Anastasios A. Antoniou > Antoniou McCollum & Co. LLC > Nicosia, Cyprus > Lawyer Profile

Antoniou McCollum & Co. LLC
Nikitara 9
1080 Nicosia

Work Department

Competition, TMT and IP


Anastasios heads the Competition, TMT and IP practice of Antoniou McCollum & Co.  He is a practicing Barrister (Inner Temple) and Advocate (Cyprus).

Anastasios has been consistently ranked by The Legal 500 as leading individual in EU law and competition law and is included in The Legal 500 Hall of Fame. He was ranked as Lawyer of the Year in Cyprus by Best Lawyers in 2022.

He advises clients on transactions in regulated industries, competition law, merger control and EU regulatory matters.

The clients Anastasios advises are active in a range of sectors, including audiovisual media services, digital content and digital services, private equity and investment fund management and consumer retail.

He is the Cypriot member of the European Competition Lawyers Forum. He has authored books and articles on competition law and international law.

Anastasios also acts for clients in high-profile commercial litigation and investment arbitration disputes.


Anastasios established his law practice in 2009, after practicing as an associate at a top tier law firm. He also served as the country law leader of a global firm.

He is a Barrister (Inner Temple) and an Advocate (Cyprus).



English, Spanish, Greek


Bar of England and Wales (Inner Temple)

Cyprus Bar Association (Member)

International Bar Association; European Regional Forum (Council Member)

European Competition Lawyers Forum (Member)


London School of Economics; Kingston University.

Lawyer Rankings

Cyprus > Banking and finance

(Firms to watch)

The ‘strong, proactive and commercial team’ at Antoniou McCollum & Co. LLC is co-led by Christina McCollum  who is ‘always available and prompt to respond’ and Anastasios A. Antoniou  who is praised for his ‘clarity of thought’.

Cyprus > EU and competition

(Hall of Fame)

Anastasios A. AntoniouAntoniou McCollum & Co. LLC

Antoniou McCollum & Co. LLC fields a team which is consistently trusted by the big multinational corporations and global private equity funds to advise on their EU regulatory and competition law matters. The skilled team regularly advises on cases before the Commission for the Protection of Competition and has considerable strength in the technology sector as it advises some leading technology companies. The group enjoys considerable niche expertise in the non-performing loans market and continues to advise on large public concessions in Cyprus. Head of department Anastasios A. Antoniou is a leading practitioner who is a member of the European Commission Lawyers Forum.

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