Elias Neocleous & Co



Practice area

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Elias Neocleous & Co is the largest law firm in Cyprus with a strong reputation in financial and corporate work.

During the research period, the firm has been active in the real estate, oil and gas, and shipping sectors, working on acquisition and financing transactions for private equity and European banks and borrowers. It also advised investors on the establishment of Greenmont Alternative Investment Fund. 

Key clients include Trafigura, Avanti Communications and China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation.

Client feedback

"Deal makers, professionals and service oriented." – Banking, capital markets

"Great work with all stakeholders, including the government relations both in Cyprus and EU." – Banking, M&A, regulatory, restructuring

"The firm was very responsive and provided excellent guidance on issues of Cyprus law relevant to the transaction on which they represented us." – M&A

"Strengths include being very business minded, proactive advice and good understanding of Cyprus and English law. My contacts at the firm are proactive and hard working. For me, as an entrepreneur, trust is important and that is why I have worked with Elias Neocleous since 1993." – Banking, capital markets, M&A, regulatory

"The law firm is always up-to-date with everything regarding Cyprus. In addition, they are always on time in terms of delivering the documentations. So far we've had no issues/problems with them, and they have been truly helpful to us." – M&A, project development

"They're transparent and amenable with a clear knowledge of the local market and how to navigate it." – Banking, investment funds

"To the point, very helpful and competent advice. Always aims to get it done in an efficient and timely manner. Delivered results despite some obstacles in between." – Banking 

"We were very satisfied by Mr Roti and his team’s work and their ability to meet tight deadlines." – Banking, capital markets

"They can support all the areas in which we may need help. They have lawyers for all the practice areas. They are well educated and very fast on the job." – Banking, restructuring 

Motaher Chowdhury

"He has strong legal knowledge and is well informed of our group. One of his strength is his willingness to seek assistance from his colleagues when he unsure of something."

Elena Christodoulou

"Perfect legal knowledge."

Elina Kollatou

"She has been truly professional during the multiple transactions in which she worked and delivered on time." 

"She is knowledgeable, navigates the market with ease and has an eye for detail." 

Demetris Roti

"He delivers high-quality work. We were particularly satisfied with his ability to identify issues early on in the process."

Marina Joud and Christos Vezouvios

"Excellent cooperation with both of them."

Christos Kafouris, Konstantinos Michail, Kim Alexia Mourtzi, Elias Neocleous and Demetris Roti

"Proactive, hardworking, overall business understanding and trust worthy."