With over 20 lawyers predominantly focused on finance and corporate areas of law in Cyprus, we are now one of the leading practices on the island. Our firm provides the ISDA netting opinion and has been commissioned to provide the ISDA collateral opinion as well.
Our law firm is a member of the panel of the European Central Bank and provides advice to significant financial institutions from around the globe such as Goldman Sachs International, JP Morgan Securities plc, Deutsche Bank AG, Credit Suisse, Citibank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, VTB Capital, ING Bank and Sberbank and enjoys a healthy referral pipeline from Magic Circle law firms like Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Freshfields and Linklaters as well as the Big Four audit firms. We have been visible on some of the most significant financing deals in the market, including acting for Songa Offshore in the multibillion-dollar financings of drilling rigs, and advising VTB Capital on its secured loan of up to US$4.5 billion to URALHEM OJSC.
Harneys’ experts seamlessly navigate economic and political events to ensure a total commitment to protecting client interests. We remain at the forefront of developments allowing us to best serve our diverse clientele. Our lawyers in Cyprus and elsewhere in the world were able to provide high-level, timely and independent legal advice on a wide range of issues stemming from the bank restructuring which took place in March 2013, the ongoing capital controls, and related matters.
In addition to our deep knowledge of the market, Harneys is also recognised for our pragmatic, results-driven approach, with one client referring to us as “unfailingly the best Cyprus counsel we could hope to work with
- Loan finance
- Debt capital markets
- International project finance
- Acquisition finance
- Asset-based and property finance
- Aircraft finance
- Ship finance
- Local debt finance transactions
- Structured finance
- Share and all assets security
- ISDA agreements and repo matters