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Legislation extending paternity leave to unmarried fathers referred to Supreme Court

Cyprus - September 19 2018 The Protection of Paternity Law provides Paternity Leave only to men who are married to their child's mother before the child's birth or adoption. The

Arbitral awards set aside due to arbitrator misconduct

Cyprus - March 3 2016 In a recent case before the Nicosia District Court the applicants applied to set aside July 27 2011 and March 20 2012 arbitral awards

New legislation for pregnant women and new mothers in workplace

Cyprus - June 6 2018 Parliament recently introduced new legislation that aims to promote and support breastfeeding in the workplace and enhance the legal protection for

Supreme Court annuls arbitral award due to arbitrator's impartiality

Cyprus - August 2 2018 In a recent Supreme Court case, the appellants appealed to the Supreme Court to set aside or annul the first-instance court judgment which upheld the

Court finds real likelihood of bias and orders arbitrator's dismissal

Cyprus - May 24 2018 In a recent Limassol District Court case, the applicants applied for the dismissal and replacement of an arbitrator. They argued that the relationship

Rent control court rules on outstanding rent

Cyprus - December 14 2018 The Nicosia Rent Control Court recently ruled on the outstanding rent of a statutory tenant. The court held that a provision for the increase of rent

Supreme Court dismisses appeal in Michaelides v Cooperative Bank of Pegia

Cyprus - December 13 2018 The Supreme Court recently dismissed an appeal of a first-instance judgment which had applied the well-established principle that arbitral award

Supreme Court clarifies burden of proof in wage protection cases

Cyprus - November 28 2018 Cyprus case law has long established that reverse onus in criminal cases does not transfer the burden of proof to defendants; rather, it allows them

Amendments to Transfer and Mortgage of Immovable Property Law introduced

Cyprus - October 5 2018 Law 8(I)2018 came into force in July 2018, amending the Transfer and Mortgage of Immovable Property Law. The new legislation was applied for the

Appellants partially succeed in challenging first-instance court judgment

Cyprus - October 4 2018 The Supreme Court recently ruled that only part of a court judgment that had upheld an arbitrator's decision would be set aside and annulled. The