About Us

Company Overview

S. Dionysiou & Partners LLC (DP Law) is a business law firm in Cyprus located in the country’s capital city, Nicosia. We offer varied services of Cyprus law under the umbrella of corporate and commercial law for our international clientele who benefit from the advantages of Cyprus’ tax regime, immigration programs and geographical location. As regards litigation services, we offer our clients the best possible representation in any legal dispute, be it civil, commercial, contractual, administrative law and personal family issues, business disputes or criminal cases.

Our law firm in Cyprus specialises in corporate and commercial and banking and finance law, bringing legal innovation and delivering unprecedented quality of service in all areas of Cyprus law. With our growing network of legal professionals around the globe, DP Law Cyprus can assist clients wherever they are in the world and provide an international perspective coupled with local insight to Cyprus law to effectively deliver efficient and desired results for our clients. At DP Law Cyprus, our mission is to be able to consistently deliver innovative legal, business and tax solutions to our clients in an optimal manner that is also time efficient to cater to today’s demanding business climate.

S. Dionysiou & Partners LLC has been acknowledged by THE LEGAL 500, one of the biggest legal directories in the world, as a top firm in Cyprus in 2024. The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa for Cyprus has praised the firm’s Commercial, Corporate and M&A for their expertise. It is also important to note that two of the firm’s lawyers were highlighted in The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2024 editorial: Soulla Dionysiou and Theos Vrahimis were recommended in the commercial, corporate and M&A fields.

Our Vision is for DP Law to be recognized as one of Cyprus’ most customer-centric Law offices.

Our Aim is to add value to our clients’ businesses.

The Team

Soulla Dionysiou

FOUNDING PARTNER

With extensive experience in corporate law and commercial transactions, merger and acquisition, real estate, banking and finance, and private client matters.

George Kazoleas

SENIOR ASSOCIATE LAWYER

Qualified Lawyer since 2005 having an extensive professional experience, both in legal counseling and litigation

Theos Vrachimis

ASSOCIATE LAWYER

Head of the Corporate Department of our firm, specializing on complex corporate transactions, real estate, banking/finance work and private client.

Anastasia Patera

ASSOCIATE LAWYER

Graduated from the University of Essex obtaining her LLB, and from the University of Law in Birmingham (United Kingdom) where she obtained her LPC LLM.

Christos Loizides

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

With more than 15 years of experience as a Marketing and Business Development Manager working in different areas/fields.

Soulla Dionysiou

FOUNDING PARTNER

Soulla Dionysiou is the founder and managing director of S. Dionysiou & Partners LLC.

With extensive experience in corporate law and commercial transactions, merger and acquisition, real estate, banking and finance, and private client matters, Soulla has established herself as a trusted legal advisor in the industry.

She has successfully led numerous multi-billion transactions, demonstrating her proficiency in navigating intricate legal landscapes. Soulla’s notable achievements include the acquisition of one of the largest Business Centres in the CIS through a joint venture structure, the re-assignment and release of securities for an international airline company and the representation of a leading oilfield services giant in Cyprus oil drilling ventures.

Her expertise extends to private client matters, where she advises entrepreneurs, international families, trust companies, and family offices on real estate, estate planning, structures, and ad-hoc personal affairs. Additionally, Soulla advises UHWNI on immigration matters, assisting foreign residents in structuring Cypriot investments or on their relocation to the island in the most tax-efficient manner.

Furthermore, Soulla regularly represents borrowers and financial institutions in high-value corporate, banking, and finance transactions. She provides invaluable insights into various security structures and offers strategic advice. Her vast experience has allowed her to work on par with international law firms, investment firms around the globe, from Russia and many CIS countries to the USA and China.

Soulla commenced her career at Antis Triantafyllides & Sons LLC, one of the top tier law firms in Nicosia, for over 13 years where she had under her administration hundreds of companies.

She possesses a Law degree from the University of London and she is a member of the Cyprus Bar Association.

Soulla has been listed by Legal 500 as a “Recommended Lawyer” in The Legal 500 EMEA 2024 edition.

George Kazoleas

SENIOR ASSOCIATE LAWYER

George Kazoleas is a qualified Lawyer since 2005 having an extensive professional experience, both in legal counseling and litigation. He graduated from the Law School of the University of Athens and then he successfully completed his Master (LL.M) at the Law School of the University of Augsburg in Germany with specialization in Banking and Capital Markets Law.

He has successfully represented large companies from the financial, medical and construction sectors in Greece, and is currently representing foreign and national individuals and legal entities in Cyprus. He has sound experience in handling cases of civil and administrative law before the competent courts of Greece and Cyprus. He has represented clients before the highest courts in Greece & Cyprus and has dealt with significant cases of civil, commercial, employment and European law. He has also hands-on experience in dealing with Public/Administrative Law cases, i.e. administrative appeals in the field of public procurements & public tenders, immigration law and civil service law. He has recently dealt with many cases pertaining to the protection of personal data in compliance with the provisions of GDPR. He has represented clients, both individuals and legal entities with regard to cases of consumer protection & intellectual property, cases requiring the application of internet & technology law, as well as cases of medical negligence. He has published various legal articles and opinions in the legal press while being editor-in-chief of three well-known legal websites.

He is a member of the Cyprus Bar Association. Working languages: Greek, English, German.

Theo Vrachimis

ASSOCIATE LAWYER

Theos Vrahimis is the Head of the Corporate Department of our firm, specializing on complex corporate transactions, real estate, banking/finance work and private client.

With extensive experience on advising entrepreneurs, family offices, real estate developers and regulated entities, Theos is recognised for his proficiency in navigating intricate legal matters. Theos’ also regularly advises foreign high-net worth individuals on immigration matters, including on the most tax efficient way to structure Cypriot investments or facilitating smooth relocations to Cyprus.

Theos has successfully completed numerous significant transactions for our clients, ranging from share and asset acquisitions to group restructurings. Noteworthy achievements include the acquisition of a company licensed as a small AIFM along and the funds it owned, as well as overseeing the acquisition of a company owned by Bank of Cyprus — a transaction that garnered media attention. As a client-centric lawyer, Theos places paramount importance on understanding our clients’ needs and concerns which in turn, allow him to provide efficient solutions and add value to our clients’ businesses.

Theos commenced his career at the Tax department of Ernst & Young in London where he supported the internal tax team and private funds business of a Morgan Stanley. Whilst at EY, Theos gained extensive experience in the field of international taxation through his involvement in numerous multi-million cross-border merger & acquisitions, restructuring and fund set ups.

Furthermore, he obtained a First-class LLB from the University of Essex where he graduated in the top 1% of his class. He then pursued a LLM in International Tax Law at King’s College London with Distinction and was awarded the prize of best dissertation amongst his cohort; his thesis focused on international anti-abuse mechanisms. Furthermore, he completed the LPC with MSc in Law, Business and Management at the University of Law in London with Distinction.

Theos has been listed by Legal 500 as a “Recommended Lawyer” in The Legal 500
EMEA 2024 edition.

Anastasia Patera

ASSOCIATE LAWYER

Anastasia Patera graduated from the University of Essex obtaining her LLB, and from the University of Law in Birmingham (United Kingdom) where she obtained her LPC LLM.

Anastasia completed her training contract at Ernst & Young Legal and has worked in the fund services industry before joining our firm.

Anastasia joined our firm as an Associate Lawyer in our Corporate department in 2022 and she also currently serves as the compliance officer of our firm.

Anastasia has expertise in corporate law, commercial real estate and private client matters. Anastasia has advised clients on entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and regulatory compliance. She possesses a keen understanding of the intricate legal frameworks governing corporate entities, enabling her to provide strategic counsel tailored to each client’s unique needs.

Furthermore, Anastasia boasts a strong track record in commercial real estate, facilitating property transactions. Her comprehensive knowledge of real estate law and market dynamics empowers clients to make informed decisions and secure favourable outcomes in their real estate endeavours.

In the realm of private client matters, Anastasia offers personalized legal services tailored to high-net-worth individuals, families, and entrepreneurs. From estate planning and asset protection to trust administration and succession planning, she assists clients in safeguarding their wealth while optimizing tax efficiency.

Anastasia became a qualified member of the Cyprus Bar Association in 2021. Anastasia is also an approved and certified person from the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC), holds the CySEC AML and Advanced Certifications.

She speaks fluently Greek and English and has basic knowledge of the Russian language.

Christos Loizides

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Christos Loizides is our law firm’s Business Development Manager. With more than 15 years of experience as a Marketing and Business Development Manager working in different areas/fields, Christos Loizides has a background in Market Research, the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry, and the Legal sector.

Christos has graduated from the Cyprus College (currently named European University Cyprus), with a BBA (bachelor’s in business administration), majoring in Marketing. He then went to the United States where he completed his MBA from the University of South Florida. Working Languages: Greek, English

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