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.

Barr. EdoAbasi Udo

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

EdoAbasi chairs Lex Artifex LLP and coordinates the various practice areas of the Firm. He practices business law, covering a full array of Nigerian and international commercial law. He serves our clients who are involved in transborder trade, shipping and maritime, intellectual property, oil and gas, services and manufacturing sectors, and across the value chains.

He advises on doing business, JVs, public-private partnerships, project finance, and legal and regulatory compliance. EdoAbasi’s additional background in Project Management has been strategic and most expedient in attaining our clients’ business goals.

EdoAbasi Udo earned a BL from the Nigerian Law School, an LL.B from the University of Uyo, Nigeria, and a BSc. in Project Management from the University of Jos, Nigeria.

Firm Overview:

Lex Artifex, LLP, provides a wide range of timely and cost-efficient integrated legal solutions to its clients both internationally and in Nigeria. The firm’s practice areas include corporate and commercial law, intellectual property, trade and investment advisory, mergers and acquisitions, oil and gas, tax advisory, immigration, legal due diligence, dispute resolution.

Lex Artifex, LLP clients’ portfolio includes individuals, companies, international agencies, and foreign law firms.

Carlos Espíndola-Scarpetta

Carlos Espíndola-Scarpetta is our exclusively recommended International Trade Law expert in Colombia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Carlos directly using the contact details listed above.

Founder of the firm Espíndola International Consultants, created in 1979, which has been dedicated to specialised subjects such as International Contracting, Private International Law, International Conflict Resolution, Maritime Law, Transportation Law, International Trade, Tax Law, Compliance and Customs Law.

In his long career Carlos has advised the main national and international companies, such as ADM Colombia, Cadbury Adams, Abbott, Sanofi, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, among others.

Firm Overview:

Espindola International Consultants, created in 1979, is an office of lawyers and consultants specialising in national and international business and international trade.

Our office is a versatile, flexible, professional and competitive lawyer organisation that has successfully addressed the legal and strategic needs of Colombian and multinational companies located throughout the Americas, respecting the highest professional and ethical standards.

We are prepared to accompany entrepreneurs to face the challenges derived from the trend of regional, and worldwide integration, creating projects, designing strategies and practical solutions within multijurisdictional legal parameters.

Our portfolio of services includes participation in the decision-making processes of our clients, not only from a legal perspective, but also from a strategic point of view through integrated logistics.

In Colombia we have offices in Cali and Bogota D.C., as well as correspondent offices in the most important financial centres of the world.

Michel Succar

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

Cabinet Lissade began operations in October 1977. The firm began offering legal services with a staff of three lawyers, but with an open mind to innovation. In 1984, we were the first firm to integrate personal computers in the office space.

The law firm was created to respond to a specialised firm demand for the four (4) years of law degree countered lawyers to see all aspects of Haitian legislation, making it difficult to specialise in one area.

This concept had great success and the firm and became a leader in the legal field. With more than a dozen specialised prosecutors in all aspects of legal practice, both in Haiti and abroad, the Cabinet Lissade remains an undisputed leader in the legal field. The cabinet also houses the Consulate of Poland in Haiti.

Looking for an experienced Law Firm in Haiti? Contact Cabinet Lissade Now.

Philippe De Baere

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

Van Bael & Bellis is uniquely placed to assist companies and third country governments in understanding and navigating the regulatory complexities resulting from the UK’s decision to leave the EU.

Our lawyers are frequently consulted by governments and multinational companies on how to address the complexities resulting from Brexit.

As the leading trade and customs law specialists in Brussels, Van Bael & Bellis assists clients in dealing with the disruption of supply chains as a result of the reintroduction of tariffs and customs borders between the UK and the EU27, and advises on the steps that can be taken to mitigate the impact.

Likewise, the firm provides guidance on how free trade agreements (“FTAs”) can be used to maintain free access to the EU and UK markets for both goods and services.

Simuzar Feyzullayeva

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

Simuzar is a senior associate in Baker McKenzie’s Baku office. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, she worked in the Boston Municipal Court’s Dorchester Division, the Legal Advocacy and Resource Center in Boston, the Azerbaijan branch office of PricewaterhouseCoopers Central Asia and Caucasus B.V., and various courts in Baku.

Simuzar focuses on trade and commerce matters. She also advises Azerbaijani and international clients on corporate and commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance and finance matters.

Our Azerbaijani lawyers assist with transactions and joint ventures as well as advising on regulatory issues related to the financial, telecoms and energy markets, including representation foreign and state-owned companies in significant banking and corporate matters, and features an outstanding dispute resolution team. A favoured choice among European financial institutions and international corporate clients for inbound M&A and project financing mandates, the Baku office is able to leverage its position as part of one of the most extensively-networked law firms in the world to secure top-level clients.