Kurt Hyzler


Kurt heads the corporate, mergers and acquisitions, finance and investment services practice at GVZH Advocates.

He started his career in the investment services and funds team at the firm where he accumulated extensive experience in investment funds and financial services regulation.

Since then, he has successfully led several financial services licensing projects including various types of collective investment scheme structures (UCITS and AIFs), investment services providers such as fund administrators and investment brokers and financial institutions (Payment Services Providers and Electronic Money Institutions).

Kurt is regularly engaged in cross border corporate acquisitions across various industry sectors, complex corporate restructurings and assists credit institutions and lending syndicates or borrowers in financing transactions.

Education & Court Admissions

Kurt Hyzler graduated Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta in 2006 after submitting a doctoral thesis entitled ‘The Principle of Pari Passu in Corporate Insolvency Law’. Kurt was awarded the Chevening Scholarship in 2006 in order to further his studies at Queen Mary University London wherein 2007 he obtained a Master of Law degree from the University of London in Banking and Finance Law after sitting for examinations in Company Law, International Finance Law, Financial Services Law and Corporate Insolvency Law. 

Languages Spoken

English, Italian & Maltese


GVZH Advocates

192 Old Bakery Street,
VLT 1455,


Kurt Hyzler and his team show the right combination of excellent legal skills, responsiveness, good quality communication and client service.

Legal500 | 2024 Edition

Kurt Hyzler is always responsive and a pleasure to work with.

Chambers & Partners | 2024 Edition

Personal attention, flexibility, reliability.

Legal500 | 2023 Edition

Increasingly prominent lawyer Kurt Hyzler is highly regarded for his activity in corporate finance transactions.

Chambers & Partners | 2023 Edition

Kurt has a very high level of client service.

Chambers & Partners | 2023 Edition

The team led by Kurt Hyzler work as a single unit. They are always on top of issues, seamlessly delivering what is needed.

Legal500 | 2022 Edition
Job Highlights

Assisted Epam Systems, Inc acquire leading software integration and connectivity solutions provider, Ricston Ltd

Assisted Corel Corporation acquire the Parallels business in Malta

Assisted Zenabis Global Inc enter into a joint venture arrangement with respect to the processing of medical cannabis products in Malta

Assisted a subsidiary of Lockton Companies LLP acquire an insurance broker licensed in Malta

Assisted a subsidiary of Horizon Capital LLP acquire Ascent Ascent Software