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The firm: S. Evangelides & Partners LLC. was born in 2017 with the ambition to build an innovative team of Advocates who share the same freshness, innovative minds and creativity. Evangelides & Partners has built a sterling reputation offering a wide range of services including commercial, corporate, immigration, property law, wealth management and investment law to leading legal firms and HNWIs. Led by Stephanos Evangelides and ranked in the Legal 500 as a 'next generation lawyer', Stephanos is recognised for his 'great attention to detail, while also maintaining his focus on the bigger picture'. His ability to think outside the box and ambition for creativity in law, vision for more agility and less hierarchy, and his philosophy of placing clients first, have been at the core of his firm. With a background of over 10 years in International Law, his reputation has allowed him to grow to a team of 8 Legal Consultants over the last year.

Areas of practice: S. Evangelides & Partners LLC., is a licensed boutique law firm offering a full range of innovative international legal services with the client's interest at its core. With a particular focus on immigration, property law, corporate, commercial, banking and finance, tax, investment management & funds and trusts law matters.

The firm's strengths are the areas of international business law with particular expertise in corporate and commercial, banking and finance, intellectual property, wealth management, trust law matters as well as immigration and citizenship by investment services. Evangelides & Partners focuses on provision of timely, insightful, and practical solutions to clients. Evangelides & Partners acts as a Trusted Advisor to a selective and expanding client base ranging from high-net worth individuals, entrepreneurs to multinational organizations, recognizing that each client is unique with particular business requirements. For this reason, the Firm sets uniformly high standards of personalised and innovative legal advice rendered promptly and with integrity and adaptability.

Our competitive advantage stems from our commitment to providing our clients with service of unprecedented quality applying our cavernous industry knowledge and utilizing our highly experienced team.

Evangelides & Partners is in a unique position to apply the skill and techniques of a large law firm while maintaining the benefits and attentiveness of a local practice in a cost-efficient manner.

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