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A Malta-based law firm providing a comprehensive range of services to the highest calibre of individuals and businesses.

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A legal practice which has adapted and expanded in order to provide representation to clients in a broad spectrum of specialisations.


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Insights and Law Firm News

Welcoming The Honourable President Of The European Parliament

On the 19th February 2024, Dr Roberta Metsola, President of the European Parliament attended the Firm’s head offices in Birkirkara as part of a visit organised by the firm together with ARQ Group and Capstone Assurance. This visit provided the Firm’s partners,...

Understanding The Application Of The 12% VAT Rate For Pleasure Boats

Author: Mr. Joseph FenechPublished: 02nd February 2024Maritime Unit Following the issuance of a Legal Notice at the end of 2023, Malta's Vat regulations on the hiring of pleasure boats have recently been tweaked through the amendment of the Eighth Schedule of the VAT...

The Malta Flag Demonstrates Strong Maritime Performance In 2023/2024

Author: Mr. Joseph FenechPublished: 24th January 2024Maritime Unit Malta has once again demonstrated positive performance across all criteria assessed in the 2023/2024 Flag State Performance Table, as issued by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). The report...

Court of Appeal Rules Against Plaintiff in IT Contract Dispute

Author: Dr Damien Degiorgio and Dr Ramona GaleaPublished: 19th January 2024Litigation Unit   James L. Hawkins V. Seasus Limited (C29821) (269/2015/1 LM)-Court of Appeal (superior jurisdiction) decided on the 18.01.2023   The Court of Appeal (superior...

Malta Flag – Heightened Security Concerns in the Red Sea

Author: Mr. Joseph FenechPublished: 17th January 2024Maritime Unit In response to the intensifying security situation in the Red Sea area, the Malta Merchant Shipping Directorate has issued a Merchant Shipping Notice, calling on all concerned parties to exercise...

Renewal Of Shipping Insurance Blue Cards

Author: Mr. Joseph FenechPublished: 04th Janaury 2024Maritime Unit On the 20th of February 2024, the following annual Certificates ( as applicable ) will expire for most of the merchant vessels:- Certificate of Insurance or other financial security in respect of Civil...

Festive Season Offices Closure Notice

Our offices may operate with reduced resources, on certain days during the Christmas period, between the 22nd December and the 01st January.  We will continue monitoring email traffic during this time, despite this being necessarily intermittent, and do our best to...

Offices Closure Notice – Public Holidays

Please note that Friday 08th December and Wednesday 13th December, are Public Holidays and our offices will therefore be closed on these particular days. We would ask you to kindly copy any urgent enquiries to [email protected].

FFF Legal At The Annual Company Law Conference 2023

On the 22nd November 2023, Dr Madeleine Gauci & Dr Manfred Galdes attended the Annual Company Law Conference, entitled ‘Maltese Company Law – New Perspective, New Laws, New Challenges’. The highly anticipated conference included an excellent panel of speakers, who...

A Strategic Vision For The Superyacht Industry

Author: Mr. Joseph FenechPublished: 22nd November 2023Maritime Unit As the Yachting continues to grow, both in numbers and also in reputation, the Maltese Government has released a strategic vision document for the local Superyacht industry. It is worth noting that in...
“The firm and its lawyers are very professional, well balanced and diversified with unique knowledge, style, creativity, and reputation. They always pay the utmost attention to details and we are very, very happy with our experiences over the years.”

“Over the years, we have enjoyed the firm’s legal support on a wide selection of shipping-related assignments and they have always found a solution to any challenge.”

“We have had the pleasure of Dr Christian Farrugia and FFF, represent various aspects of our business for over 15 years and can recommend him and the firm, without reservation.”

“The firm’s lawyers are responsive and quick to take appropriate action, throughout the years they have provided us with wise counselling and good guidance.”

“Christian Farrugia has always been extremely thorough in his communications and recommendations and they are always on the mark, without fail. Most of all, he is one of the most genuine people you will ever hope to meet.”

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