ELINA
KOLLATOU

ELINA
KOLLATOU

CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL

Contacts

+357 25 110165

Elina has extensive experience in corporate law, trusts and estate planning. She has experience in cross-border transactions including acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings and refinancing.

Relevant Experience

  • Advised and assisted in the acquisition of two Greek islands by Cypriot trustees through the use of a Cyprus company as a vehicle for the acquisition of the properties
  • Advised and assisted in a public takeover of a UK listed company
  • Advised and assisted on the Cyprus aspect of the debt restructuring of a multinational shipping group of companies
  • Advised on the creation of a joint venture relating to the control of a major energy service provider based in Switzerland
  • Advised and assisted on the financing of Cypriot trustees by the acquisition of loans and the provision of guarantees and securities by related Cyprus entities
  • Advised major international banks on cross-border financing transactions, including the drafting of security and guarantee documentation governed by Cyprus law

 

Career, Skills and Qualifications

  • Graduated in law from the University of Leicester, UK in 2008
  • LLM International Commercial Law, University of Leicester, UK, 2009
  • MA International Relations and World Order, University of Leicester, UK, 2010
  • Admitted to the Cyprus Bar in 2012
  • Compliance officer for a Cyprus bank in London, UK September 2010 – August 2011
  • Speaks Greek and English

Publications

  • Author of Article “Privatisations in Cyprus: the beginning of a new era”, in International Corporate and Commercial Law Review, published by Thomson Reuters (Professional) UK Limited (2015)
  • Co-author of “Cyprus scores high in unprecedented audit on the national application of anti-money laundering legislation”, Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, published by Sweet & Maxwell (2014)
  • Co-author of Article “Cyprus scores high in unprecedented audit on the national application of anti-money laundering legislation”, Accountancy Cyprus (2013)
  • Co-author of  “Handbook of Cyprus Laws”, 2nd edition, published by Nomiki Vivliothiki, University of Cyprus and Andreas Neocleous & Co LLC (2013)
  • Co-author of the Cyprus chapter in “The Private Client and Private Wealth Review”, published by the Law Business Research (2018).

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