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Firm Profile

Tassos Papadopoulos & Associates LLC

Firm Profile


  • Profile
  • 10 Iasonos Street, Jason Building
  • Nicosia
  • Nicosia District
  • Cyprus
  • 1082

Firm profile submitted by Tassos Papadopoulos & Associates LLC

Managing Partner: Nicos G. Papaefstathiou
Number of partners: 9
Number of lawyers: 16
Languages: Greek, English, French, German

Tassos Papadopoulos & Associates LLC is one Cyprus’ leading law firms providing a full range of legal services. The firm carries a 47 year history having originally been founded in 1971 by the late former President of Cyprus, Tassos Papadopoulos.

The collective experience and specialised knowledge of all areas of law which spans across the team gives rise to high quality, prompt and cost-effective legal services to the local and international clientele of the firm. The firm’s clients include, amongst others, multinational corporations, international and local banks, semi-government entities, major construction companies, insurance and reinsurance companies, international and local companies, institutions and high net worth individuals.

The firm’s traditional affiliate network of firms throughout Cyprus in conjunction with its well established presence in international legal networks and other professional bodies and associations provide a strong international out-reach and cross-border solutions in a rapidly evolving global market.

Administration of Estates
Administrative Law
Arbitration Law
Banking & Finance
Banking Litigation
Building Engineering & Construction Law
Citizenship Law
Commercial Law
Competition Law
Constitutional Law
Contract Law
Corporate Entity Structuring
Corporate Law
Data Protection Law
European Law
Family Law
Human Rights Law
Intellectual Property
International Arbitration Law
International Transactions & Joint Ventures
International Trade Law
Land Law/Real Estate
Legislation Drafting
Marine Insurance
Mergers & Acquisitions
Public Procurement Law
Securities Law
Sports Law
Tax Law

Dispute Resolution, Litigation and Arbitration:
7 partners, 10 associates
The firm boasts a strong litigation team involved in complex cases before all Courts and tribunals in Cyprus covering all areas of law including but not limited to commercial, corporate, insurance, banking, administrative, public procurement, construction and employment. Many judgements obtained by members of the firm have proven to be landmarks in Cyprus’ case law.
The firm’s highly specialised arbitration team represents parties in arbitration proceedings and other ADR procedures mainly relating to construction and banking disputes and a number of members of the firm also regularly act as arbitrators and adjudicators in respective proceedings.
The firm has also been involved in the drafting of national and institutional procedural regulations regarding arbitration and adjudication.
Contact: Nicos G. Papaefstathiou
Tel: +357 22 889 999
Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance:
5 partners, 8 associates
The firm has a long standing and extensive practice in the field of banking law. The firm’s dedicated banking department currently acts as the legal advisor of major banking institutions and deals with an array of banking law issues for a number of banks and clients.
The firm’s banking and finance department handles major international and local financing transactions, secured and unsecured lending and advises on banking compliance and regulatory matters and regularly drafts and reviews banking facility and financing agreements, security documentation, terms and conditions for bank products and financial services.
Contact: Marios G. Eliades
Tel: +357 22 889 999
Email: [email protected]

7 partners, 9 associates
The firm’s dedicated department advises on all matters pertaining to corporate and commercial law. The firm is heavily involved in important and high-value transactions of Cyprus corporate structures, including a vast experience in mergers and acquisitions, having dealt with numerous domestic and cross-border transactions.
The department also regularly advises clients on foreign investment in local projects and participation in joint ventures and provides advice in the drafting and reviewing of various commercial agreements and transactions, conducts legal due diligence on corporate restructuring projects and support in structuring, licensing and operating Alternative Investment Funds ('AIFs') and Alternative Investment Fund Managers ('AIFMs').
Contact: Marios G. Eliades
Tel: +357 22 889 999
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate/Construction:
6 partners, 4 associates
The firm’s specialist team in real estate and construction law enjoys a prominent standing in Cyprus due its experience in high value real estate transactions and its involvement in major infrastructure projects and other governmental and private developments and its expertise in construction law disputes. 
The firm is involved in transactions relating to foreign investment in local real estate developments and regularly drafts and reviews agreements for acquisitions, sales and licensing of property and also advises on construction agreements any other planning and environmental regulatory matters. The firm handles a large volume of high vale construction disputes on behalf of major contractors and joint ventures/consortiums with foreign participation and semi-governmental bodies before arbitration and adjudication panels and at all Court levels.
Contact: Nicos G. Papaefstathiou
Tel: +357 22 889 999
Email: [email protected]

2 partners, 5 associates
The firm’s insurance department acts for a number of the largest insurance companies in Cyprus and provides advice on insurance policies. The firm also advises on behalf of re-insurers. The firm is well known for its work on personal injury cases and cases concerning Motor, Fire, Life, Public, Employer’s and Contractors All Risk policies.
The firm has expertise in handling cases before the Courts concerning medical negligence, employer’s liability, personal injury, property insurance, life insurance and others.
Contact: Loucia Astreou
Tel: +357 22 889 999
Email: [email protected]

Public Procurement/Administrative:
2 partners, 4 associates
The firm carries a wealth of experience and expertise in the handling of public procurement cases which also includes review of tender documents, drafting of tender documents on behalf of contracting authorities and advice at the early stage of the tender submission and tender evaluation.
The firm’s public procurement team handles cases before the Tenders Review Authority, acting on behalf of tenderers, including major construction companies, and international and local companies from the pharmaceutical and information technology sector.
The firm’s dedicated public law team represents clients in Recourses before the Administrative Court and the Supreme Court in matters pertaining to administrative law, constitutional law, public procurement law and tax law.
Contact: Alexia Kountouri
Tel: +357 22 889 999
Email: [email protected]