This is the new President of the Supreme Court

The new President of the Supreme Court was appointed by President Anastasiades


The new President of the Supreme Court was appointed by President Anastasiades.

According to a relevant announcement by the Presidency, Nikos Anastasiadis, exercising the powers granted to him by the Constitution, decided to appoint Mr. Antonis R. Liatsos as President of the Supreme Court from July 15, 2022.

The confirmation ceremony of the new President of the Supreme Court will take place at the Presidential Palace, on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at 9.30am.

His CV

Liatsos, D., was born in Nicosia in 1960. He studied at the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and practiced as a lawyer for eight years at the law office of Kyriakos T. Michaelidis.

In 1991 he was appointed District Judge. He was promoted to Senior District Judge in 2000 and subsequently, in 2004, to President of the District Court. He was President of the Permanent Criminal Court of Larnaca and Administrative President of the District Courts of Nicosia / Kyrenia.

In 2010 he was elected President of the Union of Cyprus Judges, a position he held until his appointment to the Supreme Court in September 2013. During his service as a Member of the Supreme Court to date, he served as President of the Permanent, Civil and Criminal Courts of Appeal, as well as , and President of the Plenary and, for a number of cases, of the Full Plenary of the Supreme Court. He is a member of the Council of the School of Judges, the Reform Commission, the Court of Arbitration and Conciliation of the OSCE and an ad hoc Judge of the ECtHR.

As a representative of the Judiciary, he was a member of the Committee on Penitentiary Policy Issues, and as a member of the delegation of the Republic of Cyprus, he followed, for a number of years, at the offices of the United Nations Organization, in Vienna, the work of the Committee on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, which is an organ of the UN. He is married to Eleni Liatsou, a lawyer, and the father of one child, Alexandros.

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