Since April 2015, Roberta Peresso occupies the position of Senior Associate within the Corporate and Banking Department at Mamo TCV Advocates. Prior to joining the Firm, Roberta gathered nine years’ experience in the local banking sector. Her previous roles exposed her mainly to the security aspects of lending and other matters of civil law, banking law in general, trade finance and company secretarial duties in a company listed on the Malta Stock Exchange. Roberta also has a good knowledge of data protection law which she acquired during her employment with the local data protection authority, which coincided with the introduction of the data protection laws in Malta.
Denise Abela is a senior associate in the Shipping and Aviation department within the firm and focuses on re-flagging of merchant vessels and registration of yachts. Denise has considerable experience in new-building and second-hand vessel sale and purchase transactions, the formation and support of shipping organizations, and regularly assists financial institutions with the registration of mortgages and other related securities.
Denise advises on matters relating to corporate law, marine environmental protection issues and employment matters relating to the shipping and aviation sectors. She also advises international clients (both corporate and individual) on leasing structures for yachts.
Luke Mizzi is an associate in the Investment Services department of the firm. He graduated from the University of Malta with a Doctor of Laws in 2016 following the successful submission of his doctoral thesis entitled ‘Professional Secrecy and Confidentiality in the Context of Financial Crime.’ Luke joined the firm as a trainee in 2014, becoming an Junior Associate in 2016.
Luke’s main areas of practice include the licensing of Collective Investments Schemes (UCITS, PIFs and AIFs) and Investment Services Providers, as well as compliance, governance, restructuring and winding-up of such entities.
Jonathan Tonna is an associate in MamoTCV’s Intellectual Property Department. He has practiced for close to 5 years under the guidance of the IP team, first as a young trainee, then as a fully-fledged associate. During his time at the firm, Jonathan has advised and assisted clients on various IP matters. His experience ranges across every major IP field. He has helped young innovators and entrepeneurs further their business aspirations with sound IP strategy. He assisted artists, performers and other members of the creative industry safeguard their copyright and related rights, and has conducted trademark prosecution at the behest of some of the largest international brands.
Jonathan is also a member of the firm’s Litigation team, and handles a variety of IP-related claims, including the disposal of infringing merchandise that regularly passes through Maltese Customs, proceedings for the protection or invalidation of potentially conflicting trademarks and the protection of copyright and related rights.
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.