As of 1st July 2014 through to 15th September 2014 all district courts in Northern Cyprus are closed for the judicial holiday. Only urgent applications and criminal cases can be heard during this period.
We are currently accepting applications for work experience placements during the summer of 2014. >>>
The TRNC government has announced that it is planning to take steps to enable Turkish Cypriots who left property in the South in 1974 to apply to the Immovable Property Commission to seek a remedy in relation to their property >>>
In the wake of recent speculation that the TRNC is heading for another ‘Annan Plan style property boom’, the Government has taken a further step towards boosting the country’s property market and encouraging foreign investment by announcing a further change to the policy on foreign property ownership. >>>
A bi-communal waste water treatment plant which will serve around 270,000 people on both sides of the border was opened near Haspolat in Northern Cyprus on 8th April 2014. >>>
According to reports in the Cyprus Today (1st March 2014), real estate officials in the TRNC are predicting another Annan-Plan style property boom. >>>
Bronze Age Relics dating back around 2300 years and quoted to be some of the richest ever discovered in the region were discovered at Kaleburnu in the Karpaz area of Northern Cyprus. >>>
On 28th February 2014, the TRNC’s High Administrative Court upheld the decision of the Immovable Property Commission (IPC) in an Application submitted to the IPC by Andreas Lordos Estates to allow the Department for Religious Affairs, as the Trustee of a Turkish Religious Foundation, to be added as a party to the Application.
On 27th January 2014, the Parliament of the TRNC voted to change the law criminalising homosexual sex. >>>
In recent years, as the global financial crisis has caused people everywhere to tighten their belts, we have seen more and more clients turning to so-called DIY wills in order to ‘save’ on legal fees. In reality, however, this is often false economy. This article explores the dangers of making a will without seeking proper legal advice.