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Lucy Loizou, a solicitor and associate with iFLG, is a Cypriot and fluent Greek speaker and writer. She assists many from the Greek and Cypriot communities whether based in England, in Greece and Cyprus or elsewhere in the world, in respect of family law issues. She can be contacted on or +44 (0) 203 178 5668. She writes a monthly column for a leading Greek newspaper, The Parikiaki, and these articles, after publication, are set out here. She presents a fortnightly live radio phone-in for London Greek Radio, 103.3 FM, on family law issues, every other Wednesday from 7.15 p.m. to 8 PM.
Will I be left penniless on my divorce?
A question I am asked on a regular basis is “I am divorcing, how will our assets be divided?” This month’s article looks at what factors are taken into account when a divorcing couple has to separate their financial assets and also considers what the split will be and how that split is calculated.
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English Divorce claims after divorcing in Cyprus/Greece: A second bite of the olive?
This month’s article looks at the situation where a person has been divorced in either Cyprus or Greece but believes they have received inadequate financial provision. It looks at the exceptional remedies available through the English Court.
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Is your child a pawn in the game of chess?
This month’s article focuses on issues concerning children following the breakdown of a relationship.
It considers some of the issues that parents need to consider following separation. It also provides guidance on how to avoid conflict when agreeing the care arrangements for a child.
Download the file is_your_child_a_pawn.pdf ()
The Greek/Cypriot Divorce
This article focuses on the requirements of the Greek Orthodox Church when a couple have obtained an English decree of divorce.
Download the file greek_cypriot_divorce.pdf ()
Lucy Loizou writing in The Parikiaki
Lucy writes a regular column for The Parikiaki, a leading Greek newspaper.
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