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Edmond Zammit Laferla

Edmond Zammit Laferla

Edmond Zammit Laferla is a Partner at Mamo TCV Advocates.  He joined the firm as a senior associate in 2011 and was made Partner with effect from the 1st July 2015.  Edmond started his legal practice as a trainee with the in-house legal department of a local financial services provider. After four years, he joined a local composite insurance company and acted for eight years as in-house counsel, company secretary, and headed the corporate services unit.

Edmond provides advice to local and foreign clients on various corporate matters. He has also been involved in privatisation procedures and in the negotiation and drafting of major contracts. He provides legal support to a number of local and foreign (re)insurance players by providing advice on insurance related matters including litigation, regulatory and compliance issues. He assists various local entities in matters related to compliance with the local legal framework governing regulated business including financial crime and regularly provides training to such entities and their staff compliment.

Education

  • Certificate in Foundation Studies (1995, University of Malta)
  • B.A. in Legal and Humanistic Studies (1998, University of Malta)
  • Doctor of Laws (2001, University of Malta)
  • Certificate in Trust Law and Administration (2005, Institute of Financial Services Practitioners, Malta)

Representative Experience

  • Formed part of legal team assisting a foreign insurance undertakings in the takeover of a local insurance undertaking with passporting rights and advising on change in control matters
  • Retained to provide legal and compliance support to leading (re)insurance undertakings, captives, protected cell companies and insurance intermediaries
  • Advising on the setting up of educational institution providing tertiary level education in Malta
  • Acted on behalf a top-tier foreign insurance undertaking in the out-of-court settlement of a major D&O insurance claim
  • Assisted various local and foreign entities with respect to financial crime obligations including prevention of money laundering and combatting of financing of terrorism and compliance with international sanctions

Memberships

  • Admitted to the Maltese Bar in January 2002
  • Member of the Malta Chamber of Advocates
  • International Bar Association

Get In Touch

Address

MAMO TCV Advocates
Palazzo Pietro Stiges
103, Strait Street
Valletta, VLT 1436
Malta

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The Legal 100 - Commercial, Corporate and M&A (Tier 1)2020