TEAM

Meet our dynamic team at Papadopoulos Lycourgos & Co. Through our broad collective of experience and expertise, we are committed to working collaboratively with you and providing innovative solutions with exceptional outcomes.  

 

Dimitris
Papadopoulos

Partner

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Dimitris Papadopoulos

Partner

d.papadopoulos@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • LL.B (Hons) University of East Anglia
  • Bar Vocational Course Inns of Court School of Law
Memberships
  • Bar of England & Wales 1988
  • Cyprus Bar Association 1989
Languages
  • Greek
  • English
Areas of Practice
  • Contract
  • Commercial
  • Capital Markets
  • Securities
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademarks
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Administrative
  • EU Competition
  • Insolvency
Additional info

Dimitris heads our Litigation Team. He is highly regarded for his exceptional commercial and corporate litigation experience. Invited as a foreign legal scholar to Washington DC by the Federal Judicial Centre, his thesis specialised in Federal Constitutional Law, and since then his achievements in academia and teaching have moved from strength to strength. Lecturing regularly at several prestigious institutions, Dimitris, served for 11 years as the appointed Examiner for Contract and Commercial law for the Cyprus Bar Examination Board. He has also served as the Vice Chairman of the Board of the Cyprus Stock Exchange (2004 - 2010). Dimitris is also a professional membership- holder of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and sits regularly as an arbitrator for high profile commercial disputes. He is a barrister of Gray’s Inn (London). Dimitris is also an insolvency practitioner since 2016.

Doros
Lycourgos

Partner

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Doros Lycourgos

Partner

d.lycourgos@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • Diplôme de l’ Institut d’ Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po Paris)
  • Diplôme d’ Etudes Approfondies (DEA) - Paris II
  • University of Oxford - Brasenose College M.A. - Jurisprudence
Memberships
  • Cyprus Bar Association 1994
Languages
  • Greek
  • English
  • French
Areas of Practice
  • Corporate
  • Tax
  • M&A
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Securities
  • Cross-border Transactions
  • Trusts
  • Employment
Additional info

Doros is a regular speaker at international conferences in Cyprus and abroad on International Tax Planning and Corporate Law. He has extensive experience in company, tax and commercial law matters and he heads the corporate and commercial team.

Doros is currently:

  • Avocat-Conseil auprès de l’ Ambassade de France à Chypre
  • Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur de la France
  • Member of the board of directors of the Phivos Stavrides Foundation – Larnaca Archives
  • Insolvency Practitioner since 2016

He served as a member of the Cyprus Competition Committee.

Nicolas Th.
Papaconstantinou

Partner

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Nicolas Th. Papaconstantinou

Partner

n.papaconstantinou@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • LL.B (Hons) City University London
  • B.Sc (Hons) Economics and Politics University of Bath
  • M.Sc Real Estate Economics and Finance London School of Economics and Political Science
Memberships
  • Cyprus Bar Association 2009
  • Scientific Technical Chamber of Cyprus (ETEK) – Certified Property Appraiser 2007
  • Graduate member of the Energy Institute (EI)
Languages
  • Greek
  • English
Areas of Practice
  • Real Estate Law & Conveyance
  • Energy Law
  • Construction Law
  • Contract Law
  • Trust & Estate Planning
  • Wills and Succession
  • Cross-border Transactions
Additional info

Nicolas heads our Real Estate Law Department. He is well recognised as an expert in real estate transactions and property disputes.

Nicolas is talented at negotiating contracts and closing real estate transactions, efficiently and effectively protecting his clients' rights and meeting their distinct goals for a particular transaction.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Nicolas achieved a BSc degree with honours in economics and politics at the University of Bath and attended postgraduate studies at the London School of Economics where he earned his master’s degree in science in real estate economics and finance. Nicolas is also a certified real estate valuer registered with the Scientific Technical Chamber of Cyprus (ETEK).

Antonis
Karaolis

Partner

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Antonis Karaolis

Partner

a.karaolis@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • LL.B (Hons) University of Derby
Memberships
  • Cyprus Bar Association 2011
Languages
  • Greek
  • English
Areas of Practice
  • Corporate and Tax
  • M&A
  • Commercial
  • Cross-border Transactions
  • Intellectual Property
  • Insolvency
  • Trusts
  • Information Technology
  • Capital Markets and Securities
  • Banking and Finance
Additional info

Antonis is a fully qualified member of the Cyprus bar since 2011, having graduated in law (LLB with honours) from the University of Derby in the United Kingdom in 2010. He is fluent in Greek and English.

Antonis specialises in corporate law and advises on both legal and commercial matters. He has advised clients in relation to various international transactions including restructuring, acquisitions and cross-border mergers and has participated in the legal implementation of such transactions.

He has experience in Banking and Corporate Finance law and protection of Intellectual Property, including the registration of trademarks in Cyprus, the European Union and other jurisdictions. He also has extensive experience in setting up Trusts and drafting commercial agreements.

Antonis also has extensive experience in matters pertaining to Cyprus Company law and corporate governance of Cyprus Companies. In 2015, Antonis has been invited to the Intermediate Meeting of the European Bars Federation (FBE) in Kraków and attended as a speaker in one the discussion panels regarding the combating of money laundering.

Furthermore he maintains close proximity to Information Technology matters and follows current trends in the IT industry. He is very conversant in a vast spectrum of matters relating to IT and has expertise in dealing with the legal aspects of related ventures and businesses.

Antonis became a partner of the firm in October 2016.

Charis
Papachristodoulou

Partner

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Charis Papachristodoulou

Partner

c.papachristodoulou@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • LL.B (Hons) Kingston University
  • Bar Vocational Course BPP Law School
Memberships
  • Bar of England & Wales 2010
  • Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
  • Cyprus Bar Association 2011
Languages
  • Greek
  • English
Areas of Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Competition
  • EU
  • Administrative
  • Arbitration
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment Law
Additional info

Charis advises and engages in a wide range of non-contentious and contentious matters, with a strong emphasis on cross-border commercial litigation and civil fraud, specialising in commercial injunctions.

He focuses on delivering results quickly and efficiently through perceptive strategizing, by tactically deploying his know-how in injunctive relief, to avoid protracted, litigation.

Charis has taught at the tertiary education level and is a contributor to legal publications.

Chryso
Papafoti

Senior Associate

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Chryso Papafoti

Senior Associate

c.papafoti@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • Law Degree Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Memberships
  • Cyprus Bar Association
Languages
  • Greek
  • English
Areas of Practice
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Family
  • Commercial
Additional info

Chryso has extensive experience in Commercial and Family law litigation. She is currently mainly involved in litigation work.

Maria
Spanou

Senior Associate

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Maria Spanou

Senior Associate

m.spanou@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • LL.B (Hons) University of Manchester
  • LL.M University of Edinburgh
  • Bar Vocational Course Manchester Metropolitan University
Memberships
  • Bar of England & Wales 2011
  • Cyprus Bar Association 2012
  • Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
Languages
  • Greek
  • English
Areas of Practice
  • Corporate
  • Commercial
  • Intellectual Property
  • Insolvency
  • Employment
  • Trusts
  • M & A
Additional info

Maria actively participates in various commercial and corporate law projects.

Kyriakos
Charalambous

Associate

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Kyriakos Charalambous

Associate

k.charalambous@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • LL.B (Hons) Birmingham City University
Memberships
  • Cyprus Bar Association 2013
Languages
  • Greek
  • English
Areas of Practice
  • Capital Markets
  • Securities
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment
  • Banking and Finance
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Administrative
  • EU
Additional info

Kyriakos is currently involved in general litigation, in civil and commercial matters and specialises in banking dispute resolution and debt collection cases.

Dena
Ellina

Associate

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Dena Ellina

Associate

d.ellina@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • LL.B (Hons) University of Reading
Memberships
  • Cyprus Bar Association 2014
Languages
  • Greek
  • English
  • French
Areas of Practice
  • Real Estate
  • Land Law
  • Wills and Succession
  • Contract Law
Additional info

Dena practices in the real estate department of the firm. She focuses particularly on real estate matters,  wills and succession.

Michalis
Tsangaris

Associate

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Michalis Tsangaris

Associate

m.tsangaris@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • BA (Hons) Politics and International Relations University of Reading
  • Graduate LL.B BPP University
Memberships
  • Cyprus Bar Association 2016
Languages
  • Greek
  • English
Areas of Practice
  • Corporate
  • Commercial
  • Insolvency
  • Cross-Border Transactions
  • M & A
  • Trusts
Additional info

Michalis actively participates in various commercial and corporate law projects.

Klitos
Platis

Associate

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Klitos Platis

Associate

k.platis@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • BSc (Hons) Economics University of Birmingham
  • Graduate Diploma in Law BPP University
  • Bar Professional Training Course University of Law
Memberships
  • Honourable Society of Inner Temple
Languages
  • Greek
  • English
Areas of Practice
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment
  • Contract
  • International Law
Additional info

Klitos is currently involved in general litigation, in civil and commercial matters.

Pelagia
Kefala

Associate

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Pelagia Kefala

Associate

p.kefala@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • LL.B (Hons) University of Leicester
  • LPC BPP Law School
  • LL.M King's College London
Memberships
  • Cyprus Bar Association 2014
Languages
  • Greek
  • English
Areas of Practice
  • Corporate
  • Commercial
  • Cross-Border Transactions
  • Insolvency
Additional info

Pelagia is actively involved in corporate and commercial matters.

Maria
Kelepeshi

Associate

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Maria Kelepeshi

Associate

m.kelepeshi@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • LL.B (Hons) University of Kent
  • LL.M University of Edinburgh
Memberships
  • Cyprus Bar Association 2016
Languages
  • Greek
  • English
Areas of Practice
  • Corporate
  • Commercial
  • Cross-Border Transactions
  • Trusts
Additional info

Maria is actively involved in corporate and commercial matters.

Elena
Mazeri

Associate

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Elena Mazeri

Associate

e.mazeri@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • LL.B (Hons) University of Leicester
  • LPC BPP Law School
  • LL.M King's College London
Memberships
  • Cyprus Bar Association 2014
Languages
  • Greek
  • English
Areas of Practice
  • Civil Litigation
  • Contract
  • Employment
  • International Law
Additional info

Elena is currently involved in general litigation, in civil and commercial matters.

Ioannis
Papadopoulos

Consultant

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Ioannis Papadopoulos

Consultant

i.papadopoulos@paplyclaw.com

Memberships
  • Bar of England & Wales 1959
  • Cyprus Bar Association 1959
  • Honorable Society of Gray’s Inn
Languages
  • Greek
  • English
Additional info

Mr Ioannis Papadopoulos practiced Law in Famagusta and Nicosia from 1959 – 1965.

In 1965 he was elevated to the Bench as District Judge and in 1988 he became a Judge of the Supreme Court of Cyprus.

After retiring in 1998 he acted as legal consultant to various legal Firms in Cyprus and abroad. He also acted as Arbitrator in a large number of disputes. In 2000 he was appointed by the President of the Republic of Cyprus as Chairman of the Law Commission to investigate into the affairs of the Cyprus Stock Exchange. This assignment took four years to complete due to the complexity of the issues, the voluminous accounts and the huge numbers of people involved. During that period Mr Papadopoulos was heading a team of highly specialised experts like Accountants, Auditors, IT experts, Lawyers etc.

During his career as a Judge, Mr Papadopoulos tried and/or dealt with thousands of cases, both civil and criminal. In the High Court he also tried many cases in admiralty and administrative law.

In the Supreme Court he also acted as an Appeal Court Judge reviewing cases which came up on Appeal from the District Courts.

Georgia
Demou

Administrator

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Georgia Demou

Administrator

g.demou@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • Office Administration Diploma
Languages
  • Greek
  • English

Panayiota
Christophorou

Administrator

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Panayiota Christophorou

Administrator

p.christophorou@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • Office Administration Diploma
Languages
  • Greek
  • English

Georgia
Demosthenous

Administrator

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Georgia Demosthenous

Administrator

g.demosthenous@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • Office Administration Diploma
Languages
  • Greek
  • English

Maria
Panayi

Administrator

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Maria Panayi

Administrator

m.panayi@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • Office Administration Diploma
Languages
  • Greek
  • English

Koulla
Savva

Administrator

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Koulla Savva

Administrator

k.savva@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • B.A. Italian Literature & Language
  • M.A. Education
Languages
  • Greek
  • English
  • Italian

Maria
Savva

Banking & Naturalisation

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Maria Savva

Banking & Naturalisation

m.savva@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • B.A. Degree in Philosophy University of Cyprus
Languages
  • Greek
  • English

Maria
Zynga

Corporate Administrator

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Maria Zynga

Corporate Administrator

m.zynga@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • Secretarial Studies
Languages
  • Greek
  • English

Koulla
Demetriou

Corporate Administrator

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Koulla Demetriou

Corporate Administrator

k.demetriou@paplyclaw.com

Languages
  • Greek
  • English

Andrie
Kalozoe

Banking & Naturalisation

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Andrie Kalozoe

Banking & Naturalisation

a.kalozoe@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • B.Sc Economics University of Cyprus
  • Master in Business Administration (MBA) University of Cyprus
  • LCCI Level 1: Certificate in Bookkeeping
  • LCCI Level 2: Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts
Languages
  • Greek
  • English

Louiza
Sismani

Accounting Officer

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Louiza Sismani

Accounting Officer

l.sismani@paplyclaw.com

Languages
  • Greek
  • English

Georgia
Charalambous

Banking & Naturalisation

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Georgia Charalambous

Banking & Naturalisation

g.charalambous@paplyclaw.com

Education
  • Executive Secretarial Diploma
Languages
  • Greek
  • English