Dr Phytos Poetis

Dr Phytos Poetis

"I have had a long ambition to work as a lawyer and am pleased to say that since being called to the bar I have continued to develop the extent and scope of my practice"

Dr Phytos Poetis - an overview

Dr Phytos Poetis studied law in London, he was called to the English Bar in 1961 by the "Honourable Society of the Middle Temple (Barrister-at-Law)". Since being called to the bar he has practised law continuously with his particular interest on the 'theory and practice of international contracts'. Dr Phytos Poetis calls himself an International Lawyer as defined by internationally accepted practices.

The Person and his Authorship


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

Dr Phytos Poetis is fluent in English, German and Greek

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

He has experience in

International Contracts and International Arbitration

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

Dr Phytos Poetis is Honorary Consul Emeritus of the Federal Republic of Germany.

"Die Anknüpfung der Willensmängel im Internationalen Vertragsrecht Deutschlands, der Schweiz, Griechenlands,

Englands und der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika"

(= Defects of Consent in the International Contract Law of Germany, Switzerland, Greece, England and the United States of America)

Doctoral Thesis at the University of Hamburg, 1965

"About Legal Systems in General and the Law of Cyprus in Particular", 1966

Lecture before ΕΦΣΑ (Scientific and Philosophical Society of Famagusta)

"The Law Applicable to International Commercial Contracts", 1967

"Reformation of the Judiciary, A Comparative Study“, 1968

Lecture before ΕΦΣΑ (Scientific and Philosophical Society of Famagusta)

"Powers of the Engineer in Settlement of Disputes under the FIDIC-Conditions", 1980

Published three times: in Arbitration, the Official Journal of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, in The Quantity Surveyor, and in the Yearbook of Arbitration, all London

"Choice of Arbitrator(s) in Technical Contract Disputes", 1986

"Dissenting Opinions in Arbitral Awards", 1986

The Export Trade Contract in International Technical Projects

Numerous Seminars at various Learned Organisations in Germany, Austria / Hungary and England between 1980 - 1990

"Die 20 wichtigsten Fragen und Antworten zum Immobilienerwerb in Zypern"

(= The 20 Most Important Questions and Answers Regarding the Purchase of Immovables in Cyprus), published in: Internationales Immobilienhandbuch, Zürich, 2003

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