The recent amendments to Article 111 of the Constitution, the Marriage Law (Law 104/2003), the Family Courts Law (Law 23/1990) and the Law on Attempted Conciliation and Spiritual Resolution of Marriage (Law 22/1990) contributed to the urgent and long sought modernisation of the old family law, which was not in line with European and international standards.
Discover an overview of our Real Estate Practice; our Real Estate team is featured in this month’s IMH Gold Magazine “Large-scale real estate developments in Cyprus”.
Harris Kyriakides team successfully completed the 5km corporate race at the OPAP Limassol Marathon.
Join Harris Kyriakides at UCLan Cyprus Career Fair 2023.
Harris Kyriakides proudly supports the UCY UN EU Club Cyprus delegation to Harvard WorldMUN 2023, empowering the next generation of leaders to engage in impactful discussions and address global challenges with innovative solutions.
Celebrated yearly at the same date, Data Protection Day marks the anniversary of the opening for signature of Convention 108, the global data protection Convention.
In our annual compensations report which we are doing for the 9th consecutive year you may find a summary of all rulings issued by Cypriot courts in 2021, in which compensations were awarded for damages resulting from any form of accident.
In the latest issue of the Barrister magazine, our partner Nicolas Kyriakides examines the reform needed in a legal system to attract foreign investment.
Dykinson S. L. has just published a new book on "Cross-Border Couples Property Regimes in Action Before Courts".
Edward Elgar Publishing has just published a new book on "Frontiers in Civil Justice: Privatisation, Monetisation, and Digitisation".
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.
We are pleased to announce that Harris Kyriakides has been recommended amongst the top firms in Dispute Resolution.
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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