Education: London School of Economics and Political Science (B.Sc. Government); College of Law (Graduate Diploma in Law); University College London (LL.M. Human Rights' Law/Medical Negligence); College of Law (Bar Vocational Course)
Admitted: Cyprus Bar Association (2008), Bar Council of England and Wales (2007)
Languages: Greek, English, French, German (basic), Italian (basic)
Partner Victoria-Zoi Papagiannis practices primarily in the areas of Commercial and Corporate Litigation, with particular emphasis on complex shareholders’ disputes, the issuance of interim relief, including anti-suit, freezing, disclosure and search injunctions, winding-up applications, breach of contract and the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments. She has been also involved in the issuance of injunctive relief for the prevention of the dissipation of marital assets in the context of multi-jurisdictional high-value divorces, and also deals with issues pertaining to Professional and Product Liability (especially medical negligence and faulty medical equipment).
She is a member of our firm’s legal team which launches actions against the European Union institutions before the General Court of the European Union, in Luxembourg, in relation to the 2013 ‘bail-in’ measures imposed on the depositors, shareholders and bondholders of Cypriot banks, and has also represented clients in relation to recourses filed against Turkey for violations of human rights before the European Court of Human Rights, in Strasbourg.She has been also involved in a series of high-caliber arbitrations and is a CEDR-accredited mediator, since 2011.