Trust & Fiduciary

There are a number of reasons a person may want to hold shares in a company through an authorised fiduciary, with confidentiality of ownership topping the list. Trust and fiduciary services are often sought to preserve family-owned businesses or family heirlooms from art collections to historical estates, while also benefiting from favourable tax rates.

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Trust & Fiduciary in Malta

E&S Group are authorised to receive property under trust through a licensed
trustee company, SOLV International Ltd. We offer our clients comprehensive guidance
and all the required support on all trust-related matters. E&S Group is authorised
to hold shares in a fiduciary capacity such that ownership structure
of a company remains confidential. Services offered include:

  • Assistance in the structuring and organisation of the trust
  • Assuring all procedures necessary for compliance with the Trust and Trustees Act
  • Advice on implications of setting up a trust
  • Procuring favourable tax rate with all non-resident beneficiaries

Key Contacts

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 inefficient 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

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

Email:deborah@ellulschranz.com

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Testimonials

"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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