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Charlene Chircop

Charlene Chircop

Charlene Chircop is an Associate at Mamo TCV Advocates forming part of the banking and finance practice group of the firm.

She graduated with a Master of Advocacy from the University of Malta in November 2017. Prior to joining the firm, Charlene worked at the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA). During her tenure at the MFSA she was involved in the supervision of Trustees and Company Services Providers and she formed part of the legal and policy team within the Banking Supervision function at the MFSA.

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Practice Areas

  • Bank and Finance


  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (2016, University of Malta)
  • Master of Advocacy (2017, University of Malta)


  • Admitted to the Maltese Bar, Superior Courts of Malta (2018)

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Palazzo Pietro Stiges
103, Strait Street
Valletta, VLT 1436

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