Chrysostomides Advocates and Legal Consultants

Legal Services | Cyprus
tel: +357 22 777000 | fax: +357 22 779939
1 Lampousas Street | Nicosia | 1095 | Cyprus


Nicosia, Cyprus


Chrysostomides is a leading independent Cyprus law firm. Taking our clients business personally, we strive for excellence in reaching quality, tailored legal solutions and building strong, long-lasting relationships. We combine a deep, multi-faceted knowledge of the law with a strong sense of professionalism in delivering results through effective team work.

Established in 1981, Chrysostomides grew into one of the largest law firms in Cyprus with a team of over 80 legal experts and paralegals, serving both local and international clients from our Nicosia and Limassol offices. Our work extends across a wide range of practice areas and industry sectors, in which we endeavour to stay at the forefront of developments to better understand clients' business and challenges.

Our clients range from multinational corporations to private companies and individuals from a variety of jurisdictions and backgrounds. Our effort is to focus on each client's specific requirements and circumstances to provide customised, comprehensive services and workable solutions.

The quality of our work has long been acknowledged and recognised by clients, who often recurrently seek our advice and support, and international legal directories alike, where Chrysostomides has been consistently ranked among the top firms in Cyprus for our main and key areas of practice. Our lawyers are also listed among the leading practitioners, according to their respective specialisation.

Demonstrating our commitment to the wider community at large, we undertake pro bono work and offer the same level of service to clients who find themselves in particularly challenging situations or to aspiring new entrepreneurs. Through this process, we gain invaluable experiences and job satisfaction, making us stronger and more accomplished leaders in our respective practice areas.

Year this Office was Established: 1981
Lawyers Worldwide: 40
Languages: Greek, English, French, German, Russian


Areas of Practice


Senior Partners

Eleni K. Chrysostomides

Eleni K. Chrysostomides

Senior Partner
George  Mountis

George Mountis

Co-Managing Partner
Chryso  Pitsilli-Dekatris

Chryso Pitsilli-Dekatris

Co-Managing Partner


Senior Associates

Charis  Christodoulou

Charis Christodoulou

Senior Associate
Alexandros  Efstathiou

Alexandros Efstathiou

Senior Associate
Chrysanthi  Epifaniou

Chrysanthi Epifaniou

Senior Associate
Angelos  Exadactylos

Angelos Exadactylos

Senior Associate
Christia Lydia  Kastellani

Christia Lydia Kastellani

Senior Associate
Eri  Kozakou

Eri Kozakou

Senior Associate
Antonia  Loukari

Antonia Loukari

Senior Associate
Costas  Mavrides

Costas Mavrides

Senior Associate
Dimitris  Papapolyviou

Dimitris Papapolyviou

Senior Associate
Tassos  Stylianou

Tassos Stylianou

Senior Associate
Katerina  Yiapana

Katerina Yiapana

Senior Associate


The Intellectual Property and Related Rights (Amendment) Law of 2022

The Intellectual Property and Related Rights (Amendment) Law of 2022, published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Cyprus on 7 October 2022, aims to harmonise the Cyprus copyright regime with various acts at the European Union (‘EU’) level and the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty. This Law amends and redefines already existing concepts and establishes new definitions and obligations. Its main object is to modernise copyright protection in light of the advances in technology...

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The late 1990s to early 2000s were a time when the internet – still in its infancy – was akin to the wild-west; new, uncharted, and rapidly growing in usage and adoption. The accompanying excitement over this new technology fuelled a stock market bubble caused by untenable speculation on dot-com companies. The bubble finally burst in March of 2000, resulting in the NASDAQ ‘falling by more than 75 percent between March 2000 and October 2002, thus wiping out more than $5 trillion [USD] in market value...

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Leading Tier 1 rankings for our firm in The Legal 500 EMEA 2022

We are thrilled and immensely proud to announce that our firm has maintained its leading position in the Cyprus legal market, having achieved leading Top Tier rankings in the 2022 edition of The Legal 500 EMEA for all the areas of law it is listed in: Banking and finance Commercial, corporate and M&A Dispute resolution Employment EU and competition Intellectual property Tax The Legal 500 EMEA also recognises a significant number of the firm’s partners and senior associates, who are listed among Cyprus’ Leading Individuals, Rising Stars and Next Generation Partners in their respective areas of expertise: Eleni Chrysostomides – Intellectual Property Chryso Pitsilli-Dekatris – B

Our firm advises on agreement for American University of Beirut new Cyprus campus

We couldn’t be happier for our client the American University of Beirut (AUB), for the historic agreement it signed with the Municipality of Paphos for the establishment of an AUB campus in the town. AUB has been providing high-quality American-style education to students from around the world for more than 150 years and its presence in Paphos is undoubtedly of significant importance. The campus will be an integral part of AUB, with extensive interaction with the Beirut campus in the form of student exchanges, faculty exchanges, collaborative research projects, expanded online and hybrid learning opportunities...

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