NICHOLAS
KTENAS

NICHOLAS
KTENAS

EMPLOYMENT LAW PRACTICE

Contacts

+357 22 110324

Nicholas Ktenas has extensive experience in corporate and commercial law, employment law, privacy and data protection, consumer protection, intellectual property law and commercial litigation. Nicholas is a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner.

Relevant Experience:

  • Advised the Central Bank of Cyprus and its team of internal and external consultants on the restructuring of the banking sector following the 2013 banking crisis
  • Advises numerous national and multinational organisations and diplomatic missions in Cyprus on employment law issues, including termination of employment, reorganisations and redundancies, employee rights and protection in transfers of business, information and consultation and collective bargaining
  • Represented a global soft drinks brand and led its legal campaign in Cyprus against a number of parallel importers of its products from third countries
  • Advises national and multinational organisations on corporate and commercial matters, including agency and distribution, e-commerce and consumer protection
  • Worked with the Office of the Attorney General in reviewing national law and identifying discrepancies with European Union law, and drafting national legislation to transpose EU Directives into Cyprus law in preparation for Cyprus’s entry into the EU
  • Advised tenderers for the development and operation of international airports in Cyprus, and advising on employment law and administrative law issues
  • Participated as Cyprus legal advisors in numerous EU-funded projects on planning, environmental, employment and consumer protection law

Career, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Graduated in law, University of Sheffield, UK, 1997
  • Admitted to the Cyprus Bar in 1999
  • LLM in European Law, University of Nottingham, UK, 1999
  • Licensed Insolvency Practitioner since 2015
  • Internal legal adviser at the largest cruise-ship operator in Cyprus – public listed shipping company
  • Speaks Greek and English

Awards / Accreditations:

  • Cyprus representative of the Employment Law Alliance

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