The firm is managed and operated by its partners and associates, who merged their individual legal and financial services practices in 2009. Although consisting of professionals having different personalities and personal pursuits, the Valletta Legal team has a unified approach to the running of the firm, which is based on the principle of maintaining the highest standards of work ethics and practices.Our team of leading lawyers and staff includes:
- Mark Bencini, B.A., M.A. (Fin. Serv.), LL.D., Dip. Tax
Mark is our youngest partner. His days are mostly spent dissecting contracts, dealing with intellectual property issues, devising fiscal or corporate strategies and advising foreign high net worth clients about residency issues and tax planning.
For the last twenty years, Reuben has specialised in commercial law and counts some of Malta’s largest corporate groups as long-term clients. He has also served on the boards, both as member and as Chairman, of national regulatory authorities.
- Tanya Sciberras Camilleri, LL.D.
Our head litigator, Tanya, brings fifteen years of experience in planning matters to the firm and represents clients before the various boards dealing with development matters in Malta. She also advises clients on property, patrimonial and corporate issues.
AnnaMaria joined the firm in December 2011. She initially gained experience vetting titles to immovable property and now practises mainly in corporate law, financial services and compliance.
- Russian & C.I.S. Desk Executive
After graduation with honours from Lomonosov Moscow State University in 2013, he pursued his studies at the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva in Switzerland and obtained Master Degree in Economic Law with the Certificate in Transnational Law in 2015. He also holds WIPO Certificate in Intellectual Property Law.
- Property Law and Intellectual Property
Marija joined the firm in December 2015. She is mainly interested in Civil Law matters and at present is involved in property law issues at the firm.
- Denise Frendo, LL.D.
Maritime Law & Property Law
Denise joined the firm in January 2017. She is mainly involved in property law matters, maritime law & ship registration. Denise was awarded Doctor of Laws degree by the University of Malta in November 2016 & was admitted to the Maltese Bar & received her warrant in February 2017.
- Litigation & Dispute Settlement & Property Law
Natassja joined the firm in 2017. Her main areas of practice are dispute resolution and litigation as well as citizenship and residence law. She obtained her Doctor of Laws degree in 2016 She was subsequently called to the bar in 2017.
- Property law and Corporate
Roxanne joined the firm in February 2018.
She read law at the University of Malta and obtained a Bachelor of Laws with Honours degree in 2016 after submitting her thesis entitled ‘The Right to be Forgotten’. In 2017 she was awarded a Masters in Advocacy.
In March 2018 she was admitted to the Maltese Bar.
During her free time she enjoys reading and travelling
- Civil Law, Litigation and Property Law
Francesca was awarded her Doctor of Laws degree by the University of Malta in June 2010 and was admitted to the Maltese Bar in September 2011. In 2015, she was awarded the Masters Degree in European Law from Kings’ College London and was awarded the Prize for Best Dissertation.
- Office Administrator
Antonia has joined the firm in October 2017. She is in charge of handling the administration duties at the firm. Antonia has been involved in Administration through-out most of her career which varied from employment in a telecommunications company, a fast-paced leading fashion business amongst others. She likes to spend her free time with family and friends and enjoys drawing and travelling.
- Marija CassarAccountant Executive
- Administration Executive
Maria has joined the firm in 2018, with her experience in various administrative sections she makes part of our company’s administration. She loves travelling to other countries along with exploring new cultures as she thinks that life is either a daring adventure or nothing.