ‘exceptional team that is agile, experienced and creative‘.