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Ioannides Demetriou LLC

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Cyprus > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Share sales, acquisitions, joint venture structuring, corporate matters, and financial restructuring are among the key areas of expertise at Ioannides Demetriou LLC, which ‘has proven to be a reliable partner in assisting with complex, urgent transactions and legal issues’ in Cyprus. The ‘very well-respected’ firm advises private companies and public bodies on a range of matters, with considerable experience handling corporate issues. Pambos Ioannides, Andrew Demetriou, and Christina Ioannidou head the team. Associate director Zoe Christou is another highly regarded practitioner in this space, with experience in the drafting and implementation of high-value acquisitions, asset disposals, cross-border mergers and re-domiciliations.

Cyprus > Dispute resolution

(Hall of Fame)

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Ioannides Demetriou LLC has considerable expertise representing clients in arbitration proceedings, offering the full range of alternative dispute resolution services to private and public-sector organisations.  Commercial litigation, including interim junction orders, make up the rest of its caseload. The team has ‘qualified arbitrators and mediators and this quality shows through when they represent you’. Pambos Ioannides, Andrew Demetriou and Christos Frakalas lead the practice and are praised for being ‘professionals with longstanding experience in court advocacy and dispute resolution’. Frakalas and Demetriou offer ‘an impressive hands-on approach’ on disputes,  with the latter commended for ‘his ‘extensive practical experience’ and ‘leadership skills’. Associate director Savvas Yiordamlis is also recommended.

Cyprus > Real estate and construction

(Hall of Fame)

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Ioannides Demetriou LLC primarily advises domestic public entities and semi-governmental bodies on construction and large-scale infrastructure matters. The team, which is cited for its ‘strong and excellent reputation in the practice area’, also has experience in real estate and construction litigation. Practice co-heads Pambos Ioannides and Andrew Demetriou are ‘highly specialised and experienced in all aspects of real estate and construction’.

Cyprus > EU and competition

Ioannides Demetriou LLC regularly represents high-profile local clients before Cyprus’ Commission for the Protection of Competition, and is praised for its ‘excellent level of services in all respects including knowledge of the industry, reliability of opinion, in-depth reviews and prompt replies.’ The group has defended clients in complaints and investigations initiated by the Commission for alleged abuses of dominant positions, and has also been involved in the drafting of notifications relating to concentrations of undertakings. Pambos Ioannides, Andrew Demetriou and Christina Ioannidou head up the team; Ioannides can ‘untangle complex issues and present them in a simple and well-structured way’.