Charalampous
Charalampos Charalampous 
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Charalampos obtained a Master of Laws (LLM) in International Commercial Law, with distinction from University of Leicester in 2017. He completed his undergraduate degree in Law (LLB – 4 year course) at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2015. Meanwhile in 2016 Charalampos has been called to the Cyprus Bar Association.

He is part of the law firm's litigation department that he is currently working at in Nicosia and his main area of focus is Banking Law, Public and Administrative Law whilst also having considerable experience in Family Law.
Charalampos appears before the District Courts as well as the Administrative Court, the Family Court and the Tenders Review Authority.

His research focuses on the derivative action at common law. He focuses on the common law exceptions that have been introduced against the Foss v Harbottle common law rule by the Commonwealth Courts in an effort to revise the current legislation in Cyprus and introduce the optimal statutory derivative action scheme for Cyprus. He is conducting his PhD degree under the supervision of Associate Professor Nikitas Hatzimihail.
   
Nikoletta Nicoletta Epaminonda 
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Nicoletta is a PhD candidate at the Department of Law, University of Cyprus under the supervision of Associate Professor Tatiana Synodinou. Her PhD research investigates the effectiveness of Trade Secrets Directive in common law countries within the European Union. Nicoletta obtained her master of laws with distinction from University of Durham, St John's College in 2012 and her bachelor of arts (law) with 2.1 from University of Cambridge, Girton College in 2011. Her research interests relate to intellectual Property, pharmaceutical/regulatory law.
 
Publications:
co-author, Copyright in the Information Society: A Guide to National Implementation of the European Directive (2nd edn) (Cyprus chapter), Mar 1, 2019, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
co-author, Overview of the national laws on electronic health records in the EU Member States: National Report for Cyprus, Apr 7, 2014, Milieu Ltd and Time.lex
   
 
Athena Herodotou
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Athena is a PhD candidate at the Law Department of the University of Cyprus researching the legal status of maritime zones of areas involving unlawful territorial situations, under the supervision of Associate Professor Aristoteles Constantinides. Previously, she has worked as a research assistant at the Law Department of the University of Cyprus in the fields of public international law, constitutional law, employment law and human rights law. Currently, she is a research assistant on the project of ‘Criminogenic Constitutions, Political Crimes and Combating Extremism’. Her research interests include public international law, international law of the sea, law of treaties and issues of sovereignty.

Athena obtained a Master of Laws (LLM) in Public International Law with distinction from the University of Nottingham in 2016. She completed her undergraduate degree in Law (LLB) with distinction at the University of Cyprus in 2015.
 
Publications:
- Kombos, C., Herodotou, A., ‘A 'bail-in’ of social rights? The Cypriot experience of the financial crisis’ in Becker, U., Poulou, A., (eds.) Social Rights after the European Financial Crisis: The Constitution of the Welfare State under Pressure (Oxford University Press, 2019, forthcoming).
- Kombos, C., Herodotou, A., '(Un-)Constitutional Amendments: The Cypriot Paradigm’ (2019) 25(3) European Public Law 305-324.
- Constantinides, A., Herodotou, A., “Re Petition of Seif Eldin Mostafa Mohamed Emam, Decision on application for writ of habeas corpus, Civil Application No 121/2016; ILDC 2701 (CY 2017), 16 February 2017”, International Law in Domestic Courts (ILDC) Report, OUP (2018).
   
IoannaNeofytou
Ioanna Neofytou
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Ioanna is a PhD student at the Department of Law of the University of Cyprus, under the supervision of Associate Professor Charalampos Papacharalampous. Her research explores the intersection between neuroscience and law and aims to bridge the philosophy of punishment and the judicial practice in sentencing. In particular, her research aims at assessing the role of neuroscientific evidence in the formation of the theory of punishment and the anti-crime policy with regard to dangerousness.
 
Ioanna obtained a Law Degree (LLB – four year course) and a Master of Laws (LLM – two year course) in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. During her postgraduate studies, she wrote her thesis on the topic of European Arrest Warrant in relation to Corruption Crimes with distinction. In 2016-2017, she was a trainee lawyer and a member of the Athens Bar Association. Currently, Ioanna is a lawyer, member of the Cyprus Bar Association and she mainly deals with criminal cases. 
 
 
Constantinos Panteli
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Constantinos is a PhD canditate at the Law Department of the University of Cyprus under the supervision of Associate Professor Aristoteles Constantinides. His research focuses on the status of the Sovereign Base Areas of Dhekelia and Akrotiri under International Law. His interests are the Law of Treaties, Territorial Sovereignty and the Right to Self-determination.
 
Constantinos is currently working as a lawyer in Orphanides, Christofides & Co L.L.C. He was admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association in 2017. He obtained an L.L.M. in Public International Law from the University of Nottingham in 2016. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Cyprus with distinction in 2015.
 
StephaniePapaioannou
Stephanie Papaioannou
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Stephanie is a PhD Candidate in University of Cyprus since September 2018 under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Constantinos Kombos. Her PhD research focuses on Public Law (Constitutional Law & Administrative Law) and Comparative Law and the purpose of her thesis will be to examine the legal entities of the middle ground that can be categorized between those of the private sector and those of the public sector in Cyprus, with a parallel comparative review on how other jurisdictions solve the matter of the said categorization.
 
Stephanie obtained a Postgraduate Degree (LL.M.) in International Law, with Specialization in International Economic Law, Private International Law and Comparative Law, with Distinction from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 2013 (3-year Postgraduate Studies). She completed her Undergraduate Studies in Law (LL.B.) at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 2009. During her studies she received scholarships and grants (Cyprus State Scholarship Foundation, A.G. Leventis Foundation). She took part in various seminars and research projects (among others: “Free Movement of Persons, Social Security Coordination, EU Law and Cyprus” organised by the EU-funded project FreSsco, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2015. St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki International law Departments Academic Meeting", Speaker: "Freedom of Establishment of Companies within the EU", Sofia, Bulgaria, 2010).

Stephanie is also a litigation lawyer. She qualified and practice law in Greece from 2009 until 2013. In 2011 she was called to Thessaloniki’s Bar Association as an Advocate before the Greek Courts of First Instance, after a 2-year advocate training. In 2014 she was called to the Cyprus Bar Association after she successfully completed the Bar Examination and received an award from the Law Office of the Republic for attaining the highest grade in Criminal Law. She now heads the Litigation Department of a law firm in Nicosia, also dealing with Administrative Law cases, Labor Law cases and Commercial matters. She speaks Greek, English and Italian.
 
EliasStephanou
Elias Stephanou
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Elias Andrea Stephanou is a PhD researcher at the Department of Law of the University of Cyprus since September 2018, under the supervision of Associate Professor, Charis Papacharalambous. His thesis comparatively explores the admissibility of illegally obtained evidence in a criminal cases, under the cyprus law and jurisprudence- a crucial evidential issue, both theoretically and practically.
 
Elias published a number of articles regarding sentencing, cybercrime, witness protection and many other areas of Criminal law and procedure in Cyprus, as well he is the co-author with Professor Andros Kapardis of “Sentencing in Cyprus” (2003). Currently they are preparing the new edition of the book on Sentencing. Elias provides expert consultation in criminal matters, such as regarding Mutual Recognition, Cross border crime, Conflicts of Jurisdiction in the Commission of the European Union and in the Council of Europe and various clients. He founded in 2013 the law firm Elias A. Stephanou LLC. Between 2002 and 2008 he was a public prosecutor. Currently he handles complex, high profile criminal cases, and provides consultation regarding criminal aspects to companies and highnet individuals.
 
In 1999 Elias graduated from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and in 2001 he obtained an LLM in Criminal Law and Justice by Leicester University. Elias is a visiting lecturer at the Law School of the University of Cyprus (Evidence Law). Furthermore, Elias’ academic experience includes regular lecturing of Criminal Law and Evidence Law at the Law School of the University of Nicosia, lecturing of Criminal Justice at the Open University, as well as speaker at the Police Academy regarding criminal law-oriented matters.
 
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Christos Stroppos
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Christos is a PhD candidate at University of Cyprus since October 2018 under the supervision of Associate Professor Dr Constantinos Kombos. His research interest includes EU and national constitutional orders relationship and the tensions between them.
 
Christos obtained a Master of Laws (LLM) from Ludwig Maximilians Universität München (2016) and an LL.M in Internationales und Europäisches Wirtschaftrecht (LL.M.Eur.) from Ludwig Maximilians Universität München (2019). He completed his undergraduate degree at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Christos is fluent in Greek, German and English language.
 
 
Charoula Toka
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Charoula is a PhD candidate at the Law Department of the University of Cyprus under the supervision of Associate Professor Tatiana Synodinou.