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19 January 2010
Apostolides v Orams – Final Decision
English Court of Appeal upholds the legal rights of displaced Greek Cypriot property owner, Meletis Apostolides against the illegal trespassers of his land in Turkish occupied northern Cyprus.

English Court of Appeal upholds the legal rights of displaced Greek Cypriot property owner, Meletis Apostolides against the illegal trespassers of his land in Turkish occupied northern Cyprus.??

This morning the Court of Appeal in London handed down its judgment in the leading case of Apostolides v Orams concerning the property rights of a displaced Greek Cypriot, Mr Apostolides, in Turkish occupied northern Cyprus.  The Court of Appeal decided in favour of Mr.Apostolides. The decision is final and there is no further appeal.??

This is a very important judgment which re-affirms the legal rights of all Greek Cypriots to their lands in occupied Cyprus which the English Court of Appeal has confirmed will be upheld by the English Courts by way of the enforcement of Republic of Cyprus/EU Judgements in the UK/EU against all those illegally occupying their properties such as Mr and Mrs Orams.  

??The judgment makes it once again clear that any attempts to pressurise the Greek Cypriots to give up their lands in favour of the illegal occupier, Turkey, will not succeed. ??

Lobby for Cyprus congratulates Meletis Apostolides and his legal team, Cypriot lawyer, Constantis Candounas, English law firm, Holman Fenwick Willan and barristers, Thomas Beazley QC and Colin West for their success in the Court of Appeal earlier today. 

??Lobby has been a long supporter of Mr Apostolides and urges all Cypriots to take all necessary steps to preserve their property rights in occupied Cyprus including pursuing court actions against the illegal occupiers through the EU courts. ??Please contact Costas 
Lobby's legal team to discuss any matters arising from this judgment and to assist you to protect your property rights in occupied Cyprus.?? ?