Practice Areas

Being a highly motivated team of capable legal professionals, Kannava Law’s practitioners have all the credentials, as well legal and business expertise to offer quality service in their respective practice areas. The mentioned consist of corporate and commercial law, financial services, property law, immigration law, intellectual property law, amongst the many others described in detail below.

Knowledge & Experience

We aim to nurture our client-attorney relationships with the means of our extensive experience of providing prompt innovative solutions.

Our services

We Focus On


Our experienced team assists our valued clients on their ongoing local and international commercial and corporate matters, ensuring the establishment of integrated comprehensive solutions within their business and trading agreements. We provide day-to-day support, guidance and other tools for better negotiating practices when it comes to commercial and corporate contracts.

Furthermore, we provide tailor-made advice to clients on incorporation, acquisition, as well as dissolution of companies and partnerships in Cyprus and abroad. Our management and domiciliation services, as well as assistance with commercial and corporate matters, include of:

  • Commercial agreements.
  • Loan, novation and amendment agreements.
  • Escrow agreements.
  • Assignment, agency, distributorship and franchising, agreements.
  • Joint ventures.
  • Data and privacy protection.
  • Public and private mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, demergers and disposals.
  • Corporate structures, reorganisations and restructurings.
  • Liquidations, strike off and dissolution of companies.
  • Corporate and banking services.
  • Virtual office services.
  • Redomiciliations of companies from and to Cyprus.
  • Corporate governance issues.
  • Purchases and sales of shares.
  • Regulatory compliance, due diligence and anti-money laundering.
  • Formation and use of trusts and trustee services.


Our firm’s lawyers have the capability to navigate on all European Union and competition law matters, both national and domestic, across all industries and sectors. Hence, we offer practical, commercial advice to sufficiently support your strategic objectives and provide in-depth local knowledge.

At Kannava Law, we apply our industry knowledge towards solving competition issues in dynamic and rapidly changing circumstances.

Our multidisciplinary approach to combining in-depth knowledge of EU law and other fields, consists of:
  • Trade
  • Customs
  • Competition
  • Public procurement
  • Intellectual property
  • Consumer protection
  • Energy law


Our financial services team is confident in its capability to help clients handle the demanding Cyprus and international legal and regulatory framework, governing the financial services sector.

We offer assistance and advice on the following indicative matters:


  • Establishing of Investment Firms and Brokers, E-Money and Payment Institutions, and Investment Funds and Fund Managers.
  • Anti-Money Laundering and compliance on all regulatory issues in connection with the provision of financial services activities.
  • Offering ongoing support and monitoring on legal and regulatory matters, including the drafting of all the specific documentation and agreements.
  • Accounting, payroll, human resources and recruitment support to local and international clients.


Our immigration team has a long experience in dealing with various aspects of immigration law in Cyprus, enabling us to provide clients with a complete suite of services and full legal support throughout the process of:
  • Citizenship applications
  • Immigration permits
  • Permanent and temporary resident permits
  • Employment permits
Moreover, we leverage our experience in immigration as well as other related areas of law enable us to advise clients on mobility issues and the arrangement for visas, work and residency permits. We assist you along the path of establishing consistently followed corporate immigration policies, striving to establish a corporate culture in full compliance when it comes to immigration laws.


We have extensive experience in all aspects of intellectual property law, covering registration, licensing and assignment of trademarks, patents, industrial designs, copyright, and the protection of software systems on a national, European and international level. Moreover, we also provide our clients with advice on acquisition and licensing of intellectual property rights.

Kannava Law possesses in-depth knowledge and experience in providing specific legal solutions in regards to the use of intellectual property in the modern-day technological environment. Moreover, we offer consulting on all relevant aspects, including e-commerce, data protection and privacy, consumer protection, as well as provide support for the following:
  • Filing of trademark applications and renewals
  • Filing and follow up of oppositions
  • Filing and maintenance of patents
  • Industrial and intellectual rights transfer and license agreements
  • Protection of industrial and intellectual property rights


Our firm’s real estate qualified lawyers deal with all matters relating to freehold and leasehold property, including purchase and sale of commercial and residential property of both, individual and corporate clients.

This practice area involves advice and assistance on the following matters:

  • Sale agreements.
    Acquisition of property in Cyprus by EU and third-country citizens.
  • Property management for non-residents.
  • Estate planning and administration.
  • Wills, probate and estate administration.


Our firm’s experienced lawyers can offer their assistance and support with all aspects relating to divorce and separation, separation of assets, child custody and adoption.

We guide our clients through the divorce/separation process and provide our expert legal advice to resolve our clients’ matrimonial disputes regarding financial and property issues and child custody matters with empathy and care.

Our team also handles disputes about children with absolute discretion, always with the child’s interest at heart, either through negotiations/mediation or via court proceedings with the aim to secure the best outcome for all parties involved.

wealth management services

Our Family Office service is designed to assist and support individuals and families secure and manage their family and business interests.

Our team work closely with family members to offer bespoke expert advice and assistance, tailored to each individual family on structuring their wealth and investment portfolios. We advise clients on family asset / investment management and protection, risk management, financial planning and succession planning.


The Cyprus market is an area of continuous development and is well known for its simplified investment policy aiming to enhance Cyprus’ position as an international high-growth business center. 

We help our clients and provide advice on market entry strategies and regulatory requirements for business relocation, including the most controversial IT sector.

We choose the optimal relocation program according to the requirements and needs of each client individually, assist with obtaining all necessary permits, registration and development of the corporate structure. We assist with the opening of bank accounts and acquire employment permits for non-EU citizens and their family members.

Our Lawyers will consider all your interests and expectations from budget to deadlines. We always carry out preliminary checks and evaluation of risks.

Our services in the field of business relocation include, but not limited to:

  • Full registration of the local / foreign legal entities
  • Assistance with registered office both nominal and physical
  • Assistance with relocation of employees and their families
  • Obtaining of business facilitation permits from the Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry
  • Tax optimization advice
  • Licenses, Regulatory, Compliance (Gaming / Forex / Financial Institutions) – analysis of your business and acquiring of the necessary license according to your business activity
  • Bank/payment institutions account opening
  • Maintaining Compliance with Regulations, etc.


Kannava Law’s experts are both experienced and dedicated to the cause of efficiently surpassing any legal challenge within their practice area. Doing so, they base their work on truthfulness, morality, and service excellence.

Working together, we take your long-term interest to heart, making your satisfaction and favorable outcome a top priority. Therefore, we are committed to make great results a reality, while effectively minimizing risk factors and uncertainties.

Our attorneys believe in following a problem-solving approach, which is dominantly reliant on building strong client-attorney relationships, making it easier to meet objectives with innovative and prompt solutions.

Kannava Law’s experts confidently base their work on three key concepts: truthfulness, morality, and service excellence. Hence, we go above and beyond to ensure that each client’s demands and requirements are met in a timely and sufficient manner.