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Nancy Erotocritou Partner

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Expertise and Professional Background

Nancy Erotocritou joined Harneys’ Cyprus office in 2007 and became a partner in 2011. She is a member of the Banking and Finance department and advises major international banking institutions in project and asset finance transactions and security structures. Nancy also advises multinational companies in corporate law matters and mergers and acquisitions, and acts for issuers and investment banks in capital market transactions involving complex equity and debt securities offerings. 
Nancy is a member of the Cyprus Bar Association, the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) and represents Harneys as a founding member of NBAC, the Norwegian Business Association in Cyprus. Nancy is also the exclusive banking and finance representative of the Women’s Law Network in Cyprus.

Nancy currently serves as an independent non-executive director of Prosafe SE, a Cyprus company listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and one of the world’s leading owners and operators of semi-submersible accommodation vessels. Nancy also serves as a director on the board of directors and executive committee of the Norwegian Business Association in Cyprus.

Nancy is published regularly, and her articles have appeared in the Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business, Mergers & Acquisitions Review and the International Banking Newsletter of the International Law Office. She also contributed the Cyprus chapter to Neate and Godfrey: Bank Confidentiality (6th edition). To review Nancy’s recent publications please click on the Publications link below.

Nancy is consistently ranked as one of the leading corporate lawyers in the jurisdiction by Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR 1000.

Nancy’s recent experience includes:


Chambers and Partners: Nancy is ranked as “up and coming” by Chambers Global and is described as providing “extremely expedient advice”. Chambers Europe highlights Nancy for her experience in multi-jurisdictional mergers and describes her as a “very capable and knowledgeable” lawyer. Nancy is experienced in advising on capital markets transactions in addition to project and asset financing, she is described as "particularly capable, prompt in responding and very thoughtful”. Clients "have only good things to say" about Nancy.

Best Lawyers: Nancy is also recommended by Best Lawyers in Cyprus.

IFLR 1000 2018: Nancy is recognised as a "highly regarded lawyer" IFLR 1000

Education & Admissions

BPP London (Legal Practice Course)
University College London (LLM)
Sheffield University (LLB) 
Bar Admissions
Cyprus 2007


Banking and Finance
Corporate and Commercial
Shipping and Aircraft
Cyprus Banking & Finance


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