Practice Expertise

  • Investment Services & Funds

Areas of Practice

  • Investment Services & Funds

WSG Practice Industries

WSG Leadership

  • Fintech Law Group - Member


Katya Tua is a Partner at Mamo TCV Advocates. She heads the Investment Services department of the firm. Katya was called to the Bar in 2002 and joined the law firm GVTH Advocates as an associate in the same year. She joined Simon Tortell and Associates as a founding partner in 2009.She advises primarily international clients in the incorporation and licensing of all types of collective investment schemes including UCITS, alternative investment funds "AIFs" and professional investor funds "PIFs"

Katya also advises on the drafting and negotiation of associated documentation as well as on all ongoing legal support work that collective investment schemes require, particularly regulatory compliance. Her regulatory experience also includes the structuring and operations of asset management and administrators.

Bar Admissions
Admitted to the Maltese Bar, Superior Courts of Malta (2002)
International Bar Association

B.A. in Legal and Humanistic Studies (1998, University of Malta)
Doctor of Laws (2001, University of Malta)
LL.M. (2002, University College London)

Areas of Practice

  • Investment Services & Funds

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
Maltese counsel for the incorporation and licensing of numerous collective investment schemes in Malta
Maltese counsel for the setting up and licensing the first UCITS III platform in Malta
Maltese counsel to the first Bermuda based professional investor fund that re-domiciled to Malta
Counsel to the first professional investor fund incorporated and licensed in Malta that was structured as alimited partnership
Counsel to the first fully operational Recognised Incorporated Cell structure set up in Malta

Professional Associations
Malta Chamber of Advocates
Institute of Financial Services Practitioners


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