Dr. Giannella Barbieri holds the position of Legal Advisory Services Manager and manages the legal department within BDO Malta, which is composed of lawyers specialising in various fields. Giannella was granted the warrant to practice law in Malta in 2014.
Giannella has assisted both local and international business clients on a broad range of matters including legal due diligence processes, corporate restructuring projects and employee share option schemes. Giannella also assists clients in various corporate matters, including corporate and company law advice and provides guidance on employment issues. Giannella has extensive experience in immigration law and has assisted clients to successfully complete their applications for one of Malta’s immigration programmes.
Giannella earned a bachelor’s degree in law, a notary public diploma and a doctorate degree in law from the University of Malta. She also holds a diploma in taxation from the Malta Institute of Taxation and obtained a certificate in the principles of international taxation from the Chartered Institute of Taxation in the U.K. She is currently pursuing an anti-money laundering certification from the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering specialist (ACAMS).