About this office:
The law firm of Dr. K. Chrysostomides & Co was established in 1981. The firm is now one of the largest in Cyprus and its team of lawyers (all of whom are general practitioners and at the same time specialists in their own individual fields of practice) aims to provide comprehensive and innovative legal solutions of the highest standards. With effect from January 2010, Dr. K. Chrysostomides & Co has been operating as a lawyers' limited liability company, under the name "Dr. K. Chrysostomides & Co LLC," in accordance with domestic legislation.
Core practice areas include (in alphabetical order): Acquisitions & Restructures, Arbitration, General Practice, Banking & Secured Financing, Competition Law, Corporate & Commercial Law, Cross-border Transactions & Structures, Employment & Migration Law, Family Law, Human Rights Law, Intellectual Property Law (trade marks, patents, designs, copyright and other related rights), Litigation, Mergers, Public & Private International Law, Real Estate Law, Securities, Taxation Law, Trusts, and Wills & Succession. The strength of the firm's legal practice lies in the capabilities and diversified qualities of more than 50 legal and paralegal professionals, covering a wide range of legal and related services.
The firm has a worldwide clientele, comprising of both multinational and private clients, but at the same time, maintains a solid local clientele. Through the firm's long interaction with international clients, its participation in international professional bodies, conferences and seminars and its servicing of the Cyprus-based client network, Dr. K. Chrysostomides & Co LLC has built a varied and balanced practice, which combines a detailed, multi-faceted knowledge of the domestic legal system with an international orientation.
The firm's partners are active members of professional legal organizations, such as the International Bar Association, the International Law Association, the International Association of Young Lawyers and the International Trademark Association, and have been recognized and ranked as leaders in their respective fields of practice by leading international law firm reviews and guides. Members of the firm have published books, articles and contributed to legal publications on a variety of subjects, including Arbitration Law, Business Law, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Taxation, Shipping and Admiralty.
Dr. K. Chrysostomides & Co LLC is the exclusive Cyprus member to Lex Mundi, the world's leading association of independent law firms. The firm is, in fact, one of the founding members of Lex Mundi. It is also the exclusive Cyprus legal firm to WSG (World Services Group) and TELFA (Trans European Law Firms Alliance).
Dr. Kypros Chrysostomides, one of the firm's founders, served as a member of the Cyprus Government (Minister, Government Spokesman) for 3 years, between January 2003-2006. He was then elected a Member of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus. Dr. Chrysostomides served as Minister of Justice and Public Order between February - December 2008.