Joe Borg Bartolo is a partner in the corporate, insurance and general commercial practice group of the firm. As counsel to leading insurance companies and insurance brokers operating both in the Maltese and European markets he has gained invaluable experience in the insurance field generally. He is involved in several immovable property transactions on a continuous basis, mainly in the commercial property sector.

With a wide array of commercial clients he is mostly well known for blending legal knowledge and advice with practical commercial experience and expedience necessary in order to get the deal done. He is also very experienced in dispute resolution and has acted in a number of instances to resolve issues without the necesity of allowing the matter to be contested in judicial fora.

Mamo TCV Obtains Favourable Decision for Plaintiffs in Insurance Proceedings

Mamo TCV Obtains Favourable Decision for Plaintiffs in Insurance Proceedings
In a judgement dated 31st October 2016 presided by Mr. Justice Anthony Ellul, in the names Atlas Insurance PCC Ltd and Middlesea Insurance plc in their name and as subrogated in the rights of the insured Attard Bros Company Ltd vs Elmo Insurance Ltd, the Civil Court, First Hall held that the concept of double insurance in terms of English law was recognised in Malta and therefore the defendant company was obliged to contribute to the payment made by the plaintiff companies. This decision makes an important contribution to the body of Maltese insurance substantive ...
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New Regulations on Protected Disability Trusts

New Regulations on Protected Disability Trusts
In virtue of the powers conferred by Article 57 (1) of the Trusts and Trustees Act, Chapter 331 of the Laws of Malta (hereinafter referred to as 'the Act'), the Minister of Finance, acting on the advice of the Malta Financial Services Authority (hereinafter referred to as 'the MFSA'), has recently promulgated the Trusts and Trustees Act (Protected Disability Trusts) Regulations (hereinafter referred to as 'the Regulations'). The Regulations were promulgated in virtue of Legal Notice 324 of 2016 and published on the Government Gazette on the 7th of October 201...
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