The partners of Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal (“FFF Legal”) are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Manfred Galdes as a partner of the law firm with effect from the 1st May 2023.
Dr Galdes is a well known and respected legal practitioner with over 20 years’ experience, who specializes in anti-money laundering regulation and financial crime compliance. He also founded and leads the ARQ Group’s Risk and Compliance practice area.
Dr Galdes graduated LL.D. from the University of Malta in the year 2001 and was conferred an LL.M. degree in EU Commercial Law by the University of Leicester in 2006. He was appointed director of the FIAU in 2008, an organisation he led for eight years until his transition to private practice in 2016. He has acted as a senior consultant to FFF Legal since then.
In welcoming Dr Galdes to the partnership board, co-founding partner Dr Christian Farrugia said that “Manfred’s expertise, integrity and work ethic have already contributed to the success of the law firm since he took up the position of senior consultant six years ago. My partners and I are certain that his appointment to the role of partner will further strengthen the firm’s management structure as well as its footprint in the industry regulatory space.”
Dr Galdes said that: “I am honoured to take on this position and look forward to contributing towards consolidating FFF Legal’s position as one of the top law firms in Malta in the regulatory and compliance space. This practice area has increased in importance over the past few years and will surely be one of the major growth areas for law firms in the years to come. ”
FFF Legal welcomes Dr Galdes to his new leadership position.