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 is the founder of the firm. He 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:
MA Jurisprudence; BCL, Worcester College, Oxford University
 
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 Law, Employment Law, Contract Law, General Corporate and Commercial Law, Company Law, Insolvency Law, Tax Law, Competition Law, Real Estate and Construction Law, Family Law and Commercial Dispute Resolution.
 
OTHER:
George Triantafyllides is a partner in Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC and heads the litigation, arbitration and mediation practice of the firm, specialising in high-stakes financial, commercial, bankruptcy and restructuring litigation, as well as litigation entailing the issuance of interim or freezing measures. He has been described as being “particularly intelligent and broad-minded” (Chambers and Partners 2019) and has a stellar reputation as “one of the top litigators in Cyprus” (Chambers and Partners Europe 2018). He is renowned for his unmatched professionalism and expertise, achieving an unprecedented level of success in the most landmark cases in Cyprus legal history. He is also one of the few extremely experienced arbitrators in Cyprus.
 
George acts on significant high profile international and domestic cases and has gained extensive experience in relation to interim injunction applications in multi-jurisdictional disputes and has handled cases before the all the national Courts, both at first instance and at appeal level, as well as before the Tenders Review Authority, the Commission for the Protection of Competition, the Employment Tribunal and the Family Court. 
 
George is often called upon to provide opinions on novel and untested areas of Cyprus law, as well as to draft or assist in drafting or review Cypriot legislation and court procedure rules.

Email: George@triantafyllides.com
 

Stelios A. Triantafyllides



EDUCATION:

Oxford University, Worcester College (M.A.
(Jurisprudence);
University of California at Berkeley (LL.M.)
 
MEMBER:
Committee on Private Companies of the Cyprus Bar Council, Chairman, 2017 - present
Ad-Hoc CIPA working group on Sanctions, Chairman, 2014
Board of Directors of the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency (CIPA), 2006 - 2012
Committee on Tax Planning of the Cyprus Bar Council, 2000 - present
Committee on the Cyprus Stock Exchange of the Cyprus Bar Council, 2000 - present
Cyprus Bar Association – Admitted in 1984
 
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 Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC 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’s expertise in international, corporate and tax law and cross border international business transactions, he has been described as being “straightforward, experienced on both domestic and international cases, resourceful and hard-working,” (Chambers and Partners Global 2019), as well as an “experienced practitioner with commercial knowledge which makes the processes smooth” (Chambers and Partners Europe 2019).
 
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 Cap. 113, which is the main legislation governing corporate matters in Cyprus. He was 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.

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 and Integra.

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:
University of Kent, UK (LLM in International Commercial Law)
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, (BA (Hons) degree in Law)
 
MEMBER:
Cyprus and Nicosia Bar Association – Admitted in 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 he 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;
Re-domiciliation 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 due diligence over Cyprus companies for acquisition purposes; and
Registering of vessels under the Cyprus flag and arranging legal formalities for their mortgaging for financing purposes.

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 LLC 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, 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, Hypo Real Estate Holding, NAMINS LIMITED, PONYER LIMITED, D.K. WINDSUPPLY LIMITED, K.E. AERODYNAMICS LTD and PLATINA FINANCE LIMITED.

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
 

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:
Capital markets, M&A and Joint Ventures, General Corporate and Commercial, Corporate Restructuring, 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, she has been practicing in the corporate, tax and IPO departments of the firm.
 
Her experience consists of working in multi-million IPO transactions on foreign stock exchanges (including on the LSE, Nasdaq and WSE). Her knowledge and expertise also extends to a broad spectrum of general corporate matters, assisting clients in the reorganisation of corporate structures, reviewing shareholder agreements, drafting articles of association and conducting high-level due diligence reports on target companies
 
Elvira also specialises in financial services and regulation, regularly advising financial institutions in relation to a wide range of regulatory and compliance issues. She has particular expertise in matters relating to MiFID I and MiFID II.

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:
Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Venture, Corporate, Company and Commercial Law, Corporate Restructuring, Energy Law and Immigration Law.
 
OTHER:
Sofia Kontou completed her vocational training with the law firm of Polakis Sarris + Co LLC, Nicosia in 2014 and joined the law firm of Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in 2014. 
 
Sofia specialises in corporate and immigration matters, particularly in relation to company and business acquisitions and sales, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations and conducting high-level due diligence reports on target companies. 
 
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., Etalon Group, Brunswick Rail Group, AIG, MSD, Oasis Beverages, Volga Gas, RenAsset Managers, VR Capital Group 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, English and French

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 Siammouti completed her vocational training with Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in 2015 and joined the firm's corporate team. Since then, she has been practicing in depth corporate and immigration law matters.

Ioanna specialises in company and business acquisitions and sales of private companies, joint ventures, corporate reorganisation and restructurings and in conducting high-level due diligence reports on target companies. 

Ioanna currently manages the administration of numerous important groups of companies, such as the Tata Group, Forum Properties and AECOM Technology Corporation. 

Other than corporate law, Ioanna focuses on citizenship issues under the Cyprus Investment Porgramme. 
 
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. 
 
Since qualifying, Vasiliki has been involved in the management of international business companies, company and business acquisitions and sales, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations and restructurings and other cross-border transactions. 
 
Vasiliki’s extensive and well-rounded experience in corporate matters includes, inter alia, working on numerous high profile multi-million projects and transactions. Through her exposure to such transactions, Vasiliki has gained considerable experience in reviewing share purchase agreements, shareholders agreements, drafting articles of association, conducting corporate due diligence reports on target companies as well as advising across a broad spectrum of corporate law matters.

Email: Vasiliki@triantafyllides.com
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 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:
Capital Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Corporate Restructuring, General Corporate and Company Law, Financial Services and Securities Regulation.
 
OTHER:
Christina Kelepenioti 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 specialises in corporate matters and has been involved in the management of international business companies, company and business acquisitions and sales, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations and restructurings and other cross-border transactions.
 
Christina is also actively involved in providing advice in relation to regulatory matters including MIFID and fund related matters and advising, inter alia, financial institutions in relation to a wide range of regulatory and compliance issues.

Email: Kelepenioti@triantafyllides.com
 

Ioannis Economou




EDUCATION:

University of Southampton, (LLB)

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association - Admitted in 2016

LANGUAGES:
Greek, English and French

PRACTICE AREAS:
Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation, General Corporate and Commercial Law, Insolvency Law, Contract Law, Company Law, Competition Law, Banking and Finance.

OTHER:
Ioannis Economou successfully completed his LL.B. at the University of Southampton in 2015. He successfully concluded his vocational training in August 2016 and began practicing as a member of the litigation team of Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC.
 
During his time in the firm, Ioannis has practiced in a whole spectrum of commercial litigation and has repeatedly achieved outstanding results in exceedingly high-profile cases. He has extensive experience in litigating before Cypriot Courts and he has recently succeeded in obtaining freezing injunctions for amounts up to approximately USD 67 million as well as charging orders for an amount up to approximately USD 291 million.
 
His particular areas of expertise include:
Bankruptcy and insolvency regime;
Jurisdictional challenges and enforcement of foreign judgments and awards;
Complex and urgent injunctive relief including, but not limited, to Mareva injunctions, Norwich Pharmacal applications, different types of ancillary orders and gagging orders; and
Domestic and international arbitration under internationally recognised arbitration bodies.
 
The portfolio of Ioannis’s clients includes clients such as VTB Group of companies, National Bank of Greece, AstroBank, Glencore PLX, Amethyst Group, Path Holdings Ltd, Intergaz Ltd as well as many other entities and international clients.

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, Corporate and Company Law, Corporate Restructuring and Immigration Law
 
OTHER:
Olga-Maria Zenon 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 corporate matters, particularly in relation to the company and business acquisitions and sales, corporate reorganisations and conducting high-level due diligence reports on target companies.
 
Olga-Maria also specialises in immigration matters, namely in assisting clients who wish to apply for work and/or residence permits for Cyprus.

Email: Olga-Maria@triantafyllides.com

Anna Charalambides




EDUCATION:

University of Reading (LL.B. Hons , LL.M. in Oil and Gas Law)

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association - Admitted in 2015.

LANGUAGES:
Greek and English 

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

OTHER:
Anna joined the law firm of Antis Triantafyllides & Sons in 2017, practicing as a member of the corporate and banking and finance departments of the firm. 
 
Anna is involved in large scale banking and corporate transactions, advising and representing major international as well as local financing institutions. She is also involved in merger and acquisition transactions, advising on tax, regulatory and fund related matters.            

Email: Charalambidou@triantafyllides.com

Alexandros Panayi




EDUCATION:

University of Reading (LLB)

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association - Admitted in 2017.

LANGUAGES:
Greek, English and Spanish

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

OTHER:
Alexandros joined Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in 2016 for his vocational training after completing his studies. In September 2017 he was admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association and began practicing as a member of the litigation team.

He has so far practiced in the following areas of Law: Litigation, Banking and Finance, Employment Law, Commercial Law and Contract Law.
          
Email: Alexandros@triantafyllides.com

Marios Loizides




EDUCATION:

National Kapodistrian University of Athens (BSc Mathematics)
University of Wolverhampton (LL.B Hons)
The University of Law, London (LL.M. in International Law and Legal Practice)


MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association - Admitted in 2014.

LANGUAGES:
Greek and English 

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

OTHER:
Marios successfully completed his BSc on Mathematics at the National Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2010 and his LLB (Hons) at the University of Wolverhampton in 2013. Subsequently, he concluded his vocational training in August 2014 and he completed his LL.M at the University of Law in 2017.

Marios joined the law firm of Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC and began practicing as a member of the litigation team of the firm in 2017. He has so far practiced in the following areas of Law: Litigation, Commercial Law, Contract Law, Company Law, Banking Law, Corporate Law and Real Estate Law.
       
Email: Loizides@triantafyllides.com

Christos Siakallis




EDUCATION:

University of Cyprus (LL.B Law)
The University of Edinburgh (LL.M. International Banking Law and Finance)

MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association – Admitted in 2018

LANGUAGES:
Greek, English, Spanish

PRACTICE AREAS:
Capital Markets, Corporate and Company Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Reorganisations and Restructurings, Joint-Ventures, Contract Law, Commercial Law, Property Law and Immigration Law.

OTHER:
Christos Siakallis joined the corporate department of Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in 2017 for his vocational training. He successfully completed his training in 2018 and began practicing as a corporate lawyer in the firm. 

Christos deals with high-profile corporate and financial cross-border and domestic transactions and provides legal advice with respect to corporate, contract and commercial law matters. Due to his exposure to such complex transactions, Christos gained specialised knowledge in the drafting and reviewing of numerous agreements, in debt and equity financing and in the management of major international and domestic corporations. 

Other than corporate law, Christos focuses on citizenship issues under the Cyprus Investment Programme.

Email: Christos@triantafyllides.com

Maria Vassiliou


 
EDUCATION:
University of Cyprus (LL.B)
University of Cambridge (LL.M in Commercial Law)
 
MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association – Admitted in 2018
 
LANGUAGES:
Greek, English and French
 
PRACTICE AREAS:
Corporate Litigation, General Corporate and Commercial Law, Contract Law and Company Law.
 
OTHER:
Maria Vassiliou joined Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in 2017 for her vocational training. She concluded her vocational training in August 2018, qualified as a lawyer and began practicing as a member of the litigation team of the firm in 2019. 
 
Maria has so far practised in the following areas of the law: Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Contract Law, Company Law, Banking Law, Employment Law, Insolvency Law and European Competition Law.
 
Email: Mariavasiliou@triantafyllides.com

Maria Christodoulou




EDUCATION:

University of Dundee, (LL.B English Law) (Hons), University of Law, Bar Professional Training Course

MEMBER: Cyprus Bar Association - Admitted in 2018

LANGUAGES:
Greek, English and German

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

OTHER: 
Maria joined Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in 2017 for her vocational training, after successfully completing her LL.B. degree at the University of Dundee and having been called to the Bar of England and Wales by Lincoln’s Inn. She successfully completed her vocational training in June 2018 and began practicing as a member of the litigation team. She has so far practiced in the following areas of Law: Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Banking Law, Employment Law, Contract Law, Company Law, Insolvency Law, European and Competition Law and Real Estate and Construction Law.

Email: Mariachristodoulou@triantafyllides.com

Nicos Stylianou


EDUCATION:
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (BA Law)
 
MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association – Admitted in 2013
 
LANGUAGES:
Greek and English
 
PRACTICE AREAS:
General Corporate and Company Law, Contract Law, Law on the Prevention and Suppression of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism, Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and Moneyval Directives and Regulations
 
OTHER:
Nicos Stylianou completed his vocational training with the law firm of Seraphim & Associates LLC in the year of 2013 and practiced there as an associate in litigation for two years. Before joining Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC he was an in-house lawyer in Joannou & Paraskevaides (Overseas) Limited for three years. 
 
Nicos joined the law firm of Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in 2018, where he specialises in Prevention and Suppression of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism and in Compliance with Anti Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Laws, Directives and Regulations. He has also been practising in corporate matters and conducting due diligence exercise over Cyprus companies.
 

Phivos Christofides


EDUCATION:
University of Durham (LLB)
University of Leiden (LLM – European Law)
 
MEMBER:
Cyprus Bar Association – Admitted in 2019
 
LANGUAGES:
English, Greek and French
 
PRACTICE AREAS:
Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation, Constitutional, Public and Administrative Law, European and Competition Law
 
OTHER:
Phivos Christofides joined Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC in 2017 for his vocational training. He successfully completed his vocational training in 2018 and began practicing as a member of the litigation department of the firm in 2019.
 
Phivos has so far practiced in the following areas of law: Constitutional, Public and Administrative Law, European and Competition Law.
 
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