Dr Priscilla Mifsud Parker > Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates > Valletta, Malta > Lawyer Profile

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
120 ST URSULA STREET
VALLETTA, VLT 1236
Malta
Priscilla Mifsud Parker photo

Work Department

Corporate & Tax

Position

Partner

Career

Priscilla is a private client lawyer heading our Families & Wealth practice group. In this capacity, she specialises in trusts and estate planning, wealth and business structuring for high net worth and successful business families. In the structuring field her main specialty is tailor-made solutions for the optimisation and protection of high value assets. Priscilla’s background and experience in corporate, trusts and tax law enables her to assist clients in overcoming their challenges when structuring their wealth.

Priscilla also heads the Corporate & Trust Services arm of the firm which handles the set up and administration of the corporate structures designed by the law firm for our clients. Her practice here revolves around assisting clients in business start-up stage or with acquisitions, corporate restructurings, shareholder matters and providing day-to-day company law and tax advice to companies under the firm’s administration.

Languages

Maltese, English, Italian & French

Memberships

Chamber of Advocates
Society for Trusts & Estate Practitioners (Technical Officer)
Institute of Financial Services Practitioners
International Bar Association 

Education

M.A. Financial Services – University of Malta (2009)
LL.D. Trusts Law – University of Malta (2006)
Private International Law – Università degli Studi di Perugia (2006)
Diploma Notarial Studies – University of Malta (2004)
B.A. Law & Theology – University of Malta (2002)

Leisure

Art, reading, travelling, antiques

Lawyer Rankings

Malta > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates‘ team stands out for its ‘expert knowledge‘ along with ‘good commercial nous‘, and is further praised for its ‘diligence and energy‘. It acts for a broad spread of clients, including those from the wholesale manufacturing, IT and gaming industries. Highlights included advising on corporate restructurings for AltInvest Ltd and Stakers Ltd; acting for General Supreme Ltd in negotiations to develop and establish worldwide business ventures; providing ongoing business support to Accreda Limited and Arcus Management Ltd; and assisting a global real estate company with the execution and ratification of cross-border transactions for a property portfolio refinancing. Priscilla Mifsud ParkerCharlene Mifsud and Steve Muscat Azzopardi jointly head the team.

Malta > Investment funds

Practice co-head Priscilla Mifsud Parker  is the name to note at Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates, which predominantly acts for clients on collective investment schemes. Other areas of strength include advice on post-licensing matters, passporting issues in relation to sub-funds and the set up of fund platforms. The team has also noted an uptick in instructions related to the virtual asset fund market. Natasha Cachia and Steve Muscat Azzopardi are the other co-heads.

Malta > Fintech

The fintech practice at Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates regularly acts for payment service and virtual financial asset providers, and provides regulatory advice on DLT, ICOs or security token offerings. The team is headed by four lawyers: Priscilla Mifsud Parker and Silvana Zammit, who specialise in security token offerings and fintech start-ups respectively, Steve Muscat Azzopardi and Natasha Cachia. Highlights included assisting Umbrella International Services Ltd with the licensing process for an e-money institution, and advising Bleu Digital Enterprises on the set-up of a Maltese cryptocurrency exchange. Associate Nadja Calleja is ‘a smart professional‘ who ‘can generate new ideas‘.

Malta > Banking, finance and capital markets

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates handles work across the banking and finance spectrum. The team assisted Umbrella International Services Ltd with obtaining an e-money institution licence from the Malta Financial Services Authority, and has extensive expertise advising clients on applications for general Maltese banking licences. Priscilla Mifsud Parker, who specialises in protecting high-value assets and reorganising complex financial structures, jointly heads the team with Natasha Cachia and Steve Muscat Azzopardi. Other areas of expertise include handling the set-up and regulation of security token offerings.