Andreas Neocleous

Andreas Neocleous was born in Paphos, Cyprus. He is the founder and managing partner of Andreas Neocleous & Co LLC. Mr Neocleous graduated in law from Athens University in 1964 and was admitted to the Cyprus Bar in 1965. He is a former member of both the Cyprus Parliament and the Cyprus Bar Council and is currently a member of the Cyprus Bar Association, the International Bar Association, the Mediterranean Maritime Arbitration Association (vice-president ) and the International Academy of Tax Advisers. He is also a member of the International Tax Planning Committee of the Cyprus Bar Association and the Congress of Fellows of the Center for International Legal Studies and is the National Reporter for the Foreign Lawyers Forum of the American Bar Association. He is listed as one of the top International Tax Lawyers in Euromoney’s International Tax Experts Guide. Chambers Guides lists him as a senior statesman of the legal profession.

Firm Overview:

We are Cyprus’s largest law firm, and we are generally recognised as leaders in the South-Eastern Mediterranean region. We are proud of our 50-year history, but our focus is firmly on the present and the future.

Our clients include individuals and businesses of all sizes, including many market-leading multinational companies and international organisations. We advise them on all their legal issues and challenges with relation to Cyprus and European law. We listen to them in order to understand their objectives, and give them practical advice and assistance to help achieve them.

We are organised into specialist departments and our people are leaders in their fields. Our strength in depth gives us the flexibility to form multi-disciplinary teams to respond quickly and effectively to our clients’ needs.

We recruit the best people and help them achieve their potential, with challenging work and a career development and knowledge management infrastructure that are second to none. Our values are based on hard work, integrity, passion for progress and reason.

Our goal is to use our talents and organisation to serve our clients and contribute positively to society in line with our values.

We hope you enjoy your visit.

Annick Vroninks

Annick Vroninks is our exclusively recommended EU Law expert in Belgium on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Annick directly using the contact details listed above.

Annick is a partner in the Competition and EU law department at Ashurst, Brussels. She has a broad experience in all areas of competition law.

Annick acted in a number of high-profile cartel and abuse cases before the Competition Authorities in Belgium and the EU and built up a particular expertise in defending dominant companies in different industries.

Annick also represents clients before the Belgian and European Courts in contentious competition law related cases.

In addition, she advises a wide variety of mainly industrial clients on EU and Belgian merger control matters and has inter alia been involved in a large number of energy related mergers (including second phase).

Annick handled competition law cases and advised on compliance with competition law in a broad range of industry sectors such as energy, consumer goods, retail, waste, cement, packaging, etc.

Annick Vroninks is a Belgian advocaat/avocat and a member of the Brussels Bar. She is fluent in Dutch, French and English.

Firm Overview:

A progressive global law firm

Our vision is to be the most progressive global law firm. For us, “progressive” is a mindset, an approach to how we do things. We instinctively take a fresh perspective on situations, exploring whether there are better ways of delivering practical, commercial solutions to the challenges our clients face in today’s rapidly changing business landscape.

Morvarid Dorkhan Nilsson

Morvarid Dorkhan Nilsson is our exclusively recommended EU Law expert in Sweden on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Morvarid directly using the contact details listed above.

Morvarid is a partner at the firm and heads the Commercial & Regulatory practice of Magnusson in Sweden.

Morvarid has extensive experience of public law. She is a leading expert in the area of public procurement, a legal field that she gained a growing interest in already during her judicial career beginning in 2002, where she handled several public procurement matters. Morvarid and her team provide public procurement law services to Swedish and international companies as well as public authorities/entities in all phases of the procurement process such as:

  • advice on choice of procurement procedure;
  • review and preparation of invitations to tender;
  • review and preparation of tenders;
  • assistance in strategic considerations in connection with negotiations;
  • assistance in evaluating tenders submitted to the contracting authority/entity;
  • analysis of and advice on whether public procurements have been conducted correctly;
  • assistance in challenging faulty public procurements;
  • assistance in damages claims;
  • advice on and assistance with the interpretation, application and/or modification of, or disputes concerning, public contracts;
  • advice on confidentiality and other administrative issues; and
  • day-to-day advice on other issues regarding public contracts.

Furthermore, Morvarid gives lectures to clients and judges, arranges seminars and writes articles on a regular basis within the area of public procurement.

Morvarid is also active in the legal field of commercial contract law, where she assists clients in drafting, reviewing, negotiating and managing commercial agreements. She also provides advice on a wide variety of commercial matters, such as national and international contract law, the purchase of goods and/or services, and issues regarding various forms of distribution (such as agents and retail distributors).