Patrikios Pavlou & Co.
Patrikios Pavlou & Co is an international law firm based in Cyprus with particular expertise in commercial law, banking and finance, litigation and arbitration, company law, capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, international tax planning, intellectual property, administrative and constitutional law and Shipping and Admiralty. Our firm is acknowledged as having a very experienced litigation and arbitration team and has been involved in numerous local and international projects of significant magnitude and complication.Founded in 1963 by Mr. Patrikios Pavlou, Barrister, in Limassol, Cyprus, it is now considered one of the largest and most successful firms in Cyprus.The favourable investment and tax environment of Cyprus has led to an increase of the international interest in the business services industry of Cyprus and has attracted international clients seeking legal and financial services from the Cyprus market.Over the years we have carefully expanded our client basis as well as the legal team of our firm to allow us to meet the varied demands of today’s international legal market.We are consistently requested to assist in large multinational or cross border transactions having a significant Cyprus element. In the past one year our Firm was involved in projects or disputes totalling in excess of Fourteen Billion US Dollars.We are involved in the listing of Cyprus Companies in international Stock Markets from the London Stock Exchange to Hong Kong.Our network of associates includes international law firms such as Freshfields, White & Case, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, MacLeod Dixon and many others.Today the firm continues the significant expansion it has enjoyed since 1963 and has a team of 22 advocates and legal consultants assisted by a team of 25 paralegal and administrative staff.In 2007 our firm became a member of Euroadvocaten, an association of law firms in the European Union comprising of offices in 19 countries and totalling in excess of 450 lawyers.We are looking forward to the future and the challenges it will bring, confident that with team spirit and diligent work, we can continue along the course set by our founder, Mr. Patrikios Pavlou 45 years ago.The increasing internationalization of business requires expertise that transcends individual, national and professional boundaries. Through our associated offices worldwide, combined with a multi-disciplinary approach to service delivery, our highly trained lawyers are able to provide clients with advice on national and international law.The legal services and specialized practice areas of Patrikios Pavlou & Co include the following:CORPORATE & COMMERCIALIn the Corporate and Commercial field Patrikios Pavlou & Co is sensibly characterized as one of the leading law firms in Cyprus since we have managed to convince that we are able to provide high quality and solutions-oriented consultancy services in all areas, including company formation, reconstruction, insolvency, joint ventures and due diligence, assets and shares purchases, agency and distributorship, franchise and licensing, information technology and intellectual property. We have achieved very high results in high profile complex cross border cases and we handled the same with professionalism and flexibility. Rightly, we consider our Corporate and Commercial department to be the leading feature of the Firm.  BANKING & FINANCEOur Banking and Finance department continues to expand rapidly and strengthens and completes the set of operational functions by offering advice to banks, industrial organizations, multinationals, financial institutions and other companies in the financial services sector.  The extensive expertise of the main partners in banking and finance, in combination with their experience in major international cases, makes the department one of the most competitive in its area.LITIGATION & ARBITRATIONThe firm’s traditionally successful Litigation and Arbitration Department continues to achieve top rates in complicated cases in conventional and alternative forms of litigation, including arbitration of international and domestic disputes, mediation etc. Our transnational capabilities are substantial and our experience in the area is extensive. We have arbitrated many commercial disputes in a variety of fora including the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce, London Court of International Arbitration, the Russian International Court of Arbitration,the Austrian Arbitration Centre in Vienna, the Stockholm Arbitration Chamber and other.REAL ESTATE, WILLS & PROBATEWe handle continuously numerous cases involving real estate and provide advice and assistance in drafting of sale and purchase agreements, seeing to the signing and to the depositing of contracts with the lands offices; drafting of powers of attorney and representing the client before the income tax offices (for obtaining tax clearance certificates and so on), municipal authorities and finally appearing before the district lands offices for the transfer.INTERNATIONAL TAX PLANNINGA major part of our practice and one which plays an important role in various transactions such as finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border operations, as well as company establishments and group structurings and restructurings, is the provision of advice in taxation matters, including international tax planning. The international tax planning department of our office recognizing the significance of providing comprehensive and efficient tax advice, continually strives to assess the developments and amendments of the international taxation legislation in order to optimally utilize the Cyprus double taxation treaties and the existing tax advantages and tax credits in our Laws and develop the most effective tax planning opportunities for its clients.IT, INTERNET & E-COMMERCEPatrikios Pavlou & Co always an innovator in its field follows the continuous advancements of the contemporary lifestyle providing a series of extended services in Information Technology, Internet and E-Commerce. The convergence of information and communication technologies means lower costs and new capabilities. The firm is uniquely positioned to help its clients leverage current technology to take advantage of these opportunities.ADMINISTRATIVE & CONSTITUTIONALWe handle with a very big success rate administrative recourses before the Supreme Court of Cyprus for annulment of administrative action (judicial administrative review under article 146) on behalf of complainants or interested parties including decisions on the award of projects, granting of licenses (real property), imposition of taxes and levies, government failure to act (real property, immigration issues) etc.SHIPPING & ADMIRALTYThe Shipping and Admiralty department offers a comprehensive range of services and advises on all matters concerning the arrest and bail of vessels, claims for and against vessels, and limitation of liability for maritime claims. Moreover, it offers  high quality advice relating to the acquisition, financing, operation and transfer of vessels in the Cyprus region.

practice areas

Alternative Dispute ResolutionBanking LawCommercial LawCorporate LawFinanceReal EstateTax PlanningTaxationTrusts and Estates

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