Ioannis Michalaki

Ioannis Michalaki

Managing Director, Partner


Ioannis Michalaki is a highly accomplished and versatile Lawyer – Legal Consultant, with a wealth of experience in Property, Immigration, Relocation, Corporate and Commercial law. He has advised public and private companies on a range of matters, including any Property related matter, joint ventures, shareholder disputes, banking and taxation,  corporate reorganizations, insurance, Forex and Funds consulting and establishing new CySEC entities. In addition to his legal expertise, Mr. Michalaki has a strong background in business and finance, with a Master’s in Business Administration from the New York Institute of Technology, USA.

Mr. Michalaki has a diverse educational background, including a Masters Degree from New York Institute of Technology, Manhattan, New York, a Bachelor in Law from European University (Cyprus), a Degree in Real Estate Appraisals from American School of Business (New Jersey, USA), a Diploma in Surveying from College of Estate Management (United Kingdom), and a Bachelor in Military Studies from Military Academy of Greece (Greece). He has also earned a Diploma in Real Estate from Cyprus International Institute of Management (Cyprus).

Mr. Michalaki is a member of several professional organizations, including the Cyprus Bar Association, the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Cyprus Certified Mediators (under Law 159 (I) 2012), the Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber (ETEK), the Limassol Chamber of Commerce, the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce, the Cyprus Real Estate Agents Registration Council, and the Cyprus Association of Valuers and Property Consultants.

He is also the Past President of Rotary Club of Limassol Courion for the years 2018-2019.

With his extensive knowledge and diverse skill set, Mr. Michalaki is a valuable asset to Michalaki, Pitsillidou & Co LLC and is dedicated to providing clients with exceptional legal advice and representation. 

Pratice Areas

  • Property Law - Real EstateHandled over 65.000 property related cases including property acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, town planning disputes, developments and land registry issues.
  • Immigration LawAssisting/advising clients with a variety of immigration matters, including Cyprus visas, residency permits for Cyprus, and citizenship applications.
  • Intellectual Property LawAssisting clients in the protection and management of their intellectual property rights, including patents, trademarks, and copyrights including the establishment of a Cyprus Intellectual Company.
  • Corporate LawProviding legal guidance for Company formation in Cyprus and elsewhere including offshore jurisdictions and Company structures, management, compliance with the appropriate authorities , and transactional matters.
  • Commercial LawAdvising clients on a wide range of commercial contracts, including sale, purchase, and lease agreements.
  • Dispute ResolutionRepresenting clients in alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and arbitration in Cyprus and abroad, as well as in civil litigation and appeals.
  • Banking and Finance LawProviding legal guidance on banking and finance matters, including lending, regulatory compliance, and securities such as FCA and Nasdaq.
  • Employment LawAdvising clients on a range of employment issues, including hiring, termination, discrimination, harassment, and employee benefits.
  • Tax LawProviding guidance on tax planning and compliance for individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations.
  • Trusts and EstatesAdvising clients on estate planning, probate, and trust administration matters.


European University (Cyprus) – Bachelor in Law (LLB)

New York Institute of Technology (United States of America) – Masters in Business Administration (MBA) – Marketing & Finance

College of Estate Management (United Kingdom) – Diploma in Surveying

American School of Business (United States of America) – Bachelor in Real Estate Appraisals

Cyprus International Institute of Management (Cyprus) – Diploma in Real Estate

Military Academy of Greece (Greece) – Bachelor in Military Studies.


As an accomplished lawyer with a background in business and finance, Property Valuations (RICS), Ioannis Michalaki brings a unique set of skills to his work at Michalaki, Pitsillidou & Co LLC. He is particularly skilled in property related matters, corporate and commercial law, with extensive experience in matters related to large and complex developments, joint ventures, shareholder disputes, banking and taxation, property law, oil and gas, corporate reorganizations, insurance, Forex and Funds consulting. In addition to his legal expertise, Mr. Michalaki has a strong foundation in business, marketing and finance, which allows him to approach legal issues from a practical and strategic perspective. With a dedication to excellence and a commitment to his clients' success, Mr. Michalaki is a skilled and knowledgeable lawyer who brings a valuable skill set to the firm.

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