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A.G. Erotocritou LLC

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Number of partners: 3
Number of lawyers: 13
Languages: Chinese, English, French, Greek, Russian, Swedish, Ukranian

Firm Overview:
A.G. Erotocritou LLC has painstakingly cultivated a reputation for excellence with an impressive track record and legal service capability recognised and endorsed by selected high-profile international directories for ‘its excellent quality of service, deep industry understanding’ and has been regarded as ‘an exception in the Cyprus market where everyone does everything’.

The firm is the proud recipient of prestigious awards and accolades which reflect its outstanding achievements and its ability to undertake the timely and efficient execution of work embracing a diverse legal services portfolio.

Erotocritou is privileged to have on board highly motivated and enthusiastic legal practitioners, with UK or US graduates making up the majority of the team who have prior experience in Cyprus/reputable international law firms.

The firm is proud to have dealt with and be of service to a sophisticated client base comprising the largest international law firms and banking institutions, ultra high net worth individuals and notable conglomerates.

The firm is particularly well known for offering high quality ‘private client’ services and we cherish that the relevant department has been consistently recognised by all leading international directories as one of the market leaders in this domain.

Main Areas of Practice:

Arbitration & Litigation:

Constantly ranked by leading international directories, the firm’s litigation/arbitration team has particular expertise in handling high-value complex cross-border disputes and regularly represents multinational corporations, financial and banking institutions and individuals in a wide range of cross border commercial and corporate litigation.
Recent deals include:
■ Instructed to act as Cypriot counsel in relation to global litigation proceedings between Russian oligarchs before the Supreme Court of NY. The case, is one of the most high-profile cases pending in the global litigation sphere and has been described as the as ‘the biggest oligarch battle in the US’ (value of dispute exceeds $2b)

Banking & Finance:
The firm has considerable expertise in the banking and finance field and it is often instructed to act on behalf of lenders and borrowers in financing transactions. Members of the firm have also been engaged in large scale projects involving multinational organisations, investment and retail banks.
Recent deals include:
■ Acted recently for the lenders’ on the refinancing of a secured facility exceeding $350m to one of the largest international agricultural companies

The firm provides comprehensive advice on all aspects of domestic and international business. The firm is proud to count as clients some of the largest multinational organisations and financial institutions.
Recent deals include:
■ Currently acting for a major multinational corporation in relation to a debt restructuring in excess of 700m USD

Data Protection:
The firm has significant expertise in advising and assisting clients with all data protection related matters including the review of existing procedures of an organisation, examination of the controls adopted as to the manner for collecting/processing personal data and, drafting/reviewing of privacy policies.
Recent deals include:
■ Recently advised J.P Morgan, Google and Varian Inc. on various data protection related issues in connection with the processing and transfer of personal data

Financial Services & Products:
The team can assist with all stages of setting up and operating a regulated vehicle in Cyprus, whether that be for an investment firm, payment services provider, fund or otherwise. Capital markets is also a field the firm assists clients with. It has worked with some of the largest players in the industry, both from the local and international stage, and associates itself with an international network of specialist services providers prepared to assist you in Cyprus or abroad.

Private Client:
The firm is highly regarded as one of the market leaders in the private client sector. The success of the private client department is primarily attributable to cultivating excellent client relations based on the indispensable elements of mutual trust and understanding. This is facilitated and achieved by adopting a highly personal approach and offering tailored solutions which address and cater for its clients’ specific needs. The firm is well placed to assist with all types of private client services such the acquisition of Cyprus citizenship by investment/residency permits, tax planning, trusts administration, banking, estate planning, real estate, wills/probate, family law, etc.
Recent deals include:
■ The firm provides ongoing support to a plethora of UHNWI/family offices from Asia, US and Africa in relation to their investments in Cyprus. Amongst others, the team has facilitated the purchase of hundreds of multimillion worth real estate and Governmental Bonds of the Republic of Cyprus

Real Estate & Construction:
The firm, which has been involved in the largest real estate projects in the island of hundreds of multimillion worth real estate, actively deals with all matters relating to immovable property such as, advice: on the terms of acquisitions/transfers, on financing matters, undertaking due diligence exercises, on real estate structures, etc.
Recent deals include:
■ Acted for Rezidor Hotels Aps Danmark in relation to the establishment of Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence in Larnaca (Cyprus)