Established in 1891, Fenech & Fenech Advocates, is the oldest leading Maltese law firm providing value-driven, tailored legal services across all practice areas spanning from financial services, tax and asset finance to shipping, aviation and ICT law. Having a largely international practice, the firm is rooted in tradition but committed to innovation and is a recognised leader in a number of other areas.
The firm’s dynamic financial services team draws on the multi-disciplinary expertise of the firm to maximise the potential of international business from the new funds domicile of choice. Whether you are a fund promoter, manager, administrator or depositary, Fenech & Fenech Advocates can guide you through a wealth of opportunities offered by Malta.
The Fenlex group, the firm’s associated management, trust and corporate services provider is recognised as one of the leaders on the island offering the full range of services relative to companies, trusts and foundations including accountancy, tax and VAT compliance.
Fenech & Fenech Advocates is regularly ranked as a top-tier Maltese firm in international legal directories such as Chambers and Legal 500.
Dr. Joseph Ghio is a partner at Fenech & Fenech Advocates, a leading multi-disciplinary Maltese law firm established in 1891, where he co-heads the Financial Services and Aviation Departments. He graduated in 2001 as a Doctor of Laws from the Faculty of Laws of the University of Malta and holds a Masters of Arts in Financial Services from the same university. He is a member of the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners of Malta and sits on the Investment Services Committee of the Institute. Besides advising investment services business and investment funds on doing business from or in Malta, he also acts as a director and company secretary (through Fenlex Corporate Services Ltd) for a number of financial services entities licensed by the Malta Financial Services Authority. Dr. Ghio’s other professional memberships include the Camera degli Avvocati of Malta, the International Bar Association, the European Air Law Association and is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK.
Dr. Rosanne Bonnici is a partner at Fenech & Fenech Advocates, a leading multi-disciplinary Maltese law firm established in 1891, where she heads the Tax Department (recognized as the leading tax law practice in Malta), the Trusts & Foundations Department and the Company Law Department, and co-heads the Financial Services Department. She graduated in 1993 as a Doctor of Laws from the Faculty of Laws of the University of Malta and holds a Master of Arts degree in financial services from the same university.