Next Generation Partners

Real estate in Malta

Camilleri Preziosi

Camilleri Preziosi has 'in-depth understanding of real estate law'. The practice is well placed to advise on the full range of real estate matters, and has a solid track record in handling the acquisition and disposal of all types of interest in real estate. The group has seen an increase in work involving landlord and tenant matters, as well as a range of construction contractual issues. Practice lead Marisa Vella garners praise for her 'in-depth knowledge and experience in the sector'. Kristina Rapa Manche is a name to note.

Responsables de la pratique:

Marisa Vella

Autres avocats clés:

Kristina Rapa Manche

Les références

‘We have known and collaborated with Camilleri Preziosi for several years and they have maintained a stable level of quality, in depth knowledge of the sector and retained their boutique type level of service.’

‘The partner we have dealt with most frequently is Marisa Vella who we have identified as an advisor with in-depth knowledge and experience in the sector. In particular we appreciate her eye for detail and her resilience in resolving issues of great difficulty.’

‘The team is multi disciplinary and can therefore provide a holistic service to their clients. This gives them an edge over smaller competitors, and enables them to provide clients with a more solid service. The team keeps itself updated with changes in legislation, and offers a hands on approach.’

Principaux clients

PG Group of Companies

Mizzi Estates Limited

Fortel Group

United Group plc

Arkadia Marketing Ltd

SD Holdings Ltd

Townsquare Sliema Ltd

The Quad Ltd

Paradocs Real Estate Ltd

Plaza Centres plc

Supermarkets (1960) Ltd

Kindred Group plc

Gasan Group of Companies

Kitchen Concepts Limited

Malita Investments plc

San Pawl tat-Targa Investments Limited

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised Mellieha Bay Hotel Ltd in connection with the refurbishment and development of its hotel in the bay of Ghadira, Malta.
  • Assisted Malita Investments plc with a contentious matter concerning a development for affordable housing.
  • Assisted Townsquare Sliema Limited with a promise of sale of its property to a prospective buyer.

Ganado Advocates

Ganado Advocates‘ ‘timely, efficient and supportive‘ team has established strength in advising on sales and purchases and property leasing matters. FIDIC contractual issues also form a key pillar of the practice. Antoine Cremona, who heads up the department, is very experienced in advising on real estate litigation; he is ably supported by the ‘greatly knowledgeableAnselmo Mifsud Bonnici.

Responsables de la pratique:

Antoine Cremona

Autres avocats clés:

Anselmo Mifsud Bonnici

Les références

‘While being one of the larger players in the field in Malta, we appreciate the personalised value that their partners and associates bring to the table. We also note in terms of their interest in Real Estate Practice their knowledge of FIDIC contractual matters.’

‘We work mainly with Antoine Cremona and Anselmo Mifsud Bonnici who are both greatly knowledgeable in the sector and habitually attend meetings together which we find to our great advantage in terms of continuity, sharing of opinions and discussion. Their support in the sector – especially with FIDIC related matters – is unparalleled locally.’

‘One of the team’s main strengths is their ability to unravel complex titles relating to immovable properties.’

Mamo TCV Advocates

Mamo TCV Advocates' real estate practice has established strength in advising on yacht marina projects, large-scale and mixed-use real estate developments, and historic buildings. Frank Testa handles hotel and hospitality-related sales and acquisitions; he co-heads the practice with Joseph Camilleri, who brings expertise in advising on real estate contracts, commercial leasing and property conveyancing, and litigator Joseph Borg Bartolo.

Responsables de la pratique:

Joseph Borg Bartolo; Joseph Camilleri; Frank Testa

Les références

‘The individuals provide exceptional assistance. Very easy to get in touch, fast response and vast knowledge within the firm.’

‘They ensure you don’t feel like just a number and are quick to identify the best way to assist you.’

Fenech & Fenech Advocates

The team at Fenech & Fenech Advocates is perhaps best known for its expertise in advising on contentious real estate matters. The group is adept at handling disputes pertaining to contractual matters, title issues and promise of sale agreements, to name a few. Daniel Buttigieg is well versed in conveyancing and real estate law, and co-heads the practice with litigator Edward DeBono and infrastructure expert Carl Grech.

Responsables de la pratique:

Edward DeBono; Daniel Buttigieg; Carl Grech

Principaux clients

Azzopardi Group

C & F Building Contractors Limited

Project Technik Limited

Metz Limited

Med Development Services Limited

Vella Group

Interfinance Limited

Vella Falzon Building Supplies Limited

Chemimart Limited

Ray Zammit Group

Hili Group

D Peak Limited

Catherine Cauchi

Hal Mann Limited (Paul Vella)

MNA Azzopardi

Tapa Limited

Malta Freeport Terminals Limited

Luxfair Developments

Principaux dossiers

  • Assisted Azzopardi Group on high-value real estate transactions.
  • Assisted the C&F Building Contractors Limited and other companies in the Group with various acquisitions of properties as well as contentious work.
  • Advising Project Technik Limited on real estate developments within its portfolio.


John Bonello is the key contact at 8pointlaw, which is recognised for its strength in advising on a range of non-contentious and contentious real estate matters. Key areas of instruction include contractual matters, divisions of property, lease agreements and emphyteutical contracts.

Responsables de la pratique:

John Bonello

Principaux clients

INDIS Malta Ltd. (previously Malta Industrial Parks Limited)

Malta Enterprise

MLR Imports Limited

Malta Life Sciences Centre

AR Properties Limited

Cammast Properties Limited

Housing Authority

Principaux dossiers

  • Assisted INDIS Malta with contractual matters concerning the upgrade of the STMicroelectronics Facility in Malta.

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates

At Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates, the real estate team is well versed in handling real estate finance, commercial leases, and private rental matters. Practice co-heads Maria Chetcuti Cauchi and Charlene Mifsud regularly represent real estate investors, advising on investments made via private equity and real estate funds.

Responsables de la pratique:

Maria Chetcuti Cauchi; Charlene Mifsud

Les références

‘Easy communication and very helpful, very supportive and collaborative. ’

‘The team has consistently demonstrated their exceptional expertise and commitment to excellence. They have proven time and again to be a trusted partner in navigating the complexities of real estate transactions. Their team of knowledgeable attorneys possesses an in-depth understanding of the real estate landscape, offering invaluable insights that have greatly benefited me and my business. Their responsiveness, clear communication, and willingness to go the extra mile to meet client objectives set them apart in the legal industry.’

‘Charlene Mifsud is as an exceptional lawyer and the leader in the field of real estate. She consistently demonstrates a remarkable ability to navigate any real estate issue with precision and professionalism in a best possible scenario could be achieved in certain situation and circumstances. She is highly respected among peers and recognized for her contributions to the field of real estate.’

GTG Advocates

The real estate practice at GTG Advocates is adept at handling the sale and purchase of properties, divisions of co-owned property and lease agreements. The department is jointly led by Ivan Gatt and Robert Tufigno; the duo are very experienced in advising on real estate agreements, landlord and tenant work, and real estate disputes.

Responsables de la pratique:

Robert Tufigno; Ivan Gatt

Principaux clients

Social Projects Management (S.P.M.) Limited

Montaldo Insurance Agency Limited (Malta General Agents for AIG Europe)

BMIT Technologies PLC

PKJK Company Limited

La Mode Company Limited

Four Site Operations Ltd

Raise Fields Limited

LLMA Limited / JP & A Limited

Pauline Debono

Nicola Busuttil

Ignatius Borg

Frank Farrugia

Principaux dossiers

  • Advising Social Projects Management on an ongoing basis on real estate-related legal matters for social housing projects in Malta.
  • Provides ongoing assistance to a client on matters relating to the purchase of real estate, as well as litigious matters.
  • Advising the client on ongoing matters relating to the development and purchase of real estate.