Mishcon de Reya and UKCEC hosted an evening with special Guest of Honour, Mr George Lakkotrypis

On Wednesday 15 May, Mishcon de Reya hosted the 5th Anniversary Reception of UKCEC with Guest of Honour His Excellency the Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr George Lakkotrypis.

Maria Patsalos, Partner in Mishcon Private and Director of the UK-Cyprus Enterprise Council, talked about Mishcon de Reya’s strong connections in the region and expertise in a number of sectors and industries. The firm advises a broad spectrum of clients from fast-growth start-ups to multi-national companies in a number of sectors, including: Technology; Betting & Gaming; Retail; Hospitality & Leisure; Food & Beverage; Sports and esports; Financial Services; Insurance; Media & Entertainment; Recruitment; Automotive; Life Sciences; and Luxury Assets. Maria also talked about the work that our Blockchain Group does, including advice to governments and quasi-governmental organisations on the development of policy in respect of emerging tech.

Peter Droussiotis, Chairman, talked about UKCEC and its work on promoting bilateral trade between the UK and Cyprus, the development of UK/Cyprus partnerships in a variety of fields and encouragement of inward investment into the island.

The Minister delivered a speech about Cyprus as an investment destination, which is supported by the unique relationship between the UK and Cyprus.

The event was attended by an influential network of British Cypriot business and professional people.