We are delighted to announce that, for another consecutive year, A.G. Erotocritou LLC has been recognised in various practice areas as a “Leading Firm” in Cyprus by The Legal 500 – one of the world's largest legal directories. The Legal 500 analyses and assesses the capabilities and strengths of law firms across the world, in over 150 jurisdictions, provides the most prestigious and comprehensive worldwide coverage on recommended Law firms.
Our firm has been recognised as a Leading Firm across 4 practice areas, namely Dispute Resolution, Real Estate & Construction, Banking & Finance, and Commercial, Corporate and M&A. The firm was recognised as a Top Tier firm in one area.
Moreover, members of the team have been recognised as leading lawyers in Cyprus in a number of practice areas. More specifically, Andreas Erotocritou has been recognised as a leading lawyer in Dispute Resolution whilst Alexis Erotocritou has been also recognised as a leading individual in Banking & Finance.
Dispute Resolution Department
According to the independent assessment provided by The Legal 500, our Dispute Resolution department was recognised as one of the leading practices in the country (ranked at Tier 3).
Commentary from the directory
A.G. Erotocritou LLC has a ‘commercially minded’ team that is ‘very good at what it does in terms of quality of work and advice’. Under the leadership of Andreas Erotocritou who is a ‘brilliant lawyer and assists 24/7’ the team has developed considerable expertise in handling complex and high-value corporate and commercial disputes especially those relating to worldwide injunctive relief. The department is often hired by local and international banks for asset-tracing and recovery engagements as well as receiving a steady flow of instructions from major international law firms and multinational corporations.
'It is definitely one of the best dispute resolution teams in Cyprus led by Andreas Erotocritou. The “star” of dispute resolution in Cyprus is Andreas Erotocritou. Very humble, approachable, diligent and thoughtful’.
‘The team is very dynamic and all its members are eager to go the extra mile to help the client to meet its goals. The firm handled for our company a number of important disputes in the past and all were successful. In one of the cases, the result was successful because of the dedication and time spent by the team to understand the facts and find ways to defend the case. Each member is very responsive’.
‘Andreas Erotocritou is the best lawyer we have ever worked with on contentious matters in Cyprus. He is well equipped with all the knowledge that is needed to make his client feel that they are in good hands. He is a master tactician in litigation cases and at the same time Judges and fellow lawyers respect him to a very high extent. The quality is also great with other team members such as Irena Markitani. Antreas Koualis is also a very capable lawyer’.
'High-professional team of lawyers who can assist in all aspects of Cyprus law. The lawyers’ great experience in international dispute resolution allows them to select the best strategy in the dispute for their clients. We worked with the main Cyprus law firms but this law firm was the best. We trust them in all issues’.
‘Very good at what it does in terms of quality of work and advice. Expertise in obtaining interim relief’.
‘Andreas Erotocritou is my main point of contact and is an excellent and a commercially savvy lawyer’.
‘The lawyers know their business. They do not say and pretend they know. They are the best lawyers I have worked with over the last few years. I know that if we turn to this firm that it will do the job properly, on time and with the best quality'.
Banking and Finance
The firm was once again recognised as a leading firm in Cyprus in this practice area, ranked at Tier 4. Alexis Erotocritou has been recognised in the elite "Leading individuals" list together with our 6 other lawyers in Cyprus.
Commentary from the directory
A.G. Erotocritou LLC fields an ‘extremely efficient and knowledgeable team', with a versatile group of practitioners. Alexis Erotocritou leads the practice, and is adept at handling large scale banking and finance matters as well as complex restructurings. The team has niche expertise in advising on the financial aspects of commercial construction projects, with regulatory advice another strength.
'Very eager and prompt to assist and carry out the work at a high level of professionalism. It delivers a service that you can rely on’.
‘The team is very efficient in the way it treats the client’.
‘Partner Alexis Erotocritou- his competence in financial and banking matters is top notch, with a focus on delivering high quality work combined with strict attention to detail. It is a pleasure to work with him, because of his firm commitment to results’.
‘Alexis Erotocritou provides extremely timely and practical advice. He is willing to invest time in understanding the case and providing real transparency in terms of billing’.
‘The firm provide various legal services, with its litigation and banking, corporate and real estate departments standing out for its professionalism. The firm has an outstanding approach for enhancing relationships with its clients and colleagues. The lawyers also have a fresh attitude and it is a very enthusiastic team with great depth of knowledge in the specialised matters it handles’.
‘We have had the opportunity to collaborate with Alexis and Grigoris Sarlidis. Both of them are exceptional lawyers with extensive knowledge of their fields, adopting a practicable approach and providing a 24/7 service to clients‘.
‘Alexis Erotocritou is exceptional at handling banking work. He always adopts a practical approach, he is a problem solver and is available 24/7 for the client. ’
‘Fresh team with a very professional attitude towards all legal projects, no matter how big or small’.
Real Estate Department
The firm received an outstanding award as it has been recognised as one of the leading 5 firms in Cyprus in the real estate sector and has been ranked at Tier 1.
Commentary from the directory
Alexis Erotocritou heads the department at A.G Erotocritou LLC, which has particular expertise in a number of niche areas such as the construction of skyscrapers, five-star star hotels and industrial parks. In addition, it advises a significant number of high net worth private clients globally on real estate matters and frequently acts with several leading international law firms on major real estate projects. The team also handles some complex and high-value disputes in this sphere. Associate Georgia Demou receives plaudits for her work on real estate matters too.
'All members have exposure to high value and profile transactions and handle international work. Team members are very flexible and friendly. As regards the real estate sector, the firm has developed an exceptional reputation in Cyprus and is considered one of the law firms for handling the most high profile transactions in this sector. The fact that the firm and its members have a great reputation and share respect from anyone, helps them to close deals and achieve their targets more effectively for clients’.
‘Alexis Erotocritou is the leading lawyer in Limassol in real estate. Georgia Demou is a bright senior associate with great potential’.
‘The firm provides various legal services, with its litigation and banking, corporate and real estate departments standing out for its professionalism. The firm has an outstanding approach for enhancing relationships with its clients and colleagues. It has a fresh attitude and is a very enthusiastic team with great depth of knowledge in the specialised matters it handles’.
‘We have had the opportunity to collaborate with Alexis and Georgia Demou on real estate matters as they handled work required for our clientele (primarily on sale agreements of immovable property). Both are exceptional lawyers with extensive knowledge of their fields, adopting a practical approach and providing a 24/7 service to clients. The team has a designated and specialised group of experts hence can handle any real estate request and do a great job at all times’.
‘Alexis Erotocritou is exceptional in handling real estate matters and leading the department. He always adopts a practical approach, he is a problem solver and is available 24/7 for the client’.
Commercial, Corporate and M&A
A.G. Erotocritou LLC has also been praised in so far as the Commercial, Corporate and M&A sector is concerned (ranked at Tier 4).
Commentary from the directory
A.G Erotocritou LLC fields a ‘team that is a joy to work with. Intelligent, personable and highly efficient’. It acts for a sizeable number of local and international institutions, governments, individuals and corporations on the full array of corporate and commercial matters. It has particular sector expertise in areas such as healthcare, financial institutions, mining, infrastructure, commodities and technology, as well as transport, energy and shipping. Head of team Alexis Erotocritou ‘is focused on delivering high quality work combined with strict attention to detail’.
'The team consists of very capable lawyers who provide at all times exceptional service to the clients. All members have exposure to high-value and profile transactions and handle international work. Team members are very flexible and friendly’.
‘Alexis Erotocritou is one of the best lawyers in Cyprus in corporate, banking and real estate. He has significant experience in high-value transactions’.
‘The team has a unique blend of responsiveness and experience. The team is perfectly organised, where you clearly understand, as a client, where the responsibility lies. Alexis Erotocritou always overdelivers, looks for the best solutions and implements them successfully’.
‘Prompt responses and to the point. Hardworking, driven, focused on achieving results and not just another law firm trading off contacts and/or just seeking to bill hours over all else’.
‘The firm and its partners are very well established, connected and knowledgeable about Cyprus. This is coupled with a very global oriented and commercial mindset. The partners in the firm are very client focused and I have found their advice to have the balance of legalistic approach with a flexible commercial approach that focused on the client’s needs’.
‘Committed and knowledgeable. Alexis Erotocritou – it is a pleasure to work with him, because of his firm commitment to results which are in the client’s interests’.
‘Alexis Erotocritou invests significant time in truly understanding a matter and providing clear cost estimates before commencing work. His advice is always timely and practical. ’
‘The team was always accessible, diligent and dependable. The lawyers pay attention to detail’.
More information regarding the 2021 rankings of our firm by the Legal 500 can be found at Legal market overview in Cyprus | Law firm and lawyer rankings from The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa guide
Our firm’s profile (which includes information regarding the firm, areas of practice, details of the members, testimonials, etc) can be accessed at A.G Erotocritou LLC > Limassol > Cyprus | The Legal 500 law firm profiles
As a firm, we are grateful for the recognition and proud of our achievement. We believe that the above is not only a testament to the calibre of our services and the hard work we put into every individual case, but also to the trust our clients place in us and the quality of our work.