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Louis de Gabriele

Managing Partner

Louis is the first Managing Partner of the firm and was appointed to the role in January 2022.  He is also President of Chamber of Advocates the Maltese recognised professional body for the legal profession.  In his role as Managing Partner, he works closely with other practice partners and the firm’s general manager to develop and promote the firm’s strategy and approach.

Louis acts for a number of corporate clients, banks and financial institutions in relation to the larger or more complex domestic and cross-border transactions; and also covers a broad spectrum of complex commercial litigation, particularly in the corporate and finance area.

He advises on an on-going basis on corporate governance issues as well as regulatory matters in the financial services field.  He is a recognised leader in capital markets, having been an active contributor to the development of Maltese capital markets since the 1990’s, when he advised on the first public offer of securities in Malta in 1990 (Bank of Valletta plc), and subsequently handled most of the large privatisations of public enterprises in Malta.

His depth of knowledge and experience in his areas of expertise has consistently earned him a Band 1 Lawyer ranking in both the Corporate & Commercial and Financial Services sectors of the Chambers Europe and Chambers Global .  He has been included in the Legal 500 Hall of Fame for Commercial, Corporate and M&A sectors, and as leading individual in Banking, Finance & Capital Markets; and investment Funds.  He is also considered as a highly regarded lawyer in Capital Markets, Banking and M&A by the IFLR 1000.

Louis takes a keen interest in matters of corporate governance and actively lectures on matters concerning the roles and responsibilities of directors in an ever-changing globalised world and regulatory constraints.

  • Partner, Camilleri Preziosi
  • Associate, Camilleri Preziosi
  • In-House Counsel, Bank of Valletta p.l.c.
  • Interlaw
  • Chamber of Advocates
  • International Bar Association
  • Malta Funds Industry Association (MFIA)
  • LL.M. Comm. & Corporate Law, University of London, UK
  • LL.D. University of Malta, Malta

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