Claude Micallef Grimaud is a Senior Associate at Mamo TCV Advocates having first joined the firm in June 2008. His main area of practice includes advising and acting as counsel for foreign and local clients in all intellectual property matters (particularly Copyright cases, Anti-Counterfeiting actions and Trademark issues) including litigation, contract negotiation and drafting, registration procedures and licensing/franchising matters.
Claude also acts as lead counsel in all matters relating to privacy and data protection and represents numerous international (and local) entities in such matters.
Claude’s other specialist areas include all matters relating to Media law, Information Technology law, EU law, Contract law and Tort law the latter being a subject he also lectures at the University of Malta. Claude has published a number of academic articles both locally as well as abroad. Claude is also an examiner and supervisor of Doctor of Laws theses and Research Projects at the University of Malta.
Claude also acts as counsel for clients in general civil and commercial matters.
Christine Calleja is a senior associate of the firm working in the employment law department. She has assisted various local and international companies in human resources matters, such as contract drafting, unfair dismissal claims, transfers of business and collective redundancies, as well as represented clients before the Maltese Industrial Tribunal and courts. Christine has also participated in educational seminars organised for the human resources industry as lecturer in this field.
Furthermore, forming part of the litigation team, Christine specialises in insurance claims, representing a major insurance company in Malta and also individual claimaints in insurance related matters.
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.
Nicholas Valenzia heads MamoTCV’s Shipping and Aviation Department with particular focus on assets management and finance issues. Nicholas has also vast experience in vessel (including superyachts) and aircraft ownership and operational structures. Nicholas also coordinates vessel and aircraft repossession procedures on behalf of international credit institutions.
Katya Tua heads the Investment Services department of the firm. She was called to the Bar in 2002 and joined the law firm GVTH Advocates as an associate in the same year. She joined Simon Tortell and Associates as a founding partner in 2009.She advises primarily international clients in the incorporation and licensing of all types of collective investment schemes including UCITS, alternative investment funds (“AIFs) and professional investor funds (“PIFs”).
She also advises on the drafting and negotiation of associated documentation as well as on all ongoing legal support work that collective investment schemes require, particularly regulatory compliance Katya’s regulatory experience also includes the structuring and operations of asset management and administrators.