Dr Charalambos Savvides

School of Business
Department of Digital Innovation

Dr. Charalambos Savvides is an experienced advocate and law lecturer in the University of Nicosia with over 10 years’ experience in Corporate, Competition and Financial law. He holds a PhD in Law from the University of Sheffield in the U.K., with his doctoral thesis being on competition law and more specifically on the EU regulatory framework on state aids to firms in difficulty. Charalambos is managing director of his own law firm in Cyprus, Ch. P. Savvides & Associates LLC, which comprises three distinct units, i.e. litigation, corporate and fund units, with a diverse national and international clientele. His expertise covers both mainstream corporate legal issues and more contemporary and advanced financial and investment areas, such as investment funds, Forex and digital currency, especially ICOs. In 2018, Charalambos joined as a managing partner the BL Advisory International, which is an international provider of end-to-end advisory services in helping businesses that want to raise funds through tokenization and creation of blockchain-based digital assets. Apart from consulting, Charalambos serves as non-executive director both in a prominent Forex company and in a private equity Alternative Investment Fund, both regulated by CySEC and based in Cyprus. Additionally, he is legal advisor and member of the Institute For the Future (IFF), operating under the University of Nicosia, where he is also teaching Regulation and Digital Currencies, a law course offered by the University of Nicosia in the context of its MSc in Digital Currency.