Practice Areas

Our Services to You and Your Business

Practice Areas


Company Law

We advise Cyprus private and public companies, Cyprus Limited Partnerships, and Cyprus-based SE on all aspects of company law and corporate governance matters.


Mergers & Acquisitions

We have extensive experience in advising on Cyprus law aspects of mergers and acquisitions. Our highlight transactions are:

• EUR150 m acquisition and debt restructuring of a Ukrainian oil and gas deposit exploration group from a holding in the MENA region;

• EUR 120 m divestment of a European holding of a land-owning company;

• EUR 10 m private equity investment in a European manufacturer of construction materials;

• EUR 5 m share swap corporate restructuring in European technology companies;

• redomiciliation to Cyprus of a European listed SE and continuing post-redomiciliation legal advice on corporate governance matters;

• the worldwide employee share option scheme for a European public listed manufacturer of construction materials including timeframe optimization by conversion of a private company to public; share issues and financial assistance; share redemptions on maturity of the scheme; the options to wind up the scheme upon maturity; shareholders’ and Board resolutions.


Immigration

We regularly advise European and third country individuals on Cyprus residence visas, naturalisation, and Cyprus investor passports.


Intellectual Property

We have extensive experience in advising international businesses on the registration of trademarks in Cyprus, in the EU, and worldwide, and negotiating oppositions to trademark applications.


Litigation

All Advocate members of our firm have Higher Court rights in Cyprus.

Two members of our team are long-standing Members of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Barristers-at-Law in England.

We have a successful track record in representing claimants and defendants in high and medium profile civil actions at the Cyprus District court and the Supreme Court.

We are experienced in obtaining hard-to-get ex part interim injunctions in civil actions.

We prepared legal position papers for assessment of litigation prospects in civil actions at the Cyprus and UK courts.


Trusts, Probate, and Succession Planning

We advised a number of private clients in Cyprus and abroad on succession planning and probate matters.

We advised Cyprus resident individuals on the succession planning in respect of their UK residential properties in the light of the UK Finance Act 2016.

We have extensive experience in settling and acting as trustees in Cyprus International Trusts.

We advised Cyprus and foreign resident privatye clients on the Cyprus forced heirship rules.

We administered Cyprus estates of Cyprus and foreign resident private clients.


Shipping (Wet)

We acted for buyers and sellers of pleasure yachts and commercial vessels and advised them on the Cyprus vessel flagging requirements and alternative jurisdictions depending on the vessel specifications.


Conveyancing

We acted for buyers and sellers of Cyprus real estate both in the primary and in the secondary real property markets.

We have extensive experience in negotiating purchase and sale agreements for Cyprus real property and advising clients on the Cyprus mortgage contracts.

We assisted third country nationals with applications for Cyprus Government permits for the ownership of Cyprus real property.

We acted for the clients in conveyancing of commercial and residential real properties and provided escrow facilities.