Immovable Property Law

Michael Kyprianou and Co LLC has developed a strong Real Estate practice and has developed a dedicated team of experienced lawyers who offers a full range of services. The team deals with all matters relating to freehold and leasehold property, including transactions and disputes involving commercial and residential property, and it provides a comprehensive service to clients wishing to acquire, lease or dispose of immovable property in Cyprus.

The firm has developed an excellent reputation in this field by offering competent, practical, cost effective, in-depth legal advice and its high-quality professional standards are combined with a very strong emphasis on client care and attention.

Working closely with our highly specialised Litigation, Corporate and Tax Departments the team is able to efficiently handle all aspects of any multi-faceted Real Estate transactions.

Our Firm also offers comprehensive services in the area of immigration and provides support and legal assistance to investors on all aspects of the Cyprus Investment Programme.

Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC’s Real Estate Department advises both private individuals and corporate clients who wish to invest in immovable property in Cyprus and provides efficient and prompt legal representation to both local and international clients from the moment they make their decision to acquire or sell property in Cyprus until completion of the property registration process.

Our services
  • Acquisition of property
  • Assignment and leasing agreements
  • Disposal of property
  • Estate planning and administration
  • Legal disputes
  • Rental agreements
  • Resealing of wills and administration of estates
  • Sales agreements
  • Title deeds
  • Transfers of title deeds
  • Trapped buyers applications
  • Wills probate


  • At Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC, clients are advised on a diverse range of matters including the sale and purchase of property, asset management issues, real estate litigation, financing work, planning matters and tax and immigration-related mandates. Led by Savvas Savvides, team members ‘are all extremely knowledgeable, helpful and always give every client professional, personal and pain-free assistance’. The group often acts for international clients on complex high-value land purchase transactions; other clients span ultra-high-net-worth individuals, investors, governments and other private organisations. Partner Esme Palas is highly regarded.

    2020 Legal 500 Directory

  • Savvas Savvides at Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC ‘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’.

    2019 Legal 500 Directory

  • Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC regularly advises private clients and financial institutions on their Cypriot real estate transactions. Offers particular experience in the acquisition, sale and development of residential property and also handles relevant tax and land registry matters. ’The firm is first class in its response to our business requirements, arranging meetings at short notice when necessary and being proactive to progress our business.’

    2019 Chambers Europe Guide

  • The Real Estate Department of the Firm ranked in the 2016 Legal 500 guide, indicating that "Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC's four-lawyer team has important connections to Chinese investors, which it advises on all matters relating to their investments in the country".

    2016 Legal 500 guide

  • Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC's 'professional team' is headed by Savvas Savvides, who gives 'clear and concise' advice. Associate Esme Palas (an associate) 'stays on top of every detail and keeps clients well informed'. The team undertakes substantial work with Chinese investors.

    2017 Legal 500 Guide