Law firm mourns the passing of its founder, Harris Kyriakides

Larnaca-based leading law firm Harris Kyriakides has issued a statement following the death of its founder.

A notice on the company's website says, "It is with profound sadness that our firm announces that Harris Kyriakides, the founder of our firm, our managing partner and a great colleague and role model to all, has passed away on Friday (4 August). Harris founded the firm in 1976 and has been ever since a central and valued member of the legal profession in Cyprus."

The notice continued, "He was proud to see the firm grow over the years, managing every aspect of its operations on the principles of transparency, honesty, decency, and fairness.

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Over an illustrious career spanning almost half a century, Harris' contribution to the legal profession and his resolution to always function with integrity and honesty have been the cornerstones on which the firm was founded and operates as well as the guiding principles for his mentorship to young lawyers that are now outstanding professionals. His professional and personal life have been truly inspirational, and we are immensely grateful for what he offered to this firm."

"The untimely passing of this decent, kind, brilliant man has taken a true leader from our midst. This loss is, and will long continue to be, keenly felt by us. We will remember him with enormous admiration, affection and gratitude and we will always be guided by his light and strength," the firm's announcement concluded.

A separate announcement on behalf of the firm, meanwhile, noted that, in accordance with his wishes, Kyriakides' burial would be taking place in a small, family circle.

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