Eleni Neoptolemou

Eleni Neoptolemou



+357 22 057 754
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+357 24 201 601
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Oil and Gas, Administrative Law, Overview and Preparation of the Tender process as well as Data protection

Academic Qualifications

LLM, University of Central Lancashire - Cyprus, 2017
LLB, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 2015

Professional Qualifications

Member of the Cyprus Bar, 2017
Member of the Cyprus Mediators Association , 2022

Eleni Neoptolemou is a Partner of the Commercial Team at Harris Kyriakides. Eleni specialises in the areas of oil and gas, administrative law, tender processes, and data protection. She regularly appears before the Administrative Court of Cyprus and other authorities, such as the Tenders Review Authority and Consumer Protection Service, and assists in cases challenging decisions of public authorities on behalf of private clients. She also provides opinions regarding oil and gas matters regarding legal and contractual matters. Eleni is a registered mediator for civil and commercial disputes.

Recent Practice

    • Preparation of an appeal to the Administrative Court, appeal to the Tenders Review Authority, hierarchical objection;
    • Environmental impact assessment: Opinion on the environmental legislation of Cyprus, on the harmonization of the Cyprus legislation with the offshore directive on offshore safety;
    • Provided legal opinions regarding appointments in public sector;
    • Provided legal opinions to public entities (including the Larnaca Water Board and municipalities) related to interpretation and application of Law;
    • Made submissions in appeal cases to the Administrative Court, related to planning and building licenses, disciplinary procedures and environmental legislation;
    • GDPR Compliance: preparation of all the necessary documentation for various entities, including banks and a hotel, presentation in awareness seminars (Privacy Notices, Processing Agreements, Gap Analysis, Consent Forms etc;
    • Appointment as Data Protection Officer;
    • Review of various contracts and agreements relating to aviation and oil and gas industry (such as Throughput agreement, oil and gas supply etc);
    • Opinion regarding US sanctions, participating in negotiations on behalf of various clients for various transactions/agreements/dispute resolution;
    • Defending of corporations before various authorities/services such as the Consumer Protection Agency, the Commission for the Protection of Competition;
    • Preparation of various applications to the Commission of Protection of Competition, providing opinion regarding state aid;
    • Providing opinion on drafting public tenders;
    • Trademarks: drafting of objections, observations, representing clients before EUIPO; and
    • Provided legal opinion on public procurement procedures and on tenders before submission.



1 Kinyra Street, 5th floor
1102 Nicosia


115 Faneromenis Avenue,
Antouanettas Building
6031 Larnaca


12 Platonos Street,
3027 Limassol


4 Nicou Nicolaidi & Kinyra,
2nd floor, 8011 Paphos


164A Georgiou Gourounia,
1st floor, 5289 Paralimni

Monday – Thursday

8:00 – 18:00


8:00 – 16:00

TEL: +357 24 201 600

FAX: +357 24 201 601

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