Senior Associate

Petra Attard

Petra Attard

Petra Attard graduated Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta in 2011 after submitting a doctoral thesis entitled ‘Policyholder Protection in the Event of Cessation of Insurance Business and Insurance Intermediaries Activities’. She furthered her studies at the University of London, where she obtained a Master of Laws degree with a specialization in Insurance Law.

Petra was called to the Maltese Bar, Superior Courts of Malta in 2012. Petra joined the firm in 2010 as a legal trainee. Petra’s main areas of practice include corporate law, insurance regulatory law, compliance, company service providers, and corporate governance.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Bachelor of Laws with European Studies (2007, University of Malta
  • Doctor of Laws (2011, University of Malta)
  • Master of Laws with specialisation in Insurance Law (LL.M.) (2014, University of London)

Representative Experience

  • Regularly leads legal teams entrusted with the carrying out of a due diligence exercises and drawing up of the relative due diligence reports in connection with the direct or indirect acquisition of regulated entities
  • Handles change in control applications with the MFSA for insurance regulated entities
  • Advises on the Maltese regulatory requirements with a particular focus on insurance undertakings and insurance distributors
  • Acts as company secretary to a number of companies registered in Malta and regulatory assists on matters of corporate and commercial law
  • Retained to advise a number of leading insurance and reinsurance entities operating in Malta as well as on a cross-border basis, on insurance regulatory matters

Memberships

  • Admitted to the Maltese Bar, Superior Courts of Malta (2012)

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Address

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

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