Law Office Dr Poetis

Dr Poetis

"A law firm that has international project experience  and expertise."
Law Office Dr Poetis ®

Established in 1965 in Famagusta, the firm 'Law Office Dr Poetis ®' has, primarily, been dealing with international legal, commercial and technical problems, their solution and implementation.

With the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus and with the occupation of the City of Famagusta, the firm was moved to Hamburg, Germany, and Hamburg was made the base of the firm's continuing international activities.

In Hamburg, Dr Poetis established and developed a successful practice as an International Lawyer, which he continues till today: Travelling around the globe working on International Projects.

In 1992 the company base was moved back to the coastal town of Larnaka, Cyprus.


Today Dr Poetis leads an experienced team, well versed in international law, with the main focus of the company on international work and clients.

Who is Dr Poetis?

An International Lawyer

Where was he trained?

In England: Barrister-at-Law
In Germany: Doctor of Laws, with a Comparative Study on International Contracts
In England: Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
In Germany: Order of Merit for Outstanding Achievements in Law and Trade

What Languages does he speak and write?

Accredited as an Interpreter and Translator to the Government of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg.

What experience does he have?

International Contracts
International Arbitration

What does he sell?

- straightforwardness towards clients and opponents, honest, frank,
not circuitous or evasive opinions
- flexibility and nobility
- negotiation and drafting skills
- international experience

The Person

Dr Poetis was appointed in 1965, and still is, Permanent Legal Adviser to the German Embassy in Cyprus.

Dr Poetis is fluent in English, German and Greek and has been Accredited as Official Interpreter and Translator to the Government of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg for German-English-Greek.

Dr Poetis is Former Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Dr Poetis has been awarded, by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Order of Merit (Bundesverdienstkreuz) for Distinguished Achievements in Law and Trade.