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We routinely advise and assist a growing base of clients seeking to set up or redomicile and then maintain a corporate structure in Malta. We are always on hand and equipped to provide advice and assistance in connection with a broad range of varyingly complex corporate structures, reorganisations and transactions.

We draw on years of professional experience advising and assisting clients seeking to use Malta to achieve significant fiscal efficiencies in the context of cross-border structures and operations. To this end, we will work closely with our clients and their non-Malta advisors with a view to identifying optimal solutions and opportunities.

We aim to provide prompt and practical solutions which meet our clients’ differing requirements.

 

ADVOCATES

Dr Mark A. Miggiani is a practicing lawyer having just returned from Paris after serving as Malta’s Ambassador to France from 2009 – 2012.  Mark graduated as a lawyer in 1979 and pursued post-graduate studies in Geneva, Switzerland. After working in Geneva and New York for UNITAR and subsequently with a foreign law firm in Geneva and Paris, Mark returned to Malta in 1986 and worked as in-house lawyer with a major accountancy group. He then set up his own legal practice focusing on international commercial and fiscal matters, corporate law issues and immigration. He also acted as in-house legal advisor to the Malta Development Corporation and to the Malta International Business Authority in connection with the drafting of the domestic package of financial services legislation. 

Mark speaks Maltese, English, French, Italian and German.

 

Dr Robert Taylor-East graduated Doctor of Laws in 2002 and was subsequently awarded a Master of Laws degree in Tax and Company Law from Queen Mary, University of London in 2003. Robert returned to Malta and joined the tax & corporate services department of a big four firm in Malta. There, he gained valuable experience over five years in international and local tax and estate planning and company law. He then joined and led the tax practice of a small and subsequently of a mid-sized Maltese independent financial and corporate services provider where he gained additional technical and practical experience. Robert was admitted to the Bar in Malta in 2004. Robert lectures on the Malta fiscal aspects of trusts  and foundations as a visiting lecturer on the Malta Institute of Taxation's Diploma Course in Taxation.

Robert speaks Maltese, English and Italian.

 

Dr Bradley Gatt graduated Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta in 2005 and was admitted to the Bar in Malta in 2006. Bradley worked in the tax and legal department of one of Malta’s leading audit firms as a corporate services adviser for three years where he gained valuable experience in company law and corporate services. Before joining M&RK Advocates in 2015, Bradley worked in a mid-sized Maltese law firm for seven years during which, apart from gaining additional experience in commercial and company law, his legal practice focused on financial services. Since then, Bradley has advised and assisted investment funds, fund managers and other investment services providers, banks and financial institutions, on various legal and regulatory matters relating to the setting up, authorisation and conduct of their regulated activities in Malta.

Bradley speaks Maltese, English and Italian.

 

FINANCIAL OFFICER

Michael Johnson worked in the audit and assurance department of a big four firm in Malta for five years. Michael worked, in particular, in the provision of audit & assurance and accounting services for local and international clients undertaking investment management services, including collective investment schemes, investment management companies, investment banks and insurance companies. Michael is a student of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the Malta Institute of Accountants.

Michael speaks Maltese and English.