Dr Nicholas Curmi is part of GANADO Advocates’ capital markets practice, where he advises on a broad range of capital markets, securities regulation, structured finance and corporate law matters, including private and public offerings of securities, listing on Malta’s regulated markets, ongoing compliance with regulatory obligations and the establishment of securitisation structures. He has represented originators, arrangers and investors in securitisation transactions involving a variety of asset classes and has advised on a number of innovative deals that have made use of the unique benefits offered by Maltese securitisation vehicles.

Nicholas is Deputy Chair of the Malta EU Council Presidency 2017 Working Party on the proposed EU STS Securitisation Regulation. Nicholas is also member of the Malta Stock Exchange’s External Advisory Board and is admitted to practise law in both Malta and New York.


  • GANADO Advocates, Associate: 2014
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, New York (USA), Visiting Attorney: 2011-2013
  • GANADO Advocates, Advocate: 2009-2011


  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) magna cum laude, 2011 (Fordham, New York, USA)
  • Doctor of Laws (LL.D), 2009 (Malta)
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), 2006 (Malta)

Bar Admissions:

  • New York State Bar
  • Maltese Bar, Superior Courts of Malta


  • New York City Bar Association
  • Malta Chamber of Advocates
  • American Chamber of Commerce in Malta
  • Malta Stock Exchange External Advisory Board

Other Activities:

  • Associate Editor, Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law: 2010 – 2011
  • New York City Bar Association Committee on Insurance Law: 2010 – 2013