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Senior & Managing Partner: Stavros Pavlou

Number of partners: 10

Number of lawyers: 30

Languages: English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Russian, Slovak


Firm Overview:


Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC is a leading law firm in Cyprus, highly recommended for its expertise in multiple practice areas and customer-oriented services. Backed up with nearly 60 years of experience in the local and international legal market, the firm handles cases in conventional and alternative forms of dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation in Cyprus and abroad and it has been involved in some of the largest crossborder banking, financial and corporate transactions. Clients include public and private companies from various industry sectors, local and international banks, financial institutions, entrepreneurs as well as a host of individual clients from Europe, Asia, the USA, Russia, the CIS countries, and Cyprus, amongst others.

Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC is a member of important professional international bodies and it has established an esteemed network of associates worldwide. The firm is recognised as a top performer in respect of its distinctive, professional client services and legal advice.

Through Pagecorp Group, a group of companies associated through common ownership, the firm also provides a full range of corporate services and advises on International Tax Planning, Cyprus International Trusts, Foreign Investment and Citizenship, and Accounting and Financial reporting.

With a highly qualified team of associates, the firm will keep adding real value to its clients’ business, while managing complexity with swiftness, strategic thinking and accuracy.


Main Areas of Practice:

-Dispute Resolution & ADR

-Corporate, Commercial & M&A

-Banking & Finance

-Restructuring & Insolvency

-Capital Markets

-International Tax Planning

-Real Estate, Trusts & Asset Protection

-Ship & Aircraft Finance


Dispute Resolution & ADR:

7 partners, 21 fee earners

The traditionally strong dispute resolution department, undisputedly acknowledged in complex cases of all types and across the border, has recently handled cases such as:

■ Handling more than 60 cross-border cases, with an aggregate amount in excess of USD 3 billion, of one of the leading banks in Russia, involving the registration, recognition and enforcement of Russian judgements and arbitral awards

■ Providing legal advice to a multinational telecommunications group in relation to the enforcement of foreign judgements for USD 4 billion by promoting a civil claim of fraud against the judgement debtors

■ Advising the London office of the largest litigation and arbitration law firm in the world in arbitration proceedings before the LCIA in relation to a claim worth USD 200 million

■ Representing the client in a civil case filed against him and other entities before the Dubai International Financial Centre (value USD 35 million)

Contact: Chrysostomos Nicolaou

Email: [email protected]


Corporate, Commercial, & M&A:

4 partners, 9 fee earners

The team advises on cross-border corporate, commercial and M&A matters such as:

■ Advising on the global restructuring of a large oilfield service group, assisting on the release of the existing security upon repayment, value USD 1.5 billion

■ Acting for a leading cruise line brand and assisting an international New York based law firm, in respect of a most successful acquisition of a majority stake (value USD 1 billion) in one of the international leaders in luxury cruising

■ Advising a prestigious Russian residential real estate development group with respect to a secondary public offering valued EUR 90 million

Contact: Stavros Pavlou

Email: [email protected]


Banking & Finance, Capital Markets:

4 partners, 8 fee earners

Accustomed to the challenge of handling complex finance transactions, the department has recently been involved in the following deals:

■ Advising a major Russian bank in relation to several facility agreements provided by the bank to an international chemical group amounting to USD 7 billion

■ Engaged by one of the most well respected investment banks in the world to provide specialised advice in relation to the transformation of an Alternative Investment Fund (value of USD 400 million)

■ Advising a leading USA-based multinational investment banking, securities and financial services firm in relation to a restatement of a USD 100 million margin loan agreement

Contact: Lia Iordanou Theodoulou

Email: [email protected]


International Tax Planning:

3 partners, 3 fee earners

Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC has extensive expertise in advising in the implementation of effective tax planning structures designed to minimise tax liabilities. Sample of cases recently handled:

■ Advised the lenders of a Cypriot and BVI company for the provision of loans valued at EUR 60 million in relation to the possible tax implications involved in acquiring a manufacturing factory in Russia

■ Advising the shareholders of boutique hotel on the tax consequences of M&A deals with foreign investors valued at EUR 10 million

■ Provided structured tax advice on the tax implications of a structuring of a joint venture valued at USD 75 million, between a leading private express delivery operator in Russia and a German transportation and logistics company

Contact: Stella Strati

Email: [email protected]


Real Estate, Trusts & Asset Protection:

3 partners, 4 fee earners

The department provides comprehensive assistance on the Cyprus International Trusts and on real estate matters. Recent work includes:

■ Assisting a Cyprus public listed company in relation to the financing of EUR 37 million for the purposes of designing and developing golf and residential projects

■ Advising a corporate client, as the purchaser of a landmark building in the centre of old Limassol, listed as a historic building by the Limassol Urban Planning Commission and the Ministry of Interior of Cyprus, to be used as the head offices of an international financial services company

■ Advising a consortium of international real estate investors on a residential luxury development project estimated at EUR 25 million, in relation to the establishment of the corporate structure, urban planning licensing, sales and lease agreements with clients and engineers contracts

Contact: Stavros Pavlou

Email: [email protected]

Europe

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Contributions

Total 3 contributions

Law and Practice

International Arbitration 2021 in Cyprus

Authors: Stavros Pavlou, Eleana Christofi, Theodoros Symeonides, Athina Patsalidou

Law and Practice

Enforcement of Judgments 2021 in Cyprus

Authors: Eleana Christofi, Theodoros Symeonides

Law and Practice

Insolvency 2020 in Cyprus

Authors: Nasia Papakonstantinou, Christos Ioannou

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 74 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Article

Alternative Investments Funds

Authors: Angeliki Epaminonda, Angelos Onisiforou

Article

Force Majeure: Cyprus

Authors: Eleana Christofi, Stylianos Trillides

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Cyprus

General Business Law
Band 2

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Cyprus

General Business Law


Lia Iordanou Theodoulou
Band 3
Stavros Pavlou
Band 2

General Business Law: Dispute Resolution


Chrysostomos Nicolaou
Band 3
Stavros Pavlou
Band 1

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Stavros PavlouGeneral Business Law: Dispute Resolution
Band 2
Stavros PavlouGeneral Business Law
Band 3
Lia Iordanou TheodoulouGeneral Business Law
Chrysostomos NicolaouGeneral Business Law: Dispute Resolution

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'Patrician Chambers'

332 Agiou Andreou Street

3035 Limassol

PO Box 54543

Limassol

Limassol District

Cyprus

3725

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