Trusts & Succession Planning

Trusts & Succession Planning

Cypriot International Trusts are both flexible and robust, making them an important part of any wealth/succession planning strategy. Our knowledgeable team has practical experience from some of the worlds’ leading financial institutions in advising HNW/UHNW individuals, and family offices, on how to set up the correct trust structure to benefit their global strategy.

Our succession planning team advises on asset management, business and family trusts, and assists throughout the process of succession, including transfer of ownership, wills, powers of attorney, succession division to multiple successors, and more.

Our team offers detailed expertise to navigate complex processes in a thorough, sensitive and discrete manner, and provides tailored advice on what best suits your needs.

If things turn contentious, our contentious trusts team, handles any disputes that may arise and is adept in dealing with novel cases both in the trust and probate sphere.


  • Advising on the formation and administration of Cyprus International Trusts
  • Working closely with international advisors and family offices, in finding the best solution available
  • Drafting Wills
  • Preparing all documentation for the Grant of Probate
  • Advising and assisting Administrators/Executors of wills by preparing all relevant documents needed to be produced for the relevant public authorities
  • Appearing before the Courts for asset tracing/asset protection
  • Dispute Resolution in case of neglected or contested probate/trusts
  • Preparing applications for the Resealing (legalisation) of wills in cases involving those domiciled outside of Cyprus
  • Obtaining and expediting urgent probate in matters involving international disputes and foreign limitation periods, where time is of the essence

Key Contacts

Ted Auld

Solicitor England & Wales, Partner - Head of Trusts

Michalis Kouros Loizides

Senior Lawyer - Head of Probate