Team Leader, CyprusGeorge N. Apostolou

20 years of experience in labor and employment law.

Other Areas of Practice :

  • Financial Services, Corporate and Regulatory 

Professional  Experience:

  • Partner at Harneys, Aristodemou Loizides Yiolitis LLC, 2018 - Present
  • Director at Totalserve Management Limited, 2001-2006 


  • Kings College London (LLM), 2000
  • City University of London, Bar Vocational Course, 2000
  • City University of London, (LLB,) 1997

Languages : English

Professional Memberships:

  • George is a member of the Executive Board of the Cyprus Olympic Committee.


  • George has authored and published several articles on Cyprus law, including the 2010 Cyprus chapter on defamation and privacy in English firm’s Carter-Ruck’s publication Carter-Ruck on Libel and Slander.
  • In 2009 George wrote Cyprus chapter on "E-Commerce Taxation Law" in Global e-Business Law and Taxation in Oxford University Press’ IBLS series.

Listings / Rankings:

  • Ranked as a "notable practitioner" IFLR1000, 2020.


Our Cyprus affiliate advises the world’s top corporations and financial institutions on a wide range of business and labor law issues. The team draws on an extensive background in global business to provide expert advice and counsel to its clients. The team has experience working with clients in all stages of setting up a business in Cyprus, working on IPOs, insolvency, and business immigration issues.

Labor and Employment Practice:

The Cyprus team has the capacity to advise clients on any labor law issue. The firm’s lawyers stay updated on all changes to international employment law, providing clients in a wide variety of sectors with informed solutions to all commercial law issues. The team has expertise in dismissals, equality, pensions, executive severance, and recruitment, among many other areas.

The Plus - Business Law Capacity:

The Cyprus team specialize in a wide variety of commercial law areas, from corporate and commercial to investment funds and trusts. With over 35 years of delivering fiduciary and corporate services in Cyprus, the British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands, the firm has consistently been ranked as one of the world’s top offshore legal firms.

Representative clients include domestic and international businesses across a range of industry sectors including finance, service and telecommunications.

Key Facts:

  • Location: Limassol
  • Size: 5 Partners,12 Associates
  • Business Law Practice Areas: Banking and finance; corporate and commercial; investment funds; tax and regulatory; litigation and insolvency; trusts; BVI business; intellectual property; shipping; geographic practices
  • Languages: English, Russian


  • IFLR 1000: Top Tier Firm 2011
  • Chambers: Ranked among Cyprus’ top four firms Legal 500: Ranked as a first tier firm in corporate and commercial, dispute resolution