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

A.G Erotocritou LLC fields an ‘extremely efficient and knowledgeable team’, with a versatile group of practitioners. Alexis Erotocritou leads the practice, and is adept at handling large scale banking and finance matters as well as complex restructurings. The team has niche expertise in advising on the financial aspects of commercial construction projects, with regulatory advice another strength.

Cyprus > Real estate and construction

Alexis Erotocritou heads the department at A.G Erotocritou LLC, which has particular expertise in a number of niche areas such as the construction of skyscrapers, five-star star hotels and industrial parks. In addition, it advises a significant number of high net worth private clients globally on real estate matters and frequently acts with several leading international law firms on major real estate projects. The team also handles some complex and high-value disputes in this sphere. Associate Georgia Demou receives plaudits for her work on real estate matters too.

Cyprus > Commercial, corporate and M&A

A.G Erotocritou LLC fields a ‘team that is a joy to work with. Intelligent, personable and highly efficient’. It acts for a sizeable number of local and international institutions, governments, individuals and corporations on the full array of corporate and commercial matters. It has particular sector expertise in areas such as healthcare, financial institutions, mining, infrastructure, commodities and technology, as well as transport, energy and shipping. Head of team Alexis Erotocritou ‘is focused on delivering high quality work combined with strict attention to detail’.