Malta Private Clients

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Led by Dr Jean-Philippe Chetcuti, the firm's managing partner, our Private Client practice serves wealthy individuals and families, and their trustees and family offices, private banks and other wealth management service providers.  Our lawyers and tax advisers provide personal tax planning and compliance, citizenship and residency planning, wills and estates and international wealth structuring advice. We also provide structures for the holding and VAT minimization of high value assets including aircraft, super yachts and art.

Breath of Malta Private Client Experience 

Our Private Client practice offers the resources of lawyers and other professional advisers with expertise in tax, succession, estate planning, immigration, family business governance and succession, banking, real estate, philanthropy, pensions and dispute resolution. 

Specialist Malta Immigration Team 

Our Private Client practice vaunts a team ‘with a difference’.  Besides being the first Malta immigration law practice in a law firm in Malta, our members seek to be always highly commercially aware, speedy, accurate and commercially astute.  With advisers spanning the legal, accounting and tax professions, we boast a commitment to quality whist at the same time emphasising responsiveness and paramount client service. 

Lawyer-Client Privilege 

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates is a licensed law firm bound by professional secrecy: lawyer-client privilege is fully protected under Maltese law (unlike other non-law firm agents working in this sector.) 

Who We Help 

Our Malta Private Client practice provides a range of specialist, high-quality services to the following typical clients: 

  • Family businesses
  • High net worth individuals & families
  • Trusts & Foundations
  • Legal & tax advisers
  • Banks, credit & financial institutions
  • Family offices & asset managers
  • Sports and leisure organisations
  • Charities and philanthropic constructions
  • Museums & galleries

Malta Private Client Services 

Our Private Client practice adopts a rounded approach to the legal needs of our clients by tapping into our wider, fully integrated firm-wide services. 

We start by identifying our clients’ personal and commercial objectives. We ensure that any domestic or international wealth structuring, family wealth issues or disputes, real estate and commercial transactions, family office matters or philanthropic intentions are aligned with such objectives.  

We also work closely with our Corporate and Tax teams to offer an all-inclusive service to our clients with their intricate personal and business legal requirements. 

Our Private Client practice advises and assists with the following core matters: 


  • Residence & domicile
  • Corporate relocation
  • Economic citizenship & residency
  • Employment Advice
  • Inward Investment

Tax Planning 

  • Pre-immigration tax planning
  • Personal tax planning
  • Structuring of inward investment
  • Succession planning

Trusts & Estates 

  • Asset protection structures
  • Charity, philanthropy & not-for-profit
  • Company formation & services
  • Estate Planning
  • Fiduciary services
  • Trust management & protectorship
  • Wills & probate
  • Wealth protection

Business Families 

  • Civil partnerships
  • Family Business Governance
  • Family Business Succession
  • Pre-/Post-Nups
  • Trusts, foundations, companies & other wealth management vehicles
  • Overseas pensions schemes & remuneration trusts

High Value Assets 

  • Art & cultural property
  • Aircraft
  • Intellectual property
  • Shipping
  • Super yachts
  • Real estate

Concierge & Family Office 

  • Investment Control
  • Property Location & Sourcing
  • Property management
  • Design & architectural services

In a typical scenario, it is our role to ensure that such clients familiarise themselves with Malta.  We project manage their setting up from a legal, corporate and logistical aspect and assist them in compliance and ongoing matters.

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Key Contacts

Dr Priscilla Mifsud Parker

Senior Partner, Corporate, Tax & Immigration

+356 22056122

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