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Christopher Lytras

The Founder

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Personal Profile

Christopher is a dual qualified lawyer - Advocate (Cyprus) and Solicitor (England & Wales).

His practice covers a broad range of contentious and non-contentious matters with multijurisdictional element.


He specialises in corporate & commercial, corporate restructuring, civil fraud,  asset recovery, international arbitration, intellectual property, blockchain and tax.

 

Currently, he is serving as the YMG Ambassador for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) in Cyprus.

Experience

  • Advising an ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) family on cross-border estate planning;

  • Advising a State-owned company in relation to corporate and commercial matters;

  • Advising a Blockchain company for its ICO and IP rights;

  • Advising a Magic Circle firm on the enforceability of a $2 billion scheme of arrangement in Cyprus;

  • Acting for the Claimant in a multimillion-euro complex conspiracy claim, breach of trust & dishonest assistance claims;

  • Acting for the Applicant and obtaining a €10 million Worldwide Freezing order and Chabra order, in support of arbitration proceedings;

  • Acting for an eminent Russian client in a complex conspiracy/fraud claim of €300 million and successfully discharging a Worldwide Freezing order;

  • Acting for a HNW individual and successfully dismissing a $90 million Worldwide freezing order and extensive ancillary disclosure orders;

  • Acting for a UK company and successfully obtaining a post-judgment Norwich Pharmacal order along with ancillary Gagging orders, to avail a complex multimillion fraud;

  • Leading a multi-jurisdictional €2 million shareholder dispute relating to a global financial services company, involving claims of unlawful means conspiracy, dishonest assistance and fraud;

  • Acting for the Claimant before an ad-hoc arbitration proceeding in Cyprus for a 2 million claim;

  • Acting for a world-famous photographer in a copyright infringement claim and successfully obtaining an interlocutory prohibition order.

Admissions

Education

  • LLB, University of Sussex

  • LLM in Banking & Finance, University of London

  • Advance Diploma in International Taxation (ADIT), Chartered Institute of Taxation

Memberships

  • Cyprus Bar Association

  • Nicosia Bar Association

  • Law Society of England &Wales

  • Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitration

  • ADIT Member, Chartered Institute of Taxation

Contact information

T: 00357-22264726

Join our team

Lytras & Associates LLC offer a superior foundation for those striving for professionalism, excellence and a rewarding career path. All members of our firm, whether in the legal, paralegal or administration team, are provided with the resources and support towards achieving their professional goals, in an ideal working environment.

 

Our firm maintains and adheres to strong ethical values and encourages teamwork among all its members. The partnering schemes in place offer support and guidance, particularly to our junior associates, whereas educational initiatives – internal and external – extend to all levels of our staff.

 

If you are a qualified lawyer or accountant, or if you are looking for an administrative position, as a member of our secretarial or paralegal staff, please contact us at info@lytrasllc.com.

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