M&A, legal opinions, JVs, closings, cross-border projects, duties, takeovers, corporate governance, headquartering, public procurement, corporate finance

Our team has in-depth knowledge and experience in corporate and commercial matters. We are involved with virtually all aspects of business relations, in particular dealing with negotiating, drafting and advising on a wide variety of domestic and commercial contracts. We also deal extensively with complicated corporate and M&A matters including domestic and large international cross-border transactions.

We can advise on a variety of corporate and commercial matters, particularly:

  • Shareholder agreements and corporate governance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Legal and corporate due diligence
  • Cross border transactions and joint ventures
  • Corporate reorganisation and reconstruction
  • Corporate acquisitions
  • Re-domiciliation of companies

Contact

Eleana Economides

Partner

Eleana Economides

Partner

+357 25 866 480
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Eleana is a partner at E & G Economides LLC. She is also the Chairwoman of Totalserve Management Limited, an international corporate services provider which is headquartered in Cyprus.

Eleana obtained her Bachelor of Laws from King's College in London. She then continued her post-graduate studies at the City University of London where she obtained her MSc in Shipping, Trade and Finance.

She handles all matters relating to the management, marketing, development and operational activities of the firm. She also deals with private client matters and corporate affairs and advises on real estate matters and trusts.

Eleana has been practicing law for more than 15 years and in 2006 she was appointed as partner in E & G Economides LLC where she has been extensively dealing with the development and all operational activities of the firm ever since. As of 2017, she has also been appointed as the Chairwoman of Totalserve.

Eleana is a member of the Cyprus Bar Association and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Laws, Kings College, London
Master of Science, Shipping, Trade and Finance, City University

MEMBERSHIPS

Cyprus Bar Association
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

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

Marilyn Theodotou

Senior Advocate

Marilyn Theodotou

Senior Advocate

+357 25 866 480

Marilyn holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of International Commercial Law, both from the University of Surrey. She further holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law and Practice with specialisation in patent drafting from Bournemouth University. She was admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association in 2014.

At the beginning of her legal career, Marilyn worked as a trainee lawyer at a prestigious law firm, where she trained in a general spectrum of litigation, corporate and employment law matters by preparing pleadings and presenting cases before the District Court.

Marilyn specialises in the field of corporate and commercial law by advising clients on formation of Cyprus and foreign corporate entities, corporate governance matters, corporate re-structurings and by drafting and reviewing of various legal agreements, contracts and corporate documents.

She also assists corporate clients with the coordination and completion of multi-million acquisition deals in cross-border transactions by drafting, negotiating and reviewing corporate transaction documents and ensuring compliance with notification obligations to the relevant authorities. Further, she advises clients on the various aspects of the granting of charges, pledges and other securities over the assets of corporate entities.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Laws, University of Bachelor of Laws, University of Surrey
Master of Laws in International Commercial Law, University of Surrey
Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law and Practice, Bournemouth University

MEMBERSHIPS

Cyprus Bar Association

Yiota Costa

Advocate

Yiota Costa

Advocate

Yiota graduated in Law in 2013 from the University of Leicester and was later admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association in 2014.

Prior to joining E&G Economides LLC, Yiota has worked in the corporate and commercial department of a reputable law firm in Limassol where she acquired significant experience in areas including, inter alia, corporate governance, compliance, corporate re-organisations and administrative matters, drafting and reviewing of all types of legal documents, opinions, agreements and contracts.

In her current position, Yiota is involved in corporate matters and deals with the administrative and legal elements of Cyprus and foreign companies. She is also responsible for the drafting and reviewing of legal agreements as well as advising on corporate transactions documents.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Laws, University of Leicester

MEMBERSHIPS

Cyprus Bar Association

Panos Zevlaris

Advocate

Panos Zevlaris

Advocate

+357 25 866 480
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Panos graduated in law from the University of Bradford (UK) and holds a certificate in Business Studies from the University of Salford (UK). He further holds a Master in Human Resource Management and Corporate Strategy from the Cyprus Institute of Marketing (CIMA). Also, he was admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association in 2014 while working with a highly respectable law firm in Limassol, Cyprus.

Panos has previously worked in the corporate and commercial departments of reputable law firms in Limassol, Cyprus where he acquired significant experience in areas including, inter alia, corporate governance, corporate re-organisations, set-up of investment holding companies with multiple-level owners, consultation of clients on a wide range of corporate transactions and administrative matters, drafting of legal documents, agreements and contracts.

In his current position, Panos mainly deals with drafting and reviewing of legal agreements as well as advising on corporate transactions documents.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Laws, University of Bradford
Business Studies, University of Salford

MEMBERSHIPS

Cyprus Bar Association

Maria Theocharous

Advocate

Maria Theocharous

Advocate

+357 25 866 480

Maria graduated in Law from the University of Cyprus in 2016 and pursued her Master’s degree in International Shipping Law at the Queen Mary University of London in 2018. She successfully completed her legal training and she was admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association in 2017. Maria is currently undertaking her Ph.D. in International Shipping Law.

Prior to joining E & G Economides LLC, Maria has acquired significant experience working as an advocate in corporate, commercial and shipping law matters of a reputable law firm in Limassol. In her current position, Maria is focusing on corporate & commercial and banking & finance matters, as well as drafting and reviewing corporate agreements of various sorts and legal transactions. Furthermore, she also undertakes shipping related matters of either an administrative or legal nature.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Laws, University of Cyprus

Master of Laws in International Shipping Law, Queen Mary University of London

MEMBERSHIPS

Cyprus Bar Association

Marinos Samanides

Advocate

Marinos Samanides

Advocate

357 25 866 480

Marinos holds a Bachelor of Laws from Oxford Brookes University and a masters in Oil and Gas Law from the University of Reading. He was admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association in 2017.

Before joining E&G Economides LLC, Marinos has worked in the corporate and commercial department of a reputable law firm and acquired significant experience in areas including, inter alia, corporate governance, corporate re-organisations and administrative matters, drafting of legal documents, agreements, contracts etc.

Further to that, Marinos was appointed as the legal and compliance officer of a corporate service provider in Limassol where he acquired a wide range of knowledge in compliance matters.

In his current position, Marinos will be acting as an Anti-Money Laundering Legal Consultant managing regulatory and compliance issues within the firm.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Laws, Oxford Brookes University

Masters in Oil and Gas Law, University of Reading

MEMBERSHIPS

Cyprus Bar Association

Publications

Contributions - 22 Mar 2021

15th Edition of ICLG Mergers & Acquisitions 2021

Articles - 14 Jan 2021

The significance of shareholders agreements in a post COVID-19 era

Contributions - 14 Sep 2020

14th Edition of ICLG Mergers & Acquisitions 2020

Legal Briefing - 10 Nov 2020

Does the Board of Directors have the authority to bind the company?

Contributions - 26 Aug 2020

13th Edition of ICLG Mergers & Acquisitions 2019

Contributions - 26 Aug 2020

10th Edition of ICLG Mergers & Acquisitions 2016

Contributions - 26 Aug 2020

12th Edition of ICLG Mergers & Acquisitions 2018

Contributions - 26 Aug 2020

11th Edition of ICLG Mergers - Acquisitions 2017

Articles - 26 Aug 2020

Cyprus Opportunity Island

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