Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Cyprus Administrative Law & Protection of Citizen Rights

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Christos Paraskevas LLC has a wide commercial and civil litigation practice, covering all areas of commercial and civil law and our lawyers deal with highly complex cases in areas including business, commercial and civil law.

We are committed to providing value through timely and cutting- edge advice that is also commercially viable and we strive to gain a thorough understanding of our clients’ needs.

Our practice has extensive experience in the following areas of litigation:

Commercial and Corporate Litigation

When business disputes occur, our firm has the right experience and capability to deal with all the potential issues that may arise. We represent both corporate clients and individuals over corporate areas of the law on securing and protecting their legal rights in Cyprus through court procedure.

Our practice has extensive experience in the following areas of litigation:

Shareholders’ Disputes with particular emphasis on complex shareholders’ disputes, interim reliefs, including anti-suit, freezing (Mareva injunctions), disclosure (Norwich Pharmacal injunctions ) and search injunctions (Anton Piller injunctions).

  • Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Claims
  • Minority Shareholders’ protection and derivative actions
  • Breach of fiduciary duties actions
  • Compulsory Liquidations
  • Members Voluntary Liquidation
  • Creditors Voluntary Liquidations,
  • Corporate Voluntary Arrangements
  • Receiverships
  • Winding-up applications
  • Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards
  • Injunctive relief for the prevention of the dissipation of marital assets in the context of multi-jurisdictional divorces
  • financial investigations, interim orders to identify, trace and preserve assets in Cyprus or abroad, enforcement of recovery actions, concerning a suspected or confirmed corporate fraud.

Business Crime, Commercial Fraud and Cybercrime

Our Law Firm represents clients with particular focus on business crime and commercial fraud and we have been engaged in disputes involving complex commercial agreements and procedures and accounting standards. Moreover our team of lawyers can assist and advise you on the best actions in order to protect your data in case of cybercrime cases.

Our practice in this area focuses in particular to the following:

  • Fraudulent alienation of assets
  • Company Fraud and Conspiracy to defraud
  • Cybercrime
  • Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission disputes
  • Restraint proceedings

Interim Measures

Interim orders and prohibitory injunctions are temporary rulings that are issued in order to ensure that the rights of the Parties are protected until the competent Court reaches its final decision.

Our Litigation Team has the expertise and the experience to advise on the most appropriate interim actions to take, depending on the specifics of each case and its’ objectives, in order to protect our clients’ best interests.

We prepare and submit the required applications to the competent Court in Cyprus for one (or more) of the following Interim Orders:

  • Freezing Injunctions (known as Mareva Injunctions)
  • Chabra (freezing) Orders
  • Prohibitory Injunctions (i.e. interim orders blocking the exercise of certain acts)
  • Discovery and Tracing Orders / Norwich Pharmacal Orders
  • Search Orders / Anton Piller Orders
  • Gagging Orders

For any further information, please contact our law firm at [email protected] or telephone: (+357)22432800.