Maria is an experienced and highly regarded litigator specializing in commercial and corporate litigation, civil fraud, and arbitration. She has over 27 years of active practicing experience, in litigation and dispute resolution, having worked with two highly notable Cyprus law firms as Partner in their litigation practices.
Maria regularly appears before all courts all over Cyprus (District and Family Courts and Courts of Specialized Jurisdiction) and the supreme court, as well as international arbitrations. She has a reputation as a very strong trial lawyer. Whilst her practice covered all areas of the law, Maria has worked extensively with cases involving commercial and corporate disputes, banking and construction disputes, including contract disputes and commercial fraud. Her practice is broadly based with considerable experience of both oral and written advocacy.
Through her long practicing experience Maria can develop strong legal arguments and can work effortlessly in a team environment while guiding and supporting team members. Due to Cyprus being a common law jurisdiction Maria has considerable experience in advising on English and Common case law and is well familiar with decisions on banking, commercial and company law of the English Courts.
Maria was called to the Bar of England and Wales in February of 1994 (member of Lincolns Inn) and to the Cyprus Bar Association in 1996.
She is fluent in English and Greek.
- Barrister at Law (1994), Lincoln’s Inn, England & Wales
- Called to the Cyprus Bar (1996), Cyprus Bar Association
- LL.B (Hons) Law, London South Bank University
- BVC (Barrister), Bar Vocational Course, City University, London – Inns of Court School of Law