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George Mountis

George Mountis

Co-Managing Partner

Expertise

  • Employment & Immigration Law
  • Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation
  • Banking & Secured Financing
  • Corporate Litigation

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Profile
George Mountis is Co-Managing Partner and head of the firm's litigation and dispute resolution department. He has a leading role in the handling of the major high-profile commercial and corporate litigation cases undertaken by the firm such as major shareholders disputes, multi-million commercial and corporate fraud, injunctions and insolvency proceedings. His experience in these areas is extensive and varied. He represents clients in all types of multi-jurisdictional cases, and his many years of courtroom experience render him one of the leading litigators in Cyprus.

George has a central role in the firm's arbitration and mediation practice. Being a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators FCiArb, he has acquired significant experience in this area, both as a legal advisor and counsel, as well as an arbitrator. Furthermore, he is a CEDR Accredited Mediator and, as such, has helped many clients of the firm resolve individual, corporate and other types of claims and disputes amicably.

George further specialises in Competition Law. He is responsible for some of the firm's most important, high-profile cases in this area. He holds a Diploma in Economics of Competition Law from King's College London.

Chambers Global and Chambers Europe include George among the leading lawyers for Dispute Resolution, recommended as a 'strategy-focused, passionate and determined litigator' and he is praised in Legal 500 EMEA for thinking 'outside the box to strengthen his client's case' and inspiring 'confidence in court'. He is also described as 'very knowledgeable and efficient'.

George is currently member of the Board of Directors of the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, a leading non-profit medical centre in Cyprus and has also been appointed member of the Board of Directors of the Nicosia Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Bar Admissions

Cyprus Bar Association

Education

University of Kent at Canterbury (LL.B., Hons.); London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.M., Corporate and Commercial Law); King's College London (Diploma, Economics of Competition Law)
Areas of Practice

Banking & Secured Financing | Competition Law | Corporate Litigation | Employment & Immigration Law | Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association
    Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Professional Activities and Experience

Associate, Tassos Papadopoulos & Co., Cyprus (2003-2007)
Articles

Chambers International Arbitration Guide 2019 - Cyprus Chapter
Cyprus Chapter – EU Mediation Law Handbook: Regulatory Robustness Ratings for Mediation Regimes
Cyprus Chapter – Getting the Deal Through: Labour & Employment 2016
Cyprus Chapter of the European Competition Journal, 2005 & 2006 (co-author)


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