Mrs. Androulla Poutziouri, LLB, LLM, Advocate
Mrs. Androulla Poutziouri is a qualified Advocate and a Member of the Cyprus Bar Association. Mrs. Poutziouri obtained a double LLB Law degree in English and French Law from Paris II Panthéon-Assas University and the University of Birmingham. She then proceeded to obtain an LLM Degree in International Legal Practice from the University of Law in the UK. Mrs. Poutziouri successfully completed the Cyprus Bar Examinations and was admitted as an Advocate (δικηγόρος) of the Cyprus Bar Association in 2010. She is bilingual in Greek and English (native), with working proficiency in French.
Mrs. Poutziouri trained as an Advocate at the office of the Attorney General of Cyprus. Upon qualifying, Mrs. Poutziouri worked for various prominent law firms both in Nicosia and Larnaca and was actively involved in litigation, advocacy, negotiation, mediation, dispute resolution and commercial matters where she represented clients and appeared at the District and Supreme Courts of Cyprus. During her legal career, Mrs. Poutziouri has acted both for and against various financial institutions from time to time and was involved in large-scale multi-million Euro real estate transactions. In addition to her professional experience as an Advocate, Mrs. Poutziouri also entered academia as a Lecturer in Law.
Mrs. Poutziouri brings with her over 10 years of academic legal experience, having taught the LLB Law Degree of the University of Wales and the University of the West of England. Mrs. Poutziouri was also a director and the sole lecturer at the only recognized teaching centre of the University of London in Cyprus, The Private Institute of Law, which provided coaching and tutoring for students registered on LLB (HONS) Law Degree of the University of London. Upon moving to the European Legal Training Center, Androulla has brought with her the wealth of experience in coaching and advising students completing the degree of the University of London. She has actively advised and guided law students and legal executives in all aspects of their legal education, development and career progression.
She is particularly strong in the areas of Public Law, Contract Law, Property Law, Wills & Probate, Equity and Trusts, the English Legal System, Labour Law, Advocates Law and Codes of Conduct, Jurisprudence and was recently accredited by the Human Resource and Development Agency (HRDA) in Cyprus as an ‘Expert in the field of Law’.
Due to her extensive experience in legal education, Mrs. Poutziouri has also been accredited by leading legal qualifications providers in the UK including the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx), the National Association of Licensed Paralegals (NALP), The British Legal Center and TOLES, the leading provider of English Exams for International Lawyers & Law Students.
Mrs. Poutziouri is a co-founder and director of the European Legal Training Center and brings with her a wealth of practical and academic experience, providing academic direction, education and high-quality legal training to law students, graduates, trainees, Advocates, executives and other professionals.