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Mrs Antigoni Fakonti

Associate Lecturer in Law



LLM Commercial Law  – Master of Law, University of Bristol, UK (2006-2007)

LLB (Hons) – Bachelor of Law, University of Bristol, UK (2003-2006)

Financial Services Regulatory Framework: Advanced (CySEC) (2017)

Mediator – CEDR (2014)

Mediator in Trust and Estates Disputes (2013) (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP))

ACIArb (2013)

Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) (2013) (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP))

Advanced Diploma in International Taxation (2012) (Chartered Institute of Taxation, UK)

Admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association (2008)

Employment Track

Lawyer  (September 2018 – today)

Head of Legal Globe Invest Limited (September 2018 – today)

Associate Lecturer in Law, Law School, University of Central Lancanshire (UCLan) Cyprus (2013 – today)

Partner Polakis Sarris & Co LLC (2014 – August 2018)

Senior Associate at Polakis Sarris & Co LLC, Lawyers, Nicosia, Cyprus (2007 – 2013)


Memberships (Academic/Professional)

  • Cyprus Bar Association
  • Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • International Tax Planning Association (ITPA)
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Κυπριακός Σύνδεσμος Οικογενειακού Προγραμματισμού (Cyprus Family Planning Association)
  • Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK


Research Interests

Tax, corporate law, shipping law, energy/oil & gas law, international trusts, dispute resolution.


Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)


  • Shipping law

Administrative Roles

Not applicable

Selective Publications

  • Chapter author of Republic of Cyprus related section in Jones, G. and Pexton, P., 2015. ADR and Trusts: An international guide to arbitration and mediation of trust disputes. Spiramus Press Ltd.

Selective Conference and Seminar Presentations

  • Speaker at UCLan First Shipping Symposium, topic: “Aspects of Shipping Law Dispute Resolution in Cyprus: Focus on Litigation and Arbitration”, capacity: Associated Lecturer University of Central Lancashire – Cyprus.
  • Spoke person and Polakis Sarris & Co LLC representative in relation to the award: Tax Investigations Law Firm of the Year in Cyprus in the 2014, Corporate Intl. Magazine Global Awards
  • Speaker at Cyprus Business and Real Estate Forum, Kiev (2013)

Selective Research Funding/ Grant Capture

  • Not applicable

Supervision of Projects/PhDs

  • Not applicable

Consultancy and CPD Training

  • Not applicable


  • Not applicable

Other Scholarly and Outreach Activities

  • Not applicable