AMC tops the The Legal 500 2023 rankings

Antoniou McCollum & Co. is delighted to be ranked again as top tier law firm by The Legal 500.

What The Legal 500 say

In ranking our firm top tier, The Legal 500 had the following to say.

On our EU & Competition Law practice:

Antoniou McCollum & Co. LLC fields a team which is consistently trusted by the big multinational corporations and global private equity funds to advise on their EU regulatory and competition law matters. The skilled team regularly advises on cases before the Commission for the Protection of Competition and has considerable strength in the technology sector as it advises some leading technology companies. The group enjoys considerable niche expertise in the non-performing loans market and continues to advise on large public concessions in Cyprus. Head of department Anastasios A. Antoniou is a leading practitioner.

On our Corporate and M&A practice:

The commercial and corporate team at Antoniou McCollum & Co. LLC has considerable experience in the technology sector and in private equity matters. Led by Christina McCollum, it also benefits from substantial expertise in other sectors such as telecommunications, consumer, banking and insurance, as well as energy and transport. The team frequently advises on corporate restructurings, reorganisations and other corporate deals, as well as advising on various commercial contracts such as commercial agency and franchising agreements.

On our Banking and Finance practice:

The ‘strong, proactive and commercial team’ at Antoniou McCollum & Co. LLC is co-led by Christina McCollum  who is ‘always available and prompt to respond’ and Anastasios A. Antoniou  who is praised for his ‘clarity of thought’

What AMC clients say

Our firm’s clients said the following to The Legal 500 research team:

AMC clearly stands out for its ability to provide very deep knowledge of legal frameworks, legislation and regulations. This is combined with an exceptional commercial and overall business acumen. We consider them as real experts in each area they advise us upon and we consider their opinion solid and dependable.’

‘Anastasios Antoniou and Christina McCollum of AMC law are two outstanding and charismatic individuals. Their level of expertise is at the highest level we have seen in Cyprus and their skillset is superb. They are always available with exceptional knowledge of the subject matter and deep analysis. Their diligence, integrity but also ethical foundation is second to none. It’s always a pleasure to work with them and they blend with our teams in providing a combined solution that serves our company’s goals.’

‘The partners are smart, experienced and responsive. They are commercially focused and remain hands-on throughout transactions, even when assisted by associates. They’ve handled complex transactions for my firm (mainly M&A and corporate financings) and are excellent even in a cross-border environment. They also provide the full range of corporate legal support.’

‘Their approach is professional, and they never compromise on ethical standards. They combine deep legal expertise with commercial practicality and always aim to achieve the optimal solution for their clients. The firm delivers legal service equal in quality to international law firms at competitive rates. And they are a pleasure to work with.’

‘Christina McCollum, who leads the firm’s corporate practice, is smart and gets to the heart of complex matters quickly. She thinks out of the box and crafts innovative work-arounds to get to the desired outcome.’

‘The size of the firm makes the relationship very personal and as a client you get to know most of the firm. I would say that they are a very efficient and effective firm of lawyers. Their efficiency, promptness to respond and professionalism as well as their multi-disciplinary approach makes them one of the best firms in Cyprus.’

‘Anastasios Antoniou is a competition law powerhouse and is widely recognised for his expertise in this field. He is capable of synthesising large volumes of data and always explains complex issues in simple terms. He conveys a sense of being genuinely committed and we know we are in safe hands.’

‘Christina McCollum is knowledgeable, responsive, and client-oriented. She has assisted us with drafting complex memorandum and articles and shareholder agreements. She has always provided us with concrete and tangible support as well as with prompt direct and straightforward advice. Working with Anastasios Antoniou has also been an excellent experience. He is knowledgeable, practical and always one step ahead. He has often gone beyond his remit to provide us with the best level of service. Both individuals have offered us the best advice and my impression is that their accessibility and integrity are unparalleled in Cyprus.’

‘The partners and the team of associates combine legal depth with a practical approach that delivers high value and gets results. They are focused on finding solutions and convey a sense of being genuinely invested in our issues. Their ability to be creative and share ownership of problems sets them apart from their competitors.’

‘The firm’s EU law team has deep expertise and the ability to take on complex legal issues. They make complex legal issues accessible and offer clear legal solutions.’

‘Knowledgeable, professional and a pleasure to deal with. He and his team deliver every time.’

‘Brilliant at joint ventures and related legal aspects relating to the securitisation of loans in Cyprus.’

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