WH Partners earns recognition in Chambers Europe 2022

NEWS

17 Mar 2022

WH Partners has once again been ranked in the prestigious Chambers Europe guide. The firm earns recognition in the General Business Law practice area in Malta, whilst Co-Managing Partners Olga Finkel and James Scicluna are ranked in the Corporate/Commercial practice in Malta and Partner Ramona Azzopardi is ranked in the Tax practice in Malta.

Chambers Europe 2022 Review

WH Partners is a front-running law firm in the gaming and fintech and virtual financial assets realm, advising gaming sector clients on transactional and regulatory matters and assisting financial institutions with licensing and establishment mandates. The team also assists clients with private equity investments and corporate restructurings, while team members have experience in matters involving employment law, data protection, tax and competition queries."

Strengths

One client highlights that "the work with WH is easy" and particularly appreciates that "the answers are clear and we get responses in a short timeframe."

Another client underlines that the firm's lawyers "always provide us with efficient, business-minded and pragmatic advice that we can implement in our daily operations."

Notable practitioners

James Scicluna advises clients on M&A transactions, as well as funding rounds, competition law and employment law matters. He has a number of clients from the gaming and media industries. He moves up in the rankings this year on the back of client praise, with one underlining his "extensive experience in M&A and expertise in both UK and Maltese law," along with his ability to "provide invaluable insight and guidance in the course of negotiations with the buyer."

Olga Finkel assists clients with M&A transactions and restructuring. She often acts for clients from the gaming and financial sectors.

Ramona Azzopardi handles a broad range of tax law queries, including VAT, double taxation treaties, corporate income tax, capital gains tax and stamp duty issues. A client appreciates that "when there is something urgent, I know that she is always there to assist me with my queries."