Varnavas obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree LLB (Hons) from the University of Manchester, UK. After earning a scholarship from the Fulbright Commission he went on to obtain a Master of Laws degree LLM (Hons) from the University of Chicago, USA whereby he acquired in- depth knowledge of corporate and commercial areas of laws and a solid understanding of the principles of law and economics. He recently obtained a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at IE Business School in Madrid with a scholarship from the said institution.
Varnavas started his career by undertaking his training with Andreas Neocleous & Co LLC where he continued as an Associate providing legal services and assistance to international clientele, either directly or in partnership with major international law firms, predominantly in relation to high profile, cross border, corporate transactions. He then joined KPK Legal as a Senior Associate and became a Partner soon thereafter heading the corporate department. He then founded Varnavas Playbell & Co. LLC a boutique corporate law firm where he is the Managing Director.
His main practice areas include M&A and Corporate, Commercial, Banking & Finance and Financial Services.
He is a member of the New York Bar Association and the Cyprus Bar Association