Mr Andreas Karamanolis > Karamanolis & Karamanolis LLC > Nicosia, Cyprus > Lawyer Profile

Karamanolis & Karamanolis LLC
113 Prodromou Avenue
1st Floor, 2064
Cyprus

Work Department

Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation

Position

Director

Career

Before coming to Cyprus, Andreas worked in Athens as a lawyer for a leading law firm and the Tax Department of one of the largest international professional services networks, where he acquired significant experience in advising clients on cross-border transactions.

Furthermore, in 2012, Andreas completed a traineeship at the Directorate General for Taxation and Customs Union of the European Commission where he had the opportunity to cooperate with EU officials in several procedures against Member States for infringement of EU law due to incompatible provisions of their national tax legislation.

After his return to Cyprus, Andreas completed his pupillage in the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic in 2014 and then joined one of the largest law firms in Nicosia where he worked as an associate lawyer for 3 years and as a senior associate for 2 more years. In September 2019, Andreas joined Karamanolis & Karamanolis LLC as a Director.

Andreas’ main practice includes provision of advice and representation of clients: 

  • in complex banking issues and multifaceted corporate and commercial disputes;
  • in restructuring, insolvency and liquidation disputes;  
  • in contentious matters of construction law, tax law and public procurement.

He also represented clients before: 

  • the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission in disciplinary procedures.
  • the Commissioner of Taxes in cases of alleged tax avoidance and criminal tax evasion.
  • the Tenders Review Authority,
  • the Commission for Exclusion of Economic Operators from Public Tenders
  • the Disciplinary Board of the Public Service Commission,
  • the Disciplinary board of the Education Service Commission and
  • the Disciplinary board of the Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber.

Languages

Greek
English
French

Memberships

Cyprus Bar Association
Nicosia Bar Association

Education

Andreas has studied in Athens, where he earned an LLB from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2009. In 2010 he obtained an LLM in Tax Law from Queen Mary College, University of London and in 2012 he obtained his second LLM in Administrative and Constitutional Law from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Lawyer Rankings

Cyprus > Dispute resolution

(Firms to watch)

Karamanolis & Karamanolis LLC is a relatively new entrant to the market. Yiannis Karamanolis and Andreas Karamanolis co-head the department, which receives plaudits from clients for its ‘exceptional levels of service. It’s a boutique firm with senior and knowledgeable lawyers who are experts in commercial litigation’.

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