dr. Kypros Chrysostomides
Significantly experienced in corporate and commercial law,
mergers and acquisitions, and cross-border transactions.
Specialised in international tax law.
Involved with cases relating to business law, human rights law,
international and constitutional law.
Dr. Kypros Chrysostomides, founder and managing partner of Dr.
K. Chrysostomides & Co LLC, is one of Cyprus’ leading corporate
and tax lawyers. Today, he leads a number of the firm’s
departments and is particularly known for his corporate law skills,
and his substantial experience and expertise in international and
Dr. Chrysostomides studied Law at Athens University and
Comparative Law at the Luxemburg Law School,
followed by postgraduate studies at the University of Bonn, where
he gained his Ph.D., specialising in Company Law.
During the period 1969-1973 Dr. Kypros Chrysostomides
worked with the European Commission of Human Rights of the
Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France.
During his term at the European Commission, he participated in
the Commission’s investigation of the accusations against the
Greek Junta for violations of human rights
Doctor Chrysostomides conducted interviews of witnesses
including politicians under house arrest and other civilians who
suffered torture and degrading treatment at the hands of the
He was one of the first lawyers to defend cases of refugees
and other victims of the Turkish invasion before the European
Court of Human Rights.
He always maintained an avid interest in public affairs and
became politically active in the progressive and democratic
He has also been involved in the scientific and social life in
He is the president of the Political Grouping for the Restructure
of the Centre, which was established in 1998.
In 1991 during the presidency of François Mitterrand, he was
honoured by the French government with the medal of the
“Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Merite” (Ordre National du Merite)
and then by the Government of Jacques Chirac in 2004 with the
medal of “Officier de l’Ordre National du Merite".
He was also honoured with the Grand Cross of the Order of
Phoenix by the then President of the Third Republic of Greece,
Dr. Kypros Chrysostomides participated in and was the rapporteur
and speaker at numerous international conferences, and a number
of his articles were published in the Greek and foreign press.
He is keenly interested in matters of international and
constitutional law, human rights, and local government for which
he has gained international recognition.
Dr. Kypros Chrysostomides was a member of the International
Chamber of Commerce International Court of Arbitration (ICC) for
two consecutive terms, until June 2018.
He is currently a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), serving his second term.
in 2020, he was awarded the Cyprus Business Leader Award by
the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
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