Contract Law , Estate Planning , Private Client , Trusts & Estates Law
Nicky was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa and currently lives in Cyprus. She graduated from the University of Leicester with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B Hons) and obtained a Master of Laws in European Union Law (LL.M Hons) from the same university.
She is a licenced insolvency practitioner and an accredited Trust & Estates Practitioner (TEP) from the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP), UK. Nicky is an accredited Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer, certified and licenced by the Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission. She has recently been appointed to serve as a member of the Companies & Tax Structuring Committee and the Intellectual Property Committee of the Cyprus Bar Association.
Her main areas of expertise and practice include trusts and estates, succession planning, corporate insolvency – liquidations, restructuring, intellectual property law, employment law, contractual drafting, general corporate & commercial, compliance, regulatory and privacy law.
She is known for her expert knowledge on trusts and advises on all aspects of trusts, succession planning and inheritance from both a legal and technical point of view. Throughout her career so far, she has advised high net worth individuals and large corporations. Trusts law is her passion.
Her strengths lie in the establishment and management of trusts, managing and advising on large and complex corporate transactions, involving a variety of issues such as due diligence, tax, restructuring, IP, regulatory, and contractual drafting.
Nicky also registers and administers Cyprus corporate entities and accepts fiduciary appointments, such as trusteeships, protectorship and directorships.
Corporate & Commercial
Trust, Succession & Estate Planning
Compliance & Regulatory
Cross – border transactions and mergers
LL.B, University of Leicester, UK (2004)
LL.M, University of Leicester, UK (2007)
International Bar Association
Cyprus Bar Association (2005)
Nicosia Bar Association (2005)
International Advisory Experts
Society of Trusts & Estates Practitioners (UK)
The Lawyer Network
Licensed Insolvency Practitioner, Cyprus Bar Association (2017)
TEP (trust estate practitioner certified) – STEP full member (2018)
AML Compliance Officer (certified by the Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission 2020)
Nicky is the author of various legal articles, legal & tax updates. These can be found in the ‘Publications’ section in the website.
Fitness and nutrition (firm believer that a healthy body leads to a healthy mind)
Tennis (ex-Cyprus champ and national tennis team player)
Exploring the world
N. Xenofontos LLC is a specialist, business centric law firm. We proudly leverage the best of both worlds: the invaluable wealth of experience from our humble beginnings to the new and modern ever-evolving legal industry.
We relentlessly focus on doing what we do best, which is delivering innovative and practical solutions to the legal and business hurdles which our clients face whether on a corporate, business, or personal level.
We are unashamedly proud of the client focused culture that pulses through our firm and drives the pursuit of our craft. Aspiring to be great at our craft and better than the day before, is both our individual and collective pursuit and underpins everything we do.
As mentioned at the outset, we are a specialist firm. Our areas of specialty are:
Trusts and Estate Planning
Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Restructuring
Compliance, Regulatory and Privacy
The NX way
N. Xenofontos LLC has an abundance of something that is difficult to acquire. Real experience and expertise mean the ability to navigate the real complexities of the law and its application. Expertise means having mastered the areas of practice that you offer, and this exactly what we do here at N. Xenofontos LLC.
Our clients are our partners. We understand their exact needs and values and develop long term connections – and commitments with them. We invest time and expertise to build trusted alliances that enrich both sides.
Our philosophy is simple: Knowledge is of no use unless it is put into practice.