KEY MEMBERS OF THE FIRM
BA (Hons) Modern History
University of Oxford, UK
Post Graduate Diploma in Law
BPP Law School, UK
Legal Practice Course (Distinction)
BPP Law School, UK
Capital markets, M&A and Joint Venture, General
Corporate and Commercial, Corporate Restructuring, Tax.
As a Registered European lawyer in Cyprus, she brings the wealth of her experience gained in the City to her position. Marilou worked for six years at Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC, as a senior member of the corporate team where she was involved in number of complex and high profile deals. Marilou specializes in equity transactions and mergers and acquisitions. She provides assistance to clients to setting up joint ventures, partnerships and other special purpose vehicles to enable them to better structure their investment in Europe and Asia through Cyprus.
Recent Representative Experience
Assisting on the IPOs and SPOs of one of Russia’s largest payment services providers;
Conducting the first ever privatization in Cyprus - the Cyprus Telecommunications Authority;
Represented the successful bidder in the first ever concession of state owned enterprises in Cyprus.
Fluent in English, Greek and French.
Working knowledge of Italian and Spanish.
MARILOU PAVLOU CHRISTODOULIDES
LLB (Hons), University of Southampton
LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law, University College London
Banking Law, Insurance law, Company Law, Contract Law, Litigation and Arbitration, Employment Law.
Agni has handled a number of complex legal cases before the Cypriot Courts, representing some of the largest banking institutions of Cyprus – cases regarding debt recovery claims, enforcement of securities issued in favour of the lender, sale of mortgaged properties and has handled applications for issuance of interim orders. Agni has also managed legal cases, both for and against banking institutions, involving multicurrency loan agreements. She has also given legal opinions and administered cases regarding the validity of contracts, security agreements of all types, the appointment of receiver and manager of companies and its validity, letters of guarantee in developer cases and enforcement procedures. Agni has advised on the winding up and liquidation of companies and has conducted such Court cases.
Agni has represented some of the largest Cypriot insurance companies before the Courts regarding compensation claims for loss of amenities, permanent incompetence, accidents during employment and has also handled the out-of-court settlement of many similar cases, assisting clients to reach amicable solutions. She has also given legal opinions on such matters interpreting various aspects of the relevant Laws in the insurance sector, as well as opinions on the validity of insurance contracts and relevant matters.
Furthermore, she has undertaken the review of complex agreements and relevant documents as well as various due diligence reports regarding high network companies and institutions.
From 2009 - 2017, Agni was a senior member of the litigation department at one of the most prestigious legal firms in Cyprus, Chryssafinis & Polyviou LLC
Fluent in Greek & English,
Competent in French
University of Silesia
Political Sciences and Journalism Master Degree
Corporate, AML & Compliance, Banking, Business Development
Patrycja has worked over 10 years for various well-known law firms and service providers based in Nicosia, Cyprus dealing with a wide portfolio of international clients ranging from blue chip companies to financial institutions to multinational groups. As the head of the fiduciary practice, she advises with the incorporation of the private limited companies, partnerships and other SPVs in domestic and foreign jurisdictions providing full support, guidance and assistance in various corporate enquiries. Patrycja is highly experienced in Compliance and AML procedures assisting clients to open up bank accounts both in Cyprus and abroad and set up their operations in Cyprus. She is praised by clients for finding practical solutions to their queries. Patrycja has also recently dealt with licensing applications relating Cyprus Investments Firms, pursuant to MiFID II and the set up of Alternative Investment Funds and payment institutions.
Fluent in Polish and English.
University of Southampton, Law LLB
Member of the Cyprus Bar Association
Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, Financial Services & Regulation, Tax, Immigration, Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Christina graduated with Honours from the University of Southampton in June 2020, where she obtained her LLB Law Degree and was subsequently admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association in August 2021. Having undertaken a number of legal internships both in the UK and in Cyprus as well as being involved in pro-bono initiatives in collaboration with Southampton Law School, Christina heads the firm’s pro-bono activities. Before joining MPC Legal as an Associate, Christina successfully completed her legal training in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department of a Big4 Company in Cyprus.
Christina was involved in various cases, drafting petition pleadings, preparing written pleadings, and making court appearances. She has recently represented clients on corporate and financial regulatory matters as well as investment services law matters, particularly in relation to licensing of regulated entities, company and business acquisitions and restructuring. Christina also advises clients on asset preservation strategies as well as Immigration matters.
Fluent in Greek and English
Working knowledge of French