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Chrysostomides Advocates and Legal Consultants

Chrysostomides Advocates and Legal Consultants  

Legal Services | Cyprus

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

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Nicosia, Cyprus

Chrysostomides Advocates and Legal Consultants's Overview

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
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 2
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 40

Languages: Greek, English, French, German, Russian


Areas of Practice
  • Banking & Secured Financing
  • Capital Markets
  • Competition Law
  • Constitutional, Public & Administrative Law
  • Corporate & Commercial Law
  • Cross Border Transactions, M&A & Restructures
  • Data Protection Law
  • Distribution, Commercial & Franchise Agreements
  • Employment & Immigration Law
  • Energy Law
  • European Union Law
  • Family Law
  • Human Rights Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Investment Services & Funds
  • Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation
  • Public & Private International Law
  • Shipping & Maritime Law
  • Taxation Law
  • Telecommunications, Media & Technology Law
  • Trusts, Wills & Succession

Senior Partners

George Mountis

George MountisCo-Managing Partner

Chryso Pitsilli-Dekatris

Chryso Pitsilli-DekatrisCo-Managing Partner


Senior Associates

Despina Maria Georgiadou

Despina Maria GeorgiadouSenior Associates

Artemis Amalia Metaxa

Artemis Amalia MetaxaSenior Associate

Marilena Miltiadou

Marilena MiltiadouSenior Associate

Pavlos Mundis

Pavlos MundisSenior Associates

Elena Panayiotou

Elena PanayiotouSenior Associate

Niovi Petridou

Niovi PetridouSenior Associates

Ioanna Sapidou

Ioanna SapidouSenior Associate

Eleni Shiarly

Eleni ShiarlySenior Associate

Tassos Stylianou

Tassos StylianouSenior Associate



Finally! – Halloumi will Actually be Made in Cyprus, As it Should Be
Chrysostomides Advocates and Legal Consultants, April 2021

It has been a long road for everyone’s favourite cheese. The protection of halloumi cheese should have never been complicated. The firm cheese which has the unique quality of retaining its shape even when fried or grilled, has its origins in the island of Cyprus where it has been produced for many centuries. Traditionally, halloumi is made from either sheep or goats’ milk or a mixture of the two, though in recent times industrial cheese producers began sometimes using cow’s milk. This traditional cheese has reached far and wide and has gained significant popularity globally in the past decades...

Beneficial Owners Registry: Important Updates Requiring Consideration
Chrysostomides Advocates and Legal Consultants, February 2021

Pursuant to the Prevention and Suppression of Money Laundering Activities Law (the “AML Law”), which transposes into national legislation the 4thEU AML Directive ((EU) 2015/849), companies and other legal entities must maintain and register, in a central public register to be created for this purpose, information on their beneficial owners. The AML Law provides that the particulars, the creation and operation of the relevant register, the process and entitlement to access thereto, shall be determined by separate regulations to be issued under the AML Law. No relevant regulations have yet been issued...

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Chrysostomides top ranked by Chambers Europe 2021
Chrysostomides Advocates and Legal Consultants, March 2021

We are delighted and proud to announce that our firm has been top ranked in Cyprus for General Business Law by Chambers and Partners in the newly released Chambers Europe 2021 Guide. Congratulations to our co-managing partners Chryso Pitsilli-Dekatris and George Mountis, who are listed among the country’s leading lawyers for General Business Law and Dispute Resolution, respectively...

Chrysostomides ranked in Band 1 for General Business Law by Chambers Global 2021
Chrysostomides Advocates and Legal Consultants, February 2021

We are most proud to announce that Chrysostomides Advocates & Legal Consultants has been ranked Leading Firm for General Business Law in Cyprus by the newly released Chambers Global Guide 2021. Co-Managing Partners Chryso Pitsilli-Dekatris and George Mountis are listed among the country’s leading lawyers for general business law and dispute resolution, respectively. The Chambers Global Guide ranks the top lawyers and law firms in over 200 jurisdictions across the world, with rankings based on in-depth research by an experienced team of researchers...

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