Dr. Bertrand Sciriha B.A., Dip. Not. Pub.,LL.D., MagJur (Int).

Partner

Areas of practice:


Main: Corporate and Commercial law; International Law, Tax Planning, Financial Services and Banking Law, Foundations and Fiduciary Services; Gaming; EU & Competition law; Law of Lease; Intellectual Property; Dispute Resolution; Civil and Commercial Litigation; Administration of Estates, and Employment.

Secondary: Estate Planning; Property law; and Shipping and Maritime; Criminal litigation and Insurance law.


Key Assignments

Acted as legal advisor, providing legal and corporate advice to Associations, Trade Unions, Voluntary Organizations, and various companies operating in the financial, construction, maritime and food industry;

Acting President of a local trade union, Company Director in a number of locally registered companies and appointed administrator of estates and funds.

Negotiated collaboration agreements with local major banks for the provision of services to the Banks’ legal departments.

Provided legal assistance to a foreign language school in the formulation of its Data Protection Policy;

Advised foreign corporate entities on distribution and agency agreements;

Acted as legal advisor in the incorporation of a credit and payment processing entity;

Advised local and foreign investors in the privatisation tender process of government owned information systems.

Member of the Chamber of Advocates (Malta).

Project Collaborator with the Notarial Council of Malta

Education:

Advocate’s Warrant

 

Date

 

18-03-2005

 

 

UNIVERSITY QUALIFICATIONS

 

Dates

 

2004- 2005

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

 

University of Malta, Msida, Malta

Title of qualification to be awarded

 

Magister Juris in International Law.

 

 

Thesis Title: International Crimes: An Analysis of Selected Crimes in International Law and other Criminal Practices

 

 

Dates

 

2002- 2004

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

 

University of Malta, Msida, Malta

Title of qualification awarded

 

LL.D

 

 

Thesis Title : “The Development of the Law of Lease on Dwelling Houses And its Effect on the Rent Market” : a study of the attempt by the legislator to protect the lessee’s right to shelter and of the abundant legislation regulating the contract of lease, including possible future development of this law and the effects of such unstable law on the rent market .

 

 

Dates

 

2001- 2002

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

 

University of Malta, Msida, Malta

Title of qualification awarded

 

Diploma of Notary Public

 

 

Dates

 

1998- 2001

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

 

University of Malta, Msida, Malta

Title of qualification awarded

 

Bachelor of Arts in Legal and Humanistic Studies.

Dr. David Mallia B.A. , Dip. Not. Pub.,LL.D., MagJur (ECL) .

Partner

Areas of practice:


Main: European Law, Corporate and Commercial law; Contract Vetting; Financial Services and Banking Law, Foundations and Fiduciary Services;; Competition law; Intellectual Property; Tax Planning; Civil and Commercial Litigation; and Employment; EU Funding; Local Government Project Co-ordinator; Anti-Dumping Regulations; and Property law.

Secondary: Gaming; Dispute Resolution; Criminal litigation and Insurance law.

Key Assignments

Bank Contracts Department Liason for major information and I.T projects

Project Manager for local government entity programmes and EU Funding

Advised local developers and Notarial firms on the transfer of immovable property and drafting of contract vetting reports

Acted as legal advisor, providing legal and corporate advice to Associations, Trade Unions, Voluntary Organizations, and various companies operating in the financial, construction and food industry;

Acting Treasurer of a local trade union and Company Director in a number of locally registered companies.

Negotiated collaboration agreements with local major banks for the provision of services to the Banks’ legal departments.

Acted as legal advisor in the incorporation of a credit and payment processing entity;

Managed tender sale of immovable property

Advised foreign corporate entities on distribution and agency agreements;


Member of the Chamber of Advocates (Malta).

Project Collaborator with the Notarial Council of Malta

Education:


Advocate’s Warrant

 

Date

 

27-04-2005

 

 

UNIVERSITY QUALIFICATIONS

 

Dates

 

2004- 2005

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

 

University of Malta, Msida, Malta

Title of qualification to be awarded

 

Magister Juris in European and Comparative Law (ECL).

 

 

Thesis Title: Article 82 EC – Is It Time For Reform?

 

 

Dates

 

2002- 2004

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

 

University of Malta, Msida, Malta

Title of qualification awarded

 

LL.D

 

 

Thesis Title : : “Dumping and the use of Anti-Dumping Measures” : The thesis debates whether the use of this controversial trade-protection instrument is still warranted in the context of globalisaton..

 

 

Dates

 

2001- 2002

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

 

University of Malta, Msida, Malta

Title of qualification awarded

 

Diploma of Notary Public

 

 

Dates

 

1998- 2001

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

 

University of Malta, Msida, Malta

Title of qualification awarded

 

Bachelor of Arts in Legal and Humanistic Studies.

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