A Different Kind of Corporate & Financial Law Firm

Recent Cases & Transactions Handled by Soteris Include:

  • Successfully defending the Respondent in the General Application No. 378/2014 of the District Court of Nicosia between VTB Bank v Sergey Taruta, by which the Bank was seeking the registration and enforcement of a Russian Court Judgment in Cyprus and successfully cancelled certain interim orders obtained on an ex parte basis.
  • Advising HSBC Bank USA on a fixed and floating charge agreement over the assets of a certain Cyprus holding company total value of which was $50 million.
  • Advising certain consortium of Companies for the acquisition of the majority stake in a Cyprus based company which in turn is the owner of the Ukraine International Airlines.
  • Advising and successfully applying for Court’s approval various cross-border mergers, including that of Moravel Investments with Yukos International, and that of Zellner Holdings with Seaway Design.
  • Advising and successfully applying for the authorization of Investment Firms by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, including PMT Matrix Capital Ltd

Memberships

  • International Bar Association
  • Cyprus Bar Association
  • International Business Structuring Association
  • Honorary Member of the Centre of International Legal Studies, Salzburg, Austria

Publications

  • ‘Cyprus: Commission for the Protection of Competition’ (2005) 8 Global Competition Review Supp 37-39.
  • ‘Cyprus’ Anders Etgen Reitz (ed), Labor and Employment Law in the New EU Member and Candidate States (American Bar Association, 2007) 85-106.
  • ‘Cyprus Chapter of the ‘Study on possible national legal obstacles to full recognition of electronic processing of performance information on construction products (under the Construction Products Regulation 305/2011/EU)’, Enterprise and Industry DG, European Commision (2013).
  • ​'Cyprus Chapter of the in the second Edition of Global Legal Insights – International Arbitration' (Global Legal Group Ltd, London, 2016). 

Professional Appointments

  • Non-Executive Director, London Capital Group, May 2017 - Present
  • Non-Executive Director,  Binary Capital Markets, January 2016 - Present
  • Non-Executive Director, Banc De Binary, December 2012 - May 2017.

Professional Experience

  • Director & Partner, Soteris Pittas & Co, October 2008 – January 2015
  • Senior Corporate Counsel, Trident Trust, October 2006 – September 2008
  • External Associate – Legal Consultant, Patrikios Pavlou & Co, October 2006 – October 2009
  • Associate Lawyer, Patrikios Pavlou & Co, September 2003 – October 2006

Qualifications

  • LL.B. (Hons) Law, University of Exeter, U.K. 2002

  • LL.M. International Business Law, University of Exeter, U.K. 2003

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Soteris Flourentzos 

Soteris has 12+ years of broad corporate and financial law experience, including nearly nine years at two prominent Cyprus law firms and three years at a leading corporate services provider, where he represented and advised major multinational corporations, financial institutions and private equity firms in contentious and non-contentious corporate and financial law cases of great magnitude and scale.

Before executing his vision of building his own law firm with a new, innovative business model to accommodate the needs of international equity firms, entrepreneurs and family offices, Soteris was a partner at Soteris Pittas & Co.

Soteris Flourentzos is the Founder and Managing Director of Soteris Flourentzos & Associates LLC.

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