Dr Philip Mifsud is a Senior Associate within GANADO Advocates’ Corporate Department, regularly assisting clients in all corporate matters including advice on corporate governance matters, assistance with corporate financing, M&A transactions, voluntary dissolutions and various other corporate transactional projects.

Philip also works in the IP and TMT practice area and has regularly given legal advice on matters related to this area including registration of trademarks, advice on copyright law, review of franchising agreements, drafting and review of software licences as well as providing assistance to clients in the areas of telecommunications law and media law.

Philip regularly advises clients of the firm in relation to data protection law matters including assisting clients with their data protection and privacy compliance obligations whether at initial phase of a company’s existence as well as in relation to the company’s ongoing privacy obligations, both in terms of internal procedures vis-à-vis employees as well as third parties interacting with the company. He has assisted and guided a number of clients, from a diverse range of industries and market sectors (including insurance, banking, gaming and real estate) with adapting and adhering to data protection legislation (pre and post GDPR) as well as having conducted a number of data protection audits in order to identify any data privacy gaps that may exist within an organisation. He also provides regular support to data protection officers (DPOs).

Philip spent the most part of 2019 working in the firm’s office in Luxembourg, advising clients on setting up, establishing and licensing of investment funds, management companies and alternative investment fund managers as well as providing ongoing assistance to clients once the structures have been set up.

Career

  • GANADO Advocates, Senior Associate: 2020
  • GANADO Advocates, Associate: 2015
  • GANADO Advocates, Advocate: 2011

Education

  • Master of Laws (LL.M) (International Banking & Finance), 2013 (London)
  • Doctor of Laws (LL.D), 2011 (Malta)
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), 2008 (Malta)

Memberships

  • Admitted to the Maltese Bar, Superior Courts of Malta