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Senior Associate

Matthew Muscat

Matthew Muscat

Matthew Muscat is a Senior Associate with the Corporate Finance & Insolvency Group at Mamo TCV Advocates. Matthew joined Mamo TCV Advocates in October 2023. He was previously employed as a Senior Regulatory Advisor at ARQ Advisory Limited. Matthew’s main practice areas include banking and corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, insolvency, and financial regulatory compliance.

Matthew Muscat - Mamo TCV Advocates


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Criminology (PhD) (2019, University of Cambridge)
  • Master of Philosophy in Criminological Research (MPhil) (2015, University of Cambridge)
  • Master in Criminal Justice (M.C.J.) (2013, Metropolitan College, Boston University)
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) (2011, University of London (UCL/Queen Mary))
  • Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) (2009, University of Malta)
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), (2006, University of Malta)

Representative Experience

  • Due diligence on several entities including a renewable energy entity
  • Advising and guiding financial institutions and company service providers on regulatory matters
  • License application for EMI/PSP
  • Advising on financial assistance
  • Corporate restructuring worth £365 million


  • 2010: Passed Bar Exams and called to the Bar in Malta


  • 2015    Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust – Cambridge European Scholarship
  • 2014    Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies, Boston University

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103, Strait Street
Valletta, VLT 1436

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