Ioannides Demetriou


The City House
17-19 Themistocli Dervi Street
Nicosia, 1066
P.O. box 20106, 1601 Nicosia, Cyprus

+357 22022999

+357 22022900

Key contacts:

Director: Christina Ioannidou
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Director: Katerina Hadjichristofi
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 29
Number of partners: 11
Network memberships: Legalink, Terralex, Meritas, ELG
Languages: Greek, English

Ioannides Demetriou LLC is a top-ranked, full-services commercial law firm at the forefront of the Cypriot legal services market. In our ranks we have lawyers recognised as leading individuals in their chosen fields.

Our corporate law team has unrivalled experience and has advised on some of Cyprus’ largest business deals to date. Our domestic client base includes some of the island’s largest corporations which operate and conduct business in all areas of the commercial spectrum, public and semi – public bodies, local banks, trade unions, public and private foundations, universities, building contractors, government concessionary holders and a host of local commercial enterprises considered leaders in their fields. The government of the Republic of Cyprus entrusts the firm’s lawyers to advise on international contracts, sit as arbitrators in disputes involving local government contracts and to head public enquiries. The foreign client base is equally enviable. Many of the largest and most reputable international law firms choose Ioannides Demetriou LLC as their preferred firm to work with in Cyprus. Our foreign client base includes foreign governments, multinationals, large corporations and private individuals conducting business in multiple jurisdictions.

Our firm’s practice in the field of banking & finance and corporate and M & A is very extensive with unprecedented and in-depth experience. We have been acting as lead counsel in Cyprus in many of the most important banking, syndicated and other financing structures for projects in the country and also in financing projects in many other countries involving Cyprus corporate vehicles or otherwise related to Cyprus. We currently act as senior local law firm of major Cypriot and international banks operating in Cyprus, advising on all major corporate and banking transactions, buy-outs and on all compliance and regulatory requirements, including drafting and advising on all relevant documentation (e-banking, retail, MiFID, PSDII, depositary services agreements, term loan and syndicated lending, securities etc). Similarly, work undertaken in the corporate and M & A department constitutes some of the most preeminent legal matters conducted in Cyprus in the recent years, including corporate restructurings of major enterprises in the country.

  • Banking
  • Asset finance
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Competition
  • Covered bonds
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Hedge funds
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Real estate finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Trade finance