Tassos Papadopoulos & Associates LLC is one of the leading law firms in Cyprus that provides a full range of legal services. The Firm is professionally committed to providing high quality and cost-effective legal services, a fact which is reflected through its valued clientele. Tassos Papadopoulos & Associates was established by the majority of partners and associates of the former Tassos Papadopoulos law firm (one of the oldest and largest law firms in Cyprus, founded in 1971 by the former President of Cyprus Tassos Papadopoulos). The firm’s objective and commitment is to provide high quality, speedy response and cost-effective legal services and to meet the demands of the modern specialized legal practice with special emphasis on confidentiality.
The principal practice base is founded in Nicosia, however the Firm is associated with local firms in all towns of Cyprus. It is also a member of major international networks of independent law firms such as Taglaw and the Association of European Lawyers with several thousand well-connected lawyers in over 90 countries.
In transactional and non-contentious business, the focus of the firm's work is in banking and finance, corporate law, financial services, acquisitions of companies and property, public tenders, mergers and joint ventures, the financing of major capital projects, IPOs and public listings.
In the area of litigation, the firm has a very strong team of highly experienced litigation lawyers in every major field of civil litigation and arbitration including banking and finance, competition, corporate and commercial, construction, insurance, and contracts.
The firm also has a substantial practice in the field of company formation, administration and tax planning (not only in respect to companies registered in Cyprus but also in foreign jurisdictions), as well as in international transactions involving Cyprus entities.
The clientele of the firm includes local and international banking institutions, semi-governmental organizations including the Cyprus Stock Exchange, municipalities and other local authorities, individuals, local and international building and engineering contractors, pharmaceutical companies, medical equipment companies, shipping enterprises, local and international information technology companies, publicly listed companies, investment firms, insurance companies, professional firms, large business concerns in commerce, tourism, hotels, general trade, oil and other fields.
In addition to its advisory role to the Cyprus Stock Exchange the firm has traditionally been involved in M & A activity in Cyprus (acting recently in the merger of two of the largest food and drinks’ distributors in Cyprus). The firm has also advised on mergers of insurance companies in Cyprus and acted in takeover work by venture capital firms. TASSOS PAPADOPOULOS & ASSOCIATES LLC has been chosen as the winner of the Corporate Intl Magazine 2010 Legal Award for: “Mergers & Acquisitions Law Firm of the Year in Cyprus”.
The firm has regularly represented local and international companies before the Cyprus Competition Commission on competition law issues arising out of takeover, joint venture and merger agreements as well as in alleged cartel cases.
The Firm maintains an extensive experience in public procurement law and has recently been awarded the Corporate INTL Magazine global legal award in this field, thus being recognized as the leading law firm in public procurement law in Cyprus. Furthermore, the firm has acted in the past for economic operators in the biggest BOT projects on the island (Airport and Marina Projects) and is currently acting on behalf of economic operators or financing agents in the three biggest projects ever undertaken on the island, the construction of the Paphos-Polis Highway, the Larnaca Desalination Plant and the Episkopi Desalination Plant.
Being proud of its highly experienced team of lawyers both in corporate and litigation fields, the Firm ensures that all clients needs are met by offering highly professional legal services.