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Demetris Loizides

+357 25 820020

Demetris is consistently recommended by Legal 500. He is described as being "deeply knowledgeable" and praised for his "commitment to clients".

Demetris Loizides is one of the founding partners of Aristodemou Loizides Yiolitis LLC which merged with Harneys in December 2009. He is the head of the Corporate and Commercial department of the Cyprus office; he is particularly known for his strong corporate background, specialises in the areas of corporate and commercial law, and has substantial and extensive experience in establishing sophisticated joint venture structures, restructuring and acquisitions of companies and businesses.

He has led the Cyprus office in numerous high profile capital markets related transactions, including private placements, initial public offerings and listings of Cypriot companies on the Warsaw Stock exchange, MAIN and AIM of the London Stock Exchange, Oslo Børs and NASDAQ, public takeover bids and delistings. Demetris also regularly advises on merger control, competition law issues as well as complex cases involving shareholder disputes.

Demetris offers his professional assistance to both the local and the international market, counting a number of large, multinational corporations including banks among his clientele. He also enjoys a broad cooperation with leading international firms, including the “Magic Circle” and “Silver Circle” law firms, as well as the “Big Four” audit firms.

Demetris is an LLB graduate of the University of Warwick, UK and was admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association in 2002. He has been appointed to the Companies’ Committee of the Cyprus Bar Association and, since his appointment, he has pioneered for and has been highly active and instrumental in, a number of legislative amendments and developments pertaining mainly to the Cyprus Companies Law as well as other statute laws of Cyprus. He has also published articles in his field of expertise


Warwick University(LLB) 2000


Cyprus 2002


Corporate and Commercial, Cyprus, Cyprus Corporate & Commercial