Mrs. Ioanna Demetriou


Mrs. Demetriou has considerable experience of corporate and commercial matters, particularly in relation to company and business acquisitions, private equity transactions, mergers and corporate restructuring, joint ventures and banking. She also advises on acquisition of immovable property and employment law.

Before focusing on corporate law Mrs Demetriou-Kourtellou gained extensive experience as a litigator with a particular emphasis on contract law, commercial law, property law, and cases involving claims for compensation for compulsory acquisition.

Professional Background

Mrs. Demetriou-Kourtellou is head of the Corporate Department of the firm and at the same time of – counsel and tax advisor for a major Russian law firm with offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Before joining the firm Mrs Demetriou-Kourtellou was Corporate Partner in Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC.


LL.B (University of Leicester, UK), 1998.
Barrister at Law (Middle Temple, London, UK), 1999.
Admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association, 2000.

Practice Areas

Corporate & Commercial Law
Corporate Finance
Real Property Law
Mergers & Acquisitions
Civil Litigation


Honourable Society of Middle Temple
Cyprus Bar Association
International Bar Association


Greek (mother tongue), English (fluent), Italian (basic knowledge).