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Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC

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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 recognised as a top performer in respect of its distinctive, professional client services and legal advice. 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. The team has been involved in some of the largest cross-border 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. 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.

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]

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Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC rankings

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Cyprus
General Business Law
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Stavros Pavlou
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Stavros Pavlou
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Lia Iordanou Theodoulou
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Lia Iordanou Theodoulou
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General Business Law: Dispute Resolution
2 Ranked Lawyers
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Stavros Pavlou
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Stavros Pavlou
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Chrysostomos Nicolaou
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Chrysostomos Nicolaou
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