KEY MEMBERS OF THE FIRM 

 

 

Education

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

 

Practice Areas

Capital markets, M&A and Joint Venture, General

Corporate and Commercial, Corporate Restructuring, Tax.

Experience

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.

Languages

Fluent in English, Greek and French.

Working knowledge of Italian and Spanish.

MARILOU PAVLOU CHRISTODOULIDES

FOUNDER

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AGNI LIVERA

LEGAL CONSULTANT 

Education

LLB (Hons), University of Southampton

LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law, University College London

Practice Areas

Banking Law, Insurance law, Company Law, Contract Law, Litigation and Arbitration, Employment Law.

Experience

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

Languages

Fluent in  Greek & English,

Competent in French

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PATRYCJA MIKULSKA 

SENIOR MANAGER

Education

University of Silesia

Political Sciences and Journalism Master Degree

Practice Areas

Corporate, AML & Compliance, Banking, Business Development 

Experience

​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. 

Languages

Fluent in Polish and English.

 

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PAVLINA DEMETRIOU 

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Education​

Law LLB (Hons)

University of Buckingham, UK

 

Legal Practice Course

University of Law, UK

 

Member of the Cyprus Bar Association

Member of the Solicitors Regulation Authority

 

Practice Areas

Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Restructuring, Tax, Financial Services & Regulation, General Corporate and Commercial, Employment.

 

Experience

Pavlina graduated from the University of Buckingham in 2014 with an LLB (Hons) Degree. In 2015 she completed the LPC (Legal Practice Course) at the University of Law. Pavlina completed her legal training at a leading law firm in Cyprus and was admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association as an Advocate of the Supreme Court in 2018.  

 

Pavlina has previously worked at Gateley Plc, a national law firm in the UK in the Restructuring team (contentious) and assisted in advising on /several high value and cross border insolvency claims.

 

Since qualifying, Pavlina has been involved in the management of international business companies, company and business acquisitions and sales, joint ventures, all aspects of corporate reorganisations and restructurings and other cross-border transactions. 

 

Pavlina’s corporate and commercial experience includes, inter alia, working on numerous high profile multi-million transactions. Through her exposure to such transactions, Pavlina has gained considerable experience in reviewing share purchase agreements, shareholders agreements, conducting corporate due diligence reports on target companies, advising clients on restructuring and employment issues as well as advising across a broad spectrum of corporate, commercial, and regulatory and matters. Pavlina also handled one of Cyprus’ largest redundancies.

 

​Languages

Fluent in Greek and English 

Working knowledge of French 

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