Steve Muscat Azzopardi appointed Director, Trust & Corporate Services

Chetcuti Cauchi | Published on 28 Dec 2023

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At the Firm's Annual Christmas Dinner, senior partner Dr Priscilla Mifsud-Parker proudly announced Steve Muscat Azzopardi's promotion to Director, Corporate and Trust Services.

"Steve has demonstrated versatility, commercial awareness, technical soundness and leadership throughout his tenure at Chetcuti Cauchi, and truly deserves recognition for the quality and effectiveness of our corporate and trust practice.  Above all, he is well-respected by his own people, who appreciate his loyalty and people development mindset. I congratulate Steve and welcome him to the Board." - Dr Priscilla Mifsud-Parker, Senior Partner.

Steve joined the firm in 2017 and has progressed up the ranks within the service delivery and advisory functions.  His exposure has covered fintech, crypto, financial services, trust and family offices.  Saying a few words on his appointment, Steve added 

"I have experienced the firm being truly supportive of me and my team-mates through a number of personal and professional challenges over the years, and I feel very proud to join the executive team where I can be of better service to our people and our firm. I look forward to working in this new exciting chapter of Chetcuti Cauchi."

Commenting on the work environment at Chetcuti Cauchi, Steve added:

"In a life that has become more and more hectic and demanding both at work and at home, I commend the firm for offering a wonderful work-life balance through the many measures and benefits in place to prioritise our physical and mental wellbeing."

About Steve Muscat Azzopardi

Steve earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree, specializing in Management and Banking & Finance, from the University of Malta in 2001. He commenced his career at an English IFA and Trustee firm located in Malta, catering primarily to British expatriates. Upon Malta's accession to the EU in 2004, Steve relocated to Luxembourg, where he contributed his expertise to a Private Wealth Assurance firm. Here, he significantly expanded his global experience, collaborating with Europe's top Private Banks and Family Offices in the realm of Pan-European HNWI Privat bancassurance business.

In 2012, embracing fatherhood, Steve returned to Malta, entering its burgeoning Corporate Services sector. He provided consultancy services to international corporate and private clients, focusing on operational restructuring, project management, compliance and corporate governance. Steve assumed board positions in select companies, leveraging his executive role to facilitate their establishment in Malta. These included an insurance brokerage cell, an online gaming company, and a financing operation. He joined the Malta office of a European Trust and Corporate provider in 2016 that saw him overseeing Trust & Corporate Services until he was invited to lead the Trust and Corporate Department at Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates in 2017. In 2023 Steve was appointed Director of the Trust and Corporate Services arm at the Firm.

Steve holds membership in the Malta Institute of Financial Services Professionals (IFSP) and is a qualified Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP). Beyond his professional endeavours, Steve cherishes travelling and spending time outdoors with his family, enjoying activities such as trekking, cycling and kayaking.

Our Trust & Corporate Services Practice

With over two decades of industry experience, Chetcuti Cauchi excels in offering comprehensive, multi-disciplinary services covering legal, tax, compliance, corporate and trust services. The Firm adeptly combines pragmatism with fully-compliant legal and fiscal compliance, crucial in intricate corporate structures. Leveraging cutting-edge financial and management technology, Chetcuti Cauchi corporate and trust arm delivers top-tier professional services to the global business community for Maltese-registered companies and trusts.

The firm's Financial Service lawyers and regulatory experts possess extensive knowledge in establishing licensed trust companies in Malta, meeting all requirements stipulated under the Act. Malta's professional trustees' industry experiences consistent growth, with Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates emerging as a leading provider, catering to both local and international clients for commercial and private trusts, legal or otherwise.

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Key Contacts

Dr Priscilla Mifsud Parker

Senior Partner, Corporate, Tax & Immigration

+356 22056122

Dr Charlene Mifsud

Partner, Corporate & Commercial

+356 2205 6298

Mr Steve Muscat Azzopardi

Director, Trust & Corporate Services, CCA Interserv Ltd

+356 2205 6328

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