DF Advocates Malta

Practice Areas

Financial Services
Aviation Industry
Sports and Entertainment
Corporate & Commercial
Dispute Resolution
Electronic Communications
Estate Planning
EU & Competition
Film and Audiovisuals
Intellectual Property
Privatisation and Public Procurement
Dr. Anthony Galea B.A. LL.D
Dr. Anthony Galea B.A. LL.D


Practice Areas:

Main:Corporate Law, Yacht Registration and Finance, Aircraft Registration and Finance, International Tax Planning, Financial Services Law, Ship Registration, Ship Arrest and Admiralty Law.
Secondary: Sports and Entertainment Law, Film and Audio Visual Law and Finance.


B.A. Legal and Humanistic Studies, Dip. Not. Pub, LL.D.(Malta)

Languages Spoken:

Maltese, English, Italian and French

Other Notes:

Bar Admission, Superior Courts of Malta, Member of the Malta Chamber of Advocates

Experience and Key Assignments:

Acts as legal advisor to various foreign banks and international companies in relation to yacht finance and registration, including related matters such as fiscal advice, management, chartering, and insurance.

Is appointed on the Executive Committee of the Malta Maritime Law Association and actively particularly in the sub-committees related to Yachting and the Disclosure of Financial Statements and Taxation of Entities.

Advices a leading Maltese Bank in relation to financing operations of the Bank. Acts as legal advisor to international companies in the financial services industry on matters relating to the setting up of funds, providing advice in relation to corporate, fiscal and licensing matters.

Advices a number of international companies in the film services industry, in relation to various matters including film finance, tax planning, film production and distribution.

Acted for various Maltese and international companies and consortia in transactions relating to renewable energy sources and environmental issues, and is appointed by the Government of Malta as Secretary on the IPPC Committee.

Authored and co-authored various articles and papers on the Yachting Industry and Sports and Entertainment law. Acts as legal advisor for various sports persons and international companies in relation to sports contracts, including employment and sponsorship contracts.


Joined the law firm Hugh Peralta & Associates as trainee

Joined the law firm Deguara Farrugia Advocates (DF Advocates), Malta as trainee and thereafter in 2003 as an associate


LL.D. Degree conferred by the University of Malta after successfully submitting a thesis on the indirect tax treatment of cross-border supplies under EU and Maltese Law.

Diploma - Notary Public (University of Malta)

B.A. Legal International Relations Studies


Malta Chamber of Advocates and the Malta Maritime Law Association