Dr. Priscilla Mifsud-Parker

B.A., M.A.(Fin.Serv.), LL.D., TEP
Senior Partner – Corporate, Trusts & Fintech

Priscilla is a private client lawyer heading the Corporate, Trusts & Fintech as well as the Families & Wealth practice within the firm. In this capacity, she specialises in trusts and estate planning, wealth and business structuring for high net-worth individuals, families, financial institutions as well as multinationals. In the structuring field her main specialty is tailor-made solutions for the optimisation and protection of high value assets and reorganisations of complex structures. Priscilla’s background and experience has enables her to assist clients in structuring their wealth through well-understood, licensed entities such as investment funds. Priscilla handled the setup of the first Malta crypto exchange in 2013 at a time when no regulatory framework was existent. Priscilla’s deep understanding of Malta’s legislation permits her to identify and design structures that meet client requirements while also meeting regulatory approval on an ongoing basis.

Memberships

Chamber of Advocates
Society for Trusts & Estate Practitioners (Technical Officer)
Institute of Financial Services Practitioners

Professional & Civic Activities

Claris Foundation, Trustee
Claris Trustees & Fiduciaries Ltd, Director

Academic Record

University of Malta
M.A. Financial Services
2009
University of Malta
LL.D. Trusts Law
2006
Università degli Studi di Perugia
Private International Law
2006
University of Malta
Diploma Notarial Studies
2004
University of Malta
B.A. Law & Theology
2002

Research

Priscilla has conducted the following research:

– Private International Law at the Universita Degli Studi di Perugia with a focus on the interaction between American and Italian law

– Italian Trust Law at the Universita Degli Studi di Perugia with special focus on the implementation of the domestic trust in Italy and the application of the Hague Convention in Italy

– Thesis at the University of Malta on The Implications of the Trusts and Trustees Act on the reserved portion provisions in the Civil Code

– Thesis at the University of Malta on The exercise of discretion by trustees under Maltese Law

– Responsibilities and obligations of trustees emanating from The Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations

– Director’s Responsibility under the Maltese Companies Act

Languages

English, French, Italian & Maltese