Mr Christodoulos G. Vassiliades > Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC > Nicosia, Cyprus > Lawyer Profile

Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC
LEDRA HOUSE, 15 AGIOU PAVLOU STREET
AGIOS ANDREAS
1105 NICOSIA
Cyprus
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Work Department

Banking and Private Clients; Commercial and Corporate; Financial Services Law; Tax and International Tax Planning; Trusts and Estates

Position

Founder – Managing Director – Advocate

Career

Established Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co LLC in 1984 in Nicosia after completing his training as a Pupil Advocate. Appointed Deputy Registrar of the International Merchant Marine Registry of Belize (IMMARBE) for Cyprus and Greece. Also acts as Honorary Consul of Belize in Cyprus since 1999.

Languages

Greek and English

Memberships

The Cyprus Bar Association, Nicosia Bar Association, International Bar Association, Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Interlaw, Mackrell International, LAWorld, Lexwork International, LEGUS, Martindale Hubbell, International Fiscal Association, the International Trademark Association, the International Tax Planning Association,Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Advancing Financial Crime Professionals Worldwide, Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property, Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys, European Communities Trade Mark Association and Investment Migration Council.

Education

LLB degree at the University of Athens (1975 – 1980)

Lawyer Rankings

Cyprus > Maritime and admiralty

Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC fields a team, which provides a diverse range of advice to ship owners and ship management companies. Notable areas of expertise include vessel purchases and registrations, finance work and charter agreements; it also has considerable experience in yacht registrations in different jurisdictions. The names to note in this space are managing director Christodoulos G. Vassiliades and three advocates; Maria Alexandrou, Stelios Havatzias and Eleni Marinaki.

Cyprus > Intellectual property

Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC is a key name for international trade mark registrations. The team, which is led by Maria Kyriacou and Christodoulos G. Vassiliades, is also regularly instructed to produce due diligence reports on IP rights.

Cyprus > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC ‘has very strong expertise in all corporate law matters, meets agreed deadlines and terms, and is very client-oriented and supportive’. It handles shareholder agreement and M&A, and is frequently instructed to carry out extensive due diligence checks on corporate structures. Michalis Pittakis, Koulla Demetriou, and the experienced Christodoulos G. Vassiliades lead the robust practice, which is known for providing ‘comprehensive solutions’ to cross-border transactions. Advocate Suzana Foradari is also recommended.