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.'