Dr Cherise Abela Grech > GTG Advocates > Valletta, Malta > Lawyer Profile

GTG Advocates
66 OLD BAKERY STREET
VALLETTA VLT 1454
MALTA
Malta

Work Department

Financial Services, Corporate Law, Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies, Citizenship and Residence

Position

Associate

Career

Dr Cherise Abela Grech joined GTG Advocates as an associate in 2013 and was called to the bar in 2014. Her main areas of practice are corporate and financial services law, blockchain and DLTs and Cryptocurrencies, including ICOs. She also regularly assists clients in citizenship and residence matters.

Languages

Maltese, English, Italian and French

Memberships

Chamber of Advocates

Education

Dr Abela Grech read law at the University of Malta. In furtherance of her studies, she read for a Masters in Financial Services and submitted her Masters thesis entitled ‘Exchange Traded Funds: an area for growth for the Maltese Funds Industry?’.

Lawyer Rankings

Malta > Private client

The team at GTG Advocates assists clients with obtaining Maltese residency and citizenship as well as advising on succession planning and real estate matters. Ivan Gatt and Robert Tufigano are the practice head. Cherise Abela Grech and Maria Attard are other key names.

Malta > Fintech

Knowledgeable and competent in the fintech space’, the team at GTG Advocates has a great reputation in the market for its experience in blockchain and virtual currencies. Highlights included advising on a corporate restructuring exercise for one of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges in Europe as well as its work as counsel for the MDIA and MFSA. The firm’s managing partner, Ian Gauci, acts as an adviser to the government of Malta, devising policy and strategy on the regulation of blockchain and virtual currency services. Key names to note at associate level are Terrence Cassar and Cherise Abela Grech.

Comparative Guides

Malta: Fintech October 2021 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Fintech laws and regulations that may occur in Malta.