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Firm Profile

Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Firm Profile


  • Profile
  • Neocleous House
  • 195 Makarios III Avenue
  • PO Box 50613
  • Limassol
  • Limassol District
  • Cyprus
  • CY-3608

Firm profile submitted by Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Managing Partner: Elias Neocleous
International Offices: Brussels, Budapest, Kiev, Prague
Languages: Arabic, Bengali, Czech, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu

Elias Neocleous & Co LLC is among the largest firms in South East Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean, with 134 lawyers and six tax consultants. All are English-speaking and members of staff speak most European languages, as well as major Asian languages. The firm is generally regarded as a regional leader, with a particular forte in cross-border work, advising international clients on all aspects of Cyprus and European law and handling the largest and most demanding cross-border assignments.

Having pioneered the development of business ties between Cyprus and Russia, the firm has widened its market focus to include China, India and South America, acting for leading companies from these regions as they enter the European market. All staff are English speaking and members of staff speak most European languages. The firm continues to invest in its human resources and infrastructure in order to provide clients with service of the highest quality.

Admiralty & Maritime:
1 partner, 5 others
Deals with the registration of vessels and aircraft under the Cyprus and other flags and all aspects of ship finance. It also handles disputes and executions of judgments against assets of shipping and aviation companies worldwide.
Contact: Costas Stamatiou
Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance, Including Project Finance:
2 partners, 11 others
Advises on the Cyprus aspects of major cross-border finance transactions, including all types of loans and derivatives. It has strong links with commercial and investment banks, trust companies and underwriters.
Contact: Demetris Roti
Email: [email protected]

Corporate & Commercial/Mergers & Acquisitions:
4 partners, 38 others
Advises on corporate management and governance, formation, merger and acquisition of companies in Cyprus and abroad, corporate reconstruction and reorganisation, capital raising transactions, and private equity work. It has particular expertise in investment via Cyprus to and from Central and Eastern Europe, Asia and South America.
Contact: Elias Neocleous
Email: [email protected]

Competition & EU Law:
1 partner, 4 others
Advises multinational enterprises investing in Cyprus on competition and merger control issues under domestic and EU law.
Contact: Maria Kyriacou
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property, Information Technology & E-Commerce:
1 partner, 6 others
Advises on acquisition, registration and protection of copyright, designs, patents and trademarks, licensing and franchising and passing-off actions.
Contact: Nicholas Ktenas
Email: [email protected]

Litigation & Arbitration:
7 partners, 28 others
Deals with administrative law, admiralty, international trade law, land, matrimonial and personal injury cases, debt collection, defamation, negligence and other torts, and conducts domestic and international arbitration, mediation and other forms of ADR.
Contact: Chrysanthos Christoforou
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate & Immigration:
2 partners, 3 others
Deals with all issues related to real estate, including agreements for buyers and sellers, expatriation of funds, estate planning and succession issues, particularly for HNWIs. Extensive experience in citizenship applications, employment permits, permanent residence permits and other immigration matters.
Contact: Christos Vezouvios
Email: [email protected]

Tax & International Tax Planning:
2 partners, 25 others
Advises on tax law and treaties, plans multinational structures and handles tax disputes. A specialist team within the department focuses on tax planning and wealth management for HNWIs and UHNWIs in conjunction with their home country advisers.
Contact: Philippos Aristotelous
Email: [email protected]


  • Neocleous House,
  • 195 Makarios III Avenue,
  • PO Box 50613,
  • Limassol,
  • Limassol District
  • Cyprus
  • CY-3608
  • Tel +357 25110110
  • Fax +357 25 11 0001
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Website :
  • 5 Lemesou Avenue, 2nd Floor, ,
  • PO Box 26821,
  • Nicosia,
  • Nicosia District
  • Cyprus
  • CY-1648
  • Tel +35722110300
  • Fax +357 22 110001
  • Email : [email protected]
  • S.P. Center, 4th Floor, offices 410-411,
  • 17 Nikolaidi Avenue,
  • PO Box 61297,
  • Paphos,
  • Paphos Disrict
  • Cyprus
  • CY-8132
  • Tel +35726110390
  • Fax +35726110001
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 7 Place Jean Jacobs,
  • Brussels,
  • Brussels Capital Region
  • Belgium
  • B 1000
  • Tel +3225027188
  • Fax +3225121934
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Charlese de Gaulla 3 160 00,
  • Prague 6,
  • Prague
  • Czech Republic
  • Tel +420222231025
  • Fax +420222231024
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Balassi BU 25,
  • Budapest,
  • Budapest, Capital City
  • Hungary
  • H-1055
  • Tel +3613113135
  • Fax +3613540677
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 24/7 Institutska Street, Office 12, 01021 Kiev,
  • Kiev,
  • Kyiv City Municipality
  • Ukraine
  • Tel +380442534495
  • Fax +380442534495
  • Email : [email protected]