Mr. Anastasios A. Antoniou

Mr. Anastasios A. Antoniou


Antoniou McCollum & Co.

36L Griva Digeni Avenue
3rd Floor, Lapithion Megaro
Nicosia 1066

Phone +357 (22) 053-333
Fax +357 (22) 053 330
E-mail Contact Anastasios A. Antoniou
Website Mr. Anastasios A. Antoniou - Partner, Nicosia, Cyprus

Lawyer's Profile

Anastasios A. Antoniou practices Cyprus and EU law. He has been ranked as leading individual in EU law and Competition law by The Legal 500 and has been ranked as leading lawyer by Who’s Who Legal, Best Lawyers and IFLR1000 in his practice areas of expertise.

He established his law practice in 2009, following practicing as an associate lawyer at a major Cyprus law firm. His law practice operated independently before collaborating with EY in Cyprus, which Anastasios led as managing advocate of the EY Cyprus law firm. The practice now operates independently as Antoniou McCollum & Co. - a regulated law firm ranked as top tier by The Legal 500.

Anastasios advises on competition, commercial and dispute resolution. He appears before all courts of Cyprus and international tribunals in high-profile cases involving corporate, commercial and constitutional issues, while he also represents parties in international commercial and investment arbitration.

Bar Admission

Cyprus Bar Association


• European Competition Lawyers Forum
• Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
• British Institute of International and Comparative Law
• International League of Competition Law

Languages Greek, Spanish, English

Joined the Law Firm in 2009

Lawyer's Areas of Practice


Professional Experience

• Co-founding Antoniou McCollum & Co. a Cyprus law firm top tier-ranked by The Legal 500
• Heading the Ernst & Young (EY) law firm in Cyprus as sole shareholder and managing advocate
• Practicing Cyprus and EU law as an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Cyprus
• Ranked as the leading individual lawyer in Cyprus on EU law and competition law
• Ranked as leading lawyer by Who's Who Legal, IFLR1000 and Best Lawyers
• Appearing as counsel before national and international courts and arbitration tribunals in high-profile corporate, commercial, competition, constitutional law disputes

Indicative recent work
• Advising and acting for Gazprom in notification and clearance of cross-border transaction
• Advising and acting for Glencore in notification and clearance of cross-border transaction
• Advising and acting for Unilever in notification and clearance of cross-border transaction
• Advising Fujitsu General on commercial agency and distribution
• Advising Marathon Oil in relation to EU, commercial, dispute resolution and international law issues
• Acting for International Lease Finance Corporation in a dispute resolution matter in the aviation sector
• Acting for Western Union in notification and clearance of a cross-border acquisition
• Advising the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe on European Union and international law
• Advising Transocean on Cyprus and EU law issues
• Advising the Czech Republic and Czech Airlines on Cyprus merger control matters
• Acting for Henkel in notification and clearance of a cross-border acquisition


• Co-author, Oxford Competition Law (OUP)
• Cyprus Chapter, Merger Control, Getting the Deal Through (2012 - 2017)
• The Essential Facilities Doctrine before European Community Courts: Ostracized or Expanded? (2010) Cyprus and European Law Review
• Increasing Rights Protection in the EU: the Charter of Fundamental Rights in Trajectory of Enforcement (2009) 4 Hellenic Review of European Law 97


• Southampton Maritime Law Course
• International Investment Arbitration (UNITAR)


• London School of Economics
• Kingston University

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