Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC is a top tier, multi-award winning law firm based in Cyprus with considerable expertise in the international legal market. In 2013, the firm proudly announced its 50th anniversary for the provision of professional, efficient and dedicated legal services in Cyprus and abroad.
The firm’s highly qualified legal team specializes in specific practice areas and with their combined skills and knowledge can provide expert comprehensive legal solutions on national and international law.
Through the years, the firm’s vision, commitment and experience led to a steady and successful growth and today, Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC is one of the largest and most successful law firms in Cyprus with an esteemed network of associates and a strong client portfolio worldwide.
Dispute resolution & ADR: the largest and most experienced department of the firm handling cases in conventional and alternative forms of litigation, including arbitration of international and domestic disputes and mediation. The department’s transnational capabilities and experience are substantial since lawyers have arbitrated many commercial disputes in arbitration courts all over Cyprus and abroad.
Corporate, commercial and M&As: one of the internationally recognized and multi-awarded areas of the firm with a reputation for providing high quality consultancy services to clients. The department handles complicated cross-border transactions including major mergers and acquisitions and assists large groups of companies and prestigious international law firms on Cyprus law issues.
Banking and finance: one of the most successful and well-established departments in Cyprus. The team successfully handles challenging cross-border corporate finance transactions and provides assistance to a wide variety of banking projects to major European, Russian, other international banks and other companies in the financial services sector. The department also has extensive experience in the provision of legal advice in the listings of major companies on local and international stock exchanges.
Corporate management services: through its close associate Pagecorp Group, the firm offers comprehensive corporate services such as the provision of company secretarial, trustee, administration and management services to a variety of clients in Cyprus and abroad.
International tax planning: the department has expertise in assisting clients in the implementation of effective tax planning structures designed to minimize their tax liabilities activities and meet their financial and business objectives. The department provides comprehensive advice on various tax matters, on complicated tax structures to domestic and international clients and on possible tax implications arising from cross-border mergers and acquisitions.
The firm’s legal team also provides professional services in several other practice areas such as trusts & asset protection, IT, internet and e-commerce law, competition and EU law, real estate, intellectual property, administrative law, matrimonial and family law, ship registration and ship finance.
Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC invests continually in developing its expertise in order to further expand both locally and internationally. The firm’s participation in international professional bodies, as well as, the prominent relationships with international law firms and major organizations are the cornerstones of the firm’s future plans and strategies. The firm reiterates its commitment that it will continue to provide top quality legal services with diligence, integrity and professionalism for the next 50 years and even longer.
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Cyprus Investment Immigration Programmes
Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC September 2016, Newsletter
ICLG-International Arbitration, Cyprus 2016
The Corporate Governance Review - Cyprus 2016
The Dispute Resolution Review - Cyprus 2016
Restructuring & Insolvency 2016
International Arbitration - Cyprus 2016
The Corporate Governance Review - Edition 5
Company Formations in Cyprus
The Dispute Resolution Review-Cyprus Chapter 2015
Updated Cyprus Real Estate Investment Schemes
Anti-Money Laundering Update - Cyprus, September 2014
Corporate Governance – Cyprus 2014
The Dispute Resolution Review – Cyprus Chapter 2014
International Civil Fraud – Cyprus Chapter 2014
Employment & Labour Law – Cyprus Chapter 2013
Corporate Governance – Cyprus Chapter 2013
The Landmark Supreme Court Judgment on the rights of depositors
The Cyprus International Trust
Corporate Governance – Cyprus 2012