Despina Lada

Partner

Despina Lada has practised law in Nicosia, Cyprus, since September 2005. Her main areas of expertise are european law, commercial and company law, litigation, intellectual property and IT law, property and real-estate law, energy law, shipping law, and trusts.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Law (LLB-Hons) from the University of Manchester (2004); Master of Laws (LLM) from McGill University, Institute of Comparative Law (2005) concentration on Advanced IP and IT law; Member of the Cyprus Bar Association (2006); fully  registered Trusts and Estates Practitioner (TEP) with STEP (2015); Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (ACIArb) (2015).

 

Languages: English, Greek and French

 

Despina Lada has practised law in Nicosia, Cyprus, since September 2005. Her main areas of expertise are european law, commercial and company law, litigation, intellectual property and IT law, property and real-estate law, energy law, shipping law, and trusts. She is a Registered Trusts and Estates Practitioner (TEP) with The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), as well as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (ACIArb). Furthermore, she is an Associate Lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) Cyprus. Despina Lada completed an internship at the Maritime Department of the Cyprus High Commission in London (2007), as well as an internship at the Court of the European Union in Luxembourg at the chambers of the Cypriot judge (2011). Her litigation experience includes cases on breaches of contract, torts, land law, intellectual propertybreaches, european law breaches and administrative recourses. In addition to her litigation portfolio, Despina Lada has notable experience in non-contentious commercial and company law, law of trusts, contract law,energy law, shipping law, and IP and IT law.