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Nicos G. Papaefstathiou

Nicos graduated in Law from the Law School of Salonica University in Greece in 1979.  In 1980 he was admitted to the Cyprus Bar.  In 1989, he went on to acquire an LL.M. in Corporate and Commercial Law from Queen Mary University (University of London). 

After working in a private practice he joined Tassos Papadopoulos & Co as an associate.  He became a partner at the firm and later a senior partner until July 2007, when he became managing partner at the firm, now Tassos Papadopoulos & Associates L.L.C. 

Nicos served two terms as elected president of the Cyprus Bar Association (2000 to 2006).  In 2012, he was appointed by the Council of Ministers as a non-executive member to the Board of the Cyprus Hydrocarbons State Company which oversees the import, liquefaction, transport and export of hydrocarbons.  Nicos was appointed president of the Committee established for the Accountability of State Officers of the Republic from 2004 until 2010. 

He also served as a member of the Legal Council (1994-2006), the Lawyer’s Disciplinary Board (2000-2006), the National Organisation for the Protection of Human Rights (2000-2006), the National Organisation  for the Protection of Human Rights (2000-2006), the Co-ordinating Body against Corruption, as head of the Cypriot Delegation to the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (2000-2006) and as president of the Union of Balkan Bar Associations (2004-2006). 

Nicos was also a member of the Accountants’ Disciplinary Board (2003-2009) and in 2013 he was appointed as President of the First Instance Accountants’ Disciplinary Board. 

Nicos has contributed articles for Greek and English language media and legal periodicals and has drafted a number of important pieces of legislation.  Nicos has advised on the biggest BOT projects on the island and has litigated in a number of important cases before the Supreme Court of Cyprus.

Main areas of practice:  International Transactions, Joint Ventures and Corporate Entities, Mergers and Acquisitions,  Transactional documentation, Banking Law, Construction Law, Public Procurement Law, Commercial Law, Competition Law, Insurance and Marine Insurance Law, Administrative and Constitutional Law, Arbitrations, Arbitrator. 

Languages:  Greek and English

 

 



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Nicos G. Papaefstathiou

Nicos graduated in Law from the Law School of Salonica University in Greece in 1979.  In 1980 he was admitted to the Cyprus Bar.  In 1989, he went on to acquire an LL.M. in Corporate and Commercial Law from Queen Mary University (University of London). 

After working in a private practice he joined Tassos Papadopoulos & Co as an associate.  He became a partner at the firm and later a senior partner until July 2007, when he became managing partner at the firm, now Tassos Papadopoulos & Associates L.L.C. 

Nicos served two terms as elected president of the Cyprus Bar Association (2000 to 2006).  In 2012, he was appointed by the Council of Ministers as a non-executive member to the Board of the Cyprus Hydrocarbons State Company which oversees the import, liquefaction, transport and export of hydrocarbons.  Nicos was appointed president of the Committee established for the Accountability of State Officers of the Republic from 2004 until 2010. 

He also served as a member of the Legal Council (1994-2006), the Lawyer’s Disciplinary Board (2000-2006), the National Organisation for the Protection of Human Rights (2000-2006), the National Organisation  for the Protection of Human Rights (2000-2006), the Co-ordinating Body against Corruption, as head of the Cypriot Delegation to the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (2000-2006) and as president of the Union of Balkan Bar Associations (2004-2006). 

Nicos was also a member of the Accountants’ Disciplinary Board (2003-2009) and in 2013 he was appointed as President of the First Instance Accountants’ Disciplinary Board. 

Nicos has contributed articles for Greek and English language media and legal periodicals and has drafted a number of important pieces of legislation.  Nicos has advised on the biggest BOT projects on the island and has litigated in a number of important cases before the Supreme Court of Cyprus.

Main areas of practice:  International Transactions, Joint Ventures and Corporate Entities, Mergers and Acquisitions,  Transactional documentation, Banking Law, Construction Law, Public Procurement Law, Commercial Law, Competition Law, Insurance and Marine Insurance Law, Administrative and Constitutional Law, Arbitrations, Arbitrator. 

Languages:  Greek and English

 

 



We have been praised for our skills,

knowledge and professionalism, but also for

our intangible values – for being clear and

straightforward.