Franco Vassallo graduated in law in 1983 and given a warrant to practice in 1984. Before graduating he worked as a customs clearance clerk with the local Unilever manufacturing representative exposing him on a first hand experience to port and shipping practices from an end user perspective.
Following graduation he worked in one of the oldest Maltese firms (Camilleri & Delia) until together with David Tonna and Richard Camilleri formed Tonna Camilleri Vassallo which later (2000) merged with John Mamo & Associates to set up Mamo TCV.
He is a keen reader, fisherman, agriculturalist and walker.
Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) (1983, University of Malta)
Represented the national airline’s interests in the Lockerbie Trial held at Camp Zeist Holland;
Represented Maltese interests in the MT Erika case in Paris France;
Represented major helicopter manufacturer in major helicopter tender procedures in Malta;
Represented French Equine national association in major procedeedings concerning cross border disputes in gaming matters;
General external Counsel for Malta’s largest banking instution;
General Counsel for various property owning/developing companies & plc’s;
Former Doctoral examiner University of Malta; and
Various pro bono work such as ongoing representation of victims of abuse at church homes in Malta.
Admitted to the Maltese Bar, Superior Courts of Malta (1984)
Malta Bar Association
La Vallette Philharmonic Club Valletta
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