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Kyriacos Kourtellos
Managing Director

With close to 15 years of experience in high-value business structuring, project development and transactional work, Kyriacos is a well-rounded legal professional with a broad and deep understanding of various industries and sectors. 

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Prior to founding Kourtellos, Kyriacos trained at a leading Litigation practice and held various positions in the Corporate, Commercial, and Energy departments of top-tier and Big 4 law firms. This diverse background has equipped him with extensive legal and operational expertise, enabling him to serve in executive roles in multinational groups and offering his strategic guidance to start-ups, SMEs and large organisations.


  • LLB, University of Leicester (2009)

  • BVC, The University of Law (2010)

  • Called to the Bar of England & Wales by Lincolns Inn (2010)

  • LLM in Environmental Law, Queen Mary University of London (2012)


  • Member, The Honourable Society of Lincolns Inn

  • Advocate, Cyprus Bar Association

  • Advocate, Limassol Bar Association

  • Member, Energy & Environment Committee of the CBA


Kyriacos has published widely in leading journals on the areas of Corporate Governance, Financial Regulation, Energy and Environment.

Representative Publications:

  • Cyprus Chapter of IENE’s SE Europe Energy Outlook 2016 – 2017

  • Alternative Investment Funds in Cyprus, Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, 2015

  • Environmental Impact Assessments in Cyprus, International Company & Commercial Law Review, Thomson Reuters, 2015

  • Insolvency Law Reform in Cyprus, INSOL Europe, Eurofenix, 2015

  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Corporate Governance (Cyprus), Global Legal Group, 2015

  • The legal regime of exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons in Cyprus waters, International Company & Commercial Law Review, Thomson Reuters, 2015


Kyriacos' clientele includes affluent individuals and family offices, startups, SMEs and multinational corporations, and has collaborated with the majority of the top global law firms in high-profile, high-value and Cyprus related cross-border matters.

Representative Matters:

  • Legal advice to buyers, sellers, and developers in high-end residential, commercial, and industrial real estate transactions

  • Startups and joint ventures, offering strategic advice and support at every stage of the transaction

  • Legal due diligence and opinions on the corporate capacity of Cypriot entities and the legal validity and enforceability of Cyprus law documentation

  • Ad hoc advice on Cyprus law relevant to multimillion domestic and cross-border transactions across various industries

  • Advice on day-to-day operations of holding and trading companies, including major conglomerates, incorporated or trading in Cyprus

  • Provided expert guidance on family succession, wills and probate matters to affluent private clients

  • Advice to local and international SMEs and large organisations across diverse industries on compliance with the GDPR and Cyprus legislation

  • Guidance to local and international clients in a wide range of environmental matters and natural resources projects


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