The Cyprus Bar Association has just published the May 2023 Issue of Nomiko Vima. In this issue, our partner Nicolas Kyriakides, our junior associate Konstantinos Giallouridis and our trainee associate Cleopatra Khattab summarised the 2nd Annual Symposium of the Procedural Law Unit of the University of Nicosia. The general theme of the conference was “European Civil Procedure After Brexit: delays and need to speed-up, technology in justice and ADR”.
Delighted to feature in the second Women's Issue of InBusiness Magazine, where our partner Niki Liassides shares her incredible journey in the legal field and sheds light on the challenges faced by women today.
In solidarity, we thrive! Harris Kyriakides proudly supports the LGBTQIA+ community this Pride Month, embracing diversity, fostering inclusivity, and championing equality.
Our partner Nicolas Kyriakides during the 13th Nicosia Economic Congress appeared on InBusinessNewsTV explaining that the narrative around the justice system should change.
We are delighted to announce our upcoming open day exclusively for UCY Students. Join us on June 9th, 2023 at our offices in Larnaca for a unique opportunity to engage in meaningful discussions with our lawyers and gain valuable insights into future career prospects.
Harris Kyriakides Procurement & Regulatory team contributes to the Cyprus chapter in the Public Procurement 2023 by Chambers & Partners.
Harris Kyriakides team contributes the Cyprus chapter in the International Comparative Legal Guide: Consumer Protection 2023 by Global Legal Group.
We are pleased to continue our long standing co-operation with one of the most well-known legal journals published in Greece since 1950.
Harris Kyriakides Competition team contributes to the Cyprus chapter in the International Comparative Legal Insights: Cartels - Enforcement, Appeals & Damages Actions 2023 by Global Legal Group.
Harris Kyriakides team contributes the Cyprus chapter in the International Comparative Legal Guide: Drug & Medical Device Litigation 2023 by Global Legal Group.
We are delighted to announce that Harris Kyriakides has been recognised by The Legal 500 as a 'Top Tier Firm' in EU and Competition Law and as a 'Leading Firm' in seven additional practice areas whilst also achieving a higher ranking in six of those areas.
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, 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 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 honoured to have been ranked again by The Legal 500 as a Leading Firm for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
This Christmas Harris Kyriakides proudly supports Ablebook, an application that aims to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities and vulnerable groups.
This Christmas Harris Kyriakides proudly supports Youth Makerspace Larnaka.
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.
Our lawyers have been actively involved in providing pro bono services to Aradippou Basketball Club on various legal matters.
We were delighted to advise pro bono the Larnaca Tourism Board in the Elpida Project.
07 December 2022
On 6 October, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) unanimously found that the extradition of a Taiwanese national to China, which Poland’s courts had cleared earlier, would place him at significant risk of ill-treatment, torture violating his Human Rights.Read More
Third State convictions executed in EU Member States subject to an EAW
27 October 2022
Article 4(7)(b) deals with extra-territorial offences, and allows an executing state to refuse execution where the offence is committed out with the territory of the issuing state and the executing state does not allow prosecution for the same offence committed outside its territory.Read More
New Legislation on Combatting Sexism, and Sexism Spreading via the Internet
28 January 2021
The need to combat sexism and discrimination between genders which constitute de facto violations of human rights and fundamental liberties has led to the voting of the Law on Combatting Sexism and Sexism Spreading via Internet.Read More
First Cypriot citizen to be extradited to the United States
21 September 2020
The Republic of Cyprus extradites its first citizen to the United States.Read More
Predictability of criminal liability in relation to restrictions of movements due to COVID-19
20 May 2020
In light of the coronavirus pandemic, the Cyprus government activated the provisions of an outdated law, providing the Minister of Health with the power to issue decrees determining, inter alia, the ways and reasons Cypriot citizens may commute.Read More
Criminal indictments and issue arrest warrant against Russian residents
19 May 2020
The Cyprus Supreme Court confirms the ability to serve criminal indictments and issue arrest warrant against Russian residents for criminal matters.Read More
The 1st edition of the Reintegration Guide of Released Persons
23 August 2022
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.Read More
New Publication On Alternative Sentencing
08 April 2022
Our Senior Associate Georgina Athanasiou, our Partner Dr. Nicolas Kyriakides and Ioannis Generalis have just published a new research on Alternative Sentencing, in Cyprus Law Review, vol. 3, 2022, pp. 400-413.Read More
Conference on "Unleashing the powers of the next day"
18 November 2022
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.Read More
Police & Judicial Journalism - Legal & Social Impacts
24 June 2020
The current challenges journalists are facing while conducting police or a judicial reporting, the criminological terminology used, the profile of the "criminal" at the recording of the crime, and how the mentality of journalism will change to address prisoners and ex-prisoners, were discussed in the context of an online event organised by the Association of Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners Rights Protection (the Association).Read More
Harris Kyriakides advises corporations and individuals on a wide range of criminal offences, focusing primarily on business and corporate crime.
Our clientele includes large local and multinational corporations and high-profile individuals, including company directors and entrepreneurs from Cyprus and abroad. Harris Kyriakides has grown an extensive network of contacts and close working relationships with lawyers around the world in order to ensure that our clients’ interests are protected in all jurisdictions in which they may face criminal exposure.
Our approach is clear, practical, and tailored to our clients’ interests and needs. We provide our clients with strategic legal advice from the early stages of investigation and prosecution until the full adjudication of the case. At all times, we strive to deliver effective legal representation and protect our clients from any reputational consequences that can flow from criminal proceedings.
Our main areas of practice include white-collar crimes such as fraud, forgery, bribery, corruption and money laundering. Nonetheless, our firm is adept at providing services across the whole spectrum of criminal law, from serious criminal offences to road traffic offences. In cases where discretion and reputation management are crucial, we offer concrete and discreet advice along with a result-oriented litigation plan.
Extradition Law Cyprus and European Arrest Warrants
Harris Kyriakides has extensive experience in handling both international (extradition) and European arrest warrants cases. Our pioneering work in the field includes the first successful application in Cyprus for submission of four preliminary questions to the European Court of Justice regarding the interpretation of the Framework decision on the European Arrest Warrant.
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