Maria Clappa

MARIA CLAPPA was born in Nicosia, Cyprus.

Maria graduated in Law from the University of North London in 1998 (LL.B Hons).  In 1999 she was admitted to the Cyprus Bar and went on to acquire an LLM in Venture Capital from the University of Westminster in 2000.  At the beginning of her career Maria joined the financial services industry as an in-house lawyer and was later appointed as the Head of the Legal, Secretarial and Compliance Department at one of the largest financial groups on the island.  During this period Maria contributed to the development of the legislation that regulated the sector that had undergone significant changes.  In 2011 she moved to the fiduciary services sector, as the Head of Fiduciary Services in a fiduciary service provider in Cyprus.

Maria joined Tassos Papadopoulos & Associates LLC as an associate in January 2013 and became a partner in January 2016. Her practice is focused in private investments, joint ventures, property acquisitions, immigration law and corporate affairs. In particular she has been dealing with international clients investing in Cyprus and, by extension, has been very active with the Immigration by Investment programs in Cyprus that have been popular amongst international investors. She also has expertise in financial services matters and in particular the formation, licensing and ongoing compliance of Alternative Investment Funds and CIFs.

Maria has contributed articles in various publications on Cypriot Immigration Law.

Main areas of practice: Immigration Law, Property Law, Financial Law, Contract Law, Corporate Law, Private Investments, Joint Ventures, Tax law, Trusts.

Languages:  Greek, English and reading knowledge of French.

Email: mclappa@tplaw.com.cy

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Maria Clappa

MARIA CLAPPA was born in Nicosia, Cyprus.

Maria graduated in Law from the University of North London in 1998 (LL.B Hons).  In 1999 she was admitted to the Cyprus Bar and went on to acquire an LLM in Venture Capital from the University of Westminster in 2000.  At the beginning of her career Maria joined the financial services industry as an in-house lawyer and was later appointed as the Head of the Legal, Secretarial and Compliance Department at one of the largest financial groups on the island.  During this period Maria contributed to the development of the legislation that regulated the sector that had undergone significant changes.  In 2011 she moved to the fiduciary services sector, as the Head of Fiduciary Services in a fiduciary service provider in Cyprus.

Maria joined Tassos Papadopoulos & Associates LLC as an associate in January 2013 and became a partner in January 2016. Her practice is focused in private investments, joint ventures, property acquisitions, immigration law and corporate affairs. In particular she has been dealing with international clients investing in Cyprus and, by extension, has been very active with the Immigration by Investment programs in Cyprus that have been popular amongst international investors. She also has expertise in financial services matters and in particular the formation, licensing and ongoing compliance of Alternative Investment Funds and CIFs.

Maria has contributed articles in various publications on Cypriot Immigration Law.

Main areas of practice: Immigration Law, Property Law, Financial Law, Contract Law, Corporate Law, Private Investments, Joint Ventures, Tax law, Trusts.

Languages:  Greek, English and reading knowledge of French.

Email: mclappa@tplaw.com.cy

We have been praised for our skills,knowledge and professionalism, but also for our intangible values – for being clear and straightforward.