Mr Angelos Paphitis > 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

Managing Partner

Position

His main areas of practice are general Commercial, Corporate, Company and Tax law with a special expertise in international tax planning, Civil Litigation, Shipping and Admiralty, Property Law and Conveyancing, Intellectual Property Law, Finance and Banking law, Foreign Investments in Cyprus and abroad.

Career

He joined a Cyprus leading law firm in 2003 and in 2006 he founded A.G. Paphitis & Co Law firm.

Languages

Greek and English.

Memberships

Admitted to the Cyprus Bar in 2004. He is a member of the Cyprus Bar Association, the International Bar Association, the International Tax Planning Organization, the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the International Law Office and the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn.

Education

He graduated in Law with honours from the London South Bank University in 2001. In 2002, he successfully completed the Bar Vocational Course (BVC) and has been qualified as Barrister at Law in England and Wales, member of Gray’s Inn. He obtained his LL.M at University College London (UCL), University of London, in 2002 and he was admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association in 2004. In 2006 he was certified as a Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and the same year he obtained a post graduate diploma on International Tax Law from Robert Kennedy College in Zurich, Switzerland.

Lawyer Rankings

Cyprus > Tax

Managing partner Angelos Paphitis along with Michael Alexandrou and Nicolas Patsalis lead a versatile team at AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC, which advises on a wide range of issues such as corporate tax, tax structuring , cross-border financing and tax litigation. The team has been engaged on multiple occasions by numerous local and international companies to provide tax opinions on the Russian CFC rules and on the ‘deoffshorization’ regime in Russia. In addition, it is regularly engaged to provide intellectual property tax planning opinions for major companies.

 

Cyprus > Dispute resolution

AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC represents numerous foreign clients in commercial litigation on a broad range of disputes from interim orders and  injunctions through to defamation, libel and slander as well as cybercrime, corporate litigation, constitutional and administrative law cases. Practice heads Angelos Paphitis and Eve Karaviotou are seasoned practitioners who are also skilled at handling financial crime cases and intellectual property disputes.

Cyprus > Commercial, corporate and M&A

AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC fields a team that routinely advises on share purchases and sales, shareholder agreements, acquisitions, corporate structuring and re-domiciliation. Other strengths lie in escrow services, loan reorganisations as well as advising on joint ventures and demergers. The group is also experienced at advising shareholders and boards of directors on voluntary liquidations and acts as liquidators or for liquidators, administrators, receivers and trustees on all aspects of liquidation work.  Angelos Paphitis and Margarita Sofokleous head the department that advises on a broad range of other issues including corporate governance and corporate and commercial disputes. It adopts a ‘flexible approach to meet its clients’ needs‘.

Cyprus > Banking and finance

AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC has a diverse practice that specialises in real estate, project and business financing. It is also recommended for its work in other areas such as syndicated and consumer loans and trade financings. The team has a solid record on corporate liquidations and has been active in assisting investment firms and electronic payment institutions in reviewing legal documentation and security instruments. Managing partner Angelos Paphitis leads the team.

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