Mrs Andria Koukounis > Prountzos & Prountzos LLC > Nicosia, Cyprus > Lawyer Profile

Prountzos & Prountzos LLC
36, Agias Elenis Street, Galaxias Building, Block B
6th floor, Office 602
1061 Nicosia
Cyprus

Work Department

Regulated Financial Services, Funds and Capital Markets

Position

Advocate, Director

Career

Andria obtained an LLB (Hons) from the University of Warwick and an LLM in International Commercial Law from the University College London (UCL). As a member of Gray’s Inn, she became a Barrister-at-Law after being called to the Bar of England and Wales. She trained at the European Commission (DG Consumer Protection) based in Luxembourg and then became a qualified lawyer and member of the Cyprus Bar Association in 2009. Andria is heading the Financial Services, Funds and Capital Markets’ department of our firm. She is an experienced banking and finance law practitioner with a particular focus on commercial transactions, project financing and restructuring deals. She regularly advises financial institutions on legal and regulatory issues and represents them in contentious proceedings. Andria has extensive experience in establishing Alternative Investment Funds and representing regulated entities during the licensing stage and throughout their operations. She is also frequently engaged in providing legal advisory services to international asset managers active in a number of jurisdictions through the passporting regime. Andria holds the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission Advanced Certificate and is fluent in Greek and English, and conversational in French and German.

Languages

Greek, English, conversational in French and German

Memberships

Cyprus Bar Association
Gray’s Inn
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)

Associate of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (ACISI)

Education

LLB from the University of Warwick
BVC from Nottingham Law School 
LLM from the University College of London

Lawyer Rankings

Cyprus > Banking and finance

Prountzos & Prountzos LLC specialises in receiverships and ship financing transactions as well as other aspects of financings. It acts for a number of international banks and financial institutions and is also adept in establishing Cyprus investment funds and International Collective Investment Schemes. Andria Koukounis and managing partner Charalambos Prountzos are the main contacts.