Monaco Yacht Show 2019
E&S is pleased to be attending the Monaco Yacht Show between the 25th till 28th September both days included. Our aim is to meet industry professionals, discuss current topics within the sphere of yachting and registration thereof as well as potentially meeting charterers, buyers, their representatives and members of the Authorities.
This year, the iconic Port Hercules shall host over 125 extraordinary one-off superyachts built by the world’s leading shipyards. It will welcome leaders from the yachting industry and it is the perfect event to network and discuss with international professionals and clients in the industry.
With Malta’s maritime registry ranking 1st in Europe and 6th in the world, having Maltese professionals present at this event is of utmost importance in order to continue to promote and explain the vast opportunities being offered by Malta on ship registration and leasing.
Offering a multitude of services to both private and corporate client, our Client Relationship Manager and Head of Business Development, Dr Deborah Vella together with Dr Jeanine Schembri who is well versed in the ambit of shipping and Dr Jacob Daniel Portelli would be happy to meet with you and take your business to the next level.
Dr. Deborah Vella
Deborah graduated as Doctor of Laws in 2015, admitted to the bar in 2017 and has been working with E&S Group for the past six years within the Corporate and Legal Department. Her main areas of practice are corporate and commercial law. Deborah also takes particular interest in gaming, employment, residency matters and intellectual property issues. In the professional field, she is subscribed as a member of the Malta Chambers of Advocates and the Malta Institute of Taxation where she has read the Professional Certificate of Taxation. In 2017, she took a managerial role within E&S Group heading the corporate team. Her responsibilities were managing and supervising the corporate team, as well as assisting with legal expertise and client relationships together with the Board of Directors. In the first quarter of 2019 Deborah continued to exercise her abilities and corporate expertise by heading also the Corporate Legal Team.
In light of the above, the Directors have promoted Deborah to be the Chief Business Development Manager of E&S Group. Whilst she will continue to be of support towards the corporate and legal team within the firm, her main focus will shift to being the interface with top tier clients and ensuring that such are serviced in the best possible way. Deborah will nonetheless continue to oversee and supervise all that is related to gaming, employment and IP. As the company’s CRM she will also be engaged in a business development role which involves the planning and executing of offline business development and marketing for the Group.
Deborah is fluent in English and Maltese with a proficient understanding of Italian.
Deborah specializes in corporate, commercial, restructuring, gaming, tax, IP and private client matters.
Phone:+356 2010 3020
Dr. Jeanine Schembri
Jeanine joined E&S Group as a legal trainee and currently holds the position of legal associate. Before joining E&S Group she practised as a legal intern at a Maltese litigation firm for a year and a half. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree and a Masters of Advocacy degree, which she obtained from the University of Malta. She has also been admitted to the bar in 2019. Her main areas of practice are corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, shipping law and aviation law related matters.
Jeanine is fluent in Maltese, English and has a basic knowledge of Italian.
Phone:+356 2010 3020
Dr. Jacob Daniel Portelli
Jacob joined E&S Group as a legal trainee in March 2018. Prior to joining E&S Group, Jacob had interned at a leading law firm in Malta, assisting in criminal, family and civil law matters. Jacob holds a Bachelor of laws with Honours and a Master of Advocacy degree from the University of Malta. Jacob completed his studies with a legal paper on Investor Protection in Financial Services. He has also completed a Master’s degree in International Business and Corporate Finance Law at the Liverpool John Moores University with a dissertation on Anti-Money Laundering Legislation and Cryptocurrency within the European Union. Jacob has been greatly involved in student organisations, previously occupying the role of President of the Malta Law Students’ Society, Education Commissioner of the National Students’ Council and the Faculty of Laws Student Representative. Jacob was also a Board Member of the Refugee Appeals Board. Jacob is now focusing on client relations and business development to help maintain a holistic relationship between E&S and its clients.
Jacob is fluent in English and Maltese.
Phone:+356 2010 3020