Manthos Mattheou

Head of Paphos Litigation Department

Contact details

+357 26 930800 Michael Kyprianou House 19 Kinira Street 8011 Paphos, Cyprus

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Prior to his appointment as the Head of the Litigation Department in Paphos, Manthos Mattheou had served as a District and Senior District Court Judge for 21 consecutive years acquiring in the process a wide-ranging experience of both civil and criminal procedure in the administration of justice in Cyprus.

Manthos Mattheou obtained his law degree from University College London in 1985 and after completing both his national service in Cyprus in 1988 as well as his traineeship afterwards, he was employed as a qualified lawyer by an established law firm in Paphos before setting up his own practice in 1991, also in Paphos, which he maintained for six years until his appointment in 1997 as an acting District Court Judge when he was posted to the District Court of Nicosia where he served from such post until 1999 when he was transferred to the District Court of Paphos.

Currently apart from his duties as the Head of the Litigation Department in Paphos he will also be teaching the Law of Succession at the local university of Neapolis.


  • Education University College London, University of London Degree name: Bachelor of Laws LLB (LON) (1985)
  • Career progression Head of the Litigation Department in Paphos, Michael Kyprianou Advocates and Legal Consultants, 2019Promoted to Senior District Court Judge, 2009Appointed as District Court Judge, 1998Appointed Acting District Court Judge, 1997Set up and ran own law practice, 1991-1997Lawyer, Andreas Demetriades & Co LLC, 1989-1991


  • Trial of Civil Actions and Applications

  • Preparation of Judgments

  • Trial of Criminal Cases

  • Member of Assize Court

  • Attendance of Competition Law Seminars at the European University Institute in Florence