Having joined the firm in 2017, Gianluca is an Associate with GVZH Advocates (“GVZH“) and forms part of the firm’s corporate and M&A, and banking and finance practice. Gianluca’s primary field of focus is two-fold, (i) assisting banks and financial institutions in financing transactions and (ii) advises in relation to corporate governance issues, regulatory matters, as well as corporate and commercial matters.
During his time with GVZH, Gianluca has assisted international clients in a number of cross-border transactions, which inter alia include re-financings and mergers and acquisitions. Furthermore, Gianluca regularly assists various local clients on corporate restructuring exercises, share transfers, mergers, and acquisitions. He also regularly assists the Partner of the firm’s Corporate M&A practice, Dr Luca Vella, with respect to corporate governance and company secretarial matters, including Minute taking, pertaining to entities which have been admitted to listing on the local main market and the prospects market.
Education & Court Admissions
Gianluca read for his Law degree at the University of Malta and was conferred a Doctor of Laws in 2017, after having presented and defended his thesis entitled ‘The Aircraft Commander in International Air Safety; An Analysis of some legal aspects’. He was called to the bar in 2018.
Gianluca speaks English and Maltese and has a good understanding of Italian.
Legal500 | 2021 Edition: Clients mention that they are ‘always supported by the firm when needed and feel Luca Vella (Partner) and Gianluca Falzon (Associate) are always on hand to deal with any complex issues professionally. ’ Clients also highlight that ‘Luca Vella and Gianluca Falzon are both excellent. The quality of service is extremely high and fairly priced. I feel they are part of our organisation.’