Mr Demetris Roti > Elias Neocleous & Co LLC > Limassol, Cyprus > Lawyer Profile

Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Work Department

  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate and Commercial




Demetris Roti has extensive experience in corporate and commercial law, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and banking and finance. He has acted in numerous substantial transactions on behalf of international law firms and institutional financiers, credit agencies and international commercial and development banks including China Development Bank, Citi, Deutsche Bank, EBRD and HSBC.

Demetri’s further experience is as follows:

  • Financing of the largest natural gas field in Azerbaijan
  • Financing of a large Polish telecoms provider to reserve frequencies for the provision of telecommunication services including 4G
  • Senior revolving credit facility to an international energy trader for an oil storage depot, the biggest foreign investment at the time in Cyprus
  • Matisse financing of the first international bond issue secured by Romanian commercial real estate
  • USD 350 million debut Eurobond issue of a Russian property company traded on the main market of the Irish Stock Exchange, the first Eurobond issue by a Cyprus company active in the Russian real estate market
  • Bond offering of a UK-listed satellite communications provider
  • Hostile mandatory public takeover offer for a company listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange




Admitted to the Cyprus Bar in 2010


  • Graduated in law from the University of Manchester, UK, 2005
  • BPP Professional Education, Legal Practice Course, 2006
  • AimHigher, Department for Education and Skills, UK, 2006

Lawyer Rankings

Cyprus > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Next Generation Partners)

Demetris RotiElias Neocleous & Co LLC

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

(Next Generation Partners)

Demetris RotiElias Neocleous & Co LLC

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.