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Joseph Camilleri

Joseph Camilleri

Joseph Camilleri is a Partner at Mamo TCV Advocates. He graduated as Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta in 2003. Since then, Joseph has worked in the Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution department of the firm, becoming partner in 2015. His practice encompasses several aspects of civil and commercial litigation, including bank finance, real estate and asset recovery in the shipping and aviation industries. Joseph also works in the administrative law sector, particularly in the fields of public procurement, private-public partnerships and planning law. Joseph has been ranked by The Legal 500 as a leading individual in Dispute Resolution for Malta.

Education

  • B.A. Legal and Humanistic Studies (2000, University of Malta)
  • Doctor of Laws (2003, University of Malta)

Representative Experience

  • Represented major local banks in litigation matters, including several multi-million Euro suits
  • Currently representing a Maltese-registered SICAV in a high-profile cross-border dispute involving a major asset in Hungary
  • Represented a client in a cross-border shipping law dispute, involving the operation and subsequent sale of a fleet of thirty-two vessels
  • For several years advised Transport Malta in relation to public procurement matters, including assistance to Evaluation Committees at evaluation stage and representation at PCRB hearings

Memberships

  • Admitted to the Maltese Bar, Superior Courts of Malta (2004)
  • Malta Chamber of Advocates
  • Malta Maritime Law Association

Get In Touch

Address

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

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Awards & recognitions

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.

The Legal 100 - Dispute Resolution (Tier 1)2022

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.

The Legal 100 - Aviation (Tier 1)2022

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.

The Legal 100 - Real Estate (Tier 1)2022

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.

The Legal 100 - Shipping (Tier 2)2022

Joseph Camilleri is a great person to work with – he makes himself available and also takes client concerns very seriously. He is the lawyer that you always want on your side.

The Legal 500 - (Tier 1) Dispute Resolution2021

Dr Joseph Camilleri is always available, knowledgeable about any matter/question we raise, efficient in delivering the request and has a very good approach even with harder matters.

The Legal 500 - (Tier 1) Real Estate2021

A source describes Joseph Camilleri as "a down-to-earth person who is intelligent, extremely capable and hard-working," and goes on to say: "He always seeks to solve an issue in a practical manner, with a view to limiting expenses as well as avoiding unnecessary litigation." He represents clients in real estate and debt collection mandates.

Chambers Europe - Band 22021