Senior Associate

Insurance Law and Personal Injury

Academic Qualifications

DPhil (PhD), University of Oxford, 2016
LLM, New York University, 2013
MSt, University of Oxford, 2012
LLM in Corporate Law, University College London, 2011
LLB, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 2010

Professional Qualifications

Member of the Cyprus Bar

European Law Institute (ELI) Fellow

Member of the Board of Directors of the Cyprus Arbitration Forum

Nicolas Kyriakides is a Senior Associate and Head of the Insurance Law and Personal Injury Department at Harris Kyriakides LLC. He is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. He deals with cases related to drivers’ negligence, property insurance, medical negligence, professional negligence, employers’ negligence, and public liability on both the plaintiff’s and the defendant’s side. He also advises insurance companies on compliance matters related to insurance legislation and regulations. Nicolas has obtained a vast amount of knowledge and expertise which is essential in the complex and multifaceted fields of insurance law and personal injury. Moreover, Nicolas has contributed to innovative legal research and thought-provoking publications in the area of Civil Procedure both during his academic and professional career. He teaches Civil Procedure at the University of Nicosia. He is fluent in Greek and English, and also has a good command of French.

Recent Work:

  • Represented insurance companies in court proceedings in cases of insurance fraud
  • Advised insurance companies on the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD)
  • Acting as a compliance officer for an insurance company
  • Advised Cypriot insurance companies on 4th directive claims in other EU member states
  • Advised foreign insurance companies and insurance brokers on providing services in Cyprus
  • Acted as a national expert in a European Commission study on the law applicable to insurance contracts
  • Represented foreign insurance companies in proceedings to repatriate stolen vehicles
  • Advised a local insurance company in respect of Legal Protection Insurance
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