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Dinos M. Michaelides

michailides.jpgLawyer- Legal Consultant He studied law and political sciences
He actively participated in the 1955-59 liberation struggle of Cyprus. For his activities he was arrested twice and tortured at the Omorphita interrogating place by the special forces of the Colonial Government. A price was put on his head for a third arrest and was wanted by the British Security Forces until the end of the struggle Member of the EDMA (Integrated Fighters Reconstruction Front) Committee (1959-1961) and one of the founding members of APOLLON Sports Club (1955) in Limassol.
He was appointed at the diplomatic service of the Republic of Cyprus from which he retired with the rank of Ambassador) (1961-1982). He served in the central service of the Foreign Ministry of Affairs and in the Embassies of the Republic in Athens and in Cairo. He participated in many diplomatic missions to the United Nations ,the UN Security Council, the Council of Europe and the European Union and represented Cyprus at Conferences of the Non Aligned Movement and the Commonwealth.

Director of the Diplomatic Office of the President of the Republic (1978-1980) Deputy Director General of the Ministry to the President (1980-1982)

Minister to the President and Interior Minister in President’s Spyros Kyprianou (1982-1988)

Government House Member for Limassol, and deputy parliamentary spokesman of the Democratic Party (1991-1993), President of the Communications and Works Committee of the House of Representatives (1991-1993) and Member of the House Committees of the Interior, External Affairs, Health, Trade Industry and Tourism (1991-1993 and 2001-2006). Member of the Selection Committee of the House, and also Member of the International Parliamentary Union (I.P.U) (1991-1993)

Minister of he Interior in President’s Glafkos Clerides Government (1993-1997) Vice-President of he Democratic Party (1996-1998) Minister of the Interior in President’s Glafcos Clerides government (1998-1999)

Founder and President of the Political Party ADIK 1999 - House Member for Limassol (2001-2006)

Executive President of the Dinos M. Michaelides (Consultant) Ltd and Member of the Boards of Cyprus Airways (1980-1982) and KEO (1990-1993)

The Greek government has awarded him the medal of the Grand Cross of Honour and the Silver Cross of the Phoenix and the Patriarch of Alexandria the Cross of Evangelist Mark Order A’

He is married and has three children.

Andreas Chr. Philippides


Graduated from the Greek Gymnasium Paphos. He participated in the struggle against the British Colonial Government, for more than a period of 34 months until the end of the struggle.

He studied as a teacher in the Pedagogical Academy Athens and Law in Athens University and worked as administrative officer in the Ministry of Interior. He served as Deputy Migration Officer and he retired as Director of Management and Protection of the abandoned Turkish/Cypriot Properties service.

Since 1999 he is a partner and consultants with Dinos Michaelides LLC as the supervisor of the Labor and Migration Department.

He is married with 2 children.