Cyprus is on the crossroads between Eastern and Western Europe and has developed into a well-structured base for international business, with the main contributing factors being legislation based on English Common Law, strategic location with a user friendly taxation regime, a well-developed double tax treaty network and well established infrastructure with the availability of efficient high level professionals. Within this context our Firm is a Limited Law Company licensed to practise law in Cyprus, and maintains a distinguished international client portfolio.
FIRM PROFILE: The founder of the firm has been practising law in Cyprus since 1984, particularly intensively in the Company, Commercial and International Business enterprises fields.
Located in Nicosia Cyprus, our boutique Law Firm was established in 1997 by Nairy Merheje to provide legal and tax planning services to a wide portfolio of international clients. We pride ourselves in offering efficient, professional and personalized services with bespoke international structure planning adapted to the needs of each individual client. Our aim is to relieve our clients of the time consuming searches involved in setting up a business in a multi-national environment. To this end we have a wide international network of lawyers and tax consultants with whom we are personally acquainted and maintain close professional ties with.
Our Firm client portfolio and experience includes multinational cross border transactions, mergers and acquisitions, structuring holding companies with subsidiaries all over the world with a wide span of activities.
International joint venture projects involvement over the last twenty years includes legal and tax planning advice to IP, marketing, mining, real estate, shipping/ship management/ship owning companies, water processors/bottlers, healthcare/health supplements producers, oil and gas drilling as well as ancillary products and services groups, as well as to international groups involved in several other trading/services areas worldwide.
In our international commercial, corporate and tax planning practice, we have been involved in cross border transactions in the following countries:
UK, Australia, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Romania, Austria, USA, Hong Kong, Singapore, the Netherlands, Iceland, India, UAE, France, Italy, Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Israel, Switzerland and Afghanistan.
The underlying principle of the Firm is to offer clients as personalized and tailor –made a service as possible.
FIELDS OF PRACTICE: Company Law, International Business Companies (Registration and Administration), Commercial Law, International Tax Planning, Employment Law, Administration of Estates, Wills and Succession, Eastern European Trade, Distribution, Agreements, Leases and Leasing, Shipping, Joint Ventures, Trusts and Estate planning, Debt Collection, Private International Law.
We have more than thirty years’ experience in the fields of corporate, commercial, estate planning, employment law and international tax planning.