Loukis Papaphilippou was born in 1937 and was a graduate of the Law Faculty of the University of Athens and practiced law with emphasis on litigation.
He had been in practice since 1963 when he founded the firm and has served as President of the Nicosia Bar Association (1982-1988) and as President of the Cyprus Bar Association (1988–1994).
Loukis was also honored to be elected or appointed in the following capacities: President of the Advocates' Savings Bank (1983-1986); Vice-President of the Aegean Foundation, Greece (1986); Head of Delegation of Cyprus in the Council of European Bars (CCBE-Brussels) (1988-1994); Alternate President of the Advocates' Disciplinary Board (1988-1994); Member of the Council of the Commonwealth Lawyers' Association (1988-1996); Member of the Legal Council of Cyprus (1985-1995); Member of the Law Reform Committee established by the Council of Ministers of Cyprus for the modernization of the Shipping Legislation in Cyprus since 1990; President of the 10th Commonwealth Law Conference (1993); First President of the Propeller Club of the United States, International Port of Limassol (1995); Honorary Consul General of Poland for Cyprus.
He has been decorated and awarded in 1993 by the Republic of Argentina with The Order General Jose de San Martin, Grade: Gran Official; and also in 1995 by President Lech Walesa with the Officer's Cross of the Medal of Merit of the Republic of Poland; in 2003 he was awarded with the title of Commendatore dell' Ordine Al Merito Della Republica Italiana by the President of the Republic of Italy and in 2005 he was awarded the Knight Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland by the President of the Republic of Poland H.E. Aleksander Kwasniewski. He was also the President of ANTENNA TV in Cyprus since 1989. Loukis has published extensively both in English and Greek.
He passed away on December 17, 2021.