Ilias Tsintavis


Contact details

+30 210 3387060 5 Zalokosta Street, 3rd Floor Syntagma 10671 Athens, Greece Connect on LinkedIn

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Ilias is a Partner based in our Athens office and is recommended by Chambers and Partners for his long-standing experience handling cross-border work between the two countries, advising on a range of corporate and commercial matters.

He is dual-qualified in Cyprus and Greece and his practice focuses on advising Greek and international clients on a range of tax, corporate and commercial matters. Ilias has experience in advising a number of leading CIS businesses and groups, European telecommunication companies and multinational pharmaceutical companies. Since August 2012, Ilias is the head of the Burgas – Alexandroupoli Oil Pipeline Greek branch.


  • Education LLB (Hons), Oxford Brookes University, UK (2001) PgDip, Oxford Brookes University, UK (2002)
  • Professional memberships Member of the Cyprus Bar AssociationMember of the Athens Bar Association
  • Career progression Partner, Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC (since 2014)Associate, Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC (2008 - 2014)Legal Trainee, Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC (2007 - 2008)
  • Accolades Ilias has been consistently recommended by the independent international law directory 'Chambers & Partners' as an expert based abroad in Corporate/Commercial.


  • Involved in a US$16 billion dispute between two leading Russian Groups

  • Involved in a €320 million takeover of a major segment of the renewable energy grid of Greece

  • Involved in a US$6,4 billion takeover of a UK listed metal mining corporation