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Mikiel Calleja

Mikiel Calleja

Mikiel Calleja is a Partner at Mamo TCV Advocates. He graduated Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta in 2013 after submitting a doctoral thesis entitled ‘Environmental Liability; piercing the corporate veil and its implications’. He furthered his studies at University College London, where he obtained a Masters of Law degree in Environmental Law and Policy.

Mikiel was called to the Bar in 2014, joining Mamo TCV in the same year. Mikiel’s main areas of practice include mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, corporate and commercial law.


  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) (2010, University of Malta)
  • Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) (2013, University of Malta)
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) (2014, University College London)

Representative Experience

  • Advised an international real estate investor on their initial public offering
  • Advised a number of local players in the telecoms and property space on their debt issuances
  • Advised a leader in petroleum storage solutions on the acquisition of local terminals
  • Advised shareholders on an exit from a licensed gaming entity


  • Admitted to the Maltese Bar, Superior Courts of Malta (2014)
  • Malta Chamber of Advocates

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

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