Members of the Firm

Antis A. Triantafyllides


EDUCATION:
Inns of Court, Gray's Inn London (Barrister-at-Law)

MEMBER:
UK Bar Association. Admitted in 1954
Cyprus Bar Association. Admitted in 1955
Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce, 1982

LANGUAGES:
Greek and English

OTHER:
Mr. Antis Triantafyllides, the founder of the firm, was the Cyprus member of the Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce throughout the greater part of his legal career.



 

George A. Triantafyllides




EDUCATION:

Oxford University, Worcester College (BCL, M.A. (Jurisprudence))

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association. Admitted in 1981

LANGUAGES:
Greek and English

PRACTICE AREAS:
Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation, Constitutional, Public and Administrative Law, Banking and Finance, Employment Law, Contract Law, General Corporate and Company Law, Company Law, Insolvency Law, Tax Law, Competition Law, Real Estate and Construction Law, Family Law.

OTHER:
George Triantafyllides is a partner in Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC and heads the litigation practice of the firm. He has a stellar reputation as “one of the sharpest litigators in Cyprus” (Chambers and Partners Europe 2012) and is renowned for his unmatched professionalism and expertise achieving an unprecedented level of success in various landmark cases before the national courts.

George acts on significant high profile international and domestic cases and has extensive experience in relation to interim injunction applications in multi jurisdictional disputes and has handled cases before all national courts, both at first instance and appeal level, before the Tenders Review Authority, the Commission for the Protection of Competition, the Employment Tribunal and the Family Court. He is also one of the few extremely experienced arbitrators in Cyprus.


Email: George@triantafyllides.com
 

Stelios A. Triantafyllides



EDUCATION:

Oxford University, Worcester College (M.A.
(Jurisprudence);
University of California at Berkeley (LL.M.)

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association – Admitted 1984;
Committee on Offshore Business of the Cyprus Bar Council, 1988 - 2004
Committee on the Cyprus Stock Exchange of the Cyprus Bar Council, 2000 - present
Committee on Private Companies of the Cyprus Bar Council, 2000 - present
Committee on Tax Planning of the Cyprus Bar Council, 2000 - present
Board of Directors of the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency (CIPA), 2006 - 2012
Ad-Hoc CIPA working group on Sanctions, Chairman, 2014 – present

LANGUAGES:
Greek and English

PRACTICE AREAS:
Banking and Finance, Capital markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Corporate Restructuring, General Corporate and Company Law, Tax, Financial Services and Securities Regulation.

OTHER:
Stelios Triantafyllides has been a partner of the law firm of Antis Triantafyllides & Sons since 1983 and has built up the firm’s corporate practice into one of the strongest and most reputable in the country. As a result of Stelios’ expertise in international, corporate and tax law and cross border international business transactions, he is cited as ‘one of the leading sources on the market’ and a lawyer who ‘delivers commercially relevant solutions’ (Chambers and Partners).

As head of the corporate team, he has assisted the most respectable and recognised international companies acting either for the underwriters or the issuers in public offerings and/ or private placements and listing of shares on various international exchanges. He advises an array of clients on re-organisations and corporate restructurings, rights issues, mergers and equity raising transactions.

His experience in international secured financing transactions combined with deep product expertise and close links with regulatory authorities in Cyprus has helped him and his team develop innovative solutions for clients, often incorporating complex financing techniques.

Stelios is constantly involved in novel and untested areas of law in the Cyprus legal market and is often called upon to draft or assist in drafting or review legislation. Due to his expertise in Cyprus legal and regulatory matters, he provided continuous legal advice to the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission during the drafting and consultation stages of the Investment Services and Activities and Regulated Markets Law, having also provided such similar support in relation to the Takeover Bids Law of 2007. He has further drafted amendments to the Cyprus Companies Law, which is the main legislation governing corporate matters in Cyprus. He was recently called upon by the Ministry of Finance to draft the first amendment to the Law Regulating Companies Providing Administrative Services and Related Matters of 2012.

As head of the corporate team, he has assisted the most respectable and recognised international companies acting either for the underwriters or the issuers in public offerings and/ or private.

Email: trianta@triantafyllides.com

Marios N. Hadjigavriel




EDUCATION:

University of Essex (LL.B (Hons)), Inns of Court, Gray's Inn London (Barrister-at-law)

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association – Admitted 1987;

LANGUAGES:
Greek and English


PRACTICE AREAS:
Banking and Finance, Capital markets, M&A and Joint Venture, General Corporate and Commercial, Corporate Restructuring, Tax, Financial Services and Securities Regulation.


OTHER:
As a senior managing associate in our Banking and Finance Team, Marios brings the wealth of his experience to the department from his various in house roles. Before joining Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in 2006, Marios Hadjigavriel was sub-head of the Legal Department and Legal Secretary of the Cyprus Popular Bank Limited and Head of Legal Services of Alpha Bank Cyprus Limited.

He has been extensively involved in large scale international banking and corporate matters acting as a regular advisor for major financial institutions such as EBRD, IFC, VTB Group and Deutsche Bank and for large corporate groups such as Nafta Moscva, Integra and Renova.

As part of the legal committee of the Cyprus Banks’ Association, he was actively involved in the drafting of various legislative bills including the Banking Business Law of 1997. Recently he was involved in the drafting of secondary legislation relating to securities regulations. He also served as Vice President of the Association of Public Companies of Cyprus for a number of years.

Email: Marios@triantafyllides.com
 

Spyros Christou Hadjinicolaou




EDUCATION:

LLM University of Kent, UK in International Commercial Law, BA (Hons) degree in Law National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

MEMBER:
Cyprus and Nicosia Bar Association: Admitted on 1997.

LANGUAGES:
Greek and English.

PRACTICE AREAS:
M&A and Joint Ventures, General Corporate and Commercial and Corporate Restructuring.

OTHER:
Spyros Hadjinicolaou completed his vocational training with the law firm of L. Papaphilippou & Co, Nicosia in 1997 and in the year 1999 joined the law firm of Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC and has, since, been practicing in depth in corporate, shipping, tax and banking/finance law at the firm. His strong experience consists of working in:

• Incorporating and managing Cyprus limited liability companies of various types (SPVs, Joint Ventures etc.);
• Securing finance and registering charges over corporate assets;
• Redomiciliation of companies in and out of Cyprus;
• Incorporating S.E. in Cyprus;
• Negotiating and managing mergers and acquisitions;
• Thoroughly advising clients on the Cyprus-tax aspects of their business ventures.
• Communicating with high-rank officers at crucial departments of the Cyprus government on matters related to the promotion of the interest of various international prestigious clients.
• Carrying out of due diligence over Cyprus companies for acquisition purposes;
• Registering of vessels under the Cyprus flag and arranging legal formalities for their mortgaging for financing purposes. She was also recently involved in complex multi- million Euro transactions concerning.

Email: Spyros@triantafyllides.com
 

Christiana Vassiliou Miliou




EDUCATION:

London School of Economics (LL.B. (Hons.))
King's College London
Commercial and Corporate Law (LL.M)

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association - Admitted in 1999.

LANGUAGES:
Greek and English

PRACTICE AREAS:
Banking and Finance, Capital markets, M&A and Joint Venture, General Corporate and Commercial, Corporate Restructuring, Tax, Financial Services and Securities Regulation, Trusts, Data Protection.

OTHER:
Christiana was Head of Legal Services at a Cyprus subsidiary of a Greek bank. She joined Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in 2011.

She has worked with domestic and multinational clients including banking institutions and major corporations and has advised on a large number of complex financings. She has recently acted for a major Russian Bank on the Cyprus law aspects of the refinancing of a USD200m facility advising on the Cyprus law aspects of the transaction which involved the granting of security by several Cypriot companies.

Email: Vassiliou@triantafyllides.com
 

George G. Loizou




EDUCATION:

LLB (Hons) University of Newcastle Upon Tyne

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association - Admitted in 2001.

LANGUAGES:
Greek and English

PRACTICE AREAS:
Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation, Constitutional, Public and Administrative Law, Banking and Finance Law, Employment Law, Real Estate and Construction, Contract Law, General Corporate and Commercial, Company Law, Insolvency Law, Immigration Law.

OTHER:
George G. Loizou completed his vocational training with the law office of Chrysostomos Tsitios in the year 2001 and practiced there as an associate in litigation at for a period of 2 years. Before joining Antis Triantafyllides & Sons in the year 2010, he was an associate in the law firm of Messrs Alecos Evangelou & Co. He joined the law firm of Antis Triantafyllides & Sons in the year 2010, where he specializes in cases relevant to Corporate Litigation, Banking and Finance, Employment Law, Real Estate and Construction Law Law, Contract Law, Company Law, Administrative Receivership and generally Insolvency Law. During the years of his practice, he has successfully argued many cases before the Supreme Court of Cyprus, the District Court and the Employment Tribunal. He is particularly known for his strong expertise in the above areas and over the years has represented many prestigious clients in diverse industries, such as the Central Bank of Cyprus, PWC Cyprus, Deloitte Cyprus, Abacus Ltd, Alpha Bank Cyprus Ltd, Cyprus Popular Bank, National Bank of Greece, Commercial Bank of Greece, B.A.T. (Cyprus) Ltd, Thrassou Bros and Associates, Atlaspantou Co Limited, Cyprus Ratiotelevision Authority, Shell Chemicals Europe B.V., Depfa Bank Public Limited Company and Hypo Real Estate Holding.

Email: Loizou@triantafyllides.com
 

Nataly Partassidou




EDUCATION:

LL.B(Hons), LL.M in Banking and Finance Law (London), Barrister-at -Law

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association - Admitted in 2003

LANGUAGES:
Greek, English and French

PRACTICE AREAS:
Banking Law, Employment Law, Commercial Law, Contract Law, Company Law, Constitutional, Public and Administrative Law, European and Competition Law and Real Estate Law

OTHER:
Nataly Partassidou completed her vocational training with the law firm of Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in the year 2002-2003 and since qualifying has been practicing at the litigation department of the firm. She has specialized experience in Banking Law, Competition law, Labour Law, Commercial Law, Contract Law, Company Law, Constitutional, Public and Administrative Law, European and Competition Law and Rent Law. She has handled cases mainly before the Supreme Court of Cyprus at the first instance level as well as the revisional level. She has also particular experience at the District Court mainly handling commercial disputes and representing mainly corporate institutions and high net worth clients. Her experience includes handling cases before the Tenders Review Authority on behalf of private clients against public sector decisions as well as before the Employment Tribunal, and the Rent Control Tribunal.

The Portfolio of her clients includes IBM. SpA Italia, British American Tobacco, University of Cyprus, Merck Sharp and Dohme, National Bank of Greece, A. Panayides Contracting Ltd , Alkis H.Hadjikyriakos (Frou Frou Biscuits) Public Ltd, as well as other local, foreign entities and international clients.


Email: Nataly@triantafyllides.com
 

Christina Kotsapa




EDUCATION:

University of Bristol (LL.B. Hons)
Inns of Court School of Law, City University (Bar Vocational Course)

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association – Admitted in 2004.

LANGUAGES:
Greek, English and French

PRACTICE AREAS:
Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation, Constitutional, Public and Administrative Law, Banking & Finance Law, Employment Law, Real Estate and Construction, Contract Law, General Corporate & Commercial Law. Competition Law, Company Law, Insolvency Law, Trusts Law.

OTHER:
Christina Kotsapa completed her vocational training with the law firm of Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in the year 2003-2004 and since qualifying has been practicing at the litigation department of the firm. Her experience consists of advising and representing clients in a wide range of commercial disputes, satellite litigations, contractual and property related claims. She has extensive experience in banking litigation that includes handling claims on behalf of banking institutions, corporate and individual clients. Her knowledge and expertise also extends to seeking interim measures and worldwide freezing injunctions before the Cyprus Courts to prohibit alienation of assets as well as seeking the enforcement and execution of Cypriot and foreign judgments.

The Portfolio of her clients include the National Bank of Greece, Piraeus Bank, Bank of Moscow Group, VTB Bank Group, A. Panayides Contracting Ltd, A.Aristotelous Construction Ltd, Alkis H.Hadjikyriakos (Frou Frou Biscuits) Public Ltd, Unicars Groups, as well as prestigious foreign corporate entities, and international banking institutions.

Email: Christina@Triantafyllides.com

Olga Adamidou




EDUCATION:

University of Warwick (LL.B. (Hons.));
University of Bristol (LL.M.).

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association. Admitted in 2005.

LANGUAGES:
Greek and English.

PRACTICE AREAS:
Finance, Capital markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Corporate Restructuring, General Corporate and Company Law, Tax, Financial Services and Securities Regulation.

OTHER:
Olga Adamidou completed her vocational training with the law firm of Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in the year 2005 and, since qualifying, has been practicing in corporate, banking and finance law at the firm.

Her focus is on corporate, banking and finance transactions, with experience in multi-million international transactions, mainly related Russian and Ukrainian clients. The portfolio of clients involved in such transactions, are major international banks and high-profile companies primarily active in the oil, mining, agriculture or real estate sectors of the international market. Her knowledge and expertise also extends to cross border merger transactions, advice on regulatory matters including MIFID and fund related matters.

Email: Olga@triantafyllides.com

Riana Pasiourtidi




EDUCATION:

BA LAW
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
LLM IN EUROPEAN LEGAL STUDIES
University of Bristol

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association - Admitted in 2006

LANGUAGES:
Greek and English

PRACTICE AREAS:
Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation, Constitutional, Public and Administrative Law, Competition Law.

OTHER:
Riana Pasiourtidi joined Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in 2010 and she is now an associate practicing lawyer in the litigation team. She has specialized experience in Constitutional, Public and Administrative Law and European and Competition Law. She has handled cases mainly before the Supreme Court of Cyprus at the first instance level as well as the revisional level. Her experience includes handling cases before the Tenders Review Authority on behalf of private clients against public sector decisions.

Prior to joining Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC, Riana completed her vocational training with the law firm Tassos Papadopoulos & Co where she practiced for a period of one year and she worked as a litigation lawyer with the law firm of Ioannides Demetriou LLC for two years.

The Portfolio of her clients includes IBM SpA Italia, University of Cyprus, Water Board of Nicosia, Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, University of Nicosia, as well as other local, foreign entities and international clients.

Email: Riana@triantafyllides.com

Andreas Righas




EDUCATION:

LL.B (Hons) Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Faculty of law and Economics

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association - Admitted in 2009

LANGUAGES:
Greek and English

PRACTICE AREAS:
Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation, Constitutional, Public and Administrative Law, Company Law, Contract Law, Banking and Finance, Real Estate and Construction Law, Insolvency Law.

OTHER:
Andreas Righas successfully completed his vocational training in September 2009 and began practicing as a member of the litigation team of Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC. He has handled cases both before the Supreme Court of Cyprus and the District Court, representing various prestigious clients in diverse industries, such as the Bank of Cyprus PLC, Cyprus Certification Company, the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission and the University of Cyprus.

Email: 
Andreas@triantafyllides.com

Elvira Georgiou




EDUCATION:

The University of Sheffield (LL.B (Hons)).
LLM (European Business Law), (University of Nicosia)

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association. Admitted in 2010.

LANGUAGES:
Greek and English

PRACTICE AREAS:
Corporate, Banking and Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Corporate Restructuring, General Corporate and Company Law, Tax, Financial Services and Securities Regulation.

OTHER:
Elvira Georgiou completed her vocational training with the law firm of Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in the year 2010 and since qualifying has been practicing in the corporate, tax and IPO department of the firm.

Her experience consists of working in multi-million IPO transactions on foreign stock exchanges (including on the LSE, Nasdaq,WSE). Her knowledge and expertise also extends to a broad spectrum of general corporate matters, assisting clients in the reorganization of corporate structures and advising clients on regulatory matters.

Some of the clients that she has been working with are Vimplecom, Etalon Group, PHI Group, Guthy Renker, Skylogic-Eutelsat, T-Platforms, Renaissance Capital, The University of Nicosia.

Email: Elvira@triantafyllides.com

Marlen Triantafyllides




EDUCATION:

BSc Mathematics (HONS), MSC Mathematics and Finance, LLB Law (HONS), LPC

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association - Admitted in 2012

LANGUAGES:
Greek, English and French

PRACTICE AREAS:
Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation, Constitutional, Public and Administrative Law, Banking and Finance, Employment Law, General Corporate and Commercial Law, Contract Law, Company Law, Competition Law, Real Estate and Construction Law

OTHER:
Marlen Triantafyllides joined Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in 2011 for her vocational training, after successfully completing a two-stage conversion course (GDL and LPC) at the College of Law, London. She successfully completed her vocational training in July 2012 and began practicing as a member of the litigation team. She has so far practised in the following areas of Law: Litigation, Banking Law, Employment Law, Commercial Law, Contract Law, Company Law, Constitutional, Public and Administrative Law, European and Competition Law and Real Estate Law. She has handled cases both before the Supreme Court of Cyprus and the District Court, as well as before the more specialized Employment and Rent Control Tribunals, representing various prestigious clients in diverse industries, such as the Bank of Cyprus PLC, Depfa Bank Public Limited Company and Hypo Real Estate Holding.

Email: Marlen@triantafyllides.com

Alexey Podlesny




EDUCATION:

Law, Sofia University

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association. Admitted in 2012

LANGUAGES:
English, Russian, Bulgarian

PRACTICE AREAS:
Corporate, Tax and Finance

OTHER:
Alexey Podlesny is a Russian speaking lawyer, qualified in Bulgaria and has been practicing in corporate, tax and finance law at the firm since 2008. He previously held a number of high profile public administrative posts in Bulgaria and from 1993 till 2001 was the Ambassador of Bulgaria to Republic of Cyprus. He was further involved in setting up of CCBank of Bulgaria in Cyprus in 2006-2007.

His experience consists of working in multi-million IPO transactions on foreign stock exchanges (including on the LSE, Nasdaq, WSE), rights issues, private placements with institutional investors and public offers for sale. Alexey has assisted various multi-nationals in relation to a wide range of corporate finance transactions such as accelerated book building, public tender offers and corporate restructurings for issuers in view of future listings. His knowledge and expertise also extends to corporate and secured financing transactions.

The portfolio of his clients involved in such transactions, are primarily active in the oil production, agriculture or real estate sectors of the international market.

Email: Alexey@triantafyllides.com

Sofia Kontou




EDUCATION:

The University of Buckingham, (LLB (Hons)), International and Commercial Law with International Oil and Gas Law Specialist designation (LLM)

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association. Admitted in 2014

LANGUAGES:
Greek, English and French

PRACTICE AREAS:
M&A and Joint Venture, Corporate, Company and Commercial Law, Corporate Restructuring, Energy Law, Immigration Law.

OTHER:
Sofia Kontou joined the law firm of Antis Triantafyllides & Sons in 2014.

She specializes in corporate and immigration matters, particularly in relation to company and business acquisitions and sales, joint ventures, corporate reorganizations and restructuring at the firm. 

She is responsible for an important portfolio of Cyprus companies owned by well known multinationals, investment funds and corporate clients, primarily active in the oil and gas, telecommunications and pharmaceutical sectors of the international market such as Schlumberger B.V., Brunswick Rail Group, AIG, Etalon, MSD, Volga Gas, RenAsset Managers, VR Capital and Bioton.


Email: Sofia.kontou@triantafyllides.com

 

Theodoros Economou




EDUCATION:

LLB Law (HONS), Stage at the Court of the European Union

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association - Admitted in 2014

LANGUAGES:
Greek, English and French

PRACTICE AREAS:
Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation, Constitutional, Public and Administrative Law, Banking and Finance, Employment Law, General Corporate and Commercial Law, Contract Law, Company Law, Competition Law, Real Estate and Construction Law

OTHER:
Theodoros joined Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in 2013 for his vocational training, after successfully completing his LLB at the University of Southampton and his internship at the Court of the European Union in Luxembourg. He successfully completed his vocational training in July 2014 and began practicing as a member of the litigation team. He has so far practiced in the following areas of Law: Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Banking Law, Employment Law, Commercial Law, Contract Law, Company Law, Constitutional, Public and Administrative Law, European and Competition Law and Real Estate Law. He has handled cases both before the Supreme Court of Cyprus and the District Court, representing various prestigious clients He has also given advice to clients in relation to a wide range of legal matters.

Email: Theodoros@triantafyllides.com
 

Emily Tornaritis


EDUCATION:
University of Reading (LL.B. (Hons)
Oil and Gas Law (LL.M.)

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association- Admitted in 2015.

LANGUAGES:
Greek and English

PRACTICE AREAS:
Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Corporate Restructuring, Corporate and Company Law and Energy Law.

OTHER:
Emily joined Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in 2014 for her vocational training. She successfully completed her vocational training in August 2015 and began practicing as a member of the corporate, banking and finance department of the firm. 
 
Emily is involved in large scale international banking and corporate transactions, in particular, she has been involved in advising and representing major international financing institutions in financing and refinancing transactions, mainly involving property and infrastructure development in the Russian Federation.  


Email: Tornaritis@triantafyllides.com

Ioanna Siammouti




EDUCATION:

University of Surrey, (LL.B (Hons))
Queen Mary, University of London, (Corporate and Commercial Law (LL.M))

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association – Admitted in 2015.

LANGUAGES:
Greek and English

PRACTICE AREAS:
Mergers and Acquisitions and Joint Ventures and Corporate Restructuring, Corporate and Company Law, and Immigration Law.

OTHER:
Ioanna completed her vocational training with the firm in 2015 and joined the firm’s corporate team. Since then, she has been practicing in depth corporate matters and immigration law matters. Ioanna specializes in company and business acquisitions and sales of private companies, joint ventures, corporate reorganization and restructurings at the firm, including conducting due diligence exercises over Cyprus companies.
 
Ioanna currently manages the administration of a number of important groups of companies, including Baring Vostok Capital Partners, Tata Group, and AECOM Technology Corporation.

Email: Ioanna@triantafyllides.com

Vasiliki Triantafyllides




EDUCATION:

Queen Mary, University of London (LL.B)
London School of Economics and Political Science, London (LL.M.)
The University of Law, London (Legal Practice Course)

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association; Admitted in 2016.

LANGUAGES:
Greek, English and French

PRACTICE AREAS:
Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Corporate Restructuring, Corporate and Commercial, Tax, and Immigration Law.

OTHER:
Vasiliki Triantafyllides completed her vocational training with Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in the year 2016 and qualified in the corporate department of the firm. Other than corporate matters, she focuses on citizenship and immigration issues.

During her vocational training, she has practiced in the following areas of law: Commercial Litigation, Banking Law, Commercial Law, Contract Law and Company Law.

Since qualifying, Vasiliki has been involved the management of international business companies, company and business acquisitions and sales, joint ventures, corporate reorganizations and restructurings and other cross-border transactions.

Vasiliki is also part of the IPO department of the firm.

Email: Vasiliki@triantafyllides.com
Queen Mary, University of London (LL.B)
London School of Economics and Political Science,
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The University of Law, London (Legal Practi
Queen Mary, University of London (LL.B)
London School of Economics and Political Science,
London (LL.M
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The University of Law, London (Legal Practic
  
Queen Mary, University of London (LL.B)
London School of Economics and Political Science,
London (LL.M
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The University of Law, London (Legal Prac

Christina Kelepenioti




EDUCATION:

Queen Mary University of London, (LLB (Hons)
Corporate and Commercial Law Master (LL.M))
University of Law, Legal Practice Course (Distinction)

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association – Admitted in 2016.

LANGUAGES:
Greek and English.

PRACTICE AREAS:
Banking, Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Corporate Restructuring, General Corporate and Company Law, Competition Law, Escrow Agreements and Trusts.

OTHER:
Christina joined Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in 2015 for her vocational training. She successfully completed her vocational training in August 2016 and is currently practicing as a member of the corporate team of the firm. 

Christina is actively involved in corporate matters and is also a member of the firm’s trust department, where she is involved in advising upon all aspects of the formation of trust structures, including drafting trust deeds and providing in-depth legal advice in relation to existing trust structures. In addition, Christina specializes in providing advice in relation to escrow structures and the structuring and drafting of escrow agreements.     

Email: Kelepenioti@triantafyllides.com
 

Tatiana Chlorakiotou




EDUCATION:

Kings College London (BSc Business Management)
BPP Law School (LLB)
University College London (LLM in Corporate Law)

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association - Admitted in 2016.

LANGUAGES:
Greek, English and French

PRACTICE AREAS:
Litigation, Commercial Litigation, General Corporate and Company Law, Contract Law, Arbitration and Mediation, Constitutional, Intellectual Property, European Law, Competition Law, Real Estate and Construction Law.

OTHER:
Tatiana joined Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in 2015 for her vocational training after completing her studies. In April 2016 she was admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association and began practicing as a member of the litigation team. 
 
She deals extensively with Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation, General Corporate and Company Law Constitutional, Contract Law, Intellectual Property, European Law, Competition Law, Real Estate and Construction Law. She has given advice and opinions relating to various complex legal issues and handled cases both before the Supreme Court of Cyprus and the District Court, representing various prestigious clients.  

Email: Tatiana@triantafyllides.com

Ioannis Economou




EDUCATION:

University of Southampton, (LLB)

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association - Admitted in 2016.

LANGUAGES:
Greek, English and French

PRACTICE AREAS:
Litigation, Employment Law, General Corporate and Commercial Law, Contract Law, Company Law.

OTHER:
Ioannis successfully completed his LLB at the University of Southampton in 2015. Subsequently, he concluded his vocational training in August 2016 and began practicing as a member of the litigation team of Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC.  He has so far practiced in the following areas of Law: Litigation, Employment Law, Commercial Law, Contract Law and Company Law.

Email: Ioannis@triantafyllides.com
 

Olga-Maria Zenon



 
EDUCATION:
University of Reading (LL.B (Hons))
University College London, University of London (LL.M in International Law)

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association – Admitted in 2016.

LANGUAGES:
English, Greek, French and German

PRACTICE AREAS:
Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Corporate and Company Law, and Corporate Restructuring.

OTHER:
Olga-Maria joined Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in 2015 for her vocational training. She successfully completed her vocational training in August 2016 and began practicing as a member of the corporate team of the firm.
 
Olga-Maria specialises in advising upon a range of corporate matters, particularly the management of international business companies, company and business acquisitions and sales, joint ventures, corporate reorganizations and restructurings. 

Email: Olga-Maria@triantafyllides.com
Legal Consultants

Elena Bryukhnova




EDUCATION:
BA in Politics and International Relations, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
Master in Business Studies, Canterbury Business School, UK
LLB, University of London, UK

LANGUAGES:
Russian and English

PRACTICE AREAS:
Capital markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Corporate Restructuring, General Corporate and Company Law, Tax.

OTHER:
Elena Bryukhnova has been practicing in corporate, tax and IPO law at the firm. Her experience consists of working in multi-million IPO transactions on and foreign stock exchanges (including on the LSE, Nasdaq, Micex, WSE). Her knowledge and expertise also extends to corporate restructuring and tax, something that she has gained substantial experience in over the past 7 years.

Email: Elena@triantafyllides.com

James West




EDUCATION:
University of East Sussex, Law BA (Honours), College of Law, London (Legal Practice Course)

LANGUAGES:
French, German, English

PRACTICE AREAS:
Banking and Finance, Capital markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Corporate Restructuring, General Corporate and Company Law, Tax.

OTHER:
James has worked in the corporate and banking and finance department of the firm since 2007. He focuses primarily on advising and representing major international financing institutions on multi million secured financing and/or refinancing transactions mainly involving property and infrastructure development in the Russian Federation. He has also experience in transactions involving the raising of finance on Capital Markets where he has most recently been involved in a billion dollar bond issuance to secure finance for a major shipping client.

Other areas of expertise include the raising of finance for M&A transactions and Repo transactions.

Email: James@triantafyllides.com

Katherine M.E. Norton




EDUCATION:
B.A. (Hons) (QD) Law and Sociology, University of Warwick
MSc Criminal Justice and Criminology (Distinction), University of Oxford
LPC Corporate and Commercial Law, (Distinction), College of Law, Store Street, London

LANGUAGES:
English and French

PRACTICE AREAS:
Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Corporate Restructuring, General Corporate and Company Law, Tax, Trusts.

OTHER:
Katherine Norton has been practicing corporate law at the firm since 2010. Her experience consists of working on numerous high profile transactions, involving complex completion mechanisms, and advising a vast array of well-known global clients on such matters. Such clients include high profile international groups including VTB, Renaissance Capital, Tata Group, AECOM Technology Corporation, MOL Group, Vostok Cement, STS Logistics, MDM Bank, RusHydro and OSJC Center for Cargo Container Traffic Transcontainer GDR, to name a few.

Through the exposure provided by such high-profile transactions, Katherine has gained significant experience in reviewing shareholder agreements, drafting articles of association, assisting the clients in the reorganisation of corporate structures and conducting high-level due diligence reports on target companies.

In particular, Katherine specializes in utilizing her knowledge and expertise in advising clients in relation to complex escrow structures, an arena in which she has gained substantial experience. In this field, she frequently advises prestigious clients in diverse industries in relation to challenging and complex matters related to the structuring and drafting of escrow agreements.

Email: Katie@triantafyllides.com

Emily Petridou




EDUCATION:
London School of Economics and Political Science, London (LL.B.), The College of Law, London (Legal Practice Course), University of California, Los Angeles (LL.M.)

MEMBER:
Law Society of England and Wales - Admitted in 2012
Cyprus Bar Association – Admitted as a Registered European Lawyer in 2014

LANGUAGES:
Greek, English, French, Italian.

PRACTICE AREAS:
Banking and Finance, Capital markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Corporate Restructuring, General Corporate and Company Law, Tax, Financial Services and Securities Regulation.

OTHER:
Emily joined the firm in 2013. Before joining, she trained and worked for three years at the banking department of Allen & Overy LLP in London, and also spent some time on client secondment at the emerging markets equity derivatives team of a major US bank.

She practices in banking and finance, capital markets and corporate law. Her experience consists of advising clients on multi-million and cross-jurisdictional syndicated and bilateral finance transactions, margin loan transactions, restructurings, derivatives and capital markets. She is also involved in corporate and company law matters. The portfolio of her clients include major international banking institutions and multinational companies.

Email: Emily@triantafyllides.com