The litigation department is one of the strongest and most reputable
in Cyprus. It is able to respond promptly and efficiently to
highly urgent as well as complicated matters and deal with all manner of
The firm welcomes test cases which it believe have merit, and has often
succeeded in establishing novel points of law. Indeed the firm's senior partner,
Kyriacos Th. Michaelides, has been involved in a great number of celebrated cases
which have become leading precedents and which have over the years changed legal
thinking both in Cyprus and other jurisdictions. He has also often been
described as one of the most fierce and effective cross-examiners in the country.
The firm places great emphasis on training its lawyers in advocacy.
As a result of this several of its former members currently hold senior
This department undertakes all types of civil
litigation which of course include all of the firm's areas of practice.
Many of the matters undertaken are high-profile, and the firm is
often asked to act for the Republic of Cyprus in complex litigation
and arbitration matters.
The firm's litigation, ADR and arbitration expertise allows it to be
particularly strong in the fields of commercial and corporate litigation,
banking, financial services, construction, intellectual property,
administrative law and compulsory acquisition and requisition of land.
The firm's expertise in arbitration and ADR, especially
mediation, is especially strong in the field of construction.