Our Team

Christophoros Christophi, Managing Partner, Lawyer.

Christophoros Christophi

Christophoros Christophi

Christophoros is the founder and Managing Partner of Christophi & Associates LLC. He has graduated Law Department of Leicester University, UK, with an LL.B (Hons) and LL.M in Labour Law and Industrial Relations. He was called to the Cyprus Bar in 1996. Christophoros is a Corporate Litigation Lawyer. He specializes in Company and Commercial Law, Employment Law and Industrial Relations and Sports Law. He has also shown particular interest in European Law, Media Law, Information Technology Law, Internet Law and Intellectual Property Law.  In addition to being an active litigation lawyer, Christophoros also regularly lectures Company Law to professionals like lawyers, accountants and insurance brokers. He is a member of the Disciplinary Committee of the  Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC).

He speaks Greek and English.

 

Andrea-Maria Christodoulidou

Andrea-Maria Christodoulidou

Andrea-Maria Christodoulidou, Partner, Lawyer.

Andrea-Maria joined the firm since 2008 when she was a pupil advocate. She is a graduate of the Law Department of Coventry University, UK, with a BA in Legal Studies (Hons). She also holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Laws in the specialization of Family Law of the University of London (Queen Mary), a Postgraduate Diploma in Laws in the specialization of Human Rights of the University of London (Queen Mary), and an  LLM in the specialization of Public International Law of the University of London (Queen Mary). Andrea-Maria was called to the Cyprus Bar Association in 2009. She is a litigation lawyer specializing in Family Law, Debt Collection and Commercial Litigation Law. She is also head of the firm’s litigation department. In 2014 she was made partner.

She speaks Greek and English.

 

Stephanie Papaioannou

Stephanie Papaioannou

Stephanie A. Papaioannou – Advocate, Lawyer.

Stephanie joined the firm in September 2013. She is a graduate of the department of Law of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Greece (LL.B.). She also holds a Postgraduate Degree (LL.M.) in International Law with Specialization in International Economic Law and Private International Law (Distinction). Stephanie qualified and practiced law in Greece.

In 2011 she was called to Thessaloniki’s Bar Association as an Advocate before the Greek Courts of First Instance.

In 2014 she was called to the Cyprus Bar Association after she successfully completed the Cypriot Bar Examination and received an award from the Law Office of the Republic for attaining the highest grade in Criminal Law.

Stephanie specializes in International Economic Law (International Investment Law, International Trade Law, International Investment Arbitration, International Commercial Arbitration), Private International Law (Private International Maritime Law, Private International Family Law) and International Procedural Law. She also deals with Administrative Law cases, Labour Law cases, Commercial matters and Litigation.

She speaks Greek, English and Italian.

 

Antigoni Markou

Antigoni Markou

Antigoni Markou.– Advocate, Lawyer.

Antigoni is the most recent member of our law firm. She is a graduate of the University of Nicosia. She was called at the Cyprus Bar in August 2014. Currently she works on her postgraduate degree at De Montfort University Leicester studying Sports Law and Practice. Her research paper is  on “Legislative initiatives of United Kingdom on tackling hooliganism and their influence in the rest of Europe”. Antigoni currently works on our firm’s litigation team.

She speaks Greek and English.

 

Agathi Nicolaou

Agathi Nicolaou

Agathi Nicolaou, Head of Corporate Administration Department.

Agathi joined the firm in September 2003 as an advocate’s clerk. In 2010 she moved to the corporate department where she now heads the Corporate Administration Department.

She is responsible for all the firm’s dealings with the Cyprus Registrar of Companies, she is responsible for the formation of both Cyprus and overseas companies for clients, preparation, review and execution of various secretarial services/documents of the Companies and liaising with banking institutions for the client’s bank accounts. She also assists in the Litigation department when needed.

She speaks Greek and English.

 

Mideia Panayiotidou

Mideia Panayiotidou

Mideia Panayiotidou, Head of Litigation and Office Administration Department.

Mideia joined the firm in 2011. She is a graduate of the Business Administration Department of University of Macedonia, of Thessaloniki, Greece.

She is head of the Litigation and Office Administration Department working closely with the Lawyers organizing the day to day needs of the Litigation department, preparing pleadings, organizing the firm’s filing/database systems etc.

She is also responsible for the firm’s office administration and she is the first point of contact with the firm’s clients.

She speaks Greek, Russian and English.