Denise Abela is a senior associate in the Shipping and Aviation department within the firm and focuses on re-flagging of merchant vessels and registration of yachts. Denise has considerable experience in new-building and second-hand vessel sale and purchase transactions, the formation and support of shipping organizations, and regularly assists financial institutions with the registration of mortgages and other related securities.
Denise advises on matters relating to corporate law, marine environmental protection issues and employment matters relating to the shipping and aviation sectors. She also advises international clients (both corporate and individual) on leasing structures for yachts.
Edmond Zammit Laferla is a partner with Mamo TCV Advocates and forms part of the Corporate department and Insurance department. His areas of specialisation include all aspects of corporate, civil and commercial litigation and regularly assists clients in a variety of related matters. Provides advice to local and foreign clients on various corporate matters including corporate governance. He has also been involved in privatisation procedures and in the negotiation and drafting of major contracts. He assists clients with respect to validity and enforceability of agreements and arrangements related to commercial and corporate issues. Edmond is also regarded as one of the leading lawyers in the insurance practice area and provides legal support to a number of local and foreign insurance players by providing advice on insurance related matters including litigation, regulatory and compliance issues.
Petra Attard is a senior associate in the corporate and insurance law practice group of the firm. She regularly assists clients on corporate and regulatory matters involved in the insurance industry, including advice on corporate governance matters, legal and regulatory matters, compliance matters, as well as legal assistance in the establishment and MFSA authorisation process of insurance and reinsurance undertakings and intermediaries.
Petra also regularly assists clients in all corporate and commercial matters including advice on corporate governance matters, assistance with corporate financing, M&A transactions, voluntary dissolutions and various other corporate transactional projects.
Antoine Camilleri is a partner in the intellectual property practice group of the firm. His experience includes taking care of patent, trademark and unfair competition law issues for the clients of the firm. Antoine has experience in trademark enforcement, opposition and cancellation proceedings, trademark clearance, investigation, prosecution and management of domestic and international trademark portfolios. He represents multinational companies to individual inventors in a wide variety of industries including information technology, alternative energy, consumer products, financial services, sports and fashion goods, pharmaceutical products (including generics), medical devices, electrical equipment, food and beverage, and tobacco products.
Antoine has represented a substantial number of multinational companies in anti-counterfeiting matters in collaboration with the Maltese Customs authorities, in particular in Customs cross-border measures and related Court litigation.
He is also the lead person within the firm in matters dealing with media law, information technology law and telecommunications law.
Antoine has acted as (part-time) lecturer at the University of Malta in the Master of Laws (Magister Juris) in European & Comparative Law course (since 2003) and in the Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) course (since 2010), in both cases lecturing on intellectual property law. Antoine is also an examiner and supervisor of Doctor of Laws theses and Research Projects at the University of Malta.