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Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates

120 ST URSULA STREET, VALLETTA, VLT 1236, MALTA
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Work +356 22 056 200
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Fax +356 22 056 201
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www.legal500.ccmalta.com
London, Valletta

Malta

Aviation
Aviation - ranked: tier 2

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates

Recent highlights for Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates include advising multiple aircraft owners on aircraft financing issues, assisting a client with the establishment of an aviation training academy including obtaining Approved Training Organisation certification, and acting on the importation of passenger transport helicopters. Priscilla Mifsud Parker led the work and senior partner Kenneth Camilleri heads the practice.

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Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 3

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates

At Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates, Maria Chetcuti Cauchi advised an Eastern European payment service provider on the establishment of a payment transaction services company in Malta, assisted Emerge Global with obtaining an e-money licence, and acted for a payment services terminal company on the expansion of its EU operations. Chetcuti Cauchi is also highly regarded for her regulatory expertise.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocatesreally knows its stuff’ with substantial knowledge of the gaming, IP and IT sectors; highlights included assisting online raffle company Wish Me Luck with obtaining a lottery gaming licence in Malta, and acting for Stakers on its establishment of gaming operations in Malta and Curacao. Priscilla Mifsud Parker leads the group and Jean-Philippe Chetcuti is recognised for his tax expertise. Kenneth Camilleri and the ‘very personableSilvana Zammit are also noted.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates

Silvana Zammit leads the practice at Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates, which ‘strives to provide the best possible service to clients’, with ‘all individuals working exceptionally hard with their skill, dedication, honesty, determination and stamina, putting them a step above the rest’. Recent highlights include representing SEP (Malta) Holding in disputes against the Maltese Government relating to the acquisition of shares in Enemalta, and acting for Aqua Trust Services Malta in IP litigation. Jean-Philippe Chetcuti is a key name for tax matters.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates handles licensing, trade mark and patent work, with particular strength in the online and gaming sectors; mandates included advising Camel Brand Company on multiple trade mark registrations, assisting Stakers with obtaining a gaming licence, and handling a trade mark registration for Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits. Maria Chetcuti Cauchi and Silvana Zammit are the key practitioners.

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 3

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates

The investment funds department at Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates fields a cross-departmental team of lawyers, accountants and other professionals, and acts for a client base comprising fund managers, collective investment schemes, pension schemes and investment advisers. Maria Chetcuti Cauchi is the key name to note; she recently advised Aria SICAV on the licensing of its sub-funds and acted for Pollard et Filles Capital Management SICAV on its establishment and compliance issues.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 2

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates is ‘absolutely excellent in each and every respect’ according to clients, who ‘recommend the team without a degree of hesitation’. The practice’s client base ranges from high-net-worth individuals to construction companies, developers and estate agents. Recent work includes advising a high-net-worth non-EU citizen on purchasing a high-end residential property in Malta, handling the purchase of a real estate portfolio for a client, and representing an individual in a latent defect issue. Key practitioners include practice head Silvana Zammit and Maria Chetcuti Cauchi; Daniela Galea regularly advises high-net-worth clients.

Leading individuals

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Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 3

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocatesalways responds in a pragmatic and professional way’ thanks to its ‘competent, sensible and commercial team, which consistently puts the client first’. The department has substantial experience advising ship and yacht owners on ship and mortgage registrations. Silvana Zammit is the main contact; she recently advised on a yacht exchange and purchase for Mamy Chartering, and acted in multiple maritime law disputes.

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