Simon Pullicino is a Partner within the firm's Corporate Finance & Insolvency Group. His main practice areas include asset management & securities, banking & corporate finance, insolvency and debt restructuring, corporate rescue, mergers & acquisitions, commercial litigation and general commercial law.
Simon advises clients on all aspects of commercial and financing transactions, corporate governance, liquidations & debt restructuring, regulatory and compliance issues. He has gained extensive experience in the field of corporate insolvency and corporate rescue, having being involved in a number of corporate liquidations, both voluntary and contentious proceedings litigated before the Maltese Courts.
Simon has regularly participated as a contributory author in a number of European wide legal publications. He also previously lectured Corporate Insolvency Law at postgraduate level at the University of Malta.
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Legal and Humanistic (European) Studies (2006, University of Malta)
Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) – (2009, University of Malta);
Master of Laws (Magister Juris) in European & Comparative Law (2011, University of Malta.)
Acted as local counsel on the acquisition of one of the largest gaming networks worldwide worth around $5.9 Billion.
Was part of the legal team advising the US Government and other International Partners in the establishment of the International Institute for Justice and the Rule of Law launched in Malta.
Advised acquiring party in the acquisition of an international pharmecautal group of companies in a deal worth $2.9 Billion.
Acted as local counsel to the world’s leading operator of premium schools in the acquisition of a rival international group in a deal worth $534 million.
Regularly acts as counsel for a number of prominent banks and financial institutions in banking financing operations and in asset-based securities.
Acted as counsel to one of the largest body of creditors in the winding up of one of Malta’s largest retail chain.
Represents one of Europe’s largest online sports betting operator in ongoing legal proceedings combating match-fixing in sports.
Regularly represented some of Malta’s largest insurance companies before the Maltese Courts and Arbitration proceedings in insurance related litigation.
Admitted to the Maltese Bar, Superior Courts of Malta (2010)
Banking and Finance
Corporate and Commercial
Mergers & Acquisitions, Insolvency
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