CHRISTIANA
PYRKOTOU

CHRISTIANA
PYRKOTOU

LITIGATION AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Contacts

+357 25 110198

Christiana’s main areas of practice are civil, corporate and commercial litigation and dispute resolution with a particular emphasis on contract law, shareholder disputes, joint-venture disputes, derivative actions, international trade and torts and liquidation of companies.

Relevant Experience

  • Advised and represented national and international entities in court proceedings involving applications for Mareva injunctions and disclosure orders
  • Engaged in many large and complex court proceedings, including shareholder disputes, breach of trust agreements and fiduciary duties and derivative actions
  • Advised clients on aspects of Cyprus law in connection with cases involving complex, multi-jurisdictional issues
  • Advised foreign corporations and private individuals on litigation strategy aimed at preserving and recovering assets
  • Advised foreign entities on enforcing foreign judgments and arbitration awards in Cyprus
  • Advised creditors on liquidation and debt collection procedures
  • Advised private individuals and negotiated with trading companies whose license was suspended by CySec
  • Represented private individuals in banking fraud cases involving successful applications for Mareva and Norwich Pharmacal orders

Career, Skills and Qualifications

  • Graduated in law from the University of Leicester, UK in 2007
  • LLM Corporate Law, University of London (UCL), UK, 2008
  • Bar Vocational Course, College of Law, London, UK, 2009
  • Called to the Bar by the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn
  • Admitted to the Cyprus Bar in 2010
  • Speaks Greek and English

Publications

  • Co-author of the International Comparative Legal Guide to International Arbitration, 2015
  • Co-author of Cyprus Chapter of Global Legal Insights – International Arbitration, 2015
  • Author of article “Assessing Credibility and intervention by the Supreme Court”, 2014
  • Co-author of Handbook of Cyprus Statutory Law, second edition
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