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Legal Services2019-06-06T18:24:48+00:00

Our firm applies a creative and problem-solving approach and strives to seek successful solutions for our clients. Rest assure that our clients’ confidentiality is of outmost importance to us, as it is an ethical value which is deeply engrained throughout our Law firm. Any matter discussed with us remains district and confident.

We are experienced and able to advice both Cypriot and expatriate clients on their family law issues including the following:

  • Divorce
  • Custody Disputes
  • Property claims & issues
  • Right of Communication
  • Child Abduction
  • Adoption
  • Child support and custody
  • Divorce agreements
  • Maintenance proceedings
  • Paternity recognition
  • Guardianship matters

Whether you are a physical or legal person, either local or alien, seeking to invest in real estate, our Law firm’s team of professional lawyers can advice and assist you in any transaction – from the simplest transaction to the most complex one.

We have more than 10 years of track-record experience in the Real Estate and Immovable Property Law, which, constitutes our team of professional lawyers your trust worthy advisor and executor. Our areas of expertise are listed below:

  • Property Investment by foreign individuals & companies
  • Property Litigation
  • Separate Title Deeds
  • Taxation advice on any property transaction (including stamp duties, capital gains tax, transfer fees, VAT etc.)
  • Advice on investment requirements to obtain Cyprus citizenship.
  • Estate administration and wills.

We advise on international human rights laws, civil actions and administrative recourses involving governmental bodies and institutions, public inquiries and judicial review cases.

The firm has extensive experience in managing the process of challenging decisions of public authorities and bodies. We represent clients before the Supreme Court of the Republic of Cyprus in Applications for Annulment relating to a diverse range of acts, decisions and omissions of various administrative authorities.

  • The Constitution of the Republic of Cyprus
  • The Laws enacted by the House of Representatives
  • The principles of Common Law
  • The ‘Law of the General Principles of Administrative Law 1999’
  • Administrative Regulatory Acts
  • European Union Law

The Supreme Court has exclusive jurisdiction to decide for every recourse which is filed against a decision, act or omission of any organ, authority or person exercising an administrative or executive function. The recourse or ‘application for annulment’ has to be filed to the Supreme Court within 75 days from the date when the decision or act or omission was published or when not published, from the time it came to the knowledge of the person filing the application for annulment.

Our team of Lawyers provides a high quality, effective and approachable service and offers the highest quality representation in appellate and first instance work alike, acting for both employers and employees. The team has the ability in pointing out the strengths and weaknesses in cases and honestly advises the client accordingly. Our clients range from individual employees and directors to major private organizations.

We are proud of our commitment to our clients, our expertise in all areas of employment law and our ability to undertake basic, as well as complex claims which include:

  • All forms of discrimination claims including age, race, sex, disability etc
  • Equal pay
  • Directors’ disputes
  • Injuctive relief
  • Breach of contract
  • Unfair and wrongful dismissal
  • Working time regulations
  • Pensions
  • Bonus claims
  • Partnership disputes
  • Disciplinary hearings
  • Accidents at work including personal injury claims for work-related stress

We can offer legally influenced strategies that make commercial sense for your business. By looking beyond the required legal input we identify with the core substantial issues despite the complexity of the matter. Pragmatic in our approach, we endeavor to build successful and long term relationships with our clients.

Our firm has for many years been practising in this challenging area of law, representing many local and foreign commercial and investment banks, security providers and corporate borrowers.

We can assist on all the legal aspects of loan and security transactions that involve Cyprus or have a cross-border aspect to them. We can provide you with solid and sound legal advice about the Cypriot legal framework involving banking and finance transactions.

Our legal and corporate team can advise local and international banks in relation to many regulatory matters, compliance issues and on acquiring banking licences from the Central Bank of Cyprus.

Our work in this area of law covers the following transactions:

  • Domestic & Cross-border loan agreements
  • Drafting and executing security documentation involving corporate assets
  • Refinancing of debt
  • Loan & Collateral restructuring
  • Registration of charges
  • Pledges of shares
  • Asset and Project Finance
  • Securities law compliance
  • Legal Opinions
  • Corporate due diligence
  • Obtaining banking licences
  • Acquisitions of domestic banks

We at KPL International, acknowledge the importance of our clients’ intangible property resulting from their creativity, such as patents, trademarks copyrights, industrial design rights, or even trade secrets and their need to protect it.

Our team of experienced and dedicated lawyers will represent you before any legal disputes or negotiations (on a client request-basis) concerning IP rights or even create and register on your behalf the IP right itself.

In particular our firm can assist and advice in the following areas:

  • Registration and protection of trademarks and designs, patents, know- how, confidential information and related rights;
  • Protection of copyright;
  • Software and Data protection;
  • Infringement litigation;
  • Issues related to Internet;
  • Advise and Counsel on the current state of IP Law;
  • Identifying and Managing clients’ Intellectual Property matters;
  • Counselling clients in the development and implementation of business and legal strategies for obtaining and protecting patents, copyrights and other intellectual property rights;
  • Conducting non-infringement and invalidity analysis on behalf of our clients;
  • Negotiating, preparing, administering and enforcing IP agreements and transfers;
  • Rendering opinions regarding infringement and validity of IP rights.

A Will is a person’s one of the most important documents to prepare. The person’s “wills” are specified in a Will and its contents have serious implications both financially and socially. A Will may cover matters such as funeral arrangements, guardianship, legacies, as well as, who will inherit a person’s financial estate.

Our Law firm can assist you with proper legal advice so that you can understand the different options available while at the same time you ensure that the provisions of the law are not violated. Violating the provisions of the law may result to nullification of whole or part of the Will. In general, a Will in Cyprus must:

  • Be signed in Cyprus;
  • Have Executors who reside in Cyprus; and
  • Be witnessed by two (2) persons residing in Cyprus.

We would be happy on taking on any clients’ requests for drafting of a Will and help them to protect their interests and give them a peace of mind knowing that their estate is taken care in case of sudden death.

Our area of expertise is listed here below:

  • Drafting and executing of wills;
  • Administration of the estate;
  • Appointment as Administrators of a deceased person’s estate in order to guide the distribution of the estate to the beneficiaries;
  • Dealing with inheritance tax, capital gain tax and income tax matters;

Our Law firm’s corporate practice covers contractual matters, issue of securities, forming of legal entities and corporate restructuring, insolvency and liquidation matters, liability of corporations and corporate agents and corporate dispute resolution.

Our team closely works together with our in-house tax advisors to deliver our clients cost-balanced and tax-efficient corporate solutions. We are engaged in the full range of counselling buy-side and sell-side clients in public and private M&A transactions, including:

  • Asset acquisitions
  • Equity purchases and sales
  • Mergers and consolidations
  • Recapitalizations and reorganizations
  • Tender offers
  • Cross-border transactions
  • Joint ventures

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We work as a single united team with market leading firms around the world and give our clients the highest quality advice possible.

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