Panayiota was born in Nicosia, Cyprus in 1986. She graduated from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in the Faculty of Law, Economic and Political Sciences. In 2010, she was admitted to the Cyprus Bar Association and in 2011 she graduated from the University of Kent with an L.L.M in European Law.
She completed her pupilage with LLPO in 2010 and upon the completion her Masters Degree in 2011, she became an associate at the firm.
Panayiota is fluent in both Greek and English.