The firm has been ranked Tier 1 for Dispute Resolution by The Legal 500 2023 EMEA guide. The Dispute Resolution team is described as ‘very strong, capable of handling the most complex disputes and is one of the best offerings in Cyprus combining traditional advice with innovative solutions.’
The firm’s Intellectual Property department is recommended by The Legal 500 as a ‘specialised department’ that is ‘able to handle all cases, providing the whole package of services.’
‘Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC is one of the largest and most reputable law firms in the Republic of Cyprus, having its presence internationally as well. Having said so, as a group of companies (having companies all over the world), it was crucial for us to cooperate with a firm that could handle all the corporate matters not limiting to Cyprus only’.
The firm has been ranked as a leading law firm for its practices of Banking and Finance, EU and Competition, Maritime and Admiralty Law, and Tax Law.
The firm is praised in the Legal 500 guide for ‘Combining professionalism with personal support in complicated legal matters. Keeping well track of developments and acting proactively’.
‘They really stand out from the crowd, they always deliver on time and top-quality products, but they also offer solutions, where others only describe problems.’
The firm has been ranked as a Tier 1 law firm for Dispute Resolution, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Employment, Intellectual Property and Real Estate & Construction.
‘What makes this team stand out is their consistency and thorough case investigation to achieve the best possible outcome. It has people with extensive experience in the field, competent training and modern technological equipment. The whole team is polite and deals with the assigned case accurately and consistently’.
Michael Kyprianou & Co.'s client service is exceptional, targeted to serve the best interests of the client, always practical, straightforward and on point. They are prepared to dig as deep as necessary to understand all the ins and outs of the matter and work really hard to get the best result possible.
We are delighted to announce that Menelaos Kyprianou, Managing Partner and Head of the Nicosia Litigation Department and Marina Hadjisoteriou, Partner and Head of the firm’s Limassol Litigation Department, have once again been ranked as Global Leaders for Commercial Litigation by Who’s Who Legal Guide 2022. Constantina Zantira, Partner of the Limassol Litigation Department, has also been ranked as Future Leader.
We are delighted to announce that our firm, MICHAEL KYPRIANOU & CO. LLC, has been ranked as the 2nd largest leading law firm in Cyprus for a consecutive year, according to the latest edition of GOLD magazine “The Legal Issue” for 2022. The magazine which was distributed on Sunday 21st August 2022, in printed and digital format, features 90+ law firms, ranked according to the number of lawyers employed.
Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC was ranked Tier 1 in Dispute Resolution, Real Estate & Construction and Employment, Tier 2 in Banking and Finance, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, EU & Competition, Intellectual Property and Maritime and Admiralty, and Tier 3 in Tax. Menelaos Kyprianou, Marina Hadjisoteriou and Savvas Savvides are listed as Leading Individuals, while Ioanna Solomou, Esme Palas, Lorena Charalambous and Constantina Zantira are listed as Rising Stars. In total, 11 lawyers are recommended as individuals, including Lambros Soteriou and Tonia Antoniou.
The firm’s Real Estate and Construction practice is ranked Tier 1. Practice head Savvas Savvides is recommended as a Leading Individual and partner Esme Palas is ranked as a Rising Star. Savvas Savvides ‘made us feel at home straight away and explained everything in detail so we could understand what was happening. It was the first time in 10 years in Cyprus that a professional of any type listened to what we had to say and did not talk down to us. Beyond excellent service. ‘
The Dispute Resolution team is known as a significant practice capable of acting on complex cross-border litigation, particularly involving corporate law. Clients praise the team for providing ‘very good quality.’ Menelaos Kyprianou ‘has great experience and insight on how to get the best result for the client.’
The Banking and Finance team is known for regularly acting ‘for foreign banks and financial institutions on cross-border financing transactions’ and is ‘skilled in refinancing and restructuring matters.’ Clients say the team is ‘very responsive and proactive’ and the lawyers provide clear and user-friendly advice.’ Tonia Antoniou is ‘commercial and focused’ and Lorena Charalambous ‘always tries to fully understand our position and issues’.
The Corporate and Commercial team is known for its diverse practice acting on complex cross-border mandates in the finance, shipping and automotive sectors. Clients praise the teamfor its solution-driven approach, and say that the lawyers ‘really helped a lot, trying to resolve the matter and properly explaining our position to the other side.’ Clients praise Lambros Soteriou because he ‘understands the business very well’.
The Tax team is known for advising on a variety of tax issues, with particular skill in tax restructuring. It also assists with tax planning, tax optimization and VAT mandates. Lambros Soteriou and Tonia Antoniou are recommended.
Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC is ranked Tier 1 in Dispute Resolution and Real Estate & Construction, and Tier 2 in Banking & Finance, Commercial, Corporate & M&A, EU & Competition, Employment, Intellectual Property, Maritime & Admiralty and Tax.
Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC is ranked Tier 1 in Real Estate and Construction. Savvas Savvides ‘always finds solutions to difficult problems and his advice is impeccable and flawless.’ Esme Palas, is ‘extremely thorough and pragmatic’ and provides ‘clear and concise advice promptly’. The team has ‘an impeccable reputation and although it is a very busy firm, the team remains readily accessible.’
Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC is ranked Tier 1 in Dispute Resolution. It has a team of ‘hardworking lawyers who have a sharp eye for accuracy and are well prepared.’ Menelaos Kyprianou is acclaimed for his ‘all-round knowledge and his attention to detail.’ Marina Hadjisoteriou ‘handles complex disputes across multiple jurisdictions well’. Christos Galanos ‘adopts a calm and measured approach.’
Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC has been named as the Business of Year 2019 (with turnover up to €25million) for Cyprus by the European Business Awards.
The firm’s Banking & Finance impressive team, regularly acts for foreign financial institutions on cross-border financing transactions alongside international firms. Tonia Antoniou is 'very quick and responsive - she can handle difficult matters in a challenging environment.' Lorena Charalambous is admired by sources for her ability to 'work very well with tight deadlines and under pressure.'
The firm’s dispute resolution 'always strives to find the most effective way to protect our interests and we are impressed with the results it achieves for us in the courts.' Menelaos Kyprianou offers extensive experience in commercial disputes as well as regularly acting on arbitrations before the LCIA. Clients 'rely on the effective and practical advice he provides in complex situations.'
Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC is a member of the International Fraud Group (IFG), an alliance of over 30 law firms with a presence in over 50 countries, formed to combat cross-border fraud and recover stolen assets from jurisdictions around the world.