Varnavas is the head of EMEA LEGAL COUNSELS – Varnavas Playbell & Co. LLC in Limassol, Cyprus. He focuses his practice on M&A and Corporate, Commercial, Banking & Finance and Financial Services.
In his early years, his career started by undertaking training with Andreas Neocleous & Co LLC where he continued as an Associate providing legal services and assistance to international clientele, either directly or in partnership with major international law firms, predominantly in relation to high profile, cross border, corporate transactions. He then joined KPK Legal as a Senior Associate and became a Partner soon thereafter heading the corporate department.
Varnavas holds an LL.B of laws from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. Amongst the top of his class, he was listed on a scholarship program from the Fulbright Commission to obtain a Masters in Law from the University of Chicago, in the United States of America whereby he acquired in-depth knowledge of corporate and commercial areas of laws and a solid understanding of the principles of law and economics. He recently obtained a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at IE Business School in Madrid with a scholarship from the said institution.
Varnavas is a member of the New York Bar Association and the Cyprus Bar Association.
He is author to several published articles and speaks English and Greek.