Stavros Clerides

Senior Partner

info@cyplaw.com


Work Department(s)

Tax; Corporate and Commercial; Regulatory

Experience

Mr. Clerides specialises in private equity deals, structuring and negotiation of cross border transactions. He heads the international tax department and regulated structures department of the firm. He has over 25 years extensive experience in the areas of local and international taxation, negotiating complex financial transactions and M&A deals, set-up of cross-border corporate structures, trusts, mergers and acquisitions, private collective investment schemes & funds, joint ventures, corporate finance, capital markets, corporate re-organisations, receiverships / liquidations, financial transactions and derivative instruments as well as assurance services. He has worked on many well publicized IPO and M&A cross border deals worth several billion Euros.

Career & Position

Mr. Clerides is a senior partner in the firm. He started his career with Deloitte in New York and in London where he has worked on several high profile clients. He worked with KPMG in Cyprus for several years in key senior positions and across several areas from corporate insolvency to corporate finance and management consultancy, from assurance and compliance services to tax services. Co-founded Ergoserve Consulting Limited an award winning firm and one of the largest fiduciary, trust and corporate services companies in Cyprus. Mr. Clerides has served on various professional association committees in various subject matters such as the Stock Exchange, Education, Offshore and Direct Investments, Taxation as well as European Affairs. He is a frequent lecturer and speaker on various international taxation, corporate law and financial matters in Cyprus and abroad, and has published various articles in various commercial and professional journals.

Languages

English, Greek, French.

Member

Cyprus Bar Association; American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; New York Institute of Certified Public Accountants; The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK); Cyprus Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a qualified Fellow Certified Chartered Accountant (UK) and a Certified Public Accountant (US).

Education

Lehigh University, U.S.A. (BSc Econ) (graduated with Magna Cum Laude)
Columbia University, New York (MBA) (Dean’s List)
University of London (LLB)
University of London (LLM)
Fulbright Scholar and elected member of Beta Gamma Sigma and Beta Alpha Psi, among the highest academic honorary societies globally