Partner

Nicholas Valenzia

Nicholas Valenzia

Nicholas Valenzia is a Partner at Mamo TCV Advocates.

He heads the firm’s Shipping and Aviation Department with particular focus on assets management and finance issues. Nicholas has also vast experience in vessels (including super yachts) and aircraft ownership and operational structures. Nicholas also coordinates vessel and aircraft repossession procedures on behalf of international credit institutions.

Education

  • University of Malta – BA Legal and Humanistic Studies – 2001
  • University of Malta – LL.D. – 2001
  • University of Wales – LL.M. – Legal Aspects in Marine Affairs

Representative Experience

  • Asset finance: restructuring of multiple aircraft security package
  • Litigation: sale of repossessed long range luxury jet
  • Litigation: reversing ruling by VAT Department on exempt status of open top transport
  • Aviation: handling majority investment in established aviation company
  • Shipping: registration of container ship fleet – structuring of bulker pool operation

Memberships

  • Admitted to the Maltese Bar, Superior Courts of Malta (2006)
  • Member of the Malta Chamber of Advocates
  • Treasurer of the Malta Maritime Law

Get In Touch

Address

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

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Dr Nicholas Valenzia at Malta Superyacht Symposium
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Dr Nicholas Valenzia will be attending the Monaco Yacht Show

Dr Nicholas Valenzia, Head of the Shipping and Yachting practice group at Mamo TCV, will be attending the Monaco Yacht Show between the 28th September and 1st October, 2022. Feel free to get in touch directly to set an appointment.
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Mamo TCV participating in Malta Superyacht Symposium

Dr Nicholas Valenzia, Dr Ingrid Fenech and Ms Alexia Pollacco will be attending the Malta Superyacht Symposium, which will be held on the 6th and 7th July. This event is being organised by the Malta Chamber and the Malta Maritime Law Association with the aim of providing a platform for local professionals and stakeholders to discuss and analyse the Maltese superyacht industry together with the international yachting community. The speakers and attendees of the Malta Superyacht Symposium, coming from various sectors of the industry, will be debating innovative ways how to build on Malta’s position as a leading yachting jurisdiction,…
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Awards & recognitions

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

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

Frank Testa is a lead in terms of litigation lawyers in Malta. Nicholas Valenzia is a lead in terms of maritime litigation in Malta

The Legal 500 - (Tier 1) Dispute Resolution2021

The team at Mamo TCV Advocates offers clients a complete service when it comes to aviation matters. It has been engaged by the Maltese government to act as the legal adviser on legislative matters and regularly acts for major financiers. Nicholas Valenzia and Joseph Camilleri head the practice.

Legal 500 - (Tier 2) Aviation2021

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.

Legal 500 - (Tier 2) Shipping2021

the most passionate person about the maritime sector

Chambers Europe - Notable Practioners (Band 2)2021

his knowledge on shipping law matters, Valenzia assists shipping companies with chartering and corporate restructuring mandates.

Chambers Europe - Notable Practioners (Band 2)2021