Katya Tua heads the Investment Services department of the firm. She was called to the Bar in 2002 and joined the law firm GVTH Advocates as an associate in the same year. She joined Simon Tortell and Associates as a founding partner in 2009.She advises primarily international clients in the incorporation and licensing of all types of collective investment schemes including UCITS, alternative investment funds (“AIFs) and professional investor funds (“PIFs”).
She also advises on the drafting and negotiation of associated documentation as well as on all ongoing legal support work that collective investment schemes require, particularly regulatory compliance Katya’s regulatory experience also includes the structuring and operations of asset management and administrators.
Christian Tonna is a senior associate having experience in the Corporate, Gaming, and most recently been instrumental in the set up of the Firm’s Immigration Department.
His broad experience in these sectors, enables him to offer holistic and practical advice to all our High Net-Worth private clients, the portfolio of which has steadily grown through our increased focus on the Immigration market.
Immigration has also been very useful in attracting large corporate clients, looking to set up offices and employ local and foreign individuals within Maltese territory, with the Firm’s presence in this sector having also been strongly supported by other experts within complementing fields.
Private client work has also afforded Christian the opportunity to work in advising these individuals on acquisition and lease of Maltese immovable property and to also further contacts and experience within the local real-estate development network, having built relationships with all the reputable estate agencies and contractors.
David Tonna is a founding Partner at Mamo TCV Advocates. His key practice areas include Corporate Law and M&A, Financial Services, Admiralty and Maritime, Aviation, Intellectual Property and Anti-Counterfeiting, Industry Sectors, Real Estate, Gaming Industry, Immigration & Citizenship. David was admitted to the Maltese BAR in 1982. He opened his own firm Tonna Camilleri Vassallo & Co 1989-2000.
Following the merger of the law firms John Mamo & Associates and Tonna Camilleri Vassallo & Co. in October 2000, David became a Managing Partner of Mamo TCV Advocates and is now Partner in charge of Business Development and International relations of the Firm.
Annalies Muscat is a senior associate within the competition and commercial practice of the firm. As a member of the competition group, she advises various businesses in different industries (such as manufacturing, utilities, food and beverage, entertainment, telecommunications, import and export, co-operatives) on competition issues. This includes making submissions to and representing clients in front of the Office for Competition, the Competition and Consumer Appeals Tribunal, the civil courts and regulators as well as advising on contracts and mergers and acquisitions. As a member of the commercial practice of the firm, she assists and advises clients on various contractual issues; advises clients on consumer law related matters; and also has experience of capital markets, having assisted clients with bond issues and initial public offerings and other corporate governance matters.