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We are proud to announce that The Legal 500 (EMEA) have once again awarded Mamo TCV Advocates top-tier rankings across a number of practice areas.

Complementing the firm’s excellent rankings is the recognition of some of our top performers including:

• Prof. Andrew Muscat (Hall of Fame – Commercial, Corporate and M&A and Leading Individuals – Banking, Finance & Capital Markets)

• Dr. Katya Tua (Leading Individuals – Investment Funds)

• Dr. Joseph Camilleri (Leading Individuals – Dispute Resolution)

• Dr. Antoine Camilleri (Leading Individuals – Intellectual Property)

• Dr. Frank Testa (Leading Individuals – Real Estate)

• Dr. Claude Micallef Grimaud (Next Generation Partners – Intellectual Property).

The 9 practice areas in which Mamo TCV has been ranked are:

Commercial, Corporate and M&A (Tier 1)

“Mamo TCV Advocates is a popular choice for private and public companies, financial institutions, insurance companies, investment funds and public authorities. The group frequently acts on privatisations, M&A transactions, cross-border structured financings, syndicated loans and restructurings. The practice’s leadership is split between project and M&A financing expert Andrew Muscat and Michael Psaila, whose expertise spans capital markets products, insolvency law and M&A deals.”

Practice heads: Andrew Muscat and Michael Psaila

Dispute Resolution (Tier 1)

“Local and international clients from a wide range of industries regularly turn to the experienced team at Mamo TCV Advocates, which is noted not only for its excellent track record in the Courts of Justice, but also before various administrative tribunals and boards. Recently, the firm has been involved with an increasing number of high-value disputes relating to corporate law and financial services, often involving cross-border elements. ‘Outstanding all-rounder’ Frank Testa, real estate and asset repossession expert Joseph Camilleri and experienced arbitrator Stephen Muscat are the key senior practitioners.”

Practice heads: Joseph Camilleri, Frank Testa and Stephen Muscat

Other key lawyers: Maria Lisa Buttigieg

Intellectual Property (Tier 1)

“Mamo TCV Advocates continues to be widely recognised for its ‘first class’ contentious anti-counterfeiting work, in which it regularly represents leading global brands from a range of sectors. On the advisory side, the firm assists with a vast number of trade mark and patent registrations; in recent times, these have increasingly included EU as well as domestic filings. Antoine Camilleri and Claude Micallef Grimaud are the key names to note.”

Practice heads: Antoine Camilleri and Claude Micallef Grimaud

Aviation (Tier 1)

“Mamo TCV Advocates is well-versed in all aspects of aviation law, including asset financing, acquisitions and disposals, liability claims, and aircraft repossession and arrest. The practice is noted for its strong expertise in complex corporate structures involving the ownership and operation of aircraft. On the policy front, the group is sought after to advise on the implementation of laws and regulations. Co-head Nicholas Valenzia typically advises lessors, banks, and operators on asset management and financing transactions. Co-head Joseph Camilleri is a key contact for litigations related to asset recovery, and aircraft repossession and arrest.”

Practice heads: Nicholas Valenzia and Joseph Camilleri

Other key lawyers: Joshua Chircop (Associate)

Real Estate (Tier 1)

“Mamo TCV Advocates’ team advises on a full spectrum of real estate projects from large-scale mixed-use real estate developments, historic buildings to yacht marinas. It also assists with the drafting of complex inter-related agreements, along with framework agreements, land transfer, and contracts of residential developments. The team is led by Joseph Borg Bartolo, Joseph Camilleri, and Frank Testa.”

Practice heads: Joseph Borg Bartolo, Joseph Camilleri and Frank Testa

Other key lawyers: Michael Camilleri and Dorita Cardona

Investment Funds (Tier 2)

“Under the leadership of Katya Tua, Mamo TCV Advocates’ team has vast experience in retail open-ended or closed-ended funds, along with alternative investment funds and professional investor funds structuring and licencing. It also focuses on regulatory compliance issues related to passported and non-passported activities for the multi-national investment management companies.”

Practice head: Katya Tua

Banking, Finance and Capital Markets (Tier 2)

“Mamo TCV Advocates is a popular choice for domestic and international credit institutions, asset managers, investment and private debt funds, as well as corporates. Its seamless integration with the firm’s compliance, regulatory and investigations, corporate and restructuring, and litigation teams means that the practice is well positioned to handle complex mandates. In the corporate lending space, the team acts for both lenders and borrowers on syndicated credit facilities. On the international front, the group regularly works alongside international firms to assist clients with cross-border restructurings. Practice head Andrew Muscat is a key contact for corporate, capital markets, insolvency and banking matters.”

Practice head: Andrew Muscat

Shipping (Tier 2)

“The team at Mamo TCV Advocates can handle all aspects of maritime law from ship registration and ownership structures to maritime litigation. Nicholas Valenzia and his team has assisted major financiers and providers in the lease financing of yachts. Joseph Camilleri handles maritime litigation and transactional work.”

Practice head: Nicholas Valenzia

Fintech (Tier 3)

“Mamo TCV Advocates’ fintech offering comprises specialists with financial services, banking, corporate and intellectual property expertise. The firm is equally adept at assisting with regulatory and transactional issues, and is thus instructed by clients from a range of major industry sectors, including leading local banks, pharmaceutical companies, domestic telecoms service providers, and multi-national software corporations. Katya Tua heads up the practice.”

Practice head: Katya Tua

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