Legal Manager - Corporate & Trust Services
Maria is a Legal Manager responsible for the legal and regulatory matters of Trusts and Corporate Services at GVZH Trustees. Maria often assists local and international clients in corporate matters. Her main expertise lies in the reviewing and drafting of contractual documentation, corporate governance, the setting up of trusts and foundations, and their administration.
Education & Court Admissions
Maria read Law and was conferred a Bachelor of Laws with Maltese in 2013 and a Diploma of Notary Public in 2014, both from the University of Malta. In 2016 she obtained a Doctorate of Laws from the same University. As part of her studies, Maria wrote and defended her thesis entitled “Selected BEPS Action Plan: countering harmful tax practices more effectively, taking into account transparency and substance, how is it likely to change the international tax landscape”. She was called to the bar in 2017.
In 2018, Maria successfully completed the Professional Award of Taxation with the Malta Institute of Taxation, to complement her knowledge and training in Company Law. She has also obtained her IFSP Foundation Certificate in Trusts Law and Management in 2021.
Maria speaks fluent English and Maltese.
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