There are many reasons one might choose to re-locate to Malta; employment opportunities, the warmer climate, language benefits, tax purposes or simply for retirement. Whichever the reason, citizenship is important to consider if you intend to settle and work on the island. Under the Malta Individual Investor Programme (IIP) third country nationals may gain naturalisation for themselves and their families if they contribute to the economic development of Malta, giving them the right to establishment in any of the 28 European member states.

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Residence in Malta

E&S Group provides assistance to clients in all matters relating to residency,
whether they are from the European Union or outside. Our expert team assists
clients in gaining ordinary residence including programmes
offering special tax status or citizenship by investment.

Key Contacts

Senior Manager

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 five years within the 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 are managing and supervising the corporate team, as well as assisting with legal expertise and client relationships together with the Board of Directors. In 2019 Deborah shall continue to exercise her abilities and corporate expertise by heading also the Corporate Legal Team.

Deborah is fluent in English and Maltese.

Deborah specializes in corporate, commercial, restructuring, gaming, tax, IP and private client matters

Phone:+356 2010 3020


"According to our experience, E&S Consultancy team is made up of well-trained and skilled professionals who are always there to satisfy your business needs with reference to Maltase law. Their work is well organized and carried out in a precise and timely manner. I look forward to continuing my cooperation with E&S Consultancy."

Giorgio Crotta & Marco Compagnino - FIDINAM & Partners

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