EMD Advocates was set up in the year 2000 and has its principal place of business at Vaults 13-16, Valletta Waterfront, Malta. The law firm has grown into a multi-disciplinary firm lead by five partners and a staff complement of over 60 persons including lawyers, tax consultants and accountants. It is today regarded as being a leading Maltese law firm, providing traditional legal services as well as specialised legal and advisory services. EMD Advocates, the firm’s legal arm, boasts a strong international legal practice with particular emphasis on a number of niche areas including corporate law, trust law, family office and private client services, immigration, intellectual property, iGaming, financial services, pharma, shipping, aviation, employment law and property conveyance. The advisory arm of the firm provides services relating to company incorporation and administration services, tax consultancy and compliance as well as accounting and book-keeping services. The firm prides itself in placing particular emphasis on close relationships with each client, being willing to listen to its clients and provide pragmatic solutions to their various challenges and opportunities. The firm’s partners are members of the Malta Chamber of Advocates, the Institute of Financial Service Practitioners and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Dr. Pierre Mifsud is also a part-time lecturer in Corporate & Commercial Law at the University of Malta.