Established in 1891, Fenech & Fenech Advocates is a multi-disciplinary full service law firm with a predominantly international clientele providing tailored, value driven legal services across a wide range of practice areas, ranging from M&A to financial services, FinTech, tax, TMT law, IP law and maritime law, among others.
The firm’s Tax & Immigration Law Department is the recognised leading tax law practice in Malta, advising generally on direct and indirect tax, personal tax and immigration issues. The firm’s inhouse corporate and trust services group, the Fenlex Group, includes a team of experienced tax accountants, which provides tax advisory, payroll and tax/VAT compliance services to a diverse range of clients, as well as personal tax services to the firm’s private clients.
The organisation provides the full suite of tax services, including the following:
■ Corporate tax advisory services
■ Corporate and individual tax compliance services
■ Tax controversy/dispute resolution
■ Indirect taxes (including VAT, customs and excise)
■ Employment tax and payroll services (including reward design, mobility process management and planning, as well as immigration services)
■ Capital tax advisory (including stamp duty)
■ Advisory services to businesses (including succession planning)
■ Corporate administration services
Arbitration & ADR
Corporate & Asset Finance
Corporate/Commercial (including M&A)
Marine Litigation & Admiralty
Ship Registration & Finance
Trusts & Estate Planning
Services Offered to Private Clients:
The firm offers a comprehensive service to its private clients. It provides a very personalised service, providing clients with legal advice and assistance covering all relevant aspects through the firm’s experienced lawyers and professional advisors, such as taxation, residence (including tax residence), citizenship applications, immigration, real estate conveyancing, advice on succession law and family law, banking, and so forth, to cover all aspects that may be relevant to private clients. It also provides support with respect to the practical aspects of relocating to Malta, e.g. accompanying the client to all relevant authorities, banks, and providing support in relation to various other practical matters involved. The firm’s team brings to the table significant expertise in international tax matters, providing advice and guidance also with reference to any Malta based structures that the client may wish to put in place. The service offered by the firm’s Tax & Immigration Law team is supplemented by the Fenlex Group, in terms of set up and ongoing maintenance of local entities, as well as by said firm’s Tax Compliance Team, a team of specialised tax accountants that provide services relative to the various tax programmes as well as a full personal tax compliance service.
Member: Dr. Rosanne Bonnici, Tax Partner (Head of Department)