Michalis A. Hadjigiovanni joined the firm in 2019. He has extensive experience in all areas of Cypriot Law with particular expertise in employment, litigation, tort, corporate, arbitration, banking, property and construction, insurance, land and administrative law.

As a litigator he has handled variety of cases involving administrative claims, employment matters, accident/personal injuries, banks, properties, construction and professional negligence in and out of Court of Cyprus.

He has a significant judicial presence in the Courts of Cyprus, successfully carrying out the cases that are being assigned to him, having succeeded in the adoption of extremely important judicial decisions that constitute Case-law.

Recently he’s providing specialist advice on employment law and pensions in relation to the privatization of semi – governmental organization and any legal issues arising from it.

As a Senior Lawyer he has also a wide experience of drafting agreements while he provides support and advises clients regarding tenancy agreements, construction agreements, commercial agreements, employment contracts and many other variety of agreements.

Furthermore, he is also a Certified Mediator for Commercial Disputes and Certified Insurance Law Specialist representing clients in mediation proceedings at Government Departments including Municipalities, Department of Labour, Welfare & Social Insurance and meetings with Trade Unions.

He continuously deepens his legal training as well as with the regular monitoring of legal seminars and programmes.

At the same time, he is constantly informed of many other recent legislative developments at national, European and international level, as he is a member of international societies.

language capability

Greek (Native Language)
English (Fluent)


University of Leeds

DEGREE: Diploma - International Foundation Studies

YEAR: 2007


DEGREE: L.L.B (Hons)

YEAR: 2007 – 2010


DEGREE – Professional Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC).

YEAR: 2010 – 2011

Certified Mediator for Commercial Disputes (2017)

Certified Insurance Law Specialist (2019)

bar admissions

Cyprus Bar Association since 2012



Membership of Solicitor Regulation Authority (2011)

Membership of Cyprus Bar Association – Keryneia Bar Association (2012)

Membership of Ius Laboris – International Employment Law (2015)

Membership of The Employment Lawyers Association (ELA) (2017)

Membership of European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA) (2017)

Membership and Author of International Law Office (Legal Newsletters) (2017)

Overseas Member of The Society of Construction Law (SCL) (2018)


Nicosia Offices
T: +357 22753015
E: m.hadjigiovanni@clerideslegal.com