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. At E&S group we, therefore 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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Our Partners

E&S Group Management

Director

Dr. Christian Ellul

Christian completed his Doctorate in Law in 2005 furthering his studies with an Adv. LL.M. in International Taxation from the University of Leiden, in the Netherlands. Christian has worked as a tax advisor for a Big 4 Audit firm in Malta as well as a reputable local corporate service provider. In 2009, together with Karl Schranz, he set up another Corporate Services Provider in Malta, before leaving to set up E&S Consultancy in 2010. Christian currently sits on the board of all of the companies within the E&S Group and his competences include Malta direct and indirect taxation, international tax structuring, taxation of tokens, cryptocurrencies, ICOs, trusts, corporate and company law and related legal advice.

Christian is fluent in English, German and Maltese.

Email:christian@ellulschranz.com

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Director

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.

Karl is fluent in English, Italian, Maltese.

Email:karl@ellulschranz.com

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Director

Dr. Mariella Baldacchino

While retaining her responsibility for the corporate and legal team within the firm, Mariella sits on the Board of E&S Consultancy Ltd and RES Malta Ltd and is also responsible for Client Relations Management. She read law at the University of Malta in 2005 and finalised a Master in ‘Diritto Privato Europeo’ at the University of La Sapienza Rome in 2006. In 2006 she joined a tax firm in Malta, whereby she was responsible for a varied international based client portfolio, which developed her experience on efficient tax planning, corporate law matters and client relations. In 2011, she took a senior role within a major audit firm heading the Legal Team. Her responsibilities were managing and supervising the legal team, as well as assisting with legal expertise and ad hoc problem-solving. Mariella joined E&S Group in 2016 as Senior Manager for the Corporate and Legal Department.

Mariella is fluent in English, Italian and Maltese.

Email:mariella@ellulschranz.com

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Director of Accounts

Antonella Lia

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.

Email:antonella@ellulschranz.com

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Meet The Team