Profession

Senior Associate

Biography

Practicing Advocate 1988 – 2014

Extensive knowledge in civil wrongs law and contracts, commercial law, administrative law and real estate law, corporate law. Preparation of pleadings, applications, submissions, citations, appeals, hearings before the District Courts and the Supreme Court of Cyprus. Preparation and drafting of corporate documents, contracts, wills, real estate administration applications. Providing expert opinions and legal advice. Appointment under contract by the Cyprus Tourism Organization in cooperation with the Law Commissioner of Cyprus, for the translation of the Cyprus Tourism Organization Laws 1969-2005.

Specialization in the field of protection of intellectual property rights, consultancy regarding the acquisition, registration and general protection of intellectual property rights. Franchising and licensing, provision of opinions regarding restrictions on trade. Counseling for registration of patents, trademarks, trade names, domain names and other related procedures for the protection of intellectual property rights (copyright) and issues relating to unfair competition.

Specialization in the field of competition law by providing comprehensive services in all aspects of competition law such as the preparation, drafting and submission of notifications of proposed mergers of major importance to the Cyprus Commission for the Protection of Competition, advice and provision of legal services for mergers and acquisitions for Phase I and Phase II and representing clients in order to obtain the required approvals.

Dealing with complaints on anti - competitive behavior and representation of clients before the Cyprus Commission for the Protection of Competition and any other related administrative bodies, including the Supreme Court of Cyprus, advice on merger control, abuse of dominance and other restrictive practices, investigations into claims for compensation, regulatory and commercial issues, counseling for horizontal and vertical commercial agreements.

Participation in a project under the auspices of the European Committee for the review, translation and provision of a reply to an extensive questionnaire regarding the legal foundation for the protection of consumer rights, with a comparative analysis of national legislation on consumer protection measures along with 14 other Member States with the relevant provisions of the proposal for the Regulation on the Common European Sales Law.

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Areas of Practice

  • Education

    Bachelor of Arts in Law, Kent at Canterbury, U.K. Member of the Cyprus Bar