Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Our firm represents clients in administrative actions against the decisions made by Public Bodies before the Administrative Court.
Our team of experts is actively involved in cases against decisions by Public Bodies/Officials on the following matters:
- Actions against Tax Decisions
- Actions against decisions made by CySEC and Central Bank of Cyprus
- Actions against decisions/fines imposed by the Commissioner for the Protection of Personal Data)
Our firm has long history in representing clients in cases of corporate litigation. We represent both individuals and corporations on, amongst others, the following disputes:
- derivative actions
- shareholder disputes
- minority shareholder protection
- contentious dissolutions of partnerships and companies
- breach of fiduciary duties
- removal and appointment of members of the Board of Directors by Shareholders
- any other corporate law dispute
A.I. Kitsios LLC has an exceptional reputation on commercial dispute resolution, and represents clients in litigation as well arbitration proceedings. As part of our practice on commercial law disputes, we represent clients in the following disputes:
- breach of contracts
- commercial cross border disputes
- commercial fraud
- conflicts of law
- construction and development disputes
- interim remedies and injunctions
- international trade disputes
- jurisdictional disputes
- sale of goods and supply of services disputes
Throughout our years of practice our lawyers acted for clients before the Cyprus Courts on commercial litigation disputes and represented clients in arbitration proceedings.
Our firm is well-known for being at the forefront of banking and financial disputes and is actively involved in cases of non-performing loans and debt recovery litigation. Our clients include banks, debt recovery entities, asset management and insurance companies which trust our firm for such disputes throughout the years.
Our experienced lawyers provide debt collection services at all stages, which includes the pre-trial stage of sending demand letters and drafting repayment agreements, filing actions before the Cyprus Courts as well as applying execution measures post-judgement.
As part of our practice, clients also instruct us to file applications to obtain freezing and other injunctions against alienation of assets and court orders to invalidate the alienation of assets with the purpose to defraud creditors.
We provide advice on any kind of employment dispute that may arise out of the employer and the employee relationship.
Our team has the experience to deal with any case before the Court regarding redundancies, restrictive covenants, unfair dismissals, discrimination at work and breaches of the local employment law and of the contracts.
At A.I. Kitsios LLC we know that family disputes cause anxiety and distress to all people involved. However, our team is committed to guide clients and their family members through this process in a constructive way to achieve the best outcome and the smoothest settlement in the most amicable terms.
We provide comprehensive advice to clients on their rights and obligations under family law matters and we are well known for our in-depth experience in representing clients in any family law dispute before the family courts of Cyprus, with particular focus in complex and high net worth financial issues.
A non-exhaustive list of the work we undertake is the following:
- alimony applications
- cross-border family disputes
- custody disputes
- divorce proceedings
- financial issues in divorce and financial settlements
- international abduction cases (Hague Convention)
- recognition and enforcement of judgments in matrimonial matters
- separation agreements
Our expertise on liability and quantification of damages arising from tortious actions, has attracted clients of all backgrounds, including individuals, corporations and insurance companies.
Our lawyers represent both claimants and defendants in actions of torts, such as road traffic accidents (RTAs), accidents at work (employer’s liability), clinical negligence cases and recovery/insurance claims.
A.I. Kitsios LLC advises and represents clients who have suffered personal injuries or losses due to accidents, or because of their employer’s failure to comply with the relevant legislative framework. Our priority is the client; thus we first of all seek out of court settlements before filing an action for damages and other forms of relief.
Our firm, handles cases on the following disputes of Torts:
- Accidents at work (employer’s liability)
- Clinical negligence
- Defamation, Libel and slander
- Insurance claims
- Passing off claims
- Professional negligence
- RTAs (Car, bicycle, motorbike, pedestrian accidents)
- Trespass disputes
A.I. Kitsios LLC represents and advises clients on cases regarding Recognition & Enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards in the Republic of Cyprus, either judgments of Courts of EU member states, or non-EU member states.
In aid of the above proceedings or foreign proceedings, the preservation or the prohibition of alienation of assets is of paramount significance. This is achieved by securing interim remedies until a final remedy is granted by courts.
Our team assists clients secure or oppose interim orders such as, anti-suit injunctions to restrain foreign legal proceedings, disclosure orders (Norwich Pharmacal), freezing injunctions (Mareva, Chabra) gagging orders, search orders (Anton Piller) and tracing orders (Bankers trust).