Legal fees

Pile of banknotesWhen buying property in Cyprus, legal fees tend to be higher than those in the UK and in some instances, minimum rates are set are set by the Cyprus Bar Association.

It may seem expensive and legal checks on a property may result in you having to wait before buying, but you must not buy without taking independent legal advice.

You should discuss and agree legal fees with your lawyer before committing yourself to use their services. Once you have appointed a lawyer they should send you a Client Care letter setting out their terms of engagement and their fees. You will need to sign a copy of this letter and return it together with:

Once he/she has received the signed letter and other information, your lawyer will be able to proceed on your behalf.

Legal fee table

Typical legal fees associated with the acquisition of property in Cyprus by non-Cypriots are presented in the table below.

Chart of Legal Fees