Fenech & Fenech Advocates


IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Fenech & Fenech Advocates is one of Malta’s oldest law firms with a history originating in the end of the 19th century.


Focuses / specialisms

The financial and corporate area is a clear priority for the firm, with landmark transactions regularly secured in several areas.

In banking it advises both lenders and borrowers on corporate and asset finance transactions with cross-border elements.

The firm is also active in M&A, where it supports, often multi-jurisdictional, deals from start to finish.

Its investment funds team acts for the largest fund cell platform licensed in Malta and regularly advises on cutting edge briefs in the country.


Key clients

The firm’s key clientele features well recognised organisations from Malta and overseas.  


Client feedback: 31st edition (2020/2021)

Bank lending : Lender side

"They are very experienced in all sectors of shipping finance, from title registration, to tax aspects. They provide a world standard quality of service to sophisticated financial institutions. "



"I have found Fenech & Fenech to have consistently performed in a top-tier capacity with in-depth knowledge of local legislation as well as front-runner understanding of new legislative developments. Given the length of our relationship, they have effectively morphed to act as if they were a natural extension of our Maltese operations, knowing our business, our people and anticipating our concerns."


Restructuring : Corporate

"They analysed all of the effects of the transaction and gave us advice on how to do it better."

"Professional and timely response. Hands-on experience and knowledgeable. "



"I´ve only worked with Dr Paul Gonzi and his team. A true professional, very well acquainted with Maltese labour law. "


Project development : Transport

"Extremely fast turnaround of comprehensive advice. Responsive to follow-on questions. Rapidly came to a conclusion."



"Excellent communication and feedback. Thorough and succinct analysis provided with respect to various legal and tax issues we raised within short time frame."


Restructuring : Corporate

"They are very clear in their responses, understand the business requirements and at the same time explain the legal and contractual aspects for us to make informed decisions. "