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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 and Kyriacos Xenophontos lead the large group at Elias Neocleous & Co LLC, which is well-known for its ability to handle complex cross-border work; this includes devising and implementing innovative and tax-efficient structures for international transactions. It also has extensive experience of tax litigation and advises on a significant number of tax issues relating to employee share schemes and pension schemes. Clients include large international corporations, high-net-worth individuals and government organisations. The firm regularly works with major international law firms, including most of the Magic Circle and largest American firms and also acts for large corporations and government organisations. In addition, the department carries out a substantial amount of personal tax work for very wealthy individuals and their advisers. Elena Christodoulou is another name to note.

Cyprus > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

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Led by Elias Neocleous, the large team at Elias Neocleous & Co LLC excels in significant domestic and cross-border M&A, restructurings and insolvencies, as well as corporate finance work. In addition, it advises many high and ultra-high-net-worth clients on their corporate structures. A distinguishing feature of the practice is its significant involvement in renewable energy projects, including wind and PV projects. Demetris Roti has experience of handling M&A for international law firms and corporations, credit agencies and international commercial and development banks.

Cyprus > Banking and finance

Elias Neocleous & Co LLC has a large and versatile team, which is led by Demetris Roti. It remains an adviser of choice for numerous international law firms, leading Cypriot banks and financial institutions, as well as major international commercial banks, investment banks and private equity funds. Other key clients include asset managers, government bodies and high-net-worth individuals. The firm also has a specialist financial services group, which is skilled at advising on all aspects of financial services regulation. Managing partner Elias Neocleous is known for his work on important cross-border deals. Dimitris Papoutsis advises local, EU and third-country credit and financial institutions, investment firms, funds and leading corporations on a whole host of banking and finance matters. Nicosia-based Andrea Kallis Parparinou is also recommended for her work in this area.