Dr Joseph F Borg > WH Partners > Ta' Xbiex, Malta > Lawyer Profile

WH Partners
LEVEL 5, QUANTUM HOUSE
75 ABATE RIGORD STREET
TA' XBIEX XBX 1120
Malta

Work Department

Gaming, ICT, Data Protection, IP

Position

Partner

Career

Joseph Borg heads both the Blockchain Advisory and the Gaming and Gambling Advisory practices of WH Partners.

He also practices in the areas of Esports, Corporate, IT, Telecoms and Intellectual Property Law. 

Joe is a Co-Founder and currently the Vice-President of Bitmalta, which is a non-profit organisation with a mission to promoting and stimulating discussion about blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies in Malta. Before joining WH Partners he occupied the post of Chief Regulatory Officer of the Lotteries and Gaming Authority – Malta. Joe was also an elected Member on the Board of Trustees of the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR), a position which he held throughout 2012. He had originally joined the Authority in March 2007 as Director Legal and Enforcement and has occupied this position for almost 4 years. Before joining the Authority, Joseph, acted as a Legal Counsel to Vodafone Malta Limited for three years.

Joseph is a general member of the International Masters of Gaming Law and is a lecturer in gaming law at the University of Malta.  He speaks fluent Maltese, English and Italian.

Languages

Maltese, English and Italian

Memberships

Malta Chamber of Advocates International Masters of Gaming Law

Education

LLM with Distinction in Information Technology and Telecommunications Law from the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow) Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Malta Regulator Development Program organized by the International Gaming Institute at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas (UNLV) Certificate in Casino Management by the UNLV

Lawyer Rankings

Malta > Fintech

(Leading individuals)

Joseph F BorgWH Partners

The ‘extremely knowledgeable and reliable’ practice at WH Partners advises on the full range of blockchain and technology-related matters. It has negotiated some big-ticket technology licences and assisted in the launch of several ICOs. It assisted FalconX this year on obtaining a license as well as two venture capital seed funding rounds where the client raised over $17m. The team is led by Joseph F. Borg.