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Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC

Credible high-quality services

The firm advises and represents a broad range of businesses and organisations active in various industries, both in Cyprus and overseas

Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC was founded in 1991 in Nicosia. Throughout its growth, the law firm has managed to develop a strong international presence with 9 offices in 6 countries – Nicosia, Limassol and Paphos in Cyprus, Athens and Thessaloniki in Greece, Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, Kiev in Ukraine, Birkirkara in Malta and, more recently, in London in the United Kingdom.

The firm has a total of 116 employees, 65 of whom are well qualified and experienced lawyers with each person focusing on their area of expertise and providing quality services that have gained the firm an enviable reputation.

The Managing Partner of the firm is Menelaos Kyprianou who leads the team of Dispute Resolution and Arbitration in Nicosia.

The other partners are Tonia Antoniou, who leads the Banking and Finance Team, Lambros Soteriou who is the Head of the Corporate Department and they are based in the Limassol Office. Savvas Savvides heads the team of Real Estate and Construction and Immigration, as well as managing the Paphos Office.

Marina Hadjisoteriou is in charge of the Dispute Resolution team in the Limassol Office and Ioanna Solomou, who is also a partner, belongs in the Corporate and Commercial team. Esme Palas has extensive experience in relation to Property, Construction and Immigration Law, as well as in Commercial Law. Lorena Charalambous, is a partner and is part of the Banking and Finance team.

The firm offers a broad range of legal services including Banking and Finance, Corporate and Commercial, Data Protection & Privacy, European and Competition Law, Immigration Law, Immovable Property Law, Information Technology and Electronic Commerce, Intellectual Property, International Tax Planning, Private Client, Shipping, Energy & Transport.

In addition, the offices in Cyprus have a great deal of expertise in the areas of IT and Technology Companies as well as Fintech, investment companies and International Tax Planning.

Our offices in Malta, in addition to the above, offer excellent services to gaming companies, fintech as well as giving legal advice in matters related to cryptocurrency (e.g. bitcoin).

The offices in Greece deal with Banking and Finance, Corporate Law as well as Dispute Resolution, Arbitration and International Tax Planning.

The firm has a broad range of clients including HNWs, local businesses and international organisations which are active in diverse industries. The law firm is trusted by a variety of insurance and banking institutes of global calibre as well as local banks. The expertise of the firm is well received by Forex companies.

International Recognition

The quality services of the firm are recognised and often praised by global legal networks such as ‘Chambers’ and ‘Legal 500’. This year our firm was ranked Top Tier in the area of Dispute Resolution and Real Estate while it was ranked as the 3rd largest law firm in Cyprus. Moreover, the Legal500 had ten of the lawyers of the firm highly recommended as leaders in their areas of practice with five of them being the Partners of the firm.

Cyprus Export Awards

In March 2019, the law firm received the prestigious Cyprus Exports Award for the export of its services globally for the year 2017 organised by the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) and the Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry. The award was delivered to Mr Savvas Savvides, Partner, by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, at a special ceremony which took place at the Presidential Palace.

International Synergies

The firm has developed strong bonds and synergies with specialists in all areas of practice through the expertise of its lawyers internally and internationally. The firm is also the solid representative of Cyprus in Multilaw, as well as in the World Link for Lawyers, which are the two top global law networks.

In addition, Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC is an official member of the International Fraud Group, which is a specialised and selected group of international legal firms that focus on the areas of cross-border commercial fraud and asset detection.

Moreover, the firm is a member of the International Tax Planning Association, the Association of International Property Professionals, the International Trademark Association, the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property and the International Association of Commercial Collectors.

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