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

AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC has a strong reputation for advising on a broad range of tax issues, such as commercial and corporate tax, transfer pricing issues and tax litigation. It has been engaged by numerous local and international companies (including some large multinational Russian based companies) to provide them with tax opinions on the Russian CFC rules and the de-offshorisation regime in Russia. The firm is also instructed for advice on IP tax planning options. Angelos Paphitis, Michael Alexandrou and Nicolas Patsalis jointly lead the department, which also assists foreign investors with Cyprus property tax issues, as well as tax residency status matters.

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 > Dispute resolution

AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC represents a variety of large organisations in Cyprus, such as private, semi-private and public companies. It also acts for major banks, large schools and public hospitals. Angelos Paphitis mainly handles large cases involving injunctions and interim orders. Other areas of expertise include multijurisdictional debt recovery actions and breach of contract claims.

Cyprus > Banking and finance

AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC has a varied banking and finance practice, which frequently generates mandates from investors, shareholders, fund managers, investment brokers, banks and e-banks. Areas of strength include advising investment firms on cross-border EU passporting licence arrangements, as well as handling issues over escrow agreements. In addition, it is skilled at handling corporate finance transactions. The head of the department is Angelos Paphitis.

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