Managing Partner


+357 25 110110

Market leader


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Practice areas:

Capital markets
Investment funds
Private equity

Industry sectors:

Natural resources
Technology and telecommunications

Elias has long and deep experience in advising international businesses and organisations at the highest level on matters including mergers and acquisitions, cross-border investment, business structuring, corporate governance and tax and international tax planning. He is widely recognised as a leading adviser to private clients on issues including family and charitable trusts, family foundations, tax, domicile, and asset management.

Elias has led the teams of lawyers dealing with the largest, most innovative transactions taking place in or through Cyprus in recent years, including:

  • the first ever leveraged buyout and the first commercial paper programme for a credit institution in Cyprus;
  • multi-billion investments by international development banks in projects in Europe, Asia and Africa;
  • advising household-name entities on large strategic investments and acquisitions;
  • exits for founder investors via initial public offerings, private placements and other routes;
  • acquisitions and disposals of billion-plus investments in real estate and other assets for high net worth individuals.

  • Banking
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Real estate finance
  • Structured finance/securitisation

  • Consumer goods and services
  • Financial services
  • Gaming
  • Oil and gas
  • Tech and telecoms

Greek, English, Spanish

  • Bar (Inner Temple)
  • Cyprus Bar 

  • Honorary Consul of Portugal
  • International Bar Association
  • International Tax Planning Association
  • Association Européenne D’Études Juridiques et Fiscales
  • Academician of The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law

Graduated in law from the University of Oxford in 1991