Mrs Margarita Sofokleous > AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC > Limassol, Cyprus > Lawyer Profile

AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC
AGP CHAMBERS
84 SPYROU KYPRIANOU AVENUE
4004 LIMASSOL
Cyprus

Work Department

Commercial and Corporate

Position

Senior Associate Lawyer | Head of Corporate Services

Margarita specializes in corporate law and business transactions. She has experience in various facets of corporate law, including the setting up and management of corporate structures, advising and drafting of corporate and commercial agreements, including the preparation of Share Purchase Agreements (SPA), Shareholders Agreements (SHA) and the drafting of Company Law related Legal Opinions and Due Diligences. Furthermore, she has handled numerous intellectual property registrations within Europe and/or Globally for clients from all over the world.

Margarita acts for large groups and international corporations as well as for individuals regarding corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions and general corporate advice.

Career

Margarita has worked with leading international and regional firms for several years prior to joining AGP & Co.

Languages

Greek and English

Memberships

Member of the Cyprus Bar Association since 2010.

Education

Education LL.B. (Hons) Law, Lancaster University of London, United Kingdom (2007) LL.M. (Masters) International Commercial Law, University of Leicester, London United Kingdom (2008) Professional Qualifications Margarita is a practicing lawyer in Cyprus since 2010, regulated by the Cyprus Bar Association

Lawyer Rankings

Cyprus > Commercial, corporate and M&A

AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC has a strong pedigree for advising local and international clients on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters. Angelos Paphitis and Margarita Sofokleous  lead the department, which regularly acts on on domestic and cross-border M&A, and provides escrow services on international commercial transactions (including acting as escrow agents). The firm also has six qualified accountants who have a particular specialism in corporate governance and tax matters.

Cyprus > Intellectual property

AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC advises both corporate and individual clients on how to manage, protect and expand their intellectual property rights. Its team, which is jointly led by Maria Hinni and Margarita Sofokleous, frequently represents clients during opposition and objection procedures. Another area of strength involves advising clients on any tax benefits through the use of tax optimised IP holding structures.