Michael Kyprianou and Co LLC has established an enviable reputation as a broad based legal practice. Having as our guiding principle to always exceed our clients' expectations we have grown to become one of the largest law firms in Cyprus with offices in Nicosia, Limassol and Paphos. Our international presence has also expanded with our fully fledged offices in Greece (Athens and Thessaloniki), in Malta (Birkirkara), in Ukraine (Kiev), in the United Arab Emirates (Dubai) and in the United Kingdom (London).
The calibre of our lawyers and our dedication to providing clients with the most practical and cost effective services is the cornerstone of the success of our firm.
Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC was ranked Tier 1 in Dispute Resolution with 2 partners ranked as Leading Individuals and one Associate ranked as a Rising Star. Menelaos Kyprianou,is ‘great with clients and breaks down otherwise complicated barriers with ease. A first rate legal and commercial adviser with years of cross-border experience.’ Marina Hadjisoteriou is ‘an outstanding disputes resolution lawyer. She is fully engaged in the matter and very efficiently manages the most complex cases.’ ‘She is a strategist, with excellent legal abilities, a team player, very responsive and a pleasure to work with.’ Constantina Zantira is ‘extremely hard working and sharp-minded.’
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’.
Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC was ranked Tier 1 in the Dispute Resolution practice area. The firm has a team of ‘hardworking lawyers who have a sharp eye for accuracy and are well prepared.’ Practice Head ‘Menelaos Kyprianou is acclaimed for his ‘all-round knowledge and his attention to detail.’ A partner of the firm, Marina Hadjisoteriou, ‘handles complex disputes across multiple jurisdictions well’ and Christos Galanos is ‘clear and adopts a calm and measured approach’.
Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC was ranked Tier 1 in the Real Estate and Construction practice area. Savvas Savvides, a partner and the Head of the Paphos office in Cyprus, ‘always finds solutions to difficult problems and his advice is impeccable and flawless.’ Senior Associate, Esme Palas, is ‘extremely thorough and pragmatic’ and provides ‘clear and concise advice promptly’. The team regularly advises international clients on property investments in Cyprus. The practice has ‘an impeccable reputation and although it is a very busy firm, the team remains readily accessible.’
Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC was ranked Tier 1 in Dispute Resolution and Real Estate and Construction, and ranked Tier 2 in Banking and Finance, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, EU & Competition, Employment, Intellectual Property, Maritime & Admiralty, and Tax. Menelaos Kyprianou, Marina Hadjisoteriou and Savvas Savvides were listed as ‘Leading Individuals’. The lawyers listed in the ‘Next Generation Lawyers’ list were Esme Palas, Christos Galanos, Lorena Charalambous and Ioanna Solomou. In total, ten lawyers were ‘Recommended’ as individuals in various practice areas, including Lambros Soteriou (in Maritime & Admiralty, Employment and Tax) and Tonia Antoniou (in Intellectual Property, Maritime & Admiralty).
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.'
The firm’s Banking & Finance impressive team, regularly acts for foreign banks and 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.'