Xenios L Xenopoulos

Xenios L Xenopoulos

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Founder Member and President of the Shipping Law Committee of the Cyprus Bar Association, President FIDE (La Federation Internationale pour Le Droite Europeen) (2004- 2006); President Cyprus Licensing Authority (2008 – 2013) Elected President Cyprus Bar Association (1994 – 1997, 1997 – 2000); Initiator and Chairman, International Law Congress, Nicosia 10 – 14 April, 2000; Elected President, Nicosia Bar Association (1991 – 1994); Elected Vice-President of the Nicosia Bar Association (1988-1991); President of the Maritime Committee of the Cyprus Bar Association; President of the Cyprus Association for European Law; President of the Supreme Judicial Sports Court (ADEA); Founder Member and President of the Cyprus-Bulgarian Business Association; Founder Member and Vice-President of the Cyprus-United Arab Emirates Business Association; Founder Member and Honorary Treasurer of the Cyprus-United Kingdom Business Association; Founder Member and Member of the Board of Directors of the Cyprus-Germany Business Association; Founder Member and Member of the Board of Directors of the Cyprus-Croatia Business Association; Member of the Board of Directors of the Cyprus-Russian Business Association; Member of the Board of Directors of the Cyprus-Ukraine Business Association; Member of the Board of the Cyprus-China Business Association; Member of the Board of the Cyprus-Greece Business Association; Member of the Board of the Cyprus-Moldova Business Association; Member of the Board of the Cyprus–Libya Business Association, Member of the Board of Directors of The Cyprus-USA Business Association; Member of the Board of Directors of the Cyprus-India Business Association; Member of the Pro-Bono Committee on Joint Ventures Model Contracts for SMES of the International Trade Center, of the United Nations Center for Trade and Development (UNCTAD-CNUCED) and World Trade Organization (WTO-OMC), Geneva, 2002; Member of the Pro-Bono Committee on International Commercial Model Contracts for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) of the International Trade Center, of the United Nations Center for Trade and Development, and the World Trade Organizations (WTO-OMC), Geneva April, 2009; Deputy Secretary General and Member of the Council of International Bar Association (I.B.A.) for Europe (East); Member of the General Professional Programme Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA); Member of the Credential Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA); Honorary President of the Cyprus Association of the Friends of the Police; Member, Cyprus Legal Council (1994 – 2000); Founder Member and Member of the Board of the Cyprus Council of Legal Education; Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Governors of the Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation (CyBC) (The National Radio & Television Organization) (1990 – 1997); Founder Member of the Cyprus Chapter of CEPS (Center for European Policy Studies, Brussels); Elected President, Pancyprian Gymnasium Graduates Association; Vice-President of the Board of Directors of Theatre “ENA”; Member of the International Bar Association (IBA); International Lawyers Association (ILA); The American Bar Association (ABA); and Founder Member and Member of the Board of Directors of IFTTA (International Forum of Tourism and Travel Advocates), San Francisco.

  • Head of Cyprus Delegation in CCBE (Council of the Bars and Law Societies of the European Community), Brussels (1994 – 2000).
  • Head of the Cyprus Delegation in UBBA (Union of the Balkan Bar Associations), (1994-2000).
  • Head of the Cyprus Delegation in CLA (Commonwealth Lawyer’s Association), (1994-2000).
  • Head of the Cyprus Delegation of IBA (International Bar Association), (1994 – 2000).
  • Member of the Delegations and one of the main speakers at the Seminars organized by the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Ministry of Commerce Industry and Tourism and the Central Bank of Cyprus all over the World about Cyprus as an International Financial Center.

Special Experience/Practice in matters of NGO, Oil Exploration, and Law of the Sea.

Mr. Xenopoulos has represented and handled International Corporations in official oil exploration in Bulgaria (Black Sea). He has represented, negotiated and handled International Corporation for the creation and establishment of NGO Land Terminal in Cyprus.

Education

Pancyprian Gymnasium; University of Athens (Faculty of Law), Greece (LL.B.); Post-Graduate Studies at The University College, London in Shipping Law (Marine Insurance, Shipping (Maritime) Law and Carriage of Goods by Sea), and has practised with the Law Firm of INCE & CO in the City of London, The University of Leicester, England, The Center for International and European Policy Law, Thessaloniki, Greece and the Harvard University Extension School.