Education: University College London (LL.B. Law), London School of Economics and Political Science (B.Sc. Politics and International Relations)
Admitted: Cyprus Bar Association (2007)
Languages: Greek, English
George Ioannou joined the Corporate & Commercial department at Dr. K. Chrysostomides & Co LLC as a Senior Associate, in February 2008. He has significant experience in transactions support and is highly specialised in the provision of tax advice and international tax planning and application of provisions of double tax treaties, cross border mergers, mergers of Cyprus companies in the pharmaceutical and automobile industries, transfers of corporate seat of holding companies, preparation of legal capacity opinions and due diligence reports for holding companies.
Prior to joining the firm, George held the position of Assistant Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers Cyprus, where he also qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He spent time in the Advisory and Tax Departments of that firm, dealing with tax planning and tax compliance, provision of internal audit services, feasibility studies and due diligence assignments in a number of areas, including retail, manufacturing, trading and service industries.
He is recommended among the leading lawyers for Tax in the 2016 edition of Chambers Europe.