Zena Antoniou

Zena Antoniou is our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Cyprus on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Zena directly using the contact details listed above.

Zena is head of corporate and commercial department in the firm and has extensive experience of corporate and commercial matters, in particular, in relation to joint ventures, management and restructuring of corporate entities, insolvency, legal due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, trust law and several other corporate law issues.

Zena has also considerable experience in banking and finance and has advised international financial institutions on many occasions in multi million transactions in relation to finance transactions and security agreements. She is also actively involved in advising upon all aspects of the formation of trust structures including drafting of trust settlements and providing in-depth legal advice on such matters.

Zena Antoniou is a member of the Investment Migration Council and a full member of STEP.

Firm Overview:

AG ADVOCATES is the distinctive name of Anna Grigorieva & Co. LLC, a boutique law firm, providing clients with a wide range of legal services from highly complex matters to day-to-day transactional legal need.

Driven by a genuine commitment to each client, we provide exceptional client services and attention to detail. We pride ourselves on delivering responsive client care and fresh thinking, working at the highest level of professionalism. We develop perceptive solutions to the often-complex needs of each individual client, from international corporations to high net worth individuals.

The diverse team of dedicated lawyers and associates of the firm with their combined skills and knowledge provide clients with comprehensive legal solutions according to the clients’ business needs and objectives, focusing on the best possible outcome and maintaining our high standards. Today, AG ADVOCATES with an esteemed network of professionals and associates including leading audit firms, financial institutions, professional advisers in Cyprus and internationally, invests continually in developing its expertise. The firm is committed to delivering high quality advice and excellent levels of service to its clients, both locally and internationally.

Christos Konstantinou

Christos Konstantinou is our exclusively recommended Litigation expert in Cyprus on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Christos directly using the contact details listed above.

Experienced in cross-border litigation with a history of working on fraud cases, shareholders disputes, white collar cases (civil and criminal) and all types of international commercial litigation including global freezing and disclosure orders. Typically working with teams of highly skilled lawyers in different jurisdictions, with a network of associates in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and United States. Recent work includes commercial litigation and arbitration in Singapore, Sweden, Cyprus, the Netherlands and UK with amount per claim reaching $1.5 billion.

Firm Overview:

We are a dynamic team of different disciplines including Cyprus qualified lawyers, UK qualified barristers, UK qualified chartered accountants and others. We like to think of ourselves as not only lawyers and legal advisors but an efficient team that spans across different disciplines that pulls together to find solutions for our clients who seek a successful resolution of their domestic or international issues that involve litigation, potential litigation or legal advice. We are driven by a desire to achieve the client’s objectives and we are always result oriented. We will effectively coordinate international legal disputes, litigate or negotiate with or on behalf of our clients until the client is satisfied that their aims have been achieved. Contact us to improve your legal position in any case, at any forum, in any jurisdiction.

Nikos A. Rotsides

Nikos Rotsides is our exclusively recommended Road Traffic Accident Compensation Law expert in Cyprus on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Nikos directly using the contact details listed above.

The firm’s director, Nikos trained for the Bar Vocational Course at the Inns of Court School of Law and in 2008 he was called to the Utter Bar of England and Wales by Lincoln’s Inn. During his stay in the UK, Nikos accepted offers from City Law School and from Cass Business School and taught law as a visiting lecturer at a graduate and undergraduate level.

Nikos returned to Cyprus in 2008 where he has been practicing in private practice ever since. In his years of practice as a Cyprus Lawyer he has handled a plethora of cases and has managed to achieve an excellent track record and a remarkable reputation amongst the public and his peers. During his years of practice, before focusing exclusively in personal injury compensation law, Nikos acquired a wide breadth of experience before Cypriot Courts acting as head litigator in diverse Court cases ranging from murder to multimillion commercial disputes to complex medical negligence claims.

Nikos set up N. Rotsides & Co L.L.C. in 2011 and in the next few years focused his litigation practice in personal injury and compensation law, working together with clients that have suffered injuries in order to recover their fair compensation for their pain and suffering. Due to his expertise, he is regularly appointed by other law firms to provide expert reports in relation to Cyprus personal injury law matters and he is regularly invited to contribute with articles and lectures on his field of expertise.

His daily practice today involves managing and overseeing the workload of N. Rotsides & Co L.L.C. while at the same time Nikos handles a significant number of the serious injury cases of our firm.

N. Rotsides & Co Recognised by Advisory Excellence for Outstanding Service (streetinsider.com)

Yiannos Georgiades

Yiannos Georgiades is our exclusively recommended International Trade Law expert in Cyprus on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Yiannos directly using the contact details listed above.

Born in Nicosia, Cyprus in 1965.

Education: Ealing College of Higher Education (LL.B. Hons.) (1989), Inns of Court School of Law, Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn, London (Barrister-at-Law) (1990). He gained hands-on experience working at a City of London solicitor’s firm prior to moving to Cyprus. In 1995, he also worked as a visiting attorney at Corboy & Demetrio in Chicago and Baker & Hostetler in Washington, D.C. in the United States.

Member: Cyprus Bar Association, Bar of England and Wales (Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn), President of the Cyprus Chapter of the European Court of Arbitration, President of Metropole Alliance International Association of Lawyers and Professionals.

Practice Areas: Corporate and commercial law, international tax planning, international trade, cross-border disputes – private international law, real estate, investments, alternative dispute resolution, medical negligence, intellectual property law, franchise law, Internet and media law and litigation.

Firm Overview:

The firm was established in 1992 by the Managing and Founding partner, Mr Yiannos Georgiades and as well as its Cyprus office has an office in London, the United Kingdom and Athens, Greece. Mr Georgiades is the President of the Cyprus Chapter of the European Court of Arbitration and an executive member of the Court and an online mediator for commercial disputes for the Chamber of Commerce of Milan.

The firm is now a thriving concern. It is essentially international in outlook with approximately three-quarters of the clientele of international origin, it also has a firm foothold in the domestic market, providing an extensive range of legal consultancy services to both Cypriot and multinational clients. The firm has established a network of legal contacts and associates in many countries around the world. The main focus is on providing a first-class service to its clients and it has acquired a very good reputation and a wealth of experience across the major practice areas, inter alia, corporate and commercial law, real estate law, intellectual property law, dispute resolution and litigation.

Over the years, the firm has grown and developed and now offers the diverse professional skills of qualified lawyers, legal consultants and legal assistants. These skills and attributes combine to provide flexible and viable solutions to meet the requirements of clients both in Cyprus itself and worldwide. Our staff can collectively speak a number of different languages, including English, Russian and Greek.

The firm consists of a dedicated professional team of employees who are proud to continue to provide high quality services.

The firm’s clients range from private individuals to banks, property developers, real estate agents and investors, property fund managers, hotels, corporate clients, financial companies, media companies, medical practitioners, trustee companies, accountancy firms, charitable foundations and associations, municipalities, international airlines, TV channels, trademark and patent offices.

Savvas Papasavvas

Savvas Papasavvas is our exclusively recommended Accounting Services expert in Cyprus on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Savvas directly using the contact details listed above.

Savvas is the founder and managing partner of SMPA Advisory Ltd, an accounting firm that is based in Limassol, Cyprus, and has a clientele of local and international companies.

Savvas joined Deloitte in 2005 after he finished his studies in the UK and left Deloitte in December 2019 at the level of director. He was a member of the IFRS Consultation Centre of Deloitte Cyprus and specialised in the audit of large local and international companies in various industries, including: Shipping, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Hotel, Investment Holdings, etc.

Savvas gained extensive experience in providing tax advisory services, including advises about the formation of international tax structures, financial advisory services and general business advisory services.

Savvas holds a BA (Hons) degree in Accounting and Finance and he is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC).

Firm Overview:

SMPA Advisory Ltd is an experienced accountancy practice based in Limassol, Cyprus. We’re a firm of chartered accountants and registered auditors supporting entrepreneurs and businesses to achieve their financial goals. Our partners   more than 20 years of accounting experience and are some of the most advanced in their field; many of our peers and other professional firms come to our partners for advice on their most critical and complex issues. Indeed, with such vast experience behind us, you can rest assured that SMPA Advisory Ltd will deliver a professional and reliable service: providing peace of mind and greater profitability for our business clients, and helping our individual clients to enjoy greater financial security and success.

We look to offer something beyond pure financial expertise. We’re strategists, not box-tickers. We care. We’re interested. We bring ideas to you. If you are looking to work with us, you’ll find in us an ally as much as an accountant.

We are at the forefront of compliance regulations and specialise in providing high quality audit, accounting, tax and business advisory solutions to both local and international organisations. We take a great deal of pride in providing a personal, partner-led service to our clients. By really getting to know our clients and understanding their financial affairs, we are able to present them with practical solutions, which tackle their current concerns as well as enabling them to plan for the future.

Elena Argyropoulou Sakka LL.B., LL.M.

Elena Argyropoulou is our exclusively recommended Trusts & Estates Law expert in Cyprus on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Elena directly using the contact details listed above.

Elena is highly acquainted with providing private client specialised services to high-net-worth individuals and families concerning the accumulation, management and transfer of their personal wealth and she is highly regarded for her professional skills both locally and internationally.

She has strong experience in the setting-up and administration of Trusts and the re-domiciliation of Trusts to and from Cyprus.

Having previously gained experience as a corporate and trust lawyer with two of the largest firms in south-east Europe and the Middle East, during her twelve years of experience, she has been extensively involved in multimillion corporate and financing transactions.

Elena Argyropoulou has written on topics within her areas of practice and expertise and has been invited as a keynote speaker at STEP Israel and other industry events both locally and overseas and has lectured for trusts to the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus and to a number of major banking institutions.

Firm’s Overview:

Elena Argyropoulou & Associates LLC is a boutique law firm based in Limassol, Cyprus.

Elena Argyropoulou & Associates LLC is incorporated in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Cyprus, complies with local and European standards and is duly regulated and licensed by the Cyprus Bar Association.

With significant international outlook Elena Argyropoulou & Associates LLC has a diverse client base ranging in nature and size from large multinational publicly owned companies to privately held businesses and high net worth individuals and entrepreneurs.

Limassol is a city on the southern coast of Cyprus. It’s known for the centuries-old Limassol Castle, home to the Cyprus Medieval Museum and its collection of pottery and tombstones. On the seafront is the Prokymea Sculpture Park, with sculptures by Cypriot, Greek and international artists. To the northeast is the Limassol Archaeological Museum, exhibiting artefacts from the Neolithic to the Roman periods.

Advisory Excellence Appoints Elena Argyropoulou and Elena Argyropoulou & Associates LLC in Cyprus (streetinsider.com)