Education: University of Kent at Canterbury (B.A., Hons., Law); The City University, London (M.A. in Law and Practice), Barrister at Law (Middle Temple).
Admitted: Cyprus Bar Association (1986)
Languages: Greek, English
Senior partner Chryso Pitsilli-Dekatris heads the firm’s Commercial and Corporate Department and leads a team of lawyers with specialisations in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, tax, finance, banking, capital markets, competition law, EU law, contract and consumer law. The 2015 edition of Chambers Global highlights her "wealth of knowledge in joint venture agreements and M&A and notable skills in international transactions".
Chryso has extensive and varied experience in the areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, tax, finance, banking and securities, with particular emphasis on international high-value cross-border transactions. She has advised on the structuring and implementation of joint ventures and cross-border structures in a variety of industries and service sectors, and has been involved in the preceding due diligence, tender procedures, as well as the completion of a number of take-overs of substantial magnitude. In addition, Chryso regularly advises and acts for large European financing institutions in the implementation of multi-million financing transactions, involving Cyprus holding companies. Her leading expertise in Corporate and Commercial law is acknowledged by all the major international legal directories, including Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and Legal 500 EMEA. Chambers Global 2016 and Chambers Europe 2016, for example, rank her among leading lawyers for Corprate/Commercial and Banking & Finance and acknowledge her "knowledge and excellent advice" and "commitment to her work".
Chryso has contributed a number of articles on legal developments in professional journals and has participated in conferences and seminars, including delivery of papers and lectures. She is a member of the International Bar Association.