Cyprus

Cyprus

The Cypriot Desk is headed by Zacharias Symeou, who is the National Member for Cyprus since November 2021.

In 2021, the Cypriot Desk was involved in 136 new cases, 3 coordination meetings, 1 coordination centre, and 1 joint investigation team.

National Member

Zacharias Symeou
Mr Zacharias Symeou

National Member

Zacharias Symeou was appointed National Member for Cyprus at Eurojust in November 2021. Before joining Eurojust, Mr Symeou was Counsel of the Republic at the Law Office of the Republic of Cyprus, handling numerous requests for the execution of European Arrest Warrants. As a prosecutor, he furthermore litigated many high-profile criminal cases, involving human trafficking, murder and the trade in illicit substances, such as drugs.

Previously, Mr Symeou worked as a lawyer in the private sector, after being admitted to the Bar in Cyprus in 2008. Mr Symeou graduated as a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) at the University of Wolverhampton in the United Kingdom in 2007 and obtained his General Law LLM (Master’s) degree from Middlesex University in 2008.

‘I am honoured to be appointed as National Member for Cyprus at Eurojust and I am prepared to assist my colleagues from other Member States, to the best of my abilities, in the fight against international cross-border crime.’
Zacharias Symeou, National Member for Cyprus at Eurojust

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Casework

  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
New cases (total)
- of which initiating
- of which participating
89
14
75
89
7
82
84
10
74
86
23
63
136
62
74
Coordination meetings (initiating and/or participating) 6 6 9 1 3
Coordination centres (organising and/or participating) 1 - - - 1
Joint investigation teams (newly signed and/or ongoing) 1 1 - 1 1

Documents

20 December 2021|DOCUMENT
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15 February 2021|DOCUMENT
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08 January 2021|DOCUMENT
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