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Sonia Hamshaw Senior Associate

+357 25 820020

Expertise and Professional Background

Sonia Hamshaw regularly advises public and private companies on a wide range of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and corporate reorganisations and restructurings, in such industries as banking, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, and oil and gas.

Sonia’s recent experience includes:


Chambers and Partners: Chambers Europe describes Sonia as a “very responsive, to-the-point and commercial” finance lawyer. She is recommended for expertise in finance mandates for major international banks and investors, including transactions involving Russian clients. Sonia regularly acts for both corporate clients and financial institutions across a range of industry sectors such as TMT, oil and gas and pharmaceuticals. She is described by clients as "helpful and polite, rendering a very high level of legal service".

Education & Admissions

Nottingham Law School (Legal Practice Course) 2010
​University of Leicester (LLB) 2009
Bar Admissions
Cyprus 2012


Corporate and Commercial
Cyprus Corporate & Commercial


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Harneys Cyprus acted as Cyprus counsel to Morgan Stanley Bank International Limited in connection with a US$73 million term loan facility agreement with an onshore exploration and production company licensed to develop part of the Astrakhan oil and gas... read more