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The firm: Valletta Legal has come into being through a natural process of corporate development, originating from the merger of the legal and corporate service practices of Mark Bencini, Tanya Sciberras Camilleri and Reuben Balzan in 2012. The firm has expanded in an organic manner due to growing demand for the legal and corporate services offered. Valletta Legal now includes a corporate services company as well as a trustee and fiduciary services company.

The team is composed of a number of dynamic and experienced lawyers who practise in various fields, providing multi-disciplinary services to a wide array of clients, based both locally and abroad.

The firm is, in effect, a one-stop shop for clients who seek to achieve the best for whatever legal matter they may encounter, whether its seeking redomiciliation, settling an inheritance, protecting one’s intellectual property, registering a vessel or advancing a company from its legal formation to its ongoing maintenance and management.

Areas of practice: Valletta Legal is a multidisciplinary law firm. Apart from other areas of law, the firm has experience in real estate and conveyancing, maritime law including ship and yacht registration, planning law, trusts and fiduciary services, foreign and domestic litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution.

Dr Tanya Sciberras Camilleri, the partner responsible for the litigation department, enjoys over 25 years of experience in this field and leads a fully fledged team of experienced advocates who, on a daily basis, appear before the courts in Malta.

The firm has extensive experience in property law; in particular Dr Mark Bencini is advisor to several local and international banks with respect to property law issues and has acquired a strong reputation in property law matters. The practice in this field includes assisting clients on deeds of purchase/sale of property situated in Malta; advice with respect to the title of immovable property, condominium law and the constitution of hypothecs/mortgages. Valletta Legal is also a leading firm with respect to planning law matters. Dr Tanya Sciberras Camilleri is the leading lawyer with respect to this.

Furthermore, the firm is strongly involved in different aspects of maritime law and shipping. Under the leadership of Dr Mark Bencini and Dr Denise Frendo the team offers assistance with respect to the registration of both commercial and pleasure vessels, granting legal advice to foreign and local clients alike.

Valletta Legal provides a full range of corporate services consisting of company incorporation and registration, mergers and acquisitions, company secretarial services, directorship as well as registered office services. Furthermore, it provides fiduciary services through its licensed fiduciary and trustee company, Valletta Trustees Ltd, as well as book-keeping services through Valletta Services Ltd. This department is managed by Dr Reuben Balzan.

Apart from the above, Valletta Legal has well established practices in the fields of international trade, intellectual property, taxation, citizenship and residency, aviation law and international trade.

  • Number of lawyers: 13
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Maltese

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