Josianne Brimmer

Josianne is a Partner at Fenech & Fenech Advocates and heads the Finance Department.

Josianne is an experienced financial services and finance lawyer, having practiced in this field since 2001.

Her expertise includes financial services, finance, corporate and commercial law as well as M&A transaction, particularly within the context of financial services regulated firms, where the transactions require approval of the local financial services regulator.

Josianne also advises financial services regulated firms on matters relative to regulatory compliance, anti-money laundering and financial sanctions regulations. She further holds directorship and corporate secretarial roles with financial services regulated firms, having previously held inhouse roles with hedge funds and investment firms with operations in Malta and other European jurisdictions.

Languages: Maltese, English, Italian, French

Career Highlights

May 2014

Fenech & Fenech Advocates, Partner within the Financial Services Law Department and Financing Department

September 2012

Z Investment Partners Ltd., Head of Legal and Compliance.

August 2007

Tell Capital Ltd., Head of Legal Affairs

January 2004

Fenech & Fenech Advocates, Senior Associate

July 2001

Fenech & Fenech Advocates, Associate


University of Malta

2002 – 2005, Master of Arts in Financial Services with a dissertation titled: Investigations into the affairs of companies under Maltese Law

University of Malta

2000 – 2002, Master of Arts in European and Comparative Law with a dissertation titled: Trusts in Europe

University of Malta

1998 – 2001, Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) Title of doctoral thesis: The Rights of workers in the event of transfer of undertakings: European Law and its application

University of Malta

1995 – 1999, Diploma – Notary Public

Financial Services | Band 3
Commercial, Corporate And M&A | Tier 1
Investment Funds | Tier 2
Chambers Europe Financial Services | Band 3
Financial and corporate | Tier 1
View all Awards
"Josianne Brimmer's grasp of the detail is seemingly unparalleled across both the law and our business."
Chambers Global 2024
‘Exceptionally experienced, cordial, up to scratch, always available even at out of office hours for urgent matters. The above also applies to the terrible times we have passed through.’
Legal 500 2022
The professionals at this firm are all rounders. Both partners and associates provide excellent service and detailed advice that leaves no stone unturned. One is in safe hands with the Fenech & Fenech team!’
Legal 500 2022
Josianne Brimmer advises clients on financial regulatory matters, including licensing and approval mandates. She is also known for working on investment fund matters.
Chambers Europe 2022
Josianne Brimmer is also highly regarded.
Legal 500 2021
View all Testimonials