Esme Palas



Paphos Telephone: +357.

Shipping Law, Corporate and Financial Law, Immovable Property Law, Immigration Law

LLB(Hons), Barrister-at-law, LLM

LEGAL 500 has recognized Esme in the 2017 EMEA guide as the"Next Generation Lawyer" in Cyprus for Real Estate and Construction. Furthermore Legal 500 endorses Esme as a recommended lawyer noting that clients state that Esme "stays on top of every detail and keeps clients well informed".

Esme has also been presented with the award "Real Estate Lawyer of the Year", in the Corporate LiveWire's Real Estate and Property Awards 2017.

In 1995, Esme obtained a Law Degree from the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom.

In 1996, she passed the Bar Final Examinations in the United Kingdom after having completed the Bar Vocational Course which obtained her the title of Barrister at Law by the Honorable Society of Gray’s Inn London.

With the continuation of her studies, Esme obtained a Master’s Degree in Commercial and Corporate Law and Shipping from the University of London Kings College, in 1997.

Having passed the Cyprus Bar Examinations, she became a member of the Cyprus Bar Association in 1998.

Since 1998, Esme has dealt with and gained considerable knowledge and experience in all matters relating to immovable property law, immigration law, commercial, corporate law and shipping, as well as international trade.

Esme is based in the Pafos office. In addition to Cypriot and foreign corporations, her client list includes individuals from all over the globe.

She is recognized for her specialist experience in Real Estate Law, a field in which she has specialized for over 16 years, acting for European and Non European clients. She advises clients in Real Estate matters and focuses on conveyancing work –the purchase, as well as, sale of property. Besides assisting clients in drafting their Cypriot wills, Esme represents them in their disputes with Developers whilst undertaking the procedural tasks required towards obtaining their title deeds.

She has an in depth knowledge of Cyprus Immigration law. She acts as a consultant in property investments in the Republic of Cyprus and in Immigration law to a number of International firms and foreign lawyers. She deals with all aspects of immigration including the new fast track procedure for obtaining residence permits in the Republic of Cyprus through investment in property and provides assistance to Foreign Investors for obtaining the Cypriot Citizenship.

Esme has developed an excellent reputation in her areas of expertise by offering competent, effective legal advice at high-quality professional standards combined with a very strong emphasis on client care and attention, an element which has distinguished her amongst her peers.

She speaks Greek, English and French.