Ms Areti Charidemou


Of Counsel, Cyprus

Areti Charidemou Over 25 years of success stories in international business & investment migration.

Professional Experience

CCLEX senior member lawyer Areti founded Cypriot law firm, Areti Charidemou & Associates, in 1990 in Limassol, Cyprus and remains Managing Partner of our Cyprus law firm, now fully representing Chetcuti Cauchi in Cyprus. Areti has dedicated her professional life to providing legal advice and representation to international families as well as multi-national businesses in their personal and business affairs in Cyprus. 

For over 25 years now, Areti's Immigration Law practice has represented hundreds of immigration cases, both Citizenship applications under the Cyprus Investment Programme as well as Cyprus Permanent Residence applications. Chetcuti Cauchi's Cyprus law firm is recognised as a top law firm by volume and success in cases of Cyprus Citizenship by Investment. 

As part of the firm's corporate and commercial practice, Areti advises on matters involving the formation and management of corporate entities and sustainable tax-efficient structures, the rights and obligations of shareholders in companies and management structures. Areti has held appointments on various boards of companies in Cyprus and worldwide.  

Within the firm's Banking & Finance practice, Areti has also advised on international financing transactions, domestic and cross-border loans and security transactions for commercial and investment banks and other financial institutions. In this respect, Areti assists lenders, borrowers, guarantors, security providers and facility agents on both secured and unsecured loans. She also represents market-leading international businesses as well as private equity fund managers. As a founder of the firms' strong Shipping Department, Areti has advised owners, managers, charterers, freight forwarders and their respective insurers. She also assists clients in ship acquisitions, charter parties and other shipping transactions.


Cyprus Bar Association
Limassol Bar Accociation
Athens Bar Association
International Bar Association (IBA)
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
International Tax Planning Association (ITPA)
International Fiscal Association (IFA)

Academic Record

University of Athens
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)

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