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Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial, Banking and Finance, Tax, Trusts and Estate Planning, and HNWI


Managing Partner


Elias Neocleous is the managing partner of the firm and heads up the corporate and commercial department, overseeing all areas of this department.  Elias’ main areas of practice are corporate and commercial, M&A, banking and finance, tax, trusts and estate planning and advising HNWI.


English, Greek, Spanish


Barrister of the Inner Temple,vice president of the Limassol Chamber of Commerce, founder member of the Franchise Association of Greece, member of the International Bar Association, member of the International Tax Planning Association, honorary member of the Association of Fellows and Legal Scholars of the Center for International Legal Studies, member of the Association Européenne D’Études Juridiques et Fiscales, Academician of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law and Honorary Consul of Portugal in Cyprus.


Oxford University

Lawyer Rankings

Cyprus > Tax

(Leading individuals)

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Elias Neocleous & Co LLC has a large and experienced specialist tax team under the direction of Elias Neocleous  and Kyriacos Xenophontos. The first-rate practice also supports the firm on various matters such as devising tax efficient structures for international transactions as well as advising on a significant number of tax issues that arise in employment law such as on employee share schemes and pension schemes. The department is probably best known for its skill in complicated cross-border work but it also handles the full range of domestic tax issues as well as tax litigation. In addition it has a strong relationship with some major international law firms. Its client portfolio also consists of large international corporations, private clients and government organisations. Associate Elena Christodoulou is another key member of the team.

Cyprus > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

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Elias Neocleous & Co LLC is one of the preferred advisors in Cyprus for large multinational companies that are seeking advice on a broad range of corporate and commercial issues. Its large team receives a steady stream of mandates on a variety of corporate and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and insolvencies as well as corporate finance work. It also deals with many HNWI and UHNWI clients and their corporate structures. The group has considerable sector expertise in the renewable energy space and has been involved in a sizeable number of major wind and PV projects that have been developed in Cyprus. Head of team is managing partner Elias Neocleous. Demetris Roti is also active in substantial  transactions.

Cyprus > Banking and finance

Under the leadership of Demetris Roti, the banking and finance team at Elias Neocleous & Co LLC is a regular advisor to international law firms, leading Cypriot banks and financial institutions, major international commercial and investment banks, and private equity funds. The team acts for clients on the full spectrum of matters, from NPL portfolios to Cypriot law aspects of major domestic and international deals. The team is also praised for its advice on financial services regulation and work on the establishment of regulated structures in Cyprus. Nicosia-based Andrea Kallis Parparinou is a leading name alongside Limassol-based managing partner Elias Neocleous and consultant Dimitris Papoutsis.

Comparative Guides

Cyprus: Tax September 2020 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Tax laws and regulations that may occur in Cyprus.