Phanos Philippou

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Managing Partner/founder in the law firm Nicos Chr. Anastasiades & Partners LLC

{{Cypriot Lawyer and Entrepreneur Phanos Philippou initiated his profession in Law in 1996, eventually building his career into becoming a partner in one of the biggest pan-Cyprian legal firms.

Born in Nicosia Cyprus, on 17th February 1972, Phanos Philippou has graduated Laniteio Lyceum B’ in 1989 where he successfully serviced his 2-year military duties in Special Forces as a Sergeant Major.

In 1991 he joined the University of Sheffield in England, where he initiated his journey down the path of Justice by enrolling for his Bachelor of Laws (LLB), which he successfully acquired with Honors. Succeeding his LLB in 1994 he ambitiously continued with his studies in Sheffield Hallam University (UK), expanding his knowledge span by completing his Masters in Property Valuation & Management a year later.

Returning to his homeland, as a young graduate in 1995, he decides to pursue his career as a Lawyer by completing his Bar at Law, in Cyprus, enabling him for courtroom advocacy and litigation by officially being a barrister-at-law in 1996.

Only 3 years later, after his professional career had initiated he decides to create his own Law firm, Lemis Philippou & Associates, a company created in 1999 and where he served and represented as a partner. Only 3 years later, in 2001, Phanos elevated his firm by aspiringly achieving a major and successful merge with Nikos Anastassiades Law Firm creating Nikos Anastassiades & Partners where he continued serving the Law since as a managing partner.

His unceasing entrepreneurial ambitions stimulated him to create a Private Jet Charters & Management company, Air Elite Aviation. Founded in 2011 the company had successfully operated on managing private jet charters’ bookings for 5 years. Being an active and aspiring member of the local society, in 2013 he was assigned the role of the Honored Consulate of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Cyprus, serving his duties for 4 years counting.

Phanos Philippou expanded his entrepreneurial efforts further in 2014 when he founded and initiated as a shareholder, FLC Modena Automobile Ltd, a company serving as the official importer and distributor of Maserati Spa in Cyprus.

Specialisations International Company Law International Tax Law Domestic Tax Law Contract Law Mergers & Acquisitions Incorporation Advising of Int. Financial Companies Cyprus Securities Exchange Commission Matters

Memberships The Cyprus Bar Association since 1996 The Limassol Bar Council (elected in 1999, re-elected in 2003) The International Bar Association (IBA) The International Fiscal Association (IFA) The International Tax Planning Association (ITPA) The Cyprus Fiduciary Association (CFA) The Cyprus Chamber of Commerce