Stylianos Christoforou

Barrister at Law - Cyprus

LLB, LLM, Barrister at Law

Stylianos was born on the 23rd of February, 1976. He received an LLB (Hons) in 1998 from the University of Hull, UK and an LLM in International Commercial Law in 1999 from the University of Nottingham, UK. In 2000, he was admitted to the Bar and was awarded a recognition; Barrister-at-Law of Grays Inn, UK.

Further to his academic achievement, Stylianos, obtained three professional certifications. In 2004, he became a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators of England and Wales; in 2014, he became a Qualified Lectured on Legal Matters and in 2015, a Qualified Insolvency Practitioner.

Stylianos returned to Cyprus in 2001. He has successfully represented a large number of businesses and individuals in and out of the Court rooms related to: Corporate matters, Employment Law, Industrial Relations, Property Investment Recovery, Banking, Family Law and more.

In particular, he has effectively represented all pioneer High Court cases related to Transfer of Undertakings and one of the major Industrial Relations Cases in the Republic (180 employees). Stylianos is also the legal consultant of the Cyprus Human Resource Management Association.

Moreover, his expertise lies in assisting high-net-worth individuals to invest in the Cypriot and European economy, acquire Cypriot Citizenship; thereafter, to utilise the tax and citizenship benefits.

Stylianos has managed direct and indirect tax matters related to corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, family planning, design and implementation of tax efficient real estate structures for investors and key management providing for both property investment and development opportunities in the Cyprus and overseas.

Stylianos is based in our Associated office in Nicosia