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Unfair terms in consumer contracts: national procedural principles, Ex officio control of unfair contract terms.

The legislation was prompted by a decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), which allows the district courts to examine cases of unfair terms in their own initiative. This ruling was issued following requests by EU Member States for an interpretation of the EU Directive 93/13 and whether national procedural principles may limit the powers of the national courts when assessing contractual terms which can potentially be unfair.[1] More specifically, the issue that was examined was the following: are principles of national law that do not allow the assessment at the enforcement stage, including the enforcing court of its own motion, because of the existence of prior national judicial decisions, compatible with Directive 93/13?

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Forbes magazine “Legal Services – Law Firms in Cyprus” featuring Harris Kyriakides.

In the latest issue of Forbes magazine by Phileleftheros, Harris Kyriakides presents how we manage to offer top-quality legal services by merging legal knowledge with innovating ideas.

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Levy imposed on disposals involving Cyprus real estate – Amendment of the law on imposition and collection

On 22 February 2021, certain provisions relating to the Central Agency for Equal Distribution of Burdens (Creation, Objects, Responsibilities, and Other Related Matters) Law of 1989 (as amended) (No. 2) (the Law) were amended resulting in the imposition of a levy amounting to 0,40% of the sale proceeds arising from all immovable property disposals in the Republic of Cyprus (the Levy). This further extended to the disposal of shares of a company owning immovable property in the Republic of Cyprus, whereby the Levy is calculated on the amount of the most recent general valuation conducted by the Department of Lands and Surveys, provided that the buyer of such shares simultaneously assumed control of the company.

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Medical negligence case study GA v Dr AP

The court's verdict was that there was medical negligence, due to which the plaintiff suffered an everlasting serious bodily injury but did not award damages for future wage loss.

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Cyprus introduces amendments in its competition law framework

On 14 November 2022, the Cyprus Parliament endorsed a series of amendments to the law on the Protection of Competition of 2022 (Law 13(I)/2022), on the basis of proposals from the Standing Committee on Energy, Trade, Industry and Tourism.

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PUBLICATIONS & COMMENTARIES

Where to start: reforming a legal system to attract foreign investment

In the latest issue of the Barrister magazine, our partner Nicolas Kyriakides examines the reform needed in a legal system to attract foreign investment.

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Cross-Border Couples Property Regimes in Action Before Courts

Dykinson S. L. has just published a new book on "Cross-Border Couples Property Regimes in Action Before Courts".  

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Frontiers in Civil Justice: Privatisation, Monetisation, and Digitisation

Edward Elgar Publishing has just published a new book on "Frontiers in Civil Justice: Privatisation, Monetisation, and Digitisation".  

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Commercial Law Review April – June issue of 2022

Commercial Law Review, one of the oldest legal magazines in Greece, has just published the April – June issue of 2022. In the latest issue, our partner Charikleia Theodoulou analyses the Unfair Trade Practices in the Agricultural and Food Supply Chain Act 2021 in Cyprus.

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The 1st edition of the Reintegration Guide of Released Persons

The Prisoners Rights Protection Cyprus prepared the 1st edition of the Reintegration Guide of Released Persons. The compilation of the Guide was undertaken by the Association's Scientific Committee and supervised by the Department of Psychology of the University of Neapolis and the Cyprus Addiction Treatment Authority.

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CAREERS

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At Harris Kyriakides we are focused on optimal results and insist on the highest standards. To achieve this we invest in our people, lawyers and other professionals, who share our fundamental commitment to excellence and success.

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The court's verdict was that there was medical negligence, due to which the plaintiff suffered an everlasting serious bodily injury but did not award damages for future wage loss. bit.ly/3OwQ1Qv #medicalNegligence #personalInjury #wageloss #LawDoneRight

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On 14/11/22, the Cyprus Parliament endorsed a series of amendments to the law on the Protection of Competition of 2022 (Law 13(I)/2022), on the basis of proposals from the Standing Committee on Energy, Trade, Industry and Tourism. For more: bit.ly/3EqxLUl #LawDoneRight

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ACCREDITATIONS

Harris Kyriakides is recommended in the 2022 edition of IFLR 1000

We are happy to announce that Harris Kyriakides has been ranked once again as a recommended firm in the latest IFLR1000 edition.

Who's Who Legal Real Estate 2022

Who's Who Legal, has recognised our partners Harris Kyriakides and Andrea Newton as leading real estate law practitioners in Cyprus in its 2022 edition of WWL: Real Estate.

Harris Kyriakides is Recognised by Legal 500 as a Leading Firm 2022

Harris Kyriakides is pleased to announce that we have been ranked once again by The Legal 500 as a Leading Firm for Europe, Middle East and Africa across 6 practice areas.

Harris Kyriakides is Recognised by Legal 500 as a Leading Firm 2021

Harris Kyriakides is honoured to have been ranked again by The Legal 500 as a Leading Firm for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Harris Kyriakides is Recognised at Benchmark Litigation Europe 2020

We are pleased to announce that Harris Kyriakides has been recommended amongst the top firms in Dispute Resolution.

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EVENTS

Conference on "Unleashing the powers of the next day"

The European initiative Rechance Project by the Center for Social Innovation - CSI and the European University Cyprus organise a conference on "Unleashing the powers of the next day" for a more holistic social inclusion of ex-prisoners.

Experiences in Cross-Border Corporate Dispute Resolution

Harris Kyriakides hosted Dr Roman Khodykin at our headquarters for a roundtable discussion on Experiences in Cross-Border Corporate Dispute Resolution.

Harris Kyriakides organises webinar on Termination of Employment during the COVID -19 Pandemic

Harris Kyriakides' Employment team recently presented a webinar, entitled ‘Termination of Employment during the COVID -19 Pandemic’.

Harris Kyriakides and Epsilaw organise a webinar on Termination of Employment during the COVID -19 Pandemic

Harris Kyriakides and Epsilaw present a webinar, entitled "Termination of Employment during the COVID -19 Pandemic".

NPL Management Greece Summit

Our Partner Dr Nicolas Kyriakides recently participated as a speaker in the panel discussion "Cypriot Market Drill-Down" at the NPL Management Summit.

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PRO BONO & COMMUNITY SERVICE

This Christmas we support Youth Makerspace Larnaka

This Christmas Harris Kyriakides proudly supports Youth Makerspace Larnaka.

Harris Kyriakides included in the list of University of Oxford, Faculty of Law Benefactors

Harris Kyriakides supported a recent research project on the effect of artificial intelligence on the administration of justice and adjudication by the University of Oxford.

Aradippou Basketball Club

Our lawyers have been actively involved in providing pro bono services to Aradippou Basketball Club on various legal matters.

Elpida Project

We were delighted to advise pro bono the Larnaca Tourism Board in the Elpida Project.

MaRITeC-X

The Marine and Maritime Research, Innovation, Technology Centre of Excellence (MaRITeC-X) consortium

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ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

University of Nottingham

Harris Kyriakides collaborates with the Internship Office of the University of Nottingham offering a summer internship programme to Nottingham University law students.

European University

In 2018, a memorandum of cooperation has been signed with European University Cyprus aiming at providing internships and other career opportunities to their students, collaborate on research projects of mutual interest and jointly organise seminars and conferences.

University of Nicosia

We are delighted to establish our cooperation with the University of Nicosia, the largest university in Cyprus, with more than 11,500 students from over 70 countries across the globe.

University of Cyprus

Harris Kyriakides is actively engaged to invest in the education of future generations of legal practitioners.

ELSA Programme

Through our internships and apprenticeships, Harris Kyriakides aims to identify, mentor and develop young people who aspire to a career within the legal profession. 

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