Xenia KasapiAdvocate/Head of Intellectual Property & Data Protection Dept.

Xenia Kasapi

Xenia holds a Bachelor of Laws from The University of Sheffield and a Master of Commercial Law from University of Bristol and has successfully completed a professional course in Arbitration Law at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Cyprus Branch). She is a member of the Cyprus Bar Association and a member of Arbitrators in the Charted Institute of Arbitrators.

Xenia has years of post-qualification experience in her chosen practice areas. At the beginning of her legal career, she worked as a trainee lawyer at a prestigious law firm, where she was involved in litigation and corporate matters.

Xenia is a Head in the firm’s Intellectual Property & Data Protection Department, specialising in Information technology (including e-commerce), data protection, intellectual property and commercial law. Xenia gained international expertise whilst dealing with multiple legal issues in various jurisdictions worldwide and currently has extensive experience in corporate finance transactions, corporate and commercial law, intellectual property, liquidation proceedings and data protection matters. She advises on privacy related issues across all industries in the likes of communication companies, pharmaceutical and health care organizations, IT and software licensing and development and cloud computing. Xenia is also assisting companies with establishing and maintaining data privacy and security compliance matters and is drafting and reviewing commercial transaction documents.

Xenia regularly contributes on articles publications. She was the author of Cyprus Investments Funds Association (CIFA) (Articles 2018, 2019) and she also contributed to other publications published in Mondaq, one of which was awarded and ranked as very popular in the topic of Data Protection Law.

Xenia has also participated in lecture programs on data protection, commercial law and intellectual property. She is a lecturer on Business Law and lectures to undergraduates at Cyprus College supported by the European University Cyprus.

Academic Qualifications
Bachelor of Laws, The University of Sheffield
Master of Laws, University of Bristol
MCIArb

Memberships
Cyprus Bar Association
Charted Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)

Specializations / Areas of Practice