Chrysses Demetriades

A Legal Partner of Choice

Chrysses Demetriades, Cyprus’s biggest legal firm, has earned a stellar reputation for its world-class legal services. It is a full-service law firm whose areas of expertise include banking and finance, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, dispute resolution, EU issues and competition, intellectual property, maritime and admiralty law, real estate and tax issues. Chrysses Demetriades is also a pioneer in providing legal support for players in Cyprus’s emerging energy sector.

The firm serves a wide range of companies, from small and medium-sized enterprises to multinationals, and has developed the capacity to deal with all kinds of corporate legal issues, from start-ups to major mergers and acquisitions. In addition, Chrysses Demetriades has been providing legal services for the shipping industry since 1963 and handles legal issues for more than half of Cyprus’s merchant fleet. Chrysses Demetriades is also the leading litigation firm in Cyprus, working with its clients to resolve all types of local and international disputes.

Chrysses Demetriades was established in Limassol in 1948 and now has offices in Limassol, where it opened new corporate headquarters last year, and in Nicosia as well as in Athens. Chrysses Demetriades is consistently ranked in the first tier of law firms by the independent “Legal 500, Chambers and Law Firm Directory”. The firm is geared toward serving the business community and focuses on international relations. It is the legal partner of choice for many international law firms and investment banks that have invested in Cyprus itself and in other markets through Cypriot companies.

Chrysses Demetriades has 17 partners, including Senior Associate Christos Mavrellis, and has built up a team of 50 highly experienced attorneys. Christos Mavrellis explains, “Our firm’s philosophy is to provide the best possible services for our clients and to offer solutions that fulfill their needs. Chrysses Demetriades combines legal innovation with established tradition.”

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