Chambers & Partners, the internationally renowned independent legal guide, has re-confirmed GANADO Advocates’ Band 1 (Top Tier) ranking in its 2013 edition of the Chambers Global guide for all practice areas covered for Malta.
Basing itself upon both peer and client interviews as well as independent research, Chambers Global ranks law firms and individual lawyers in bands (where they are listed alphabetically) from 1-6, with 1 being the best. Chambers Global’s 2013 guide provides reviews and rankings for Maltese law firms and lawyers in the Financial Services and Corporate/Commercial practices. Click here to view the Chambers Global 2013 guide for Malta.
Malta Financial Services
Confirming GANADO Advocates’ stellar reputation for financial services law in Malta, Chambers Global again places GANADO alone in Band 1 (Top Tier) for Financial Services in Malta. GANADO’s financial services regulatory and legal offering includes the following leading practices:
- Banking & Finance,
- Capital Markets,
- Investment Services & Funds,
- Insurance & Reinsurance,
- Private Pensions, and
- Trusts & Foundations.
Malta Corporate / Commercial
Chambers Global also re-confirmed GANADO’s Band 1 (Top Tier) ranking for Corporate / Commercial in Malta. GANADO’s corporate / commercial practices include:
- Corporate & Commercial,
- Corporate Finance & Private Equity,
- Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A),
- Projects & Privatisations, and
Chambers Global also provides rankings and reviews for individual lawyers. The following are a few highlights:
- Max Ganado (Managing Partner) – Band 1 (Financial Services & Corporate/Commercial)
“The much-admired Max Ganado impresses clients with his superb client service: “He offers strategic advice, is exceptionally responsive and is honest about what we can achieve.”
“Clients describe Max Ganado as having ‘a good commercial mind on top of a good legal mind. He is the foremost lawyer in Malta and we always look forward to his opinions and advice’.“
- Stephen Attard (Tax Partner) – Band 1 (Corporate/Commercial)
“Stephen Attard’s broad practice includes M&A, asset finance, tax and trust law. “His know-how and integrity are what establishes him at the top,” say sources.“
- André Zerafa (Investment Services & Funds Partner) – Band 1 (Financial Services)
“André Zerafa is prized by clients, who say: ‘He is just brilliant and works tirelessly on his client’s behalf.’ Peers agree that he’s ‘one of the experts in investment services’.“
- Conrad Portanier (Banking Partner) – Band 2 (Financial Services)
“Conrad Portanier ‘is commercially switched-on, technically sound and practical,’ enthuse interviewees. He leads the banking group and also has expertise in capital markets.“
Adrian M. Gabaratta (Corporate Partner) (Band 3 – Corporate/Commercial) and Richard Ambery (Capital Markets Partner) (Foreign Expert – Financial Services) also received praise for their work in Corporate/Commercial and Financial Services respectively. Richard Ambery was also ranked as a notable practitioner (Foreign Experts) in the Chambers Global’s UK entry for Banking & Finance.