Ganado Advocates has announced the appointment of Annalise Papa and Nicholas Curmi as new Partners of the firm, effective as of 1st July 2021.
Since joining Ganado Advocates, Dr Papa and Dr Curmi have developed specialised knowledge and expertise within their respective areas of practice, which has significantly contributed to the continuous development of the firm’s corporate and capital markets areas, the company said in a statement.
Dr Papa assists both local and international business clients on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters. She focuses on corporate restructuring and corporate finance projects including mergers, acquisitions, continuations, joint ventures and legal due diligence processes; and also advises local companies on their beneficial ownership reporting obligations. She has most recently taken the lead of the firm’s CSP advisory practice.
Meanwhile, Dr Curmi heads the firm’s capital markets practice, where he and his team advise clients on securities regulation, structured finance and financial services matters, including private and public offerings of securities and listing on Maltese as well as foreign markets, also assisting listed issuers with their continuing obligations under Malta’s listing rules and EU securities laws. He also regularly advises on the establishment of securitisation structures.
In welcoming the new Partners, Andre’ Zerafa, Ganado Advocates’ Managing Partner, highlighted their strong work ethic and their unrelenting commitment to the firm and its clients. He observed that their achievements are a tribute to all specialist lawyers at the firm who will continue to grow and thrive as younger leaders take a more active role within their respective practice as well as in the leadership of the firm.
This comes after Martin Saliba’s term ended after three years at the helm.
He first joined the organisation in 2015 as Head of Business Development
He leaves Esports Entertainment Group after a year as Vice President of Information Security.
Co-Founder Jörgen Nordlund will take over the position on an interim basis until a replacement is found.