Nina Fauser joined GVZH Advocates in July 2020 and forms part of the firm’s civil and commercial department. Her principal areas of practice include Employment and Industrial Relations Law, Real Estate, and Litigation & Arbitration.
Nina regularly assists in high-profile client briefs, advising both local and foreign clients on a variety of employment and labour law matters, including advising on employee hiring options, whistleblowing considerations, drafting of employment agreements and policies, restrictive covenant clauses, and equal pay considerations. She has also garnered considerable knowledge and experience in real estate transactions and litigious cases.
Education and Court admissions
Nina graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (2021) and Masters in Advocacy (2022) from the University of Malta. Nina has also read for a Diploma in Entrepreneurship at St. Martin’s Institute of Higher Education, from which she graduated with distinction in 2018.
In 2019, Nina participated in the Erasmus exchange programme and spent a semester furthering her studies in Brussels, Belgium, at the ‘Universite Libre de Bruxelles’, focusing particularly on European law.
During her time at University, Nina was involved in one of the largest European Law student organisations, ELSA, where she held the position of President of ELSA Malta for the term 2018/2019. Nina was also the Head of Academic Programme and Head of Social Programme during the Summer ELSA Law School (SELS) on Maritime law organised in 2018 and 2019 respectively.
Nina was admitted to the bar in 2022.
Nina is fluent in English and Maltese, and has a basic understanding of German and French.
Nina has assisted in a number of local commercial and real estate transactions, including drafting and reviewing complex Lease Agreements and advising on matters ancillary thereto.
Nina actively assists in high-profile client briefs on a variety of employment and labour law matters, including advising on employee hiring options, whistleblowing considerations, restrictive covenant clauses, and equal pay considerations.
Nina assisted in a project for the first large-scale application for the EU Innovation Fund for Malta, in respect of a national project focusing mainly on renewable energy.