Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC, ranked as one of the top firms in Cyprus and Malta for General Business Law by Chambers and Partners


We are proud to announce that our firm has been ranked as one of the top firms in Cyprus and Malta for General Business Law by Chambers and Partners according to their latest edition of the Chambers Europe 2021 Guide.

Congratulations to the Managing Partner, Menelaos Kyprianou for being listed among the country’s leading lawyers in regard to General Business Law and Dispute Resolution. The Firm’s partners in Cyprus, Tonia Antoniou, Lambros Soteriou, Lorena Charalambous and Adrian Mallia, Partner at our office in Malta, have been recognised as leading lawyers respectively as well for General Business Law.

As it is officially stated in the Chambers Europe 2021 Guide, “The team is known for its diverse corporate practice with expertise in handling a range of corporate mandates, including mergers, takeovers and investment transactions while it combines wider commercial expertise to provide full-service assistance including employment, financial regulatory and competition advice.

Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC, regularly acts for foreign banks and financial institutions on cross-border financing transactions alongside international firms whereas it handles shipping, acquisition and asset finance matters.”

The guide highlights in its comments that the Firm’s lawyers provide "sensible, commercial and pragmatic advice”. Clients also applaud the team for its approachability and collaboration, with one interviewee remarking that “there is a good degree of cooperation and teamwork," while adding "The lawyers work really well together and it's very impressive." 

Menelaos Kyprianou acts on arbitral award enforcement proceedings, shareholder disputes and damages claims. He also regularly handles white-collar crime mandates. "We highly appreciate his flexible approach to solving problems of any complexity," sources report.

Tonia Antoniou acts for foreign and domestic banks on ship financing, refinancing and lending matters. Sources praise her ability to be "calm and clear-thinking even under significant pressure."

Lambros Soteriou is praised for his "client-oriented approach" and ability to address problems with "numerous solutions.” He advises clients from the banking, shipping, and food and beverage industries on acquisitions, corporate structuring and financing matters.

Lorena Charalambous is well placed to advise on corporate and financing transactions. Sources report that she is "very hands-on and bright."

Adrian Mallia 's "main strength lies in his ability to explain complicated legal concepts in a clear and easy-to-understand manner." Mallia advises clients on procurement and employment law matters, as well as commercial mandates.