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Marietta Pitta

Junior Associate

Bio

Marietta is a junior associate who joined Kaimakliotis LLC in 2021. She graduated from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, where she obtained her Bachelor of Law Degree (LLB Law) in 2016 and is also a holder of a LPC degree from BPP University, London. Marietta has also worked as a paralegal in London law firms for two years.

Recent Work

Marietta’s recent experience includes being involved in or assisting in the following matters:

  • Searchlight Capital Partners, on all aspects of Cyprus law, in relation to its agreement to acquire a majority stake in Celestyal Cruises, a leading cruise operator in the Greek Islands and East Mediterranean, and related debt financing arrangements;
  • Skybound Capital, in relation to their acquisition of Fenix Capital Markets Trading Ltd, a CYSEC regulated financial services provider;
  • KAZ Minerals in relation to the US$900m acquisition of the Baimskaya copper and gold project in the Chukotka region of Russia;
  • the lenders on all Cyprus law aspects in relation to the landmark $11bn Arctic LNG 2 financing;
  • KAZ Minerals in relation to the provision of Cypriot law security in connection with its US$5.7B loan facilities from VTB, in connection with the take-private offer for KAZ Minerals PLC and refinancing of existing KAZ Minerals facilities;
  • FTV Capital Partners in its minority investment in PeopleCert, an examination and awarding body for professional and language certifications, allowing also for the acquisition by PeopleCert of Axelos;
  • Volpi Capital, a European private equity firm specialising in technology companies, on its investment in insurance software provider Adacta;
  • Elis, an international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene, and facility services solutions on its 100% acquisition of Blesk InCare’s textile activity;
  • Novator on its Chilean mobile telecoms operator subsidiary on the Cypriot-related corporate actions relating to WOM’s inaugural US$450M high yield bond and entry into new US$200M (equivalent) pari passu senior credit facilities;
  • conducting due diligence exercises with respect to a number of transactions involving Cypriot entities and issues;
  • advising of private client matters, including immigration law and property law;
  • advising on a number of EU-wide cross-border mergers involving Cyprus-registered companies;
  • advising of general corporate actions and restructuring and ensuring compliance with relevant legislation;
  • drafting and reviewing corporate approvals for companies registered in Cyprus; and
  • advising in relation to dissolution / liquidation matters for companies registered in Cyprus.
Professional Qualifications: Member of the Cyprus Bar Association
Education:2013 – 2016: LLB, Newcastle University Upon Tyne
2016 – 2017 Legal Practice Course, BPP University, London
Career to Date2021 to date: Junior Associate, Kaimakliotis LLC
2019 – 2020: Trainee Lawyer, Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co LLC, Cyprus
2018 – 2019: Real Estate Paralegal, Bolt Burdon, London
2018: Litigation Paralegal, YVA Solicitors, London