Our Recognition and Expertise
Anastasios Antoniou LLC has been recognized, awarded and ranked amongst the leading law firms in Cyprus:
- it is ranked as Top Tier (Band 1) Cyprus law firm by The Legal 500
- it is a Recommended Cyprus law firm by the IFLR1000
- it is the winner of the Client Choice Awards of the International Law Office and Lexology in Competition/Antitrust
- it has been selected amongst the world’s leading competition law firms by Who’ Who Legal
- it is included in the peer-reviewed Best Lawyers International rankings
- it has achieved the highest ‘Preeminent’ ranking in Martindale Hubbell‘s Client Reviews.
That according to The Legal 500 our Firm’ “provides a service equal to that of any international law firm” and that an “eye for detail” and “expertise“ are the reasons behind our “solid reputation”, is a testament to our uncompromising dedication of providing the highest quality of legal services in areas such as competition law, merger control, shipping & maritime law, EU law and regulation and intellectual property. The above reasons, a direct result of our commitment to legal clarity, make it perfectly clear why we have established ourselves as the Cyprus Law Firm of choice for multinational corporations and international law firms.
Indicatively, we have handled Cyprus law matters for the French Republic, Gazprom, Unilever, Glencore International, Marathon Oil, Western Union, CGG-Veritas, AIG, Henkel, the Czech Republic, Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS), Fujitsu General, Bank of Cyprus, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC), PriceWaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, Czech Ailrines, Global Navigation Solutions, Salvatore Ferragamo, Vale, Tiande, DTEK Donbass, Travelex, Vectone Mobile, Transocean and others. At the same time, our Firm is regularly instructed on Cyprus law matters by Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Linklaters, Allen & Overy, Travers Smith, Bird & Bird, MacFarlanes, Sidley Austin, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and other global law firms.
Having established ourselves as the Cyprus lawyers of choice for multinational corporations, governments and global law firms, our Firm is focused and specialized in advising on legal issues faced by the oil & gas, maritime security, shipping, aviation, telecommunications and e-commerce industries. See the full list of our Practice Areas or the Industries we work with, or read our Publications on the various legal domains we specialize in.
Our Human Capital and Diversity
Anastasios Antoniou LLC has been designed to operate in full alignment with modern evolvements in the law and the industries to which it provides its legal services and ensures that it can attract the brightest legal minds who can be thrilled to be part of its team. Our Managing Advocate, Anastasios A. Antoniou, has been honoured with inclusion in the European Competition Lawyers Forum, a group of the leading practitioners in competition law from law firms across the European Union and a forum for senior practitioners and officials from DG Competition to engage in an open dialogue on the topical competition law issues of the day and to discuss areas for reform.
Our Firm is a member organization in BIMCO. Our Lawyers are Members of their respective local bar associations, the Cyprus Bar Association and the International Bar Association, while they are also active members in various legal associations and forums such as the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, the European Society of International Law, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, the International Trademark Association, the European Communities Trademark Association and theInternational League of Competition Law.
Our Firm treasures diversity and operates on the basis of cultivating a genuinely democratic, tolerant and diverse environment. We strive to include lawyers and support staff with diverse backgrounds and encourage the display of such diversity in the course of our practice of the law.
We believe it is only within such a corporate culture that we can effectively understand, identify and address the precise needs of our Clients while at the same time ensuring that the highest quality of legal services is rendered.
Our Vision, Values and Ethos
Our values constitute the first element we want our Clients to be aware of before, during and following our cooperation. This allows them to know the levels of our ethos and embark confidently in forming a fruitful relationship with our Firm that can outlast the provision of our services. Our values irrevocably stipulate that we conduct all of our business with the highest sense of responsibility of being both servants of Justice and providers of legal services.
Properly identifying our Clients’ needs is an imperative aspect of formulating accurate legal solutions at a high value for them. We always seek to clarify our Clients’ requirements and expectations and challenge them when necessary so as to introduce customized solutions which suit their needs and serve their targets, having their best interests in mind. Our Firm strives to create and maintain unique lawyer-client relationships that are based on trust, integrity and reliability. Our vision towards the provision of the highest quality of legal services in an accurate, practical and unambiguous manner is the cornerstone of how we practice the law. We expect from our Clients to seek the highest quality of legal services at the highest value and they should expect from us the provision of clear, customized solutions to their legal needs.