Stefanos Sofroniou

Senior Associate, Limassol 

T: +357 25 110165  | [email protected]

• Financial Services Regulation



Stefanos possesses substantial expertise in EU policy and legislation, with a focus on financial services and insurance regulation. His tenure at the European Commission involved developing EU-level policies and legislation in financial services and serving as an internal auditor conducting various audits. In Cyprus, he has advised the insurance industry on legal and regulatory issues as the Head of Legal for the industry’s trade body. He has also contributed as a board member of the Financial Ombudsman of Cyprus.

Languages: English, Greek.

Relevant experience
  • Worked on the development of EU-level policy and legislation in the area of financial services at the European Commission
  • Worked as Commission internal auditor, carrying out financial, operational and compliance audits
  • Advising the insurance industry on legal and regulatory issues as Head of Legal of the CY insurance industry trade body.
  • Worked on the transposition and application of key laws such as Solvency II, the Insurance Distribution Directive, PRIIPs
  • Served as member of the Board of the Financial Ombudsman of Cyprus
Career, skills and qualifications
  • Graduated in law from the University of Warwick, UK, 2002
  • LLM EU law, University College London, 2003
  • MBA University of Brussels Business School, 2009
  • CySEC Advanced Certificate (2023)
  • Senior Associate since 2023
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