Demetris Nicolaou Senior Associate

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Expertise and Professional Background

Demetris Nicolaou joined Harneys in 2010 and is a senior associate in the Cyprus office. He is a member of the Banking and Finance department and advises major international banking institutions in shipping finance, project and asset finance transactions and security structures. Demetris also practises capital markets, commercial and corporate law.

Demetris is co-author of the Cyprus Chapter of the Neate and Godfrey: Bank Confidentiality, 6th edition and has authored legal articles in the International Banking Newsletter of the International Law Office. Demetris is also a contributor to the Doing Business Report of the World Bank Group.

Demetris is a member of the Cyprus Bar Association.

Demetris' recent experience includes:

Education & Admissions

Cass Business School (MSc) 2009
​University of London (LLB) 2008
Bar Admissions
Cyprus 2010


Banking and Finance
Corporate and Commercial
Shipping and Aircraft
Cyprus Banking & Finance


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Harneys acted as Cypriot legal counsel in Cyprus to Songa Offshore SE on comprehensive refinancing. Songa is an international offshore drilling company with a strong presence in the North Atlantic basin and a long-standing client of Harneys. The 2016... read more