Our financial services advisory team in cooperation with our litigation team have the ultimate expertise in undertaking financial crime cases in Cyprus.
  • CYPRUS

  • ENGLAND & WALES

  • BERMUDA

  • DUBAI

Cyprus

Jurisdiction: Cyprus

With a court system based on common law, Cyprus courts are known for their professionalism, impartiality, and efficiency. The language used in court proceedings is Greek, but English may also be used before the Commercial and the Admiralty Courts.

Our litigation services in Cyprus offer a comprehensive approach to resolving legal disputes, with a deep understanding of the law and a commitment to strategic thinking and creative problem-solving. We will work closely with you to understand your specific needs and goals, and develop customized litigation strategies. Whether you are involved in a civil or corporate dispute, a fraud case, or a commercial matter, or whether you are facing a personal legal matter, our Cyprus based litigation team backed up when and if needed by our London based barristers is uniquely-equipped to provide you with the legal representation you need.

England & Wales

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

The UK courts are renowned for upholding the rule of law and delivering justice impartially. Based on common law, judicial decisions are based on precedent and custom rather than statutory law.

The legal system in the UK is complex, with separate courts for different types of cases, ranging from small claims courts to the highest court, the Supreme Court.

Our team of London barristers lead by Timothy Frith and Angelos Paphitis are widely respected for their high level of professionalism, which is characterized by a range of qualities and attributes. Some of the key qualities of our London based team include deep knowledge of the law along with extensive experience in their area of practice, analytical skills able to analyze complex legal issues and identify key arguments, advocacy skills, effective communication and strong argumentation, a keen eye for detail, high standards of professionalism, including punctuality and reliability, what characterises our team of barristers, personalized care to our clients.

Bermuda

Jurisdiction: Bermuda

The Bermuda courts are known for their independence, impartiality, and efficiency. The judicial system in Bermuda is based on English common law with final appeals taking place before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Councils (JCPC) which sits in London.

At AGP Law, we are fortunate to have senior litigator and arbitrator Timothy Frith on our team. Mr. Frith is called to the Bar of Bermuda and together with the rest of our London based team of barristers has extensive experience representing clients in a wide range of disputes in Bermuda. His expertise includes commercial litigation, regulatory matters, and international arbitration, and he has successfully represented clients in some of the most complex and high-profile cases in Bermuda. Mr. Frith's reputation for excellence in litigation and arbitration is a testament to the high-quality services we offer at our firm.

Dubai

Jurisdiction: UAE (Dubai)

AGP Law established its UAE presence in July 2022 with the creation of the UAE Corporate and Business Consulting Services office(link to uae web), a significant milestone in our 17-year history. Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is a leading global financial centre with its own independent legal system based on English common law. DIFC Courts are renowned for their efficiency and sophistication in handling a wide range of commercial disputes.

At AGP Law, we are proud to offer top-quality litigation services in the DIFC Courts, with a team of highly experienced litigators and barristers led by Angelos Paphitis, Maria Constantinou, and Timothy Frith. Our team has a deep understanding of the DIFC legal system and a proven track record of success in representing clients in complex international commercial disputes. We offer a range of litigation services, including commercial litigation and arbitration, and we are proud to be one of the leading litigation firms in the region.

To view AGP’s full service offering out of the Dubai office, please click here: UAE Corporate Services - AGP & Co (agplaw.com/uae).

Financial Crime: Forex Scam & Fraud

Financial Crime: Forex Scam & Fraud

Financial crime is a fast-growing concern nowadays. Financial and Investment Firms, their directors and officers may be found liable for your financial loss due to negligent or fraudulent wrongdoing and regulatory violations.

Such wrongdoers can be Banks, Financial Services Companies, Investment Firms, Forex Brokers and Dealers or Portfolio Managers, Market Makers and generally any entity or person who is, or should be, authorized to offer such services to the public.

Our FS Regulatory advisory team in cooperation with our litigation team has the ultimate expertise in undertaking financial crime cases in Cyprus, in acting for and defending investors whose money have been lost or diluted for reasons which the investors themselves may not be aware of. We have the expertise and experience of filing financially and regulatory technical court claims, as well as detailed reports to regulatory bodies, such as the CySEC, the Central Bank, MOKAS, the Police etc elaborating on financial misconducts which may have been committed by the wrongdoer.

Few notable client testimonials:

" We have engaged AGP law firm for their litigation/dispute resolution services in combination with their banking & finance regulatory practice. We have chosen AGP Law Firm because of the combination of expertise they offer, especially for the case we have engaged them for which requires deep knowledge of litigation strategies together with banking and finance regulatory frameworks. "

Their litigation team is one of the best in Cyprus in my opinion with a wide-range of knowledge and always able to think outside the box. Our case is still ongoing and AGP is handling it perfectly in all aspects. It is our pleasure to be working with such firm and team, and to have them by our side. "

For more details as to how can we help you, please contact us now.

Our 'flourishing' Regulatory and Financial Services litigation practice is distinct in Cyprus for acting for or against Banking, Financial or Investment institutions.

  • On 04/07/2022 we have succeeded in obtaining a judgment by consent, in favor of our clients, in a group action of 53 claimants (our clients) against a Cypriot Investment Firm (a Forex & Market Maker broker whose license has been suspended and later withdrawn by CySEC) and its foreign shareholder. For the relevant press release please click here
  • We represent before Cyprus courts, on an on-going retainer, most of Cyprus' major banks, including Bank of Cyprus PLC, Hellenic Bank PLC and Alpha Bank (Cyprus) Ltd.
  • We currently represent 53 claimants in a pending Class Action filed by our clients into Cyprus courts against an Investment Broker -FOREX type- Market Maker Firm regulated by CySEC, FCA and other regulatory bodies, in the context of which we applied for and successfully be granted a freezing injunction (Mareva) against the Defendant's bank accounts.  The claim involves alleged fraud and regulatory misconduct committed by the directors which resulted to a loss of over EUR 2 million to our clients.
  • We successfully represented an individual trader who lost over USD 1,8 million in FX trading with a world known FX Broker & Market Maker. The case has been settled in favor of our client.
  • We have successfully got a Tracing Order and a Freezing Order issued by the Nicosia District Court for a financial fraud committed through violation of Internet Banking of a world known trading company. The Tracing Order has assisted Cyprus MOKAS (Unit for Combating Money Laundering) and the UK Scotland Yard during criminal investigations.