Cyprus Parliament unanimously passed the “Lifting of Encumbrance /Memo” on occupied assets.
In the complex interplay of politics and power, lobbying stands as a critical, yet often misunderstood, mechanism shaping legislation and reform across the globe. From the halls of the European Union, where financial lobbyists have influenced policies following major crises, to the pioneering transparency efforts in Cyprus with entities like Zenox Public Affairs, lobbying serves as a powerful tool for legislative transformation and civic education.
On 8 February 2024, the European Commission adopted a revised Market Definition Notice, reflecting new market realities and developments in the Commission’s case practice and EU case law.
Nicholas Mouttotos and our partner, Dr. Nicolas Kyriakides, coauthored an article titled "Directive 2020/1828 on representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers and its (failure) of transposition in Cyprus" which was published in the Cyprus Law Review issue of January-April 2023.
Our partner, Georgina Athanasiou, writes in the Cyprus Law Review’s 1st issue of January-April 2023 titled: ‘European Arrest Warrant and the Fundamental Rights of the Requested Persons'
We are delighted to share the latest International Comparative Legal Guide – Pharmaceutical Advertising and Regulations 2023, published by Global Legal Group.
Harris Kyriakides is pleased to have been recognised as a leading firm in corporate and financial matters in the latest IFLR1000 edition.
Congratulations to our partner Andrea Newton for being recognised once again as a global leader by the Real Estate Guide for 2023 published by Who’s Who Legal.
Congratulations to our Tax Litigation team for being recognised once again by ITR World Tax, moving up the ranks to Tier 2 in both Tax and Tax Controversy.
A truly superb corporate and asset recovery litigation team at Harris Kyriakides has been acknowledged by the recognition of Michael Kyriakides as a global leader in asset recovery work by the Asset Recovery Guide for 2023 published by Who's Who Legal.
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 thank Asset Recovery International for an excellent 6th Annual Asset Recovery International conference and for hosting our partner Michael Kyriakides to address Cyprus law routes to justice for victims of fraud.
Harris Kyriakides participates in the 6th Asset Recovery International 2024 conference which will take place on 28th February – 1st March 2024 in Dublin.
Our partner, Eleni Neoptolemou held an engaging presentation on “Interim Judicial Protection in Public Procurement”, discussing avenues for obtaining interim relief in public procurement disputes
and highlighting significant cases
A panel hosted by Harris Kyriakides has presented the trends on Cyprus Mergers and Acquisitions in the Cyprus Energy Sector at the Legal 500 GC Cyprus Summit 2024, a premier event held at the Hilton Nicosia and attended by over 150 professionals, including general counsels, in-house lawyers and industry experts.
Our partners, Michael Kyriakides and Andrea Newton along with Pavlos Masouros, managing partner at Masouros & Partners and Georgios Ioannou, CFA charter holder manager at KPMG held an interesting panel discussion on "Navigating Mergers and Acquisitions: Insights into the Dynamic Landscape of the Evolving Energy Sector." Our experts delved into current and prospective M&A trends in the energy sector, the economic challenges impacting it and offered insights into industry-specific risks and challenges that legal counsel should be vigilant about in these transactions.
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.
We were delighted to advise pro bono the Larnaca Tourism Board in the Elpida Project.
Harris Kyriakides collaborates with the Internship Office of the University of Nottingham offering a summer internship programme to Nottingham University law students.
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.
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.
Harris Kyriakides is actively engaged to invest in the education of future generations of legal practitioners.
Through our internships and apprenticeships, Harris Kyriakides aims to identify, mentor and develop young people who aspire to a career within the legal profession.