The dispute resolution practice is the firm’s largest, renowned for delivering exceptional service to clients.
With nearly 60 years’ experience in the legal market and backed up by an international culture, the legal team successfully handles cases in conventional and alternative forms of dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation of international and domestic disputes. Clients come from various industry sectors and include public and private companies, multinational corporations, banks, financial institutions, entrepreneurs as well as a host of individual clients from Cyprus and abroad.
Headed by four partners, the litigation team handles a wide range of claims and disputes, both locally and internationally, in respect of general civil, corporate, commercial and criminal litigation as well as administrative recourses to the Supreme Court of Cyprus including:
The department is headed by Mr Stavros Pavlou, Senior & Managing Partner of the firm, who has excellent negotiating skills and extensive experience in international arbitration centres, such as the London Court of International Arbitration, the Stockholm Arbitration Court, the Austrian Arbitration Centre and others. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). The team handles arbitration for:
The mediation team provides comprehensive private mediation services and assists in representing individual parties to help resolve conflicts as efficiently and cost effectively as possible. Partners Chrysostomos Nicolaou and Stella Louka Pavlou have been specifically trained and accredited as mediators and they are included in the official list of mediators of the Ministry of Justice and Public Order and the Central Bank of Cyprus. The legal team offers mediation services in the following sectors: