Chetcuti Cauchi Announces Promotion of Steve Muscat Azzopardi to Director, Corporate and Trust Services

During the Firm’s Annual Christmas Dinner, Dr. Priscilla Mifsud-Parker, senior partner, proudly unveiled the promotion of Steve Muscat Azzopardi to the position of Director, Corporate and Trust Services.

“Steve has consistently demonstrated versatility, commercial awareness, technical acumen, and exemplary leadership during his tenure at Chetcuti Cauchi. He truly deserves recognition for his contributions to the quality and effectiveness of our corporate and trust practice. Moreover, he has earned the respect of his colleagues for his loyalty and people development mindset. I extend my heartfelt congratulations to Steve and welcome him to the Board.” – Dr. Priscilla Mifsud-Parker, Senior Partner.

Having joined the firm in 2017, Steve has steadily climbed the ranks within the service delivery and advisory functions. His expertise spans across fintech, crypto, financial services, trust, and family offices. Speaking on his appointment, Steve expressed,

“I have experienced unwavering support from the firm, both personally and professionally, through various challenges over the years. Joining the executive team allows me to better serve our people and our firm, and I am excited about this new chapter at Chetcuti Cauchi.”

Reflecting on the work environment, Steve added,

“In a world that demands more from us both at work and home, I commend the firm for providing an excellent work-life balance through various measures and benefits prioritizing our physical and mental well-being.”

About Steve Muscat Azzopardi

Steve earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree, specializing in Management and Banking & Finance, from the University of Malta in 2001. His career journey includes roles in Malta, Luxembourg, and returning to Malta in 2012 to contribute to the Corporate Services sector. Steve’s professional background involves consultancy services for international corporate and private clients, operational restructuring, project management, compliance, and corporate governance. Appointed as Director of the Trust and Corporate Services arm in 2023, Steve holds membership in the Malta Institute of Financial Services Professionals (IFSP) and is a qualified Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP).

Beyond his professional pursuits, Steve enjoys traveling and outdoor activities with his family, such as trekking, cycling, and kayaking.

Chetcuti Cauchi’s Trust & Corporate Services Practice

With over two decades of industry experience, Chetcuti Cauchi excels in providing comprehensive, multi-disciplinary services covering legal, tax, compliance, corporate, and trust services. The firm combines pragmatism with fully-compliant legal and fiscal standards in intricate corporate structures. The corporate and trust arm leverages cutting-edge financial and management technology to deliver top-tier professional services globally for Maltese-registered companies and trusts.

Chetcuti Cauchi’s Financial Service lawyers and regulatory experts possess extensive knowledge in establishing licensed trust companies in Malta, meeting all requirements stipulated under the Act. The firm has emerged as a leading provider, catering to both local and international clients for commercial and private trusts, legal or otherwise, in Malta’s thriving professional trustees’ industry.