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The Legal 500: Retained top tier rankings

The Legal 500: Retained top tier rankings

We are delighted to announce that, for another consecutive year, A.G. Erotocritou LLC has retained its top tier rankings for selected practice areas from Legal500 – 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.

A.G. Erotocritou LLC has retained its Tier 1 rankings from Legal 500 for its Real Estate & Construction practice, Tier 2 for Dispute Resolution and Tier 3 for its Banking & Finance, and Commercial, Corporate and M&A practices.

Team members continued for another year to receive individual recognition; namely, Andreas Erotocritou and Alexis Erotocritou are consistently recognised as a Leading Individuals in Dispute Resolution, and in Real Estate & Construction, Commercial, Corporate & M&A and Banking & Finance, respectively. 

Real Estate & Construction

The firm received an outstanding award as it has been recognised as one of the five Tier 1 firms in Cyprus in the real estate sector for another consecutive year.

Commentary from the directory

The ‘very responsive’ team at A.G Erotocritou LLC consists of ‘very bright lawyers who are there 24/7 for clients’. Headed by Alexis Erotocritou, the practice is skilled at handling large scale and complex projects, and is also home to Georgia Demou ; both Demou and Erotocritou are ‘highly professional and their services are always top quality’. Areas of expertise include advising on transactions relating to the construction of skyscrapers as well as advising specialist companies and professionals on the engineering and other regulatory aspects of high-value projects. It also assists various UHNWIs and HNWIs from around the world on matters such as the construction of five-star hotels, industrial parks and hospitals. Other key fields of activity include supporting escrow agents on big deals and working with the property team on a broad array of complicated property disputes.

Dispute Resolution

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

Andreas Erotocritou  heads an ‘extremely responsive team’ at A.G Erotocritou LLC and is a renowned litigator who appears before the District Court and the Supreme Court of Cyprus, frequently acting in many high-value and complex cases; he is particularly skilled at acting in cross-border corporate/commercial disputes and asset recovery cases and has opined on matters of Cyprus law in international arbitrations and court proceedings which are pending before foreign courts. Andreas Koualis handles many complex corporate insolvencies and restructurings and is recommended for his advice on injunctive reliefs.

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 7 other lawyers in Cyprus.

Commentary from the directory

Alexis Erotocritou leads a ‘knowledgeable and business-orientated’ team at A.G Erotocritou LLC where its ’24-7 response culture is something that makes its level of service stand out’. The department is currently handling various large-scale and high-value projects and works on a regular basis with major international law firms and significant corporate clients; it is the preferred local counsel for leading banks and is adept at handling the restructuring of large groups of companies. Newly-promoted partner Grigoris Sarlidis  focuses on financial services and products and advises on a range of regulatory matters.

Commercial, Corporate and M&A

A.G. Erotocritou LLC has also been praised in the Commercial, Corporate and M&A sector, to Tier 3 for another consecutive year, and Alexis Erotocritou has received recognition as one of the Leading Individuals in the jurisdiction for this sector also.

Commentary from the directory

The ‘very capable’ team at A.G Erotocritou LLC ‘takes time to understand our needs and responds within the agreed time intervals with accuracy and great quality work’. Practice head Alexis Erotocritou, a ‘great professional‘, has a wide range of experience in corporate, commercial and M&A transactions and has worked with various leading international law firms. In addition, he frequently represents large local and international corporations and banks. Grigoris Sarlidis  was recently promoted to the partnership, while senior lawyer Dafni Loizou joined the team from Stephenson Harwood and has considerable experience in acting for management teams on investments by private equity houses.

More information

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 2023 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.

 

 

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