Louis de Gabriele
Louis de Gabriele
Partner
Languages: English, Maltese and Italian
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Key facts

Partner since

1995

Practice Group

Corporate and Finance

Practice areas

Banking|Capital Markets|Corporate and Commercial|Finance|Mergers and Acquisitions|Real Estate and Construction|Taxation|Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality|Investment Services Regulation

Professional experience

1995

Partner, Camilleri Preziosi

1993 - 1995

Associate, Camilleri Preziosi

1990 -1993

In-House Counsel, Bank of Valletta p.l.c.

Academic qualifications

1989

LL.M. Comm. & Corporate Law, University of London, UK

1988

LL.D. University of Malta, Malta

Profile

Louis heads the Corporate and Finance practice group of the firm.  Here, he has developed a broad-based practice in corporate, commercial and finance areas ranging from bank lending and banking products to privatisations, capital markets, M&A transactions, corporate finance, securitisations and asset management.  He has extensive experience in advising banks and financial institutions on the regulatory aspects of their business including those international clients who need to establish new operations in Malta.

On a day-to-day basis, Louis advises a number of clients on commercial and finance transactions, regulatory and compliance matters, corporate governance and corporate matters generally. He has much experience in mergers and takeovers, private acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, company divisions and equity and debt financing structures. He has been a first mover in the development of capital markets in Malta and acts for a significant number of companies listed on the Malta Stock Exchange.

Professional memberships

  • Interlaw
  • Chamber of Advocates
  • Institute of Financial Services Practitioners, Chair of the Capital Markets sub-committee
  • International Bar Association
  • Malta Funds Industry Association (MFIA)

What others are saying

"He has a very strategic mind and is great in negotiations. He's one of the top lawyers in Malta." - Financial Services Chambers Europe, 2013

"Sharp, ingenious and solution-driven." - Corporate/Commercial and Financial Services Chambers Europe, 2012

Leading Lawyer - Financial and Corporate IFLR1000, 2013

Leading individual - Corporate and M&A Legal 500, 2013

"He is approachable, extremely knowledgeable and a good lawyer to work with." - Corporate/Commercial Chambers Europe, 2015

"He is very good when it comes to litigation and provides security to our business. I would want him on my side, not against me!" - Dispute Resolution Chambers Europe, 2015

"A brilliant lawyer who provides excellent advice." - Financial Services Chambers Europe, 2015

"Impressive knowledge and negotiation skills."  - Dispute Resolution Chambers Europe, 2016

"Excellent knowledge of how the markets operate."- Financial Services Chambers Europe, 2016

"A tough negotiator and very experienced." - Corporate/Commercial Chambers Global, 2017

"Over the years, he has given us outstanding advice due to his knowledge of corporate finance." - Corporate/Commercial Chambers Global, 2017

"An extremely knowledgeable, highly experienced and practical lawyer." - Financial Services Chambers Global, 2017

"He is very bright, goes straight to the point and is not afraid of proposing unconventional solutions that work." - Financial Services Chambers Global, 2017

"A tough negotiator and very experienced." - Corporate/Commercial Chambers Europe, 2017

"He excels in his line of work and provides practical solutions." - Dispute Resolution Chambers Europe, 2017

"Decisive, determined and able to explain complex legal concepts in simple terms." - Financial Services Chambers Europe, 2017


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Camilleri Preziosi

Level 3, Valletta Buildings

South Street

Valletta, VLT 1103

Malta

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