We are delighted to announce that, for another consecutive year, A.G. Erotocritou LLC has been recognised in various practice areas as a “Leading Firm” in Cyprus by The Legal 500 – one of the world's largest legal directories. The Legal 500 analyses and assesses the capabilities and strengths of law firms across the world, in over 150 jurisdictions, provides the most prestigious and comprehensive worldwide coverage on recommended Law firms.
In particular, our firm has been recognised as a Leading Firm across 4 practice areas:
Moreover, members of the team have been recognised as leading lawyers in Cyprus in a number of practice areas: Andreas Erotocritou and Alexis Erotocritou continue to be recognised as a Leading Individuals in Dispute Resolution, and Real Estate & Construction and Banking & Finance, respectively.
Real Estate & Construction
The firm received an outstanding award as it has been recognised as one of the leading 5 firms in Cyprus in the real estate sector and has been ranked at Tier 1 for another consecutive year.
Commentary from the directory
A.G Erotocritou LLC's ‘professional and responsive’ team has significant expertise in highly complex real estate mandates, including those relating to the construction of skyscrapers. It also excels in handling large-scale projects such as the construction of five star hotels and industrial parks. Elsewhere, the group advises very wealthy individuals from around the world on major commercial property transactions. The roster of clients includes foreign conglomerates, international law firms, high-net-worth individuals and banking institutions. The firm is also recommended for its work on high-value property disputes. The head of the department is Alexis Erotocritou, who receives a lot of praise from clients for his ‘efficiency’. Georgia Demou is also recommended.
‘AG Erotocritou is a unique legal consulting firm. Very easy to work with, fully grasps the issues that are needed to deal with these issues. Collaboration is very fruitful and billing always clear. Alexis Erotocritou, is a very extroverted person, with deep knowledge of the legal system. Very collaborative and positive to work with.'
'A firm with high business awareness and an extensive, high-profile client portfolio. Great knowledge of Cyprus and international law. In depth knowledge of the real estate market in Cyprus. Efficient, professional and personal service. Cooperation with partner Alexis Erotocritou is always direct and efficient. Alexis focuses on the heart of the matter and produces accurate and prompt results. His smart and out of the box business approach is what makes him stand out from competitors.’
‘The quality of the team is exceptional. I have worked a number of times with the firm and I have been really impressed by their professionalism and knowledge of the subject. Very professional individuals.’
‘The firm is exceptionally good for Cyprus. They have all those characteristics you find in an international law firm. Prompt, deep knowledge and professionalism. They are innovative and they are there when you need them. They can be reached anytime any day, and any member of the team.’
‘Very capable team fulfilling all clients’ needs. Very punctual with deadlines and ready made solutions in all aspects. The team is very passionate, loyal, has high commercial awareness and deep knowledge of law and practical. Very efficient and responsive.’
According to the independent assessment provided by The Legal 500, the firm's Dispute Resolution department was recognised as one of the leading practices in the country, being ranked at Tier 2. Andreas Erotocritou has been recognised as one of the Leading Individuals of the sector, amongst just 8 in the jurisdiction.
Commentary from the directory
A.G Erotocritou LLC is ‘outstanding- it provides a service that can only be found in the elite and top firms’. Praised also for its ability to find ‘tailor made solutions’, the team regularly handles a multitude of complex and high-value corporate and commercial disputes, including those involving worldwide injunctive relief orders. It has become the ‘go to’ counsel for a number of major international firms and is often hired by local and international banks to assist with asset-tracing and recovery matters. The practice is led by ‘first-class lawyer‘ Andreas Erotocritou, who has frequently acted as an expert in international disputes and has opined on matters of Cyprus law in international arbitrations and court proceedings in foreign courts.
‘Andreas Erotocritou is available 24/7. Also Antreas Koualis takes matters personally until resolution.’
‘A.G. Erotocritou LLC provides legal services of outstanding quality. With a primary focus on cross-border commercial litigation, banking and finance, restructuring and insolvency, real estate, data protection and shipping the firm offers legal representation and provides efficient, practical legal advice of the highest international standards, tailored to meet the clients’ specific needs. A team of young, highly motivated qualified professionals demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal skills and offer high-level legal advice.‘
‘Andreas Erotocritou is one of the best lawyers I have ever worked with. Working with Erotocritou is similar to working with a London firm… but in Limassol.’
‘AG Erotocritou is probably the most reliable team and extremely prompt in dealing with all of our issues. They won a very complex IP case and also all litigation cases they handled for us. The team has huge depth and knowledge of corporate and commercial disputes and they are very experienced in these kinds of cases. The team is well known for interim orders and has a reputation as a market leader in such matters. They have a specialised team. Their billing is acceptable and at normal rates.’
‘Andreas Erotocritou is a true leader and one of the best lawyers we have ever worked with. He guides the team and inspires young lawyers. He has managed for our group to win some very difficult and complex cases and his responsiveness, innovative skills, persuasive charisma and high ethics, render him our preferred counsel. We were impressed also by Antreas Koualis, Irena Markitani and Elina Nicolaidou, all of whom have been of great help to our group.’
‘They are always available and always trying to find the best solutions. Creative, knowledgeable, responsive, commercial lawyers who focus on providing solutions to difficult issues. The best in Cyprus. Andreas Erotocritou is an exceptional lawyer who is ably assisted by Antreas Koualis and Ioanna Michael.’
Banking and Finance
The firm was once again recognised as a leading firm in Cyprus in this practice area, ranked at Tier 3. Alexis Erotocritou has been recognised in the elite 'Leading individuals' list together with 6 other lawyers in Cyprus.
Commentary from the directory
The team at A.G Erotocritou LLC is praised for its ‘commercial awareness’ and its ‘responsiveness’. It is regularly instructed by several international law firms and other corporate clients on a wide range of high-value projects. Areas of expertise include advising on securitisations and derivatives transactions. Its ‘highly skilled individuals’ also frequently provide legal opinions on complex issues and also often acts as escrow agents on significant financial transactions. Alexis Erotocritou heads up the department, which represents large domestic and international corporates and banks on a wide range of banking and finance matters.
‘Alexis Erotocritou was our main point of contact and I was incredibly happy with how he was able to come up with solutions to issues that seemed to be at a dead end. I think what makes him stand out from his competitors and peers is a tailored solution that truly suits his clients’ needs. I would definitely recommend working with Alexis to any that set up business in Cyprus.’
‘Very prompt when undertaking a task. The level of quality and professionalism in their firm is outstanding.’
‘We mostly work with Alexis Erotocritou. His knowledge of banking and finance matters is exceptional and his commitment to the client’s needs and best interests is commendable. He conducts himself with the highest of ethical standards and has a transparent approach to everyone he works with.’
‘We worked with Alexis and Grigoris. Alexis is a true leader, with very deep knowledge of banking and transactional work. He impressed our UK colleagues in several deals. He is a deal maker. Grigoris is also a very good and professional lawyer with high ethics.’
‘The firm is one of the best (if not the best) law firms we ever worked with and has all characteristics that you will find at an international law firm. The firm also handled several cases for our clients, some of whom were HNW.’
Commercial, Corporate and M&A
A.G. Erotocritou LLC has also been praised in the Commercial, Corporate and M&A sector, advancing to Tier 3 for 2022.
Commentary from the directory
The ‘approachable and responsive’ team at A.G Erotocritou LLC is adept at handling large M&A, restructurings (with a focus on schemes of arrangements), regulatory matters and issues specific to investment firms and funds. The practice is led by Alexis Erotocritou, who ‘manages matters with care and attention.’
‘The team is very organised and professional, with excellent client communication skills and is able to meet very high professional standards. The partners at A.G. Erotocritou LLC have a very direct approach and are able to give precise and clear advice to clients.’
‘The team is very experienced, punctual and reliable. Alexis Erotocritou, who leads the practice, can effectively tackle any problems/concern that might surface during transactions. He is a true expert.’
‘The team has brilliant knowledge and understanding of M&A work, using best practices and tailoring them to the client’s needs. Alexis Erotocritou has a deep understanding of business and is always there to suggest better solutions than you could think of.’
‘Partner Alexis Erotocritou is my primary contact in the firm and the person I have worked with most of the time. His competence in commercial and corporate matters is top notch, with a focus on delivering high quality work combined with strict attention to detail. It is a pleasure to work with him, because of his firm commitment to results which are in the client’s interest, as well as his openness and high ethical standards.’
‘Great team led by Alexis. They offer high quality of service with low prices compared to their competitors. Alexis is an amazing person with very good communication skills, broad knowledge in corporate and M&A practice and has great attention to detail. Grigoris Sarlidis is a knowledgeable lawyer who goes the extra mile to deliver and to deliver on time.’
Our firm’s profile (which includes information regarding the firm, areas of practice, details of the members, testimonials, etc) on The Legal 500 website can be accessed by clicking here.
More information regarding the 2022 rankings of our firm by the Legal 500 can be found here.
As a firm, we are grateful for the recognition and proud of our achievement. We believe that the above is not only a testament to the calibre of our services and the hard work we put into every individual case, but also to the trust our clients place in us and the quality of our work.