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Work +356 21 238 989
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http://www.camilleripreziosi.com

Malta

Aviation
Aviation - ranked: tier 1

Camilleri Preziosi

Malcolm Falzon leads the practice at Camilleri Preziosi, which counts Lufthansa, Malta International Airport and Turkish Airlines as clients. Falzon is recognised for his aviation finance expertise and Donald Vella is highly regarded for his tax and transactional knowledge. Regulatory expert Ron Galea Cavallazzi is advising Air Malta on the proposed sale of 49% of its shares.

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Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Camilleri Preziosi

Camilleri Preziosi is ‘a standout firm in the market’, fielding a team that is ‘excellent on all counts’ and provides ‘precise, concise and well-researched advice’ to local and international banks. In a recent highlight, practice head Louis de Gabriele acted on a Maltese security package relating to an amendment and restatement facility agreement; he also advised the Bank of Valletta on a syndicated loan. Malcolm Falzon assisted UniCredit’s London branch with a senior facilities agreement for the acquisition financing of a Maltese company. Donald Vella and senior associate Andrei Vella are also noted.

Leading individuals

Louis de Gabriele - Camilleri Preziosi

Next generation lawyers

Andrei Vella - Camilleri Preziosi

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Camilleri Preziosi

As ‘one of the top firms in the country’, Camilleri Preziosireceives the highest possible score’ from clients due to its ‘exceptional professionalism, quick response times and clarity of advice that is unmatched in the market’. In a recent highlight, practice head Louis de Gabriele and Malcolm Falzon led advice to Tunisie Telecom on its takeover of Maltese telecoms company, GO. Falzon also acted for PG Holdings on PG Group’s reorganisation prior to its IPO, and Donald Vella handled Kindred Group’s £175m acquisition of 32Red. Intertain Holdings, Vistra Group and Arphan are also clients.

Leading individuals

Louis de Gabriele - Camilleri Preziosi

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Camilleri Preziosi

Led by senior partner Henri Mizzi, Camilleri Preziosi acts for a wide range of clients in litigation and arbitration proceedings. Mizzi’s recent highlights include representing companies in the Falzon Group in a dispute contesting customs fees, acting for Dragonara in multiple tender appeals, and defending Massine Group in licensing issues surrounding its Apassionata brand. Marisa Vella is another key name; she acted for Kordin Grain Terminal Company in a claim against its insurer, and represented Mekanika in a breach of fiduciary duties claim against a former director.

Leading individuals

Henri Mizzi - Camilleri Preziosi

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Camilleri Preziosi

Senior partner Henri Mizzi is the key name to note at Camilleri Preziosi and works closely with associate Sharon Xuereb advising on the full range of IP issues. Recent work includes representing Massine Group in litigation surrounding its licensing rights over its Apassionata trade mark, registering a new trade mark for Unibet London, and acting for Melita and the Premier League in separate copyright infringement cases. Other noteworthy names include Louis de Gabriele and Marisa Vella.

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 2

Camilleri Preziosi

At Camilleri Preziosi, practice head Louis de Gabriele’s ‘deep knowledge and vigour in challenging situations’ places him in ‘a high position in the industry’. Associate Andrew Caruana Scicluna has ‘exceptional customer-service acumen paired with faultless negotiation skills and product knowledge’; he regularly advises on the re-domiciliation of UCITS and Alternative Investment Funds in Malta. Transactional work and fund licensing are key areas of strength.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 2

Camilleri Preziosi

Henri Mizzi leads the department at Camilleri Preziosi, which includes the ‘brilliant’ Marisa Vella. Vella’s highlights included advising W&M Zammit Tabona on the sale of apartments and penthouses, which are part of the redevelopment of the Hotel Fortina; acting for Townsquare Sliema on the construction of a high-rise development, and handling the sale and lease agreements relating to the development of apartments and offices in a complex in Sliema for Gasan Properties. TumasGasan Holdings and SD Group are also clients.

Leading individuals

Marisa Vella - Camilleri Preziosi

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Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 2

Camilleri Preziosi

Camilleri Preziosi is ‘a first port of call for ship finance transactions’ with clients praising practice head Henri Mizzi and senior associate Steven Decesare as ‘hands-on, pragmatic and extremely knowledgeable lawyers’. The group’s expertise includes asset transfers, financing transfers and maritime litigation. In a recent highlight, Mizzi led advice to HSH Nordbank on the enforcement of a Maltese ship mortgage in India; Sarnia Yachts, Captain Morgan Cruises and Marsamxetto Steamferry Services are also clients.

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