Despina Maria Georgiadou

Despina Maria Georgiadou

Senior Associates

Expertise

  • Banking
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Litigation
  • European Community Law
  • Corporate & Commercial Law
  • Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation
  • Public & Private International Law

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

Women's Professional Forum Group
Member

Chrysostomides Advocates and Legal Consultants
Cyprus

Profile
Despina-Maria Georgiadou has considerable experience in public, constitutional and administrative law, civil, corporate and commercial litigation. She handles matters involving corporate disputes, shareholder disputes, banking law, banking resolution, liquidation, contract law disputes, tort law, property law, as well as wills and succession law.

She regularly represents clients before the Administrative Court, the Supreme Court and the Tenders Review Authority, in recourses involving a wide variety of public law matters, including public procurement, privatization, appointments and promotions in public service, compulsory acquisition, applications for planning permissions and building permits, administrative fines and tax matters. She also advises individuals and public bodies and local authorities on the interpretation and application of laws, in relation to the constitutionality of laws, on fair procedures in fulfilling statutory functions and on administrative actions where necessary.

Despina-Maria advises on a wide range of contentious matters, she is involved in complex court litigation, representing clients in a range of civil, corporate and commercial disputes. She represents clients in multi-jurisdictional corporate and commercial type disputes involving the issuance of interim injunctions and matters of fraud, misrepresentation, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duties, and negligence.

Bar Admissions

Cyprus Bar Association (2010), Bar Council of England and Wales (2008)

Education

University of Cyprus (BA in Classical Studies and Philosophy), BPP Law School (Graduate Diploma in Law), BPP Law School (Bar Vocational Course), University College London (LL.M. in Commercial Law)
Areas of Practice

Banking | Banking & Secured Financing | Commercial Litigation | Corporate & Commercial Law | Corporate Litigation | European Community Law | Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation | Public & Private International Law | Trusts, Wills & Succession