Speakers at Athens Investment Summit

Christiana Aristidou

International Business Lawyer

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Ms. Christiana Aristidou is an iternational business lawyer with over 17 years experience. Christiana deals with:

  • International Company & Corporate Entities Set-up, Structuring and Tax Planning

  • Restructuring and Reorganization

  • Trusts

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Takeovers & Leveraged Buy-Outs

  • Joint Ventures

  • Liquidations

  • Compliance Regulations

  • Intellectual Property Protection (Patents, Trademarks, Copyright, Designs,Trade names, Trade secrets, Know-how, goodwill)

  • IP Due Diligence and Audit

  • IP Structuring and IP Tax Planning

  • Intellectual Property Licensing/Transfer Agreements

  • Media and Entertainment Law & Agreements (such as Broadcasting, Publishing, Production Agreements, Literary Rights Acquisitions and Chain of Title documentation (COT)

  • Talent Agreements, Press Releases, Film Crew Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, Defamation & Libel issues), Fashion Contracts

  • Technology Deals and Agreements (Transfer of Technology, Development of Technology, Software and Apps, Source Code Escrow Agreements, Anti-Piracy, Hardware/Software Agreements, Maintenance Agreements, Internet related agreements).

She acts also as an International Investment and Immigration Consultant for individuals, families and corporations especially focusing on China, Russia and Middle East .

Being a Litigator, Christiana also deals with advanced Business, Corporate and Intellectual Property Litigation and Arbitration. She has successfully represented individuals and corporations in many countries across the globe, i.e Greece, UK, Europe, US, Africa, Russia, UAE, Malaysia, China.


Currently shortlisted for the Women in Law Awards 2016 for Cyprus-Results will be announced on 1st March 2016


  • Lawyer-Member of Cyprus Bar Association since 1997

  • Partner-Lawyer-Litigator- DEMOCRITOS ARISTIDOU & CO LAW FIRM

  • Head of International Business, Tax and Intellectual Property Law Department.

  • Director of IPTechMediaOffice, an office set up within the Department of International Business, Tax and IP Law for providing special legal services in the fields of Technology Law, IP Law and Media Law and to support innovation and Start-Ups.

  • Member of the Board of Directors of LANITIS GREEN ENERGY GROUP since 2012

  • Member of the Company and Tax Committee of the Cyprus Bar Association

  • Member of several non-profit organizations (Vice President of CYDiabeaters which supports kids with diabetes)


Also holder of three (3) LLM degrees

  • LL.M in Computers and Telecommunications Law, Queen Mary, University of  London, UK          
  • LL.M in International Commercial and Business Law, UEA, UK 1996                  
  • LLM in Common Law, University of East Anglia, UK



PTYCHION/Law Degree, National Law School of Athens-GREECE

National Kapodestrian University: School of Law