IR Bronze Member

Mariella Theophanous

Partner L. Loucaides -Theophanous LLC

Member Details

  • Cyprus

Exclusive IR Member for:

  • Commercial Law
3 Marathonos, Mali House, 8011, Paphos P.O BOX 60324, CY 8102
Paphos Cyprus

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  • Lawyer - Partner at L. LOUCAIDES – THEOPHANOUS LLC.


Employer: Permanent Representation of Cyprus at the Council of Europe – Strasbourg, France.

Position held: trainee – preparing reports informing the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus on the current debates at the Council of Europe, attended the Parliamentary Assembly, attended the meetings on the debates and legal issues of ROMA at the Committee of Ministers and attended the Committee of Ministers meeting on ROMA on the drafting of ‘The Strasbourg Declaration.’


  • Levantine Training Centre - International Legal Practice for Oil & Gas
  •  UCL - LLM Masters in Law
  • University of Oxford - International Human Rights Law               
  • University of Leicester - LLB Law


Fluent in Greek, English and French languages.


Cyprus Bar Association

Member of the Shipping Committee of the Cyprus Bar Association


“Uberrima Fides in Marine Insurance Contract; Fairness, Commercial Suitability and Possible Reforms”

Firm Description

L. LOUCAIDES-THEOPHANOUS LLC is a full service law firm with over 25 years’ experience. We offer a wide range of both personal legal services as well as cutting edge commercial services for our business clients. Our clients include international funds, high net-worth individuals and international corporate organizations. What sets us apart is the highest quality of legal work and commercial services which has earned the respect and confidence of all of our clients. Our firm is comprised of leading practitioners who provide a direct focus on the client for an expert advice.


  • Registration and acquisition of companies in Cyprus and abroad.
  • Provision of shelf companies registered in a number of international jurisdictions including Cyprus, Belize, British Virgin Islands
  • Corporate reorganization and reconstruction.
  • Advice on corporate governance issues.
  • Mergers and acquisitions.
  • Corporate management and governance.
  • Domiciliation services.
  • Partnership formation and dissolution.
  • Joint ventures and co-operation agreements.
  • Insolvency and restructures.
  • Agency and distributorship agreements.
  • Formation and use of Trusts.
  • International Tax Planning.
  • Provision of nominee services, secretarial services and registered office services.
  • Advice on all aspects of contractual issues.
  • Assessment and negotiation of contracts.
  • Share Purchase Agreements
  • Shareholder’s Agreements
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Employment Contracts
  • Loan and Financing Agreements
  • Production of certificates of Double Taxation



We act for businesses of all sizes, providing advice and representation in relation to various disputes, including:

  • Freezing Injunctions and Interim Orders
  • Commercial Contract Disputes
  • Breach of directors’ duties, shareholder and partnership disputes
  • Civil fraud claims, freezing orders and asset recovery
  • Competition and cartel claims
  • Construction Disputes
  • Defamation and privacy law
  • Financial services disputes
  • Insurance disputes
  • Intellectual property
  • International disputes
  • M&A and warranty disputes
  • Product liability claims
  • Professional Negligence claims
  • Property litigation claims
  • Trust and pension issues


We can assist you with any shipping-related issue. Our services include among others:

  • Charterparty disputes
  • Bills of lading and cargo claims
  • Collision disputes
  • Marine Insurance
  • Ship arrest and release
  • Sale and Purchase of Ships
  • Flag Registration
  • We deal with all relevant maritime law litigation disputes
  • Arbitration
  • Shipping company formation
  • Ship registration and administration



  • Citizenship applications
  • Permanent Residence permits
  • Visas Entry
  • Expert legal advice on all immigration matters

We would like to emphasize that our company has actual experience in preparing and filing successful Citizenship and Permanent Residence (PR) applications. All of our clients’ applications for Cypriot Citizenship or Permanent Residence have been successful.

How easy it is to acquire the Cyprus Citizenship or PR?

The whole process of applying and receiving the Cyprus Citizenship or PR is a fast and rather routine procedure as long as it is handled by professionals. We at L. LOUCAIDES-THEOPHANOUS LLC with more than 25 years of experience can assist you to apply for the Cyprus Citizenship or PR.

We can assist you in every step for the acquisition of the Cyprus Citizenship or PR. All of our clients’ applications for acquiring Cyprus Citizenship or PR have been successful.