Constantinos Clerides is a partner and the head of Commercial Dispute Resolution at Phoebus, Christos Clerides & Associates LLC, where he specialises in commercial litigation and dispute resolution. He is also a Barrister-at-Law, having been called to the England and Wales Bar by the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn in 2017. He has over seven years of experience in representing clients in complex and high-value commercial cases. He has handled in whole or part more than 300 litigation cases in all fields of civil law cases with the majority of cases involving commercial disputes. He has handled cases both in the District Court and in the Supreme Court of Cyprus, as well as in arbitration

With an LLM in International Business & Commercial Law from King's College London, Constantinos has a deep expertise in dispute resolution arising from international and domestic commercial disputes, including contract and property disputes, corporate and shareholder disputes, winding up and bankruptcy proceedings, jurisdictional battles, and various kinds of commercial injunctions. .

 He also advises clients on corporate and commercial matters, such as partnership agreements, company incorporations and structures, mergers and acquisitions, trusts and investor protection. He has handled several high-profile and multi-million euro acquisitions in Cyprus. He is fluent in Greek and English.

He is currently a Lecturer on Company Law at Frederick University.

He is a legal trainer at the European Legal Training Centre since 2022 where he delivers courses and workshops on various legal and commercial matters to legal professionals in their continuing professional development including a 9 hour course on the management and resolution of shareholder disputes under Cyprus Law.

He has published several articles on topical issues in reputable media and online outlets.

Between 2020 and 2023 he was an active member of two Cyprus Bar Association committees regarding arbitration and alternative methods of dispute resolution, as well as lawyer ethics and lawyer-judges relations.

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Greek (Native Language)
English (Fluent)


University of Leicester


GRADE: 2:1 – Upper Second Class Honours


YEAR:  3

King’s College London


GRADE: Pass with Merit

SPECIFIC SUBJECTS: International Business Law - International Investment Law

YEAR:  1

University of Law, London

DEGREE: Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC)

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Published Barrister of The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn, London 2017

Cyprus Bar Association since 2018

Associate of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators 2020


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