Dr. Vanessa Vella LL.M. (Melit.), LL.D. (Melit.)

Managing Partner

A lawyer by profession since 1998, Vanessa occupied a senior managerial position in a one of the largest local Maltese bank and has been extensively involved in the financial services sector for the past 16 years. She has provided specialised legal advice to the bank’s retail banking and wealth management areas, fund management, commercial banking and global banking and markets, life insurance sector, trusts and foundations, and company secretarial support. Further responsibilities included legal risk management, drafting agreements, bond issues, formation and liquidation of companies, advising compliance regulatory function and interaction with the local regulatory authorities.

Vanessa is currently the managing partner of Vella Grech Legal, a multi-disciplinary boutique Law Firm established in Malta. Her core areas of expertise include financial services, corporate & commercial, banking & finance, investment services, e-Commerce, franchising, intellectual property & competition, consumer & retail and insurance.

She also occupies non-executive directorship and company secretarial roles in local companies and audit committees.

Vanessa was interviewed by the Malta Business Review Magazine for the Women Leaders series. She also currently completed a Masters in European Business Law (European and Comparative Law) from the University of Malta.

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