Elias Neocleous & Co LLC – top-rated across the board by The Legal 500

The latest Legal 500 rankings for Europe, the Middle East & Africa, released on 12 March, recommend Elias Neocleous & Co LLC as a top-tier firm in all nine practice areas covered by the Legal 500’s research, a distinction which no other Cyprus law firm comes close to emulating. Indeed, in two practice areas, banking and finance and real estate law, we are the only Cyprus firm to merit the prestigious top-tier ranking.

The Legal 500 rankings are the most authoritative guide to lawyers across the widest range of practice areas. They are based on the results of a thorough research process and the merits of the available evidence – law firms are ranked on merit alone. Their research-based coverage continues to grow each year with new practice areas and additional countries, with this year’s edition including employment in the Cyprus rankings for the first time.

Two lawyers, Elias Neocleous in tax and commercial, corporate and M&A, and Costas Stamatiou in dispute resolution, are listed in the elite “Leading lawyers” list of outstanding lawyers, and a further three lawyers, Demetris Roti for commercial, corporate and M&A and Elena Christodoulou and Evyenia Kelly Epaminondou for EU and competition, are listed in the “Next generation lawyers” list of up-and-coming lawyers. In all, 13 of the firm’s lawyers are recommended in The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2017 editorial. They are:

Elias Neocleous & Co LLC – in a league of our own in the IFLR 1000 rankings

IFLR1000, the guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers, has today released its listing of leading lawyers. Elias Neocleous & Co LLC continues to lead the Cyprus legal services market, being the only firm awarded the prestigious Tier 1 ranking in Cyprus.

IFLR is one of the most respected organisations researching the market for legal services. It has been researching legal markets for 29 years with an experienced research team based in London, New York and Hong Kong. IFLR published its first rankings in 1990 and it currently researches more than 120 jurisdictions worldwide. Rankings are based on evidence of transactions undertaken, and on feedback from peers and clients. IFLR’s reputation is based on the independence, objectivity and rigour of its research: no-one can buy their way into the rankings.

Commenting on the news, Elias Neocleous said, “It is very gratifying to be recognised by such a respected organisation as IFLR, and I should like to thank my colleagues for their efforts in achieving this success and our clients for entrusting us with their business. There is no room for complacency in today’s fast-moving business world: we are committed to renewing our clients’ trust in us every day by constantly striving to improve and providing them with the best possible service.”

Ranked top tier litigation firm by Benchmark Litigation, and partner Chrysanthos Christoforou is identified as a National Litigation Star for Cyprus

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They're transparent and amenable with a clear knowledge of the local market and how to navigate it.
IFLR 1000 Client Feedback 2019
To the point, very helpful and complement advice. Was always aiming to get it done in an efficient and timely manner. Delivered results despite some obstacles in between.
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
IFLR 1000 Client Feedback 2019
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.
IFLR 1000 Client Feedback 2019
Very  responsive and provided excellent guidance on issues of Cyprus law relevant in the transaction on which they represented us.
IFLR 1000 Client Feedback 2019

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