Next Generation Partners

Commercial, corporate and M&A in Malta

Camilleri Preziosi

Camilleri Preziosi has a strong offering in M&A, often assisting international companies with investments in local companies in the manufacturing, logistics, banking, insurance and hotel sectors. Corporate governance and group restructuring matters are also key areas of expertise. iGaming is a key specialty of the department. Malcolm Falzon assists multinational entities with licensing and compliance matters. Louis de Gabriele and Donald Vella are highly regarded corporate practitioners, and Andrei Vella has strength in handling corporate governance matters.

Practice head(s):

Louis de Gabriele; Donald Vella; Malcolm Falzon; Andrei Vella


‘Recommended for its sector expertise, local knowledge and reliability.’

‘The team has specialised experts in various fields. They strive to maintain a close relationship with their customers to understand their needs and requirements.’

‘We work very closely with the leading partners of the firm, namely Louis De Gabriele, Donald Vella and Malcolm Falzon. They all maintain a professional ethical relationship and whatever the issue they guide you to a solution.’

Key clients

BOV plc

NeoGames SA

Artemis Strategic Investment Corporation

Melita Limited

FBG Enterprises Top Holdco, LLC / Project Pretzel

Work highlights

  • Advised on the proposed acquisition by Melita Limited from Netmore Group AB of the entire share capital of Netmore M2M AB.

Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Fenech & Fenech Advocates‘ ‘hands-on, flexible, proactive and solution-oriented’ team is active in high-profile M&A transactions, joint ventures, privatisations and takeovers. Managing partner Nicolai Vella Falzon has a wealth of experience in advising on acquisitions and disposals, particularly in the transportation, gaming and TMT sectors. Monica Galea John is a key practitioner.

Practice head(s):

Nicolai Vella Falzon; Monica Galea John


‘Very professional, hands-on, flexible, proactive, solution-oriented and extremely reliable and focused.’

‘Nicolai Vella Falzon is the experienced partner in charge.’

‘The partner and the various members of the team have vast experience and knowledge on different aspects and subjects that we sought legal assistance on. They were responsive and available and their guidance on both local and international matters were crucial to solve our matters.’

Key clients

Innovation Labs Ltd

Malta Public Transport (Operations)

Orim Holding Limited (Orim Energy)

Ziti Technologies Limited

SUM Aviation Limited

Alberta Group


EPIC Communications Limited

888/ William Hill Group/ Mr Green

Lufthansa Group (Malta)



Evolution Gaming

Vassallo Group Ltd

Royal Casino Ltd

Work highlights

  • Assisting Innovation Labs Ltd (part of theGaming Innovation Group) with the purchase of a 100% stake in Catena Publishing Limited.

Ganado Advocates

Ganado Advocates stands out in the Maltese legal market for its ‘bench strength and knowledge‘. The team’s workload include M&A, joint ventures, restructurings and reorganisations, and company formations. Stephen Attard regularly acts as corporate counsel to blue-chip companies, private equity and hedge fund managers, and investment funds. Nikolai Muscat Farrugia assists with the formation of companies and day-to-day corporate support. Simon Schembri, Annalise Papa and senior associate Christina Scicluna field expertise in cross-border transactions, corporate structuring matters, and TMT and fintech work.

Other key lawyers:

Christina Scicluna


‘The team is knowledgeable about the relevant law and provides pragmatic and helpful commercial advice.’

‘Stephen Attard outstanding partner and whole team offer unique personalized service.’

‘Ganado are one of the larger legal firms with expertise in a very wide range of areas. Their experience in serving and supporting various industries is second to none.’

‘Professional, knowledgeable and approachable – always available and understanding. ’

‘Ganado Advocates were able to demonstrate not only their legal knowledge but also how to apply the legislation into the context of the commercial transaction and advice accordingly.’

‘Far and away the most significant firm in terms of bench strength and knowledge.’

‘First their knowledge, and second their focus on advice/service which is delivered to solve client queries or problems. We were particularly impressed by Christina Scicluna, Senior Associate.’

‘We have dealt mostly with Stephen Attard, who has always displayed an enormous depth of knowledge and dealt with every matter assiduously.’

GTG Advocates

GTG Advocates is perhaps best known for its expertise in advising on corporate and commercial matters in the TMT sector. The group regularly handles contractual matters, regulatory and compliance issues, and due diligence proceedings pertaining to commercial transactions. The practice is led by the 'extremely knowledgeable' trio of Ian Gauci, Terence Cassar and Cherise Abela Grech.

Practice head(s):

Ian Gauci; Terence Cassar; Cherise Abela Grech


‘GTG are always readily available at short notice, and are able to align the legal requirements of the company with the commercial interests of the company. They are very pleasant people to work with, and continue to provide support services for any matter that may arise, as minor or major as the case may be. ’

‘GTG are extremely knowledgeable in the applicable legal fields, and maintain strong relationships with third-parties, in multiple jurisdictions. They readily make any introductions as may be required where the matter at hand is cross-border in nature. Terence Cassar provides an excellent, well tailored, service to the needs of the company. ’

Key clients

Malta Digital Innovation Authority (MDIA)


Golden Race Group

Hacksaw Gaming Group

Double Down


Government of Malta

ComeOn! Gaming Group

Hero Gaming

Apollo Games Group

Quinel Ltd

Spinmatic Entertainment



Gain Changer

The Blackstone Group

Finance Malta

RS2 Plc

Work highlights

  • Acted as Maltese counsel to social gaming operator Double Down on its acquisition of the SuprNation Group.

GVZH Advocates

Andrew Zammit and Kurt Hyzler are well-regarded corporate and commercial specialists at GVZH Advocates, with established expertise in handling M&A transactions and commercial agreements in the fintech, TMT and gaming sectors. Hyzler also has a solid track record in assisting with corporate governance and restructuring.

Practice head(s):

Andrew Zammit; Kurt Hyzler


‘Well known Maltese lawyers, headed by the highly experienced and likeable Andrew Zammit.’

‘Andrew Zammit is an exceptional lawyer, supportive, experienced and very likeable.’

‘ The team are reliable and deliver concise, client focused advice. They are commercially savvy and provide value for money. They have a good knowledge of the technology industry and the evolving complex regulatory landscape.’

Key clients

Petronas Trading Corporation

GFSC Management Ltd

Praxis Group Limited


Mason & Hayes & Curran

IGT (International Game Technology)

Malta Dairy Products

DG Risk



Bird & Bird (London)

Work highlights

  • Advising Allwyn AG on the increase of its equity stake in the Kaizen Gaming Group.
  • Advising Petronas Trading Corporation on its acquisition of a Malta-based business.

Mamo TCV Advocates

At Mamo TCV Advocates, the corporate team is 'extremely knowledgeable and knows how to get things done'. Senior partner Andrew Muscat is a highly regarded practitioner, with established strength in handling M&A transactions, corporate restructurings and the setting up of businesses. Muscat co-heads the practice with Michael Psaila, who is active on domestic M&A transactions in the TMT sector.

Practice head(s):

Andrew Muscat; Michael Psaila


‘The team is extremely knowledgeable and knows how to get things done.’

‘The company has established a very good relationship with the key people in the firm and the service they offer is always very prompt and efficient. Their strength is in the great communication, skills, and application of the law.’

‘Key people have always proven to be very efficient and prompt with the advice and very available.’

‘Michael Psaila knows his stuff and is very knowledgeable of his sector.’

Key clients

Steward Health Care

GO p.l.c.

BCRS Malta Ltd.

Aristocrat Technologies, Inc.

SR Technics Switzerland AG

AX Group p.l.c. Group

Work highlights

  • Advised Aristocrat Technologies on the 100% acquisition of NeoGames S.A. and all of its subsidiaries.
  • Advising GO p.l.c. on the sale of its telecom tower portfolio to BMIT Technologies p.l.c. and acquisition of a majority stake in Cybersift Holdings Limited.
  • Assisting Baxter on Maltese legal issues in relation to the spinoff of its RenalCare and Acute Therapies business.

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates‘ ‘very knowledgeable‘ team focuses on M&A, company formations, re-domiciliation and foreign direct investment matters. Charlene Mifsud is well versed in advising international clients on establishing business operations in Malta, and provides ongoing corporate and commercial support.

Practice head(s):

Charlene Mifsud; Priscilla Mifsud Parker


‘Skilled, reactive, good approach, dynamic. It’s a young team, well prepared.’

‘They are very well connected. They are very much involved in all relevant industries in Malta. We like that Chetcuti has very strong female leaders.’

‘Charlene Mifsud’s support is always great. She knows how to handle difficult questions. We fully trust her and she always comes up with practical solutions.’

‘It is my privilege to recommend Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates as an outstanding law firm in Malta, who I have frequently engaged for commercial and company law matters. The partners are all very knowledgeable of the Maltese Law and I find they have a focused and pragmatic approach which is their key strength. The firm is always prepared to go that extra mile for his clients, and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Chetcuti Cauchi to companies and individuals as an absolute first-class Law firm. ’

‘The unique knowledge of Malta context and legal framework, as well as the ability to support international groups, with presence across multiple countries. Their guidance has been paramount to ensure compliance to the latest EU legal frameworks. The ability to closely follow the client and tailor services to context and needs has been unique and widely appreciated.’

‘Charlene Mifsud strives to ensure client’s needs are fulfilled to satisfaction.’

Key clients

Sunshine Law Firm


Foxgo Technologies Ltd


Naelia Technologies Ltd


FLE Media Ltd

Work highlights

  • Advised Sunshine Law Firm on various commercial matters concerning its photovoltaic project within Malta.
  • Advised 56Bit on a shareholder agreement.