Mrs. Georgia Onoufriou
COO, Trainer, Lecturer
Mrs. Georgia Onoufriou is a qualified lawyer in the Republic of Cyprus and holds an MSc in European Policy Law and Management from The Robert Gordon’s University of Scotland, an LLB from the University of London and a degree in Political Science and Public Administration from Ethnikon Kapodistriako University in Athens. From 2005-2021, she worked for the Group of Companies Pagecorp, provider of global company, administrative, secretarial and other services which is connected to the law firm Patrikios Pavlou and Associates LLC. Since working at this firm, Georgia steadily worked her way through the company ranks and held the title of Head of Corporate Department and Data Protection Officer. She was tasked with the supervision of all Senior Administrators and managing client portfolios within the department. In addition to this challenging role, Georgia was further tasked with the corporate administration of companies, the drafting and execution of commercial contracts and creation of trust structures. Retention of clients, lead generation and drafting of legal opinions also make up an important part of her role.
Georgia held memberships in the International Business Committee of the Cyprus Fiduciary Association (CFA) and the Legal and Corporate Affairs Committee of the CFA. Georgia has consistently kept up to date and participated in a plethora of vocational professional seminars in relation to contract drafting, trusts law, company law and international tax law. Georgia is an avid legal researcher and regularly publishes articles in prominent legal think tank platforms in Cyprus. She has also provided her assistance and guidance in the political sphere where she has taken an active role in policy drafting and research. Furthermore, Georgia is also a member of various legal research groups where she lends her expert legal research skills and experience in policy drafting. Georgia played a vital role in the creation and promotion of the respected legal think tank and NGO 'Kratos Dikaiou' which aims to promote the Rule of Law and promote democratic ideals on the island. In addition, Georgia, has contributed over the past year to a legal vlog with Mr. Evangelos Pourgourides, which invites prominent figures from the legal and political sphere to debate legal and political issues of vital importance in Cyprus.
As of May 2021, Mrs. Onoufriou is COO at the European Legal Training Centre where she utilizes her wealth of practical and professional legal, corporate and compliance experience. In fact, Georgia currently coaches trainee advocates undertaking the Cyprus Bar Exams in various subjects. Georgia is also actively engaged in creating new professional training courses in the legal sphere and is passionate about education and sharing her wealth of experience and knowledge in all areas of the law. Georgia consistently fosters long lasting relationships with her students, ensuring their success and a friendly class environment. ELTRC is both excited and honoured to have someone of Georgia's calibre on the board.