Associate Maria Korneliou joined the firm in September 2018, having previously acquired diverse experience through internships at Foley Hoag LLP (New York), the United Nations, and the European Commission. After two years of practicing commercial litigation, which occasionally encompassed aspects of arbitration, Maria has since undertaken and maintains a primary focus on company law, corporate restructurings that often include cross-border elements, and advising on financing transactions. She further deals with matters of corporate governance, undertakes drafting and reviewing commercial agreements, and advises both international and local clients alike.
Maria is regularly involved in corporate restructurings, which often encompass cross-border elements, and appears before the District Courts of Cyprus to present the necessary applications and obtain the relevant court orders on these matters.
Maria advises clients in relation to the incorporation and everyday management of companies, as well as on aspects of corporate governance. She assists in drafting and reviewing corporate documents, preparing court applications for the approval of corporate actions, and appearing before the District Courts of Nicosia to present them. Maria is further involved in drafting and reviewing commercial agreements and collaborates with other lawyers of the firm for performing due diligence reviews.
Maria practices civil litigation, focusing primarily on commercial and contractual disputes. She also advises on Cypriot arbitration law.
In the field of private international law, Maria advises on the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments of civil and commercial matters.