Tassos Papadopoulos & Associates LLC
Tassos Papadopoulos & Associates LLC is a leading law firm providing a full range of legal services. Our main office is in Nicosia and we are associted with firms in every town in Cyprus. We are also a member of major international networks of independent law firms with several thousand well-connected lawyers in over 90 countries. The firm's participation in these networks enables us to guide clients through the challenges of global business and to provide them with a rapid and through response of the highest international and local standards.
Alexia Kountouri is a Partner at Tassos Papadopoulos & Associates LLC focusing on public law, administrative law, data protection law, constitutional law and legislation drafting. Alexia has extensive experience before the Supreme Court of Cyprus both at first and second instance.
Alexia has grown her expertise in the field of public procurement and was the first Cyprus lawyer to bring a case before the Tenders Review Authority (TRA) which was established in 2004. Since then, Alexia has brought several other cases to the TRA, acting on behalf of some of the largest construction companies of the island, international and local pharmaceutical/medical equipment companies, as well as international and local IT companies. She has also defended semi-governmental organisations such as the Cyprus Ports Authority and the Limassol Sewerage Board in cases before the TRA. Her public procurement law expertise extends to reviewing and drafting tender documents on behalf of contracting authorities, as well as advising in the early stages of tender submission and evaluation.
Alexia also advises clients on data protection issues. In preparation for the changes effected by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in 2018, Alexia led the team in advising and preparing clients on data protection and compliance.
Alexia is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and has earned the ANSI-accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) credential. Alexia has been invited to be a speaker/panellist in various Data Privacy conferences and events, both in Cyprus and abroad.
She has authored articles for international legal publications and local periodicals. In 2016, she was invited by the World Bank Group to be one of a select number of public procurement experts and practitioners from Cyprus to participate in the global project called Benchmarking Public Procurement 2017. In 2016 Alexia joined Wiras Verbund International, the global Organisation of German speaking lawyers and accountants. In 2010, she also became a member of the UK Procurement Lawyers Association.
Alexia graduated with a Law degree from the Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University of Bonn, Germany in 1998 and was admitted to the Cyprus Bar in 1999.
Main areas of practice: Data Protection Law, Public Law, Administrative Law, Public Procurement Law, Constitutional Law and Legislation Drafting.
Languages: Greek, English, German and reading knowledge of French.
Alexandra graduated in Law from the University of Southampton in 2010. In 2011, she graduated from the University of Manchester with an LLM in International Business and Commercial Law and a year later she was admitted to the Cyprus Bar.
In October 2012, Alexandra joined the Commission for the Protection of Competition as a legal advisor, where she assisted in the investigation of cases (complaints and ex officio investigations) and in the evaluation of notified concentrations. Alexandra has also served as in-house legal counsel in the corporate department of local and foreign companies.
Alexandra Kokkinou joined Tassos Papadopoulos & Associates LLC as an Associate in the Corporate Department in January 2016. She acts as legal counsel to international and local clients on a wide spectrum of matters ranging from drafting of agreements and other legal documents to day-to-day legal advice. Alexandra’s legal knowledge and expertise also extends to the fields of immigration and real estate law; she is a valued member of the team that advises high-net-worth international clients to meet the high demand for investment and investment-related immigration in Cyprus.
In the field of personal data protection, Alexandra has been a hands-on member of the Privacy team, preparing and advising the firm’s clients on data protection and compliance. She has also obtained the Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) qualification awarded by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
Main Areas of Practice: Corporate and Commercial Law, Competition Law, Immigration Law, Real Estate Law, Data Protection Law
Languages: Greek, English, reading knowledge of French and Spanish
Constantinos studied Law at the University of Nottingham, acquiring an LLB degree in 2015. He also obtained an LLM in Maritime Law from UCL in 2016. Constantinos joined Tassos Papadopoulos & Assoiciates LLC in late 2016 to undertake his pupillage. Upon his admittance to the Cyprus Bar in 2017, he became an Associate of the firm.
He focuses on advising clients in areas of Data Protection Law, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property Law, Contract Law and Commercial Law.
In the field of personal data protection, Constantinos has been a member of the firm’s GDPR team, preparing and advising the firm’s clients on data protection and compliance. In November 2019 Constantinos has earned the ANSI-accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe, CIPP/E credential through the IAPP - International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Constantinos has also been heavily involved in the intellectual property field advising and working with clients on intellectual property matters as well as trademark registrations and renewals.
Main areas of practice: Corporate Law, Contract Law, Intellectual Property Law, Commercial Law and Data Protection Law
Languages: Greek and English