Luca Amato

Senior Associate
Luca is a Senior Associate within the Corporate and Commercial department of Fenech & Fenech Advocates. A warranted lawyer with over 10 years’ PQE, he graduated as Doctor of Laws (LL.D) in 2011 and was called to the bar in 2012.

Following his pupillage in civil and commercial litigation, he spent some years working in the corporate services industry, following which he joined Fenech & Fenech’s Corporate and Commercial department in 2015.

In 2017, Luca took a sabbatical to found a start-up that was eventually acquired by a local group of companies. He also consulted for local organisations involved in the media and healthcare sectors.

Luca re-joined the firm in 2021 and is a member of the Corporate and Commercial Department.

Luca has worked with various law firms, as well as in-house counsel in the corporate services industry. He has also held the role of Deputy General Counsel with an international healthcare services provider based in Madrid, Spain. To this end, Luca has garnered expertise in a number of fields including corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, trusts and foundations, public procurement and healthcare.

Luca also routinely advises on local and EU regulatory matters and is a core member of Fenech & Fenech’s legal due diligence team.

Languages: Maltese, English, Italian

Career Highlights

Acting as buy-side and sell-side counsel on several large-scale acquisitions including the €80M acquisition of a local oil and gas operator

Co-leading legal due diligence exercises on targets across a number of industries including iGaming, pharmaceuticals and the aviation sector

Coordinating the local FDI notification process in the context of the acquisition of a large Maltese software company

Advising on and managing the submission of tenders for several large-scale PPP healthcare projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and LATAM


University of Malta

2011, Doctor of Laws (LL.D)

University of Malta

2009, Diploma of Notary Public (NP)

University of Malta

2008, Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)