Office Address

Phone Number

+357 2211 0000

Fax Number

+357 2211 0001

Email Address

nicholas.ktenas@neo.law

Firm Website

www.neo.law

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Firm

Elias Neocleous & Co

Main Office Address

5 Limassol Ave
2nd Floor
2112 Aglantzia
Nicosia
Cyprus

Office Locations

Nicosia, Limassol, Paphos, Cyprus; Moscow, Russia; Budapest, Hungary; Prague, Czech Republic; Kiev, Ukraine; Sevastopol, Ukraine; Brussels, Belgium

Firm Phone Number

+357 2211 0110
+357 2211 0324

Firm Fax Number

+357 2211 0001

Personal Background

Nicholas Ktenas has extensive experience in corporate and commercial law, employment law, privacy and data protection, consumer protection, intellectual property law and commercial litigation. Nicholas is a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner.

Relevant Experience:

  • Advised the Central Bank of Cyprus and its team of internal and external consultants on the restructuring of the banking sector following the 2013 banking crisis
  • Advises numerous national and multinational organisations and diplomatic missions in Cyprus on employment law issues, including termination of employment, reorganisations and redundancies, employee rights and protection in transfers of business, information and consultation and collective bargaining
  • Represented a global soft drinks brand and led its legal campaign in Cyprus against a number of parallel importers of its products from third countries
  • Advises national and multinational organisations on corporate and commercial matters, including agency and distribution, e-commerce and consumer protection
  • Worked with the Office of the Attorney General in reviewing national law and identifying discrepancies with European Union law, and drafting national legislation to transpose EU Directives into Cyprus law in preparation for Cyprus’s entry into the EU
  • Advised tenderers for the development and operation of international airports in Cyprus, and advising on employment law and administrative law issues
  • Participated as Cyprus legal advisors in numerous EU-funded projects on planning, environmental, employment and consumer protection law

Career, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Insolvency Practitioner since 2015
  • Admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association in 1999
  • LLM in European Law, University of Nottingham, UK, 1999
  • LLB (Honors) The University of Sheffield, UK, 1997
  • Internal legal adviser at the largest cruise-ship operator in Cyprus – public listed shipping company
  • Speaks Greek and English


Firm Background

Elias Neocleous & Co LLC has the largest and most experienced team of employment law specialists in Cyprus, with an excellent reputation for high quality, sound legal and practical advice.

Our client base consists of employees and employers, including domestic and multinational businesses and organizations and the diplomatic missions of overseas countries to Cyprus.

We have long, in-depth experience in providing legal advice and assistance with the full range of employment-related topics, including drafting contracts and other documentation, dispute resolution, provident fund registration and liaising and negotiating with government bodies, trade unions and the like.


Firm Practice Areas

  • Admiralty and shipping
  • Banking and finance
  • Corporate and commercial
  • Employment law
  • e-Business
  • European Union law
  • Intellectual property law
  • Litigation and arbitration
  • Real estate
  • Tax law and international tax planning

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