George C. Hadjikyprianou
International Legal Advisor
Mr George C. Hadjikyprianou is the founding partner of G.C.Hadjikyprianou & Associates LLC. He is a dual qualified advocate with full hearing rights in both Cyprus and Greece. Prior to being called to the Bar, George completed his LLB in Law graduating from the University of Leicester (with First Class Honours) and subsequently obtained an LLM in Corporate and Commercial Law (with Distinction) from UCL. He is also a Certified Fraud Examiner Association Member (CFE) and a Ph.D. (c.) on Corporate and Commercial Law with a particular focus on modern corporate restructurings and on the related rights of key stakeholders.
Before founding the firm, George worked for several years in the Corporate; Commercial; Employment and Banking law departments of a ‘magic circle’ law firm in the UK; a top-tier law firm in Cyprus, as well as in a Big4 member firm. He has an extensive experience across a broad range of sectors and focuses his practice on M&A; corporate; commercial, and banking law.
George has advised in the past credit institutions on the development of financial instruments, such as preference shares; subordinated debt; and convertible or exchangeable bonds, as well as in the divestment of portfolios of non-performing assets. He has also been engaged as a member of a global legal team to advise two of the world’s largest trading platforms on their EU expansion plans and on the development of their EU based corporate structure. As the managing partner of the firm, he is regularly providing clients general commercial law advice and is actively participating both in pre- as well as in post-implementation stages of transactional projects.