Demetris Roti



+357 25 110161

[email protected]



Practice area

  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate and Commercial


Demetris Roti has extensive experience in corporate and commercial law, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and banking and finance. He has acted in numerous substantial transactions on behalf of international law firms and institutional financiers, credit agencies and international commercial and development banks including China Development Bank, Citi, Deutsche Bank, EBRD and HSBC.

  • Financing of the largest natural gas field in Azerbaijan
  • Financing of a large Polish telecoms provider to reserve frequencies for the provision of telecommunication services including 4G
  • Senior revolving credit facility to an international energy trader for an oil storage depot, the biggest foreign investment at the time in Cyprus
  • Matisse financing of the first international bond issue secured by Romanian commercial real estate
  • USD 350 million debut Eurobond issue of a Russian property company traded on the main market of the Irish Stock Exchange, the first Eurobond issue by a Cyprus company active in the Russian real estate market
  • Bond offering of a UK-listed satellite communications provider
  • Hostile mandatory public takeover offer for a company listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
  • Graduated in law from the University of Manchester, UK, 2005
  • BPP Professional Education, Legal Practice Course, 2006
  • AimHigher, Department for Education and Skills, UK, 2006
  • Gained significant experience working in a top 20 City law firm in London
  • Admitted to the Cyprus Bar in 2010
  • Senior Associate since 2014
  • Advocate Partner since 2017
  • Legal 500 recognises Demetris as one of the ‘next generation lawyers’ in Cyprus for commercial, corporate and M&A, quoting reports from clients that he “makes sure that the service the client receives is always excellent”.
  • Lexis Nexis accredited
  • Experience as anti money laundering officer
IFLR 1000 Client Feedback 2019 We have been assisted by Elias Neocleous in the context of capital markets transaction. Mr Demetris Roti was the partner in charge of the matter. We were very satisfied by the work of Mr Roti and his team as well as their ability to work towards tight deadlines

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Great work with all stakeholders including the government relations both in Cyprus and EU
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We have been using Neocleous for more than 10 years. We are very satisfied with their performance. They can support all the areas we may need help in. They have lawyers for all the practice areas. They are well educated and very fast on the job.
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