Christina Karayianni


(MSC) International Crimes and Criminology, VU University, Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Subjects include: International Criminal Law, Human Rights Law in Europe, International Crimes, Research Methodology of International Crimes, Corporations and International crimes)

(LLM) Commercial Law, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK (Subjects include: International Private Law, Company Law, Banking Law, Intellectual Property Law in Europe)

(BA), Bachelor in Law, National and Kapodistrian, University of Athens, School of Law, Athens-Greece


English (fluent), Spanish (moderate), French (moderate), Dutch (basic)


Prior to joining our firm, she worked for Karadzic’s Defense Team practicing before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and for the Chambers of International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague. She also worked for the legal Division of Alpha Bank, Athens and the International Division of Alpha Bank, Cyprus. She worked as a lawyer in Legal firms in Cyprus and in Greece and she was involved in a number of cases concerning criminal and commercial law.

Areas of practice

International public law, human rights law, criminal law (with a specialization in international criminal law), international private law, company law (including the formation of companies under Cyprus law etc), banking law and e-commerce law.


Athens Bar Association

Cyprus Bar Association

Affiliated Member of the Defense Counsel Practicing before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ADC-ICTY)