Dr Michael Psaila > Mamo TCV Advocates > Valletta, Malta > Lawyer Profile

Mamo TCV Advocates

Work Department

Corporate and M&A
Banking and Finance
Insolvency and Restructuring
Capital Markets


Managing Partner


Michael Psaila is the Managing Partner at Mamo TCV Advocates and also co-heads the firm’s Corporate and Banking practice groups. He graduated Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta in 2004 after submitting a doctoral thesis titled ‘The Raising and Maintenance of Capital’. Michael furthered his studies at Kings College London, where he obtained an LL.M in Corporate and Commercial Law.

Michael was called to the Bar in January, 2005 and was a partner at Simon Tortell & Associates since the firm was founded in May 2009 until it merged with Mamo TCV in July 2016.

He regularly advises a range of clients that include public authorities, banks, fund managers, insurers, multinational companies and local businesses on corporate law, M&A transactions, banking and finance and insolvency.

Michael has been managing partner of the firm since November 2017 and also plays a key role in the firm’s business development activities.

He is a member of the Chamber of Advocates, the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners and the International Bar Association.


Maltese, English, Italian and French


Admitted to the Maltese Bar, Superior Courts of Malta (2005)
Malta Chamber of Advocates
Institute of Financial Services Practitioners
International Bar Association


B.A. in Legal and Humanistic Studies (2001, University of Malta)
Doctor of Laws (2004, University of Malta)
LL.M. (2005, Kings College, University of London)

Lawyer Rankings

Malta > Banking, finance and capital markets

The team at Mamo TCV Advocates is particularly recommended for assisting lenders and borrowers with syndicated loan transactions, often with international elements, and is also adept at advising local credit institutions on corporate and project finance. Andrew Muscat and Michael Psaila are the key contacts.

Malta > Commercial, corporate and M&A

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.