Mr Alexis Erotocritou > A.G Erotocritou LLC > Limassol, Cyprus > Lawyer Profile

A.G Erotocritou LLC
1 ARCH. KYPRIANOU & AYIOU ANDREOU CORNER
LOUCAIDES BUILDING, 6TH FLOOR
3036 LIMASSOL
Cyprus

Work Department

- Banking and Finance
- Corporate and M&A
- Immigration
- Data Protection
- Private Client
- Real Estate
- Shipping, Admiralty and Marine Insurance
- Restructuring and Insolvency

Position

Partner

Career

Alexis’ practice primarily focuses on corporate and M&A, banking, finance, private client and data protection matters. Working consistently with various leading international law firms, he provides regulatory and transactional advice to public and private companies, banking institutions, international law firms, investment advisers, ultra-high-net-worth individuals, entrepreneurial and institutional investors in various sectors.

He has extensive experience acting on behalf of borrowers and financial institutions across a broad spectrum of high value corporate, banking and finance transactions, as well as rendering advice on the mechanics of various security structures and has advised a plethora of HNWI in relation to their investments in and out of Cyprus, some of which constitute the largest real estate transactions which have ever taken place in Cyprus. Alexis has notably advised a major international telecommunication corporation, in relation to the sale of its 99.05% stake in another entity, for a total contract value of €208 million. In addition, he has acted for the lenders on the refinancing of a $600 million secured facility to one of the largest agricultural companies of Eastern Europe and has advised a leading Ukrainian company on a US$180 million tender offer and US$400 million new note issue.

Alexis has authored various publications, mainly in the areas of banking, finance, real estate and tax law. Among others, he is the co-author of the Cyprus Annual Report on Shareholding Disclosure and Short Selling, and the author of the Pre-Insolvency Enforceability of Derivative Transactions under Cyprus Laws. Alexis has also lectured at the European University of Cyprus.

Alexis is regularly featured in leading legal directories which, in recognition of his achievements, have independently elicited selected clients’ comments which have referred to him as “an extremely knowledgeable strategic thinker”, (IFLR 1000), “a very strong work ethic and entrepreneurial attitude” (Chambers and Partners), “dynamic and methodical” (Who’s Who Legal). Chambers and Partners (High Wealth) recognised Alexis as a “Band 1” lawyer in Cyprus, who, according to the directory, wins high praise for his combination of technical skill and an approachable manner. Chambers High Wealth recognised that Alexis maintains a strong reputation for international work and especially with regards to HNWI. Alexis has been also listed in the 2020 edition of the Legal 500 as a (band 1) leading individual in banking and finance. Moreover, he has been recognised consistently as a leading figure in corporate, m&a and real estate and has been described as “extremely efficient” in relation to his work. Lastly, WhosWhoLegal declared Alexis as a recognised figure in the European banking space, highlighted for his first-class corporate finance practice.

Languages

English and Greek

Memberships

Member of the Cyprus Bar Association

Education

LLB (Hons), University of Sheffield

Legal Practice Course, BPP College (London)

Lawyer Rankings

Cyprus > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Alexis ErotocritouA.G Erotocritou LLC

Alexis Erotocritou  leads a ‘knowledgeable and business-orientated’ team at A.G Erotocritou LLC where its ’24-7 response culture is something that makes its level of service stand out’. The department is currently handling various large-scale and high-value projects and works on a regular basis with major international law firms and significant corporate clients; it is the preferred local counsel for leading banks and is adept at handling the restructuring of large groups of companies. Newly-promoted partner Grigoris Sarlidis  focuses on financial services and products and advises on a range of regulatory matters.

Cyprus > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Alexis Erotocritou – A.G Erotocritou LLC

The ‘very capable’ team at A.G Erotocritou LLC ‘takes time to understand our needs and responds within the agreed time intervals with accuracy and great quality work’. Practice head Alexis Erotocritou, a ‘great professional‘, has a wide range of experience in corporate, commercial and M&A transactions and has worked with various leading international law firms. In addition, he frequently represents large local and international corporations and banks. Grigoris Sarlidis  was recently promoted to the partnership, while senior lawyer Dafni Loizou joined the team from Stephenson Harwood and has considerable experience in acting for management teams on investments by private equity houses.

Cyprus > Real estate and construction

(Leading individuals)

Alexis Erotocritou A.G Erotocritou LLC

The ‘very responsive’ team at A.G Erotocritou LLC consists of ‘very bright lawyers who are there 24/7 for clients’. Headed by Alexis Erotocritou, the practice is skilled at handling large scale and complex projects, and is also home to Georgia Demou ; both Demou and Erotocritou are ‘highly professional and their services are always top quality’. Areas of expertise include advising on transactions relating to the construction of skycrapers as well as advising specialist companies and professionals on the engineering and other regulatory aspects of high-value projects. It also assists various UHNWIs and HNWIs from around the world on matters such as the construction of five-star hotels, industrial parks and hospitals. Other key fields of activity include supporting escrow agents on big deals and working with the property team on a broad array of complicated property disputes.