Firm Profile > Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC > Nicosia , Cyprus
Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC Offices
LEDRA HOUSE, 15 AGIOU PAVLOU STREET
Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC > The Legal 500 Rankings
Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC has 'a highly qualified team that finds solutions’. It routinely receives referrals from international law firms such as Trowers & Hamlins LLP and has considerable skill in cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Koulla Demetriou is recommended along with the ‘very organised and competent’ Michalis Pittakis. Senior associate Maria Taki is ‘smart and highly professional’.
Maritime and admiralty Tier 1
Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC's ‘energetic and professional’ team adopts a ‘very client-oriented approach to matters’. The group serves as deputy registrar of the Belize-ship registry in Cyprus and Greece. Highlights included advising its client from the beginning on the purchase of a vessel through an offshore company in a matter that spanned different jurisdictions. The matter was complicated by the fact that the money for the purchase was issued through promissory notes.
Intellectual property Tier 3
Real estate and construction Tier 3
Dispute resolution Tier 4
Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC's team ‘works together as a cohesive unit to ensure that the client is consistently given the best legal advice’. Clients include Uralchem Holding. Phivos Zomenis is a key name and Christodoulos Clerides is 'a master tactician with superb negotiation skills’.
Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC > Firm Profile
Christodoulos G. Vassiliades established the Law Firm Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. in 1984 in Nicosia. Due to its success and rapid growth the firm changed its name and became Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC. Christodoulos G. Vassiliades, managing partner and advocate of the firm, is also appointed Deputy Registrar of the International Merchant Marine Registry of Belize (IMMARBE) for Cyprus and Greece, and acts as Honorary Consul of Belize in Cyprus since 1999.
With 30 years’ experience in the industry, the firm is cited as one of the leading law firms in the country and has formed a solid reputation for excellence and diligence in the profession. It has singled itself out as a broad-based legal practice, trusted by high-profile corporations with their legal and business issues in both domestic and international law.
Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC employs approximately 218, with qualified lawyers, legal tax consultants, administrators and paralegals all dedicated to the provision of legal advice with professionalism, efficiency and integrity. These experts set themselves apart in their work through commitment, commercial awareness and attention to detail which result in the creation of and assistance with high value deals.
Areas of practice
Corporate and commercial: incorporation and administration of companies in different jurisdictions, corporate reorganisation and restructuring, liquidations etc.
Commercial transactions: conducting and assisting with the drafting of unambiguous contracts as well as reviewing contracts.
M&A: mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, valuations, synergy evaluation, integration planning and due diligence.
Intellectual property: trademark protection, patents, copyrights, designs and domain names, maintenance and application of intellectual property rights, trademark portfolio management.
Tax and international tax planning: advice on alternative tax structure, and direct and indirect taxation.
Banking and private clients: opening and maintenance of bank accounts and other transactions both in Cyprus and abroad for physical and corporate persons, guidance on relevant regulatory matters, capital market transactions.
Trusts and estates: management and administration of estates/trusts, preparation of wills, trust deeds, international tax planning, incorporation of trusts within a corporate structure and family partnerships.
Shipping and maritime law: shipping law including legal services to ship owners, charterers, ship managers and ship financing institutions.
Litigation and arbitration: dispute resolution, advice on international commercial litigation and procedural issues on international civil litigation and arbitration.
Employment law: advice and representation of clients in labour law disputes, advice on acquisition and restructuring situations, employment contracts and acquisition agreements, employment policy issues, occupational safety and health issues.
EU and competition law: advice on merger notifications and control of concentration issues, abuse of dominant position cases, anti-competitive practices, state aid rules, and representing clients before the Cyprus Competition Commission.
Property law and real estate: advice on acquisitions and disposals of private and commercial properties, due diligence, real estate investments analysis, landlord and tenant dispute resolution, construction contracts, etc.
Immigration: provision of a range of services including but not limited to: temporary residence permits, employment permits, permanent residence permits (Category F) and the acquiring of Cyprus Citizenship by Exception.
Financial services: advice on Cyprus investment firms, registration of public offerings, securities law compliance, and admission to the Cyprus Stock Exchange and the undertaking of Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS).
|Corporate and commercial||Christodoulos G Vassiliades|
|Corporate and commercial||Koulla Demetriou|
|Corporate and commercial||Michalis Pittakis|
|Corporate and commercial||Louisa Massonidou|
|Commercial transactions||Savvas Georgiou|
|Commercial transactions||Maria H Kyriacou|
|M&A||Christodoulos G Vassiliades|
|M&A||Maria H Kyriacou|
|Intellectual property||Ourania Vrondou|
|Intellectual property||Maria Kyriacou|
|Tax and international tax planning||Christodoulos G Vassiliades|
|Tax and international tax planning||Koulla Demetriou|
|Tax and international tax planning||Michalis Pittakis|
|Banking and private clients||Michalis Pittakis|
|Trusts and estates||Savvas Georgiou|
|Trusts and estates||Koulla Demetriou|
|Shipping and maritime||Maria Hadjivarnava|
|Litigation and dispute resolution||Phivos Zomenis|
|Litigation and dispute resolution||Christodoulos Clerides|
|EU and competition||Maria H Kyriacou|
|Property and real estate||Marianna Pavlides|
|Property and real estate||Savvas Georgiou|
|Financial services||Michalis Pittakis|