Christiana Petrou

We, at Christiana Petrou MILIS LLC, are totally focused on building trusting relationships with you, by providing you with honest, achievable and profitable advises.

Since our inception, Christiana Petrou MILIS LLC has been developed rapidly. Our team consists of young and energetic teams of lawyers and company administration specialists. We aim to provide tailor made solutions in a speedy and confidential manner.

We built long-term relationships with our clients because we are offering quality legal support, profitable business solutions and an on-going contact and communication because we understand the needs of our clients.

Provision of legal advice and support in the following practice areas:

  • formation and buyouts of companies in Cyprus and abroad
  • shareholder agreements and corporate governance issues
  • regulatory compliance (banking and financial services regulation)
  • corporate finance transactions
  • public and private offerings of securities and securities law compliance
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • corporate management and domiciliation services
  • cross-border transactions and joint ventures
  • insolvency advice and restructurings
  • domestic and cross-border loan and security transactions
  • loan documentation for single-lender and syndicated loans
  • security documentation including charges over assets and undertakings of companies, debentures, pledges of share certificates, security assignments of rights
  • restructuring of existing loans and collateral
  • refinancing of existing debts
  • project finance and asset finance
  • construction and project financing
  • indemnities and guaranteescompliance with perfection requirements and registrations of charges
  • legal opinions and legal due diligence exercises

We undertake the incorporation of companies with standard as well as tailor made Objects and Articles in various jurisdictions all around the world utilising our network of legal and corporate service associates.

 

Tryfonas Tryfonos

Tryfonas Tryfonos is a Lawyer based in Cyprus with experience in corporate, Citizenship by Investment, Business immigration, Investment structures, International tax planning etc.

Tryfonas holds a bachelors degree in Business administration and master degree in Human Resource Management and an LLB degree.

International Tax Planning:

Cyprus offers a range of alternative tax advantages to foreign companies conducting business on the island.  Such advantages derive from the country’s favorable legislation as well as from the wide network of double taxation treaties.  In brief, the main provisions of corporate taxation are:

  • Uniform corporate tax rate of 12.5%
  • Double Taxation Treaties with over 55 countries
  • No withholding taxes on dividends, interest and royalties to non-residents
  • Favorable tax treatment of losses
  • NO tax on capital gains from disposal of securities listed on a recognized Stock Exchange
  • No tax on profits from permanent establishment outside Cyprus, subject to conditions
  • No capital gains tax or net worth taxes, except on sale of immovable property situated in Cyprus
  • Holding companies satisfying minimum requirements can be established with 0% tax rate on dividends, making Cyprus the most competitive jurisdiction for holding companies
  • Freely transferable currency accounts (in any currency) can be kept both in Cyprus and abroad
  • No exchange control restrictions
  • Strictly confidentiality of the real owners

Fiduciary Services:

  • Company formation
  • Nominee Services
  • International Tax Planning
  • Residents Employment Permits
  • Applications for Citizenship
  • International Collective Investment Schemes (ICISs)
  • Business Advisory Services

SUXESS MANAGEMENT LTD

SUXESS is a reputable firm, incorporated in the Republic of Cyprus and situated in the busy commercial town of Limassol – commercial centre of Cyprus and the home of many international companies.  Suxess consists of professionals with in-depth knowledge and broad experience, offering complete services to local and overseas clients.

We have developed particular expertise in providing specialized international business company incorporations, representations, management and tax planning and are supported by a global network of associates in related fields.

The founding philosophy of our firm is to provide professional services to small and medium sized businesses by being large enough to satisfy our  clients’ needs and yet small enough to ensure personal contact and attention to each one of them. Each client is unique and therefore should receive individual cooperation tailored to his needs.

Suxess is a responsible company operating at the highest level of professionalism and confidentiality with an excellent reputation among our professional clients and within the business community.

The firm welcomes its clients to visit the office whenever they wish and meet the people who handle their work.

 

Maria Kitromilidou

Kannava, Kitromilidou & Co LLC is a law firm in its fifth year of existence with its offices located in Limassol, Cyprus.  We are proud to say that in the middle of the most unprecedented global economic crisis, we started off and grew into a most dynamic law firm playing today a leading role on the legal front not only in Cyprus but internationally.  Our team of experts with diversified backgrounds and experiences offer to all our clients the highest level of service within budget and on time committed at all times to achieve for the clients the best possible results, protect their interests long term and minimize risk and uncertainties for them.

We always follow a pragmatic, problem-solving approach, we listen carefully to the clients’ needs and objectives (business or otherwise) and always have the appropriate solution to offer, boilerplate or innovative as the particular case may require.

Our firm covers the whole legal spectrum – we offer services in the areas of Corporate/Commercial Law, Banking/Finance Law, Financial Regulation/Investment Services, Trusts/Fund Administration, Inheritance/Real Estate Law, Intellectual Property/E-Commerce, Employment Law, Immigration Law, Civil Litigation/Arbitration, Criminal Litigation, Matrimonial Disputes/Family Law and Maritime/Shipping Law.

We always look ahead and always strive to improve and expand the services we offer, so we are constantly kept updated with developments and new legal opportunities and solutions for clients.  We are lawyers easy to reach at any time and close to our clients in support for all their needs.

 

Chris Georghiades

Chris has extensive experience of corporate and commercial matters, particularly in relation to company and business acquisitions and sales of both public and private companies, joint ventures, shareholder disputes, corporate reorganisations, insolvency, banking and taxation. He also advises on construction law, sports law, aviation law and administrative law.

He has assisted a number of entities including banks, captive and general insurance companies, offshore financial services companies, international funds and ship management companies to establish themselves in Cyprus and continues to advise them on corporate matters, tax and regulatory compliance. He has advised foreign financiers on a wide range of issues relating to foreign lending in Cyprus with respect to borrowings by the Cyprus government, government institutions and local companies.

Chris is playing a central role in the development of sports law in Cyprus and is currently a member of the International Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, chairman of Judicial and Disciplinary Committee of the Cyprus Swimming Association and of Cyprus Sailing Association and President of the Anorthosis Famagusta Football Club.

Chrysses Demetriades & Co:

Chrysses Demetriades & Co. LLC is a Cyprus law firm providing a comprehensive range of legal services to local and international clients.We have been instrumental to the development of Cyprus as an offshore and international financial centre and are widely acknowledged as one of the leading law firms in Cyprus in the key areas of corporate activity.

We have long established relationships with many of the world’s leading international financial institutions, professional advisers and regulatory bodies, are consistently highly rated in independent research studies and regularly lead offshore league tables.

Our success is founded on our ability to provide practical, creative and cost-effective advice, combined with an uncompromising service commitment to our clients and a strong dedication to our lawyers, staff and the communities in which we practice.

 

Agis Agapiou

Agis deals with commercial, company, taxation, banking and the acquisition of immovable property. He has participated and spoken in Business Seminars in Cyprus and abroad.

Agis was a Member of the House of Representatives (2001 to 2006), deputy chairman of the Standing Parliamentary Committee on Institutions, Merit and the Commissioner of Administration (Ombudsman), a member of the committees on European Affairs and on Legal Affairs and he represented the House in COSAC

 

Acquisition Finance Law Practice:

We advise major banks and other debt providers, as well as corporate borrowers and private equity investors in the structuring and documentation of leveraged buyouts, public-to-privates, bid financing, investment grade financing and other acquisition-related financing transactions.

 

Chrysses Demetriades & Co:

Chrysses Demetriades & Co. LLC is a Cyprus law firm providing a comprehensive range of legal services to local and international clients.We have been instrumental to the development of Cyprus as an offshore and international financial centre and are widely acknowledged as one of the leading law firms in Cyprus in the key areas of corporate activity.

We have long established relationships with many of the world’s leading international financial institutions, professional advisers and regulatory bodies, are consistently highly rated in independent research studies and regularly lead offshore league tables.

Our success is founded on our ability to provide practical, creative and cost-effective advice, combined with an uncompromising service commitment to our clients and a strong dedication to our lawyers, staff and the communities in which we practice.

 

Christos Mavrellis

Christos is the Head of the Company & Commercial Department. He specialises in general corporate work, banking, capital markets and private equity transactions, as well as the tax aspects of such transactions. Christos has also acted domestically and internationally for many companies involved in debt restructuring and recapitalisation as well as working for administrators and liquidators on several high profile insolvencies.

Christos has been the Secretary of the International Tax Planning Association (I.T.P.A.), is a member of the Offshore Institute, founding member of the Mediterranean Maritime Arbitrators Association and is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

He has published numerous articles in international magazines and has presented various legal issues at international conferences and seminars. He is a member of the board of directors of Cypriot and foreign public companies as well as of many private limited liability companies.

 

Chrysses Demetriades & Co:

Chrysses Demetriades & Co. LLC is a Cyprus law firm providing a comprehensive range of legal services to local and international clients.We have been instrumental to the development of Cyprus as an offshore and international financial centre and are widely acknowledged as one of the leading law firms in Cyprus in the key areas of corporate activity.

We have long established relationships with many of the world’s leading international financial institutions, professional advisers and regulatory bodies, are consistently highly rated in independent research studies and regularly lead offshore league tables.

Our success is founded on our ability to provide practical, creative and cost-effective advice, combined with an uncompromising service commitment to our clients and a strong dedication to our lawyers, staff and the communities in which we practice.

 

 

 

 

Eleni Philippou

Eleni obtained her LLB (Honours) from the University of Nottingham in 2000 and obtained a Masters (LLM) in Commercial Law from the University of Sheffield with Distinction. She has been a member of the Cyprus Bar Association since 2002.

 

Eleni is the Managing Partner of Polycarpos Philippou & Associates LLC.

 

She heads the Conveyancing & Immigration Department and the Estate Planning & Probate Department of the firm. Her expertise also includes commercial agreements and corporate and trusts administration.

 

Eleni has extensive experience in Immigration and Conveyancing matters helping many private clients, including high net worth individuals, from non-EU countries to obtain permissions for Permanent Residency and Cypriot Passports from an EU member state through the investment schemes provided for in the relevant Cyprus Laws.

 

Eleni speaks English and Greek fluently and has a working knowledge of French and Spanish.

Nikos A. Rotsides

Mr Nikos A. Rotsides received his LLB (Hons) in 2007 from the City Law School in London. In the same year he trained for the Bar Vocational Course at the Inns of Court School of Law and in 2008 he was called as a Barrister to the Utter Bar of England and Wales by Lincoln’s Inn.

During the same period Mr Rotsides accepted offers from City Law School and from Cass Business School and taught as a visiting lecturer Criminal Law and Business Law at a graduate and undergraduate level.

Mr Rotsides returned to Cyprus in 2008 where he has been practicing in private practice ever since. After practicing his first years as a general litigation practitioner he later focused exclusively in personal injury and medical negligence litigation.

In his years of practice as a Cyprus Lawyer he has handled a plethora of cases and has managed to achieve an excellent track record and a remarkable reputation amongst the public and his peers. In 2010 he handled a landmark case for Cypriot Courts where acting as head litigator in a €500 million dispute on behalf of the ultimate beneficial owner of a Cyprus International Trust involving property worldwide he managed to obtain a series of rarely issued worldwide Mareva injunctions providing for the protection of the Trust Property.

Mr Rotsides set up N. Rotsides & Co LLC in June 2011. Ever since Mr Rotsides has focused his practice in personal injury and compensation law and works together with clients that have suffered injuries in order to recover their fair compensation for their pain and suffering.

Stella Timotheou

Stella Timotheou was born in Paphos in 1985. She has earned her Bachelor of Laws degree with Honours, from Middlesex University in London in 2006. She became a member of Cyprus Bar Association in 2008.

She joined the firm as an associated lawyer in 2008 and she is the managing Partner of M. TIMOTHEOU & CO LLC. Stella is the head of the Real Estate and Immigration Department of the firm which provides private clients assistance on acquisition of property, sale agreements, estate planning and administration, wills, probate, obtaining Cyprus Citizenship and Permanent Residency.

The Firm

Our boutique firm offers extremely effective and efficient legal services with extensive experience in numerous areas. Our firm specializes in Real Estate and Property law, assisting you with the purchase of a Property in Cyprus, Property and legal investment assistance for those who wish to obtain Cyprus Citizenship and Permanent Residency permits thought investment, Incorporation and Administration of Cyprus Companies and other jurisdictions and Fiduciary & Trustee Services.  We are proud to provide investors and businesses a safe pathway into Cyprus and Europe.

Our main priority is the expedient care and the satisfaction of both our local and overseas clients through achieving success as a result of our professionalism. We seek to provide our clients with comprehensive and efficient advice.

The firm was established in 1981 by its managing member Mrs Maria Tsolia- Timotheou. Throughout this period our office has achieved a reputation characterized by respect and integrity.

With over 20 years experience, our firm has attained an enviable client base, including Commercial Banks, Local and International Residents, Businessmen, Local and International Commercial Firms, Building Contractors, Developers and Electrical and Mechanical Consultants.

Our offices are located in central Paphos in an area with convenient accessibility to for the District Court in a new building with a pleasant ambiance for our solicitors and clients to confer in.