Gianluca started off his career in the legal sphere by undertaking a three-year legal internship with another leading law firm in Malta. Upon graduating and obtaining his Law Doctorate in 2017, Gianluca joined GVZH Advocates as a trainee lawyer, working in different areas and departments of the Firm to gain adequate experience and exposure to different facets of the law.
Upon obtaining his warrant to practice law in the Courts of Malta, Gianluca was promoted to ‘Advocate’ within the Firm, and immediately started to a keen interest and expertise in the corporate M&A and the banking & finance departments at the Firm. Focusing his attention on predominantly these areas, Gianluca was promoted to ‘Associate’ in 2019 and has remained in this role since.
Gianluca makes it a point that he assists all clients of the Firm by primarily understanding their needs and providing excellent work in a timely manner, whilst maintaining an interpersonal relationship with them. Gianluca has increasingly show interest, and is focusing his energy, in predominantly assisting clients with mergers and acquisitions in terms of the local Companies Act together with assistance in large-scale secured financing transactions.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, he has also provided assistance to a u number of large-scale companies in relation to inter alia the local Capital Markets, Collective Investment Schemes and Payment Services Providers.
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.
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.’
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Goldman Sachs - financing.
Actavis - Corporate restructuring, negotiating of leases and government grants.
Mastercard – Various.
eToro – Legal assistance in obtaining and Electronic Money Licence.
Corinthia Group - various
Calamatta Cuschieri – Restructuring exercise including a number of mergers by acquistion.
MaltaPost - Various
Townsquare Malta – Company secretary.
Hudson Group Malta – Various.
Toly Products – negotiating of lease agreement with malta enterprise.
Evolution Gaming – minor restructuring exercise.
Large Insurance Company operating in the UK - assistance with claims in Malta.
Chamber of Advocates