Awards and Recognitions

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2018

MamoTCV Advocates recognised as a Top Tier Law Firm by The Legal 500
 

Aviation
Mamo TCV Advocates covers the full gamut of aviation work and is noted for its experience in complex corporate structures relating to the ownership and operation of aircraft. The group also handles aircraft repossessions and arrests, tax structuring issues and asset finance mandates. Practice head Nicholas Valenzia and litigator Joseph Camilleri are the key contacts.


Commercial, Corporate and M&A 
With ‘a team that is truly a cut above the rest’, Mamo TCV Advocates has ‘a focused and efficient practice, which is always willing to go above and beyond the original scope of the engagement to meet its client’s requirements’. Department head Andrew Muscat is ‘a top-notch partner who is always extremely accessible and reliable in his advice’; other key names include insurance specialist Joseph Borg Bartolo and Michael Psaila, who is ‘organised, precise and easy to communicate with’.

Dispute Resoltuion
Mamo TCV Advocates acts for local and international clients across a wide range of mandates including civil and family law, commercial litigation, insurance, public procurement, transport, planning and employment. The team of ‘highly competent and savvy operators’ is led by Franco Vassallo and also includes the ‘genuinely brilliant’ Stephen Muscat, Joseph Camilleri and Frank Testa.

Intellectual Property
The ‘focused, knowledgeable and responsive’ practice at Mamo TCV Advocates provides ‘world-class advice that leaves no stone unturned’ thanks to its ‘ability to always be on the ball and ask all the right questions’. The group recently advised on an anti-piracy campaign in Malta for a multinational trade association; other work includes assisting with the successful protection of a fictional character under copyright law, filing trade mark applications and handling trade mark litigation. Practice head Antoine Camilleri is ‘absolutely brilliant’, David Tonna ‘provides complete solutions’ and Richard Camilleri is ‘excellent’.

Investment Funds
With ‘a brilliant team that is fully committed to the area’, Mamo TCV Advocates ‘consistently exceeds expectations’ under the ‘excellent leadership’ of the ‘highly proactive’ Katya Tua. The group’s client roster spans local and international financial services companies with recent work including advising an umbrella professional investor fund on the establishment and restructuring of sub-funds, and acting on licensing issues. Senior associate Nicholas Micallef is a name to note for the licensing of collective investment schemes and investment services providers.

Real Estate
Mamo TCV Advocates provides ‘an extremely positive experience for clients in terms of speed of execution and meticulousness of advice’ with ‘a high level of professionality that is unrivalled in the local scene’. The group is highly experienced in real estate developments; recent work includes advising on development planning issues and acting for developers on the sale of residential and mixed-use units in several major developments. Senior partner Richard Camilleri, who is ‘incredibly sharp and has a particular eye for detail’, heads the group, which also includes of counsel David Grech.

Shipping 
Mamo TCV Advocates’ ‘exceptional’ practice is led by ‘superb lawyer’ Nicholas Valenzia, whose recent highlights include advising on the establishment of technical ship management companies, and acting for Unified Global Services Group on three separate ship arrests. Joseph Camilleri is also noted; he assisted with the privatisation of the yacht marina in Valletta, and acted on issues surrounding a collision in the Grand Harbour between a cargo ship and a fishing vessel.

Mamo TCV Advocates recognised as a leading firm by The Legal 500

Banking, Finance and Capital Markets
Led by the ‘commercially minded, detailed-oriented and client-focused’ Andrew Muscat, Mamo TCV Advocates’ ‘incredibly professional’ department is the ‘go-to name’ for regulatory and compliance issues, syndicated finance transactions, licensing matters and financial restructurings. Clients also praise Michael Psaila, whose ‘years of experience give him an edge over the competition’; he recently advised a Maltese securitisation vehicle on several bank facilities.