Polyvios Panayides

Partner, Chrysses Demetriades & Co. LLC, Limassol

Polyvios Panayides is a partner at Chrysses Demetriades & Co. LLC in Limassol, Cyprus.  He deals with litigation and arbitration proceedings covering a broad range of commercial and corporate disputes, civil fraud matters and EU & competition law. Most of his cases have an international dimension and often involve worldwide freezing and disclosure orders, complex jurisdictional issues and enforcement in Cyprus of arbitral awards & foreign judgments. Polyvios also advises and represents companies in regulatory investigations. Prior to joining Chrysses Demetriades, he worked in-house for 5 years with the Justice and Competition Directorate-Generals of the European Commission in Brussels. Polyvios graduated from the University of East Anglia (UK) and obtained an LL.M in European & Comparative law from the University of Maastricht. Before being admitted to the Cyprus Bar, he was called to the Bar of England & Wales. Since 2017 he is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

16:15 - 17:15 PM

Monday 22nd May

Fourth Session – MENA Specific Disputes


Polyvios Panayides, Partner, Chrysses Demetriades & Co LLC, Limassol


George Z. Georgiou, Managing Partner, George Z. Georgiou & Associates LLC, Nicosia

Kyriakos Karatsis, Partner, N. Pirilides & Associates LLC, Limassol

Remy Gerbay, Partner,  Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, Washington D.C.

Fred Kuchlin, Senior Associate, RPC, London

Adam Peters, Senior Legal Counsel, ADGM Courts