The Firm

Chetcuti Cauchi is one of the largest legal and professional services firm in Malta, providing legal, residency and citizenship, tax, trusts and estate planning services to businesses, private clients and governments worldwide. It is continuously expanding its presence internationally, with offices in Cyprus, London, Zurich and Hong Kong. Its global vision and business acumen have been the driving force behind the firm’s evolution over the years to offer a host of comprehensive and integrated services to its growing client base. The firm boasts unrivalled expertise in corporate law, international tax law, intellectual property law, trusts, property law, residency and citizenship, as well as other investment programmes, thus is well positioned to offer an all-inclusive service to its clients. Its multidisciplinary team are well respected in international circles and are exemplary players in implementing the firm’s mission of providing high-quality, client-centric services that are focused on the clients’ personal and commercial realities. 

Global Residency and Citizenship Lawyers

Chetcuti Cauchi enjoys a sterling reputation in the areas of citizenship and residence planning and in the handling of legal and tax matters relevant to the structuring and planning of personal wealth and personal interests and businesses worldwide.

Over the years, we have meticulously rendered advisory services to successful entrepreneurs, business families, individuals and institutions and Governments through our unique, multidisciplinary set-up of over a 180 lawyers, tax advisors, accountants, company administrators and relocation advisors. The provision of such a wide spectrum of services means that our team has the right blend of insight and knowledge to deliver the right solutions related to Citizenship and Residency by investment, legal, tax, company formation, corporate relocation, and fiduciary services to our clients.

This cross-functional arrangement, as well as Chetcuti Cauchi’s expertise through our international footprint, allows it to develop solutions that are unique and tailor-made to the exigencies of the client. This provides the necessary comfort to discerning clients that range from High Net Worth individuals and families, to entrepreneurs and blue chip companies.

The Firm serves as a trusted advisor to personal and corporate end-clients, as well as Governments, international law firms, tax advisors, accountants, private bankers and family offices worldwide. Our Private Client practice vaunts a team of advisers spanning the legal, accounting and tax professions that is always highly commercially aware, timely, accurate and commercially astute. Besides being one of the very first Citizenship and residency-specialised firms, we boast a commitment to quality, whilst at the same time emphasising responsiveness and unparalleled client service.

Our Government Advisory Practice

With over 15 years of experience in the field of residency and citizenship, we at Chetcuti Cauchi pride ourselves in acting as a bridge between high net worth individuals seeking investment opportunities and governments aiming to attract foreign direct investment. As a law firm specialising in residency and citizenship programmes we uphold the highest standards in ensuring confidentiality in providing detailed and holistic advice to our clients, private clients and governments alike.  

Through our experienced and dedicated team of over 180 lawyers and professionals, we are well positioned to advise governments on the design, implementation and operation of residency and citizenship programmes.  Our approach to these programmes is based on attracting foreign direct investment to boost the economic growth of the country.

Our government advisory practice provides holistic advice to governments on every aspect of the residency or citizenship programme, starting from the planning and design stage up to the actual implementation and operation of the programme.


The following law firms have contributed to the respective country chapters. 



Luc Walleyn

Walleyn & Blanmailland SPRL

Rue Vandeweyer 100, 1030 Bruxelles

+ 322 215 23 03



Céline Verbrouck

Altea Avocats 
Bld Louis Scmidtlaan 56 
1040 Brussels

Tel: + 322 894 45 73  



Valeria Ilareva

Foundation for Access to Rights (FAR)

Bulgaria, 1582 Sofia, Bul. Prof. Tsvetan Lazarov, No. 130, office 9

+359 888 401 489



Marko Barbarić


Gramaca 2L, 10000, Zagreb Croatia

+385 1376 0511



Dr Jean-Philippe Chetcuti 

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates

21 Vasili Michailidi

Street, 3026, Limassol, Cyprus

+357 2203 0262


 Czech Republic

Veronika Plešková

Havel, Holásek & Partners s.r.o.

Florentinum, Reception A, Na Florenci 2116/15, 110 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic

+420 255 000 111



Tommy Angermair

Skt. Clemens Stræde 7
8000 Aarhus C

+45 87 32 12 51



Valters Gencs

Gencs Valters Law Firm

World Trade Center 6th floor, Ahtri street 12, 10151 Tallinn, Estonia

+372 61 91 000



Emiljan Ceci

Finnish Law and Economy Law Firm

Tekniikantie 12, 02150, Espoo, Finland

 +358 46 656 0612  



Andreea Haulbert

Karl Waheed Avocats

34 rue Henri Chevreau 75020 Paris

 +33 1 43 66 94 27



Thomas Oberhäuser

Kanzlei am Ulmer Münster

Münsterplatz 13, 89073 Ulm, Germany

+49 0731 140 41-0



Theodoros Giannakopoulos

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

28 Dimitriou Soutsou str., 115 21 Athens

+30 210 817 1500



Várady Endre

VJT & Partners Law Firm, Budapest, Hungary

Kernstok Károly tér 8, 1126 Budapest, Hungary

 +36 1 501 9900



Hiro Ino

Hiro Ino & Co. Solicitors

12 Parliament Street Temple Bar Dublin 2

 +353 1 677 5011



Barbara Cova, Paola Caputi, Sara Bucalossi

Mazzeschi Law Firm

Via Pieve in Piano, 105

53034 Colle di val D’Elsa – Siena

+39 0577926921



Valters Gencs

Gencs Valters Law Firm

Valdemara Center 3rd floor, Kr. Valdemara street 21, LV-1010, Riga, Latvia

 +371 67 24 00 90



Valters Gencs

Gencs Valters Law Firm

J.Basanavičiaus street 26, 1st floor, LT-03109, Vilnius, Lithuania

+370 52 61 10 00



Joram Moyal

MMS Avocats

14a, rue des Bains, L-1212 Luxembourg

 +352 26 20 30 06 / +352 691 801 109



Dr. Antoine Saliba Haig

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates

120, St Ursula Street

Valletta, VLT 1236

+356 2205 6200



Alex Sullivan


74, BD D’ITALIE 98000 Monaco

+377 93 25 87 97



Milos Komnenic

Bul. Svetog Petra Cetinjskog br. 130 | 81000 Podgorica | Montenegro

+382 67 227 078




Sarah Lindeboom

Kroes Advocaten Immigration Lawyers

De Ruijterkade 112, 1101 AB Amsterdam, Postal Address: P.O. Box 17186, 1001 JD Amsterdam

 +31 (0)20 5207058



Arild Humlen

Humlen advokater AS

Grensen 16, 3 rd. floor 0159 Oslo

+47 22 41 44 44



Karolina Schiffter

Raczkowski Paruch sp.k

ul.Bonifraterska 17 00-203 Warszawa

+48 22 380 42 50



Teresa Patrício

Teresa Patrício & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados, SP, RL

Campo Grande, 46D – 1º Dto 1700-093 Lisboa

+351 217 981 030



Florina-Rodica Ciocan

Cabinet de Avocat “Ciocan Florina-Rodica”

15 Charles de Gaulle Plaza, 3 Floor

District 1, Bucharest, Romania.

+40 727555041


 Slovak Republic

Ondřej Majer

Havel, Holásek & Partners s. r. o., advokátska kancelária

Zuckermandel Center, Žižkova 7803/9, 811 02 Bratislava, Slovak Republic

 +421 232 113 900



Andrés de Ceballos Cabrillo

 Ceballos Abogados

 Pza. Ángel Menéndez 3, 2º izqda 39300 Torrelavega, Cantabria

 +34 942803532



Roger Breitenstein

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates

Seehofstrasse 4 Zürich, CH-8008

+41 445 087 172


 United Kingdom

Conor Boyd

Kingsley Napley LLP

Knights Quarter 14 St John’s Lane London EC1M 4AJ /

+44 207 814 1200