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
The firm: 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 over 35 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 offers the diverse professional skills of over 200 employees including qualified lawyers, legal and tax consultants, corporate administrators, paralegals, accountants and auditors, all dedicated to the provision of timely and comprehensive solutions for all our clients. 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
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.
Commercial and Corporate: incorporation and administration of companies in different jurisdictions, corporate reorganisation and restructuring, liquidations etc., onducting and assisting with the drafting of unambiguous contracts as well as reviewing contracts.
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.
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).
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.
Intellectual property: trademark protection, patents, copyrights, designs and domain names, maintenance and application of intellectual property rights, trademark portfolio management.
Litigation and Dispute resolution: dispute resolution, advice on international commercial litigation and procedural issues on international civil litigation and arbitration.
M&A: mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, valuations, synergy evaluation, integration planning and due diligence.
Real Estate and Construction: advice on acquisitions and disposals of private and commercial properties, due diligence, real estate investments analysis, landlord and tenant dispute resolution, construction contracts, etc.
Maritime and Admiralty: shipping law including legal services to ship owners, charterers, ship managers and ship financing institutions.
Tax and international tax planning: advice on alternative tax structure, and direct and indirect taxation.
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.
|Managing Director - Advocate||Christodoulos G Vassiliadesemail@example.com||+35722556677|
|Deputy Managing Director - Advocate||Koulla Demetrioufirstname.lastname@example.org||+35722556677|
|Deputy Managing Director - Advocate||Louisa Massonidouemail@example.com||+35722556677|
|Director - Head of Corporate Department - Advocate||Michalis Pittakisfirstname.lastname@example.org||+35722556677|
|Managing Associate - Advocate - Solicitor||Annamaria Vassiliadesemail@example.com||+35722556677|
|Managing Associate - Advocate||Katerina Beroufirstname.lastname@example.org||+35722556677|
|Chief Legal Counsel - Advocate||Phivos Zomenisemail@example.com||+35722556677|
|Head of Litigation Department - Advocate - Insolvency Practitioner||Christodoulos Cleridesfirstname.lastname@example.org||+35722556677|
|Head of Immigration Department - Advocate||Marianna Pavlidesemail@example.com||+35722556677|
|Head of Commercial, Regulatory and IP Law Department - Advocate||Maria H. Kyriacoufirstname.lastname@example.org||+35722556677|
|Head of Maritime and Admiralty Department||Eleni Marinakiemail@example.com||+35722556677|
|Head of Limassol office - Barrister||Savvas Georgioufirstname.lastname@example.org||+35722556677|
|Barrister - Advocate||Sanela Aleksandra Trzinemail@example.com||+35722556677|
Staff FiguresNumber of Lawyers : 70
LanguagesEnglish French German Greek Hungarian Italian Lithuanian Polish Romanian Russian Serbian Spanish Swedish Ukrainian
MembershipsINTERLAW Laworld Mackrell International Legus ITPA IFA ITA IBA Cyprus Bar Association Lexwork STEP CCCI INTA - International Trademark Association The Association of European Trade Mark Owners (MARQUES) ECTA (European Communities Trade Mark Association) ASIPI Credit Services Association (CSA) of UK
OtherOther offices : Athens Other offices : Malta Other offices : London Other offices : Hungary Other offices : Moscow Other offices : Belize Other offices : Seychelles Other offices : BVI
Christodoulos G. Vassiliades established the Law Firm Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC in 1984 in Nicosia, Cyprus. With over 35 years’ experience in the industry, the Firm is universally cited as one of the leading law firms in the country and has formed a solid reputation for excellence and diligence in the profession. As a full-service Law Firm, it is entrusted by high-profile corporations and private clients with their legal and business issues, in both domestic and international law.
Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC constitutes of over 150 employees comprising of qualified lawyers, paralegals, legal tax consultants and administrators , 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.
The Firm has developed expertise in matters relating to private and corporate clients in Corporate, M&A, Banking and Private Clients, Tax and International Tax Planning Trusts and Estates, Maritime and Admiralty, EU law and Competition, Intellectual Property, Immigration, Litigation and Dispute Resolution. Management services such as Auditing and Accounting, as well as Investment and Financial services are also provided through the Firm’s affiliated companies.
The Firm has formed an extensive corporate network with coordinated teams at the Limassol and Paphos branch offices and affiliated offices in eight jurisdictions: Athens, Malta, London, Hungary, Moscow, Belize, Seychelles and BVI.
MEMBERHSIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND NETWORKS
In order to be able to accommodate clients and build professional relationships worldwide, the Firm is an active member of numerous prestigious professional associations and networks: The International Bar Association (IBA), Interlaw, Mackrell International, Laworld, Lexwork, LEGUS, The International Fiscal Association (IFA), The International Trademark
Association (INTA), Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), MARQUES, ECTA, ASIPI, CSA as well as various Business Associations in Cyprus such as Russia – Cyprus Business Association.. These memberships enable Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC to provide international perspectives and support to its clients for cross-border transactions.
Christodoulos G. Vassiliades, the 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.