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The firm

Antoniou McCollum & Co. is a top-tier Cyprus law firm specialising in commercial transactions, corporate and competition law.

The firm delivers bespoke legal services across major business sectors, supporting domestic and international clients.

The firm prides itself on its strong client relationships premised on integrity and a commitment to deliver the highest quality legal services.

Areas of practice

Transactions and M&A

Antoniou McCollum & Co. routinely advises and supports clients on mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, divestments, joint ventures, private equity and financing transactions.   The firm acts for some of the biggest global private equity firms and investment funds.

The firm carries out comprehensive corporate, commercial and regulatory legal due diligence, as well as providing support on deal structuring, drafting transaction documents and engaging in regulatory problem-solving and implementation.

Banking and Finance

The firm advises borrowers and lenders on corporate lending transactions; property development finance; debt sales and distressed lending and trading; debt and equity restructuring; receiverships and administrations; and on residual and other debt recovery and security enforcement.

Antoniou McCollum & Co. is highly versed in the regulatory framework governing credit institutions, investment funds, financial services providers and credit-acquiring companies, advising our clients on all aspects from authorisation and licensing to on-going compliance and operations. Our track record includes advising on the establishment of the first NPL servicing platform in Cyprus.


The firm’s core expertise is advising on the full range of corporate transactions, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations, amalgamations and restructurings, private equity, strategic investments and joint ventures.

Antoniou McCollum & Co. provides advice on all aspects of Cyprus corporate law, including on issues relating to share capital and classes of shares, dividends, financing, share transfers and directors’ fiduciary duties, as well as on charges and their enforcement, share pledges, financial collateral and statutory compliance.

The firm’s experience of the Cyprus market enables it to identify and tailor corporate vehicles (public or private) to suit the commercial and regulatory requirements of clients.


The firm is recognised for its expertise in drafting complex commercial agreements, as well as supporting clients on a broad range of transactions, including financing, loan and credit facilities; collateral, pledge and guarantee agreements; asset sale and purchase agreements; joint ventures; asset leasing; software and IP licences; franchising and distribution agreements; electronic commerce and online sales documentation; and consumer and retail sales contract.

The firm’s intellectual property practice is experienced in protecting online brands, software applications and know-how and has a deep understanding of the novel challenges faced in online branding and IP.

Competition and merger control

Antoniou McCollum & Co. is recognised as one of the leading competition practices in Cyprus.  The firm has been consistently advising Fortune 500 companies and multinational corporations on merger control matters and undertakes the filing and clearance of mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures with the relevant competition authorities.

The firm’s expertise includes: advising and representing clients on competition law compliance; EU antitrust issues; cartels, abuse of dominance; abuse of economic dependence, leniency and immunity cases.

Digital and technology

The digital and data practice has expertise in drafting terms of use, terms of sale, privacy policies and other contractual documentation relating to online commerce as well as in advising intermediary online providers.

Antoniou McCollum & Co. is particularly versed in assisting clients on emerging technologies issues, such as artificial intelligence, distributed ledger technology and the Internet of Things.

Data protection

Antoniou McCollum & Co. has broad expertise in data protection matters and advises on compliance with EU and Cyprus data protection laws. The firm advises on a range of matters relating to electronic commerce and assists clients in navigating through the complex regulatory framework governing the online sale of goods and services in Cyprus.

Real estate

The firm advises on and implements commercial and residential sales; commercial, industrial and retail leasing; mortgages; property conveyance and registration.


  • Partner

  • Anastasios A Antoniou

  • Christina McCollum

  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Greek

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