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About Us

We are a group of companies and an associated group of legal advisors that together form a boutique, multi-disciplinary corporate advisory practice that assists a portfolio of international clients being both individuals and businesses. We offer a full array of legal, corporate, tax and advisory services required by companies in Malta, whether they are small businesses or large multi-national groups with a Malta element in their repertoire. From the simple setting up of a business operation to the more complex legal, tax and regulatory issues they face, our pro-active team of lawyers, financial advisors, accountants and corporate administrators are available to assist, advise and deliver to any aspects of the Clients’ operations.

Our Mission

We strongly believe in providing high quality, problem-solving, and result-oriented services to individuals and businesses, and that serves in adding value to our clients’ business growth and development. We work with our clients to understand their objectives, resolve current issues and proactively anticipate and prevent future problems while managing their expectations. We are committed to delivering ethically sound and strategic advice in an efficient, compliant and cost-effective manner. Therefore, at E&S group, we value Integrity, Excellence and Teamwork which together form the foundations of our practice.

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Work With E&S Group

E&S Group provides Corporate, Tax and domiciliation services to an international client base. We strive to offer a top-level service to our clients in order to establish and maintain a long-lasting, strong and professional relationship with them. To achieve this, our team is required to be dynamic, professional and efficient in executing client requests.

We are always looking to recruit individuals with these attributes. If you think you have what it takes to join a leading legal firm that operates in all major industries, please have a look at our vacancies.

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E&S Group Management

Chief Executive Officer

Karl Schranz

An accountant by profession, Karl spent 10 years working for a reputable audit firm in various audit roles before joining JP Morgan Chase in London in 2005, specifically working in Credit Hybrid Derivatives. He then returned to Malta to head the corporate finance arm of a local audit firm. In 2009, together with Christian, he was one of the founding members of a Corporate Services Provider in Malta, leaving to set up E&S Consultancy in 2010. Karl heads E&S’ ICO and Tokenomics department, however, his competences include advising and assisting in all MFSA licensing processes, accountancy, Token structuring, iGaming, and all aspects of corporate finance.

Today, together with Antonella and Deborah the running and firms growth has been their commitment towards further years.

Karl is fluent in English, Italian, Maltese.

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Chief Financial Officer and Director of Accounts

Antonella Hili

Antonella, obtained a Master Degree in Accounting from the University of Malta in 2015, and has furthered her studies by obtaining a Professional Certificate in Taxation in 2017. She has been working with E&S Group since 2012 and presently manages the Accounts Department as Director of E&S Back Office Services Ltd. Her main areas of practice are Corporate Tax, VAT, as well as the preparation of Financial Statements for companies from various industries including aviation, gaming, shipping, manufacturing, financial and other services.

Antonella is fluent in Maltese, English and Italian.

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Chief Client Officer and Director of Operations

Dr. Deborah Vella

A lawyer by profession, Deborah had graduated as Doctor of Laws in 2015, admitted to the bar in 2017 and has been working with E&S Group for the past seven years. In her prime time at E&S Deborah was part of the legal team and also headed the corporate team where she aided the building of these two departments. In 2017, she took a managerial role within E&S Group.

Working her way up the ranks, Deborah has been appointed as a member of E&S Groups’ Board of Directors and promoted to Chief Client Officer in November 2020. Whilst she will continue to be of support towards the corporate and legal team within the firm, her main focus has shifted on Strategic Client Relationship Management as well as oversight of various operational functions. As the company’s CCO she is also engaged in a business development role which involves the planning and executing of offline business development and marketing for the Group.

Apart from the above, Deborah is also the Manging Partner of VF Legal, which together with Jade they have set up as a law firm aiding the Group in advisory services.

Deborah is fluent in Maltese and English, and has an understanding in Italian.

Phone:+356 2010 3020

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