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192, OLD BAKERY STREET, VALLETTA VLT, 1455, MALTA
Tel:
Work +356 2122 8888
Email:
Web:
www.gvzh.com.mt

Dr Joseph J. Vella

Tel:
Work +356 2122 8888
Email:
Web:
www.gvzh.com.mt/about-us/lawyers/joseph-j-vella/
GVZH Advocates

Work Department

Position

Chairman & Partner

Career

Joseph currently occupies the role of Chairman of the Firm. His main area of practice is the commercial and corporate field and he looks after a prestigious and varied client list among which are prominent local and foreign, privately owned companies. Joseph has participated in a number of public offerings as well as the listing of Bonds and other securities on the Malta Stock Exchange.

He has gained considerable experience in representing clients overseas, particularly with respect to cross border acquisitions and the hospitality industry. Joseph also acts as a director on the Boards of several prominent organisations including public and public interest companies and is regularly mentioned in specialist legal publications as a leading practitioner in Malta.

Education

Joseph was called to the Bar in Malta in 1973.


Malta

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

The ‚Äėalways accessible, hands-on and extremely knowledgeable‚Äô Andrew Zammit¬†leads GVZH Advocates‚Äô practice. Zammit has particular expertise in the TMT, gaming and fintech arenas; highlights included advising Scientific Games on the acquisition of NYX Gaming Group. The team - which includes noted lawyers Joseph J. Vella, Michael Grech¬†and Albert Grech¬† -¬†assists with corporate restructurings and reorganisations, as well as corporate finance transactions. Luca Vella¬†is also recommended.

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Real estate

Within: Real estate

The real estate practice at GVZH Advocates handles significant property sales and purchases, planning permit matters, real estate finance and long-term lease agreements. Highlights saw the firm draft and negotiate complex lease agreements for multi-use projects. Joseph J. Vella and Karl Briffa (the latter made partner in 2018) are recommended.

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