Corporate and project finance, secured commercial lending, recovery, restructuring, loan refinancing, licensing, collateral securities

Advising on a broad spectrum of loan and security transactions including single lender and syndicated loans, secured/unsecured financing and preparation of financing and security documentation including pledges over shares, charges over assets, debentures and equitable assignments by way of security.

We can advise on a variety of banking & finance related matters, particularly:

  • Registration of charges
  • Legal opinions and due diligence
  • Advising on the restructuring of existing debts
  • Refinancing transactions
  • Indemnities and guarantees
  • Project finance
  • Asset finance
  • Financing of international trade transactions, letters of credit and negotiable instruments

Contact

Melina Dionysiou

Director

Melina Dionysiou

Director

+357 25 866 480
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Melina is a Director in E & G Economides LLC, and is also the leading corporate lawyer. She is particularly experienced in company acquisitions and in the sales of private and public companies, joint ventures, M&A transactions and corporate reorganisations. She also advises on corporate finance transactions and she specialises in drafting and advising on corporate documents.

Melina has been practicing law for more than 20 years. She started her career as a lawyer with a large law firm in Cyprus where she trained in a general spectrum of law for 6 years. She then moved on to Totalserve Management Ltd where she gained experience as a corporate lawyer and headed the corporate department. In 2006 she was appointed as a Director in E & G Economides LLC where she has been working as a corporate lawyer ever since.

Melina has written several articles on topics pertaining to her areas of practice and is a regular speaker at a number of international conferences and forums.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Laws, University of Manchester
Diploma, University of Leicester

MEMBERSHIPS

Cyprus Bar Association
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Virginia Adamidou

Senior Advocate

Virginia Adamidou

Senior Advocate

+357 25 866 480

Virginia holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Leicester in the UK and a Masters on Business Administration (MBA) from the CIIM. She is a member of the Cyprus Bar Association since 2004. 

She specialises in corporate and commercial matters on issues such as acquisitions and mergers, shareholders agreements, disputes and generally all kinds of corporate transactions. She provides legal representation, support and substantial assistance to clients relating to the acquisition of a real estate in Cyprus by handling the entire property acquisition procedure from the negotiating stage, development, leasing through to the completion. 

Before joining E & G Economides LLC, Virginia was also dealing with litigation cases focusing mostly on banking, tort, real estate and administration proceedings. 

In her current position, Virginia is focusing on corporate & commercial and banking & finance matters, as well as drafting and reviewing corporate agreements of various sorts and legal transactions. 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Leicester, UK
Masters in Business Administration (MBA) (CIIM)

MEMBERSHIPS

Cyprus Bar Association

Antonis Pantechis

Advocate

Antonis Pantechis

Advocate

+357 25 866 480

Antonis started his career at a law office in Athens and dealt primarily with maritime law. Upon his return to Cyprus, Antonis worked in the litigation department of an esteemed law office in Limassol where he was successfully involved in claims of a civil, corporate and commercial nature, as well as with criminal cases.

In his current position, Antonis is involved in corporate matters and deals with the administrative element of Cyprus and foreign companies. He is also responsible for reviewing and drafting legal agreements and documents.

Further, Antonis practices in the areas of litigation and corporate litigation.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Laws, National Kapodestrian University of Athens
Master of Laws, University of Hertfordshire

MEMBERSHIPS

Cyprus Bar Association

Panagiotis Sofokleous

Advocate

Panagiotis Sofokleous

Advocate

+357 25 866 480
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Panagiotis graduated in law from Leeds Metropolitan University and was admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association in 2015.

Prior joining the law firm, Panagiotis has worked in the corporate and commercial departments of a reputable corporate service provider in Limassol and other law firms in Limassol where he acquired significant experience in areas including, inter alia, corporate governance, corporate re-organisations and administrative matters, drafting of legal documents, agreements and contracts etc. 

In his current position, Panagiotis focuses on corporate and commercial matters, as well as drafting and reviewing all sorts of corporate agreements.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Laws, Leeds Metropolitan University

MEMBERSHIPS

Cyprus Bar Association

Rafaella Christou

Advocate

Rafaella Christou

Advocate

+357 25 866 480

Rafaella holds a Bachelor of Laws from the De Montfort University and a Master of Commercial Law from the University of Leicester.

In 2017, Rafaella successfully passed the Cyprus Bar exams and was admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association while working within the corporate and commercial department of E & G Economides LLC.

In her current position, Rafaella is acting as an Anti-Money Laundering Legal Consultant and Compliance Officer and is responsible for overseeing and managing regulatory compliance issues within the firm.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Laws, (L.L.B.) De Montfort University 
Master of Laws in International Commercial Law, University of Leicester

MEMBERSHIPS

Cyprus Bar Association

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