Joseph Mizzi


Joseph Mizzi

Partner

Joseph Mizzi

Joseph is a partner at Muscat Mizzi Advocates and heads the dispute resolution and litigation practice. He has represented clients on a wide range of legal matters and he is particularly active in commercial, property, employment and civil litigation.  Joseph has been entrusted to represent financial institutions, corporations, developers, asset managers, and private clients in complex commercial and civil litigation.

Joseph also advises private clients on matters related to residency and citizenship and he is an accredited agent at Identity Malta. He is a director and shareholder of MMB Consultancy Limited, a company which operates through the trade name RC International, the firm’s immigration arm.  

Joseph is a member of the Malta Chamber of Advocates, the International Bar Association and the Investment Migration Council.

Outside of his practice, Joseph loves to spend time with his family and is a faithful supporter of Juventus Football Club.

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Last 3 months to benefit from the reduced duty rate on intra-family donations

Issued on 2nd May 2017, the Duty on Donations of Marketable Securities and Immovable Property Used for Business (Exemption) Order, 2017 (L.N. 131 OF 2017) had introduced a reduced rate of duty for intra-family donations of company shares and immovable property used within a family business. The main features of...

Are employers restricted when applying penalties on employees for termination?

When seeking employment, employees are normally presented with a contract that includes terms and conditions governing the termination of their employment relationship. In Malta, employment law is regulated by the Employment and Industrial Relations Act (the “Act”), which distinguishes between indefinite and definite contracts.  While definite contracts establish a specific...

Muscat Mizzi Advocates to attend Blockchain Live 2018 in London

Muscat Mizzi Advocates will be attending the Blockchain Live! Conference on the 26th September 2018 at the Olympia, London. The conference represents an important gathering for participants of the blockchain industry and provides a good insight on the latest trends in the blockchain space.  We will be meeting a number...

The Registration of Private Residential Lease Agreements and Formalities

The legislation regulating the institute of the lease has seen a number of developments over the years. For instance, prior to the amendments introduced in 2010, there was no obligation imposed on the parties to a lease to draw up a written lease agreement. At the time, it was common...

Terminating a pregnant employee during her probation period

The plaintiff had filed an application claiming that her former employer, Union Print Company Limited, terminated her contract of employment immediately after informing them that she was pregnant. The company dismissed her allegations and claimed that her termination was strictly connected with her work performance. The company essentially argued that...

Debt Collection in Malta

The economic fallout of the recent pandemic has brought about a surge in debt collection claims. The sudden pressure on income for certain businesses necessitates the frugal management of cash flow, to the extent that directors may find themselves in the unenviable position of having to prioritise payments to certain...

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