Award-winning legal, tax and fiduciary firm, Acumum – Legal and Advisory, is celebrating ten years in business. Founded in 2012 by director Geraldine Noel, the Malta-based firm now acts as a leading advisor to international clients with a range of legal, corporate and fiduciary services, with offices across Europe.
Starting out as a one-woman business, Acumum Legal & Advisory provided a vehicle for founder, Geraldine Noel, to use her years of expertise to help a wide range of international clients. With a Masters in Law from the University of Oxford and completing her LLM at Fordham University School of Law, and is currently completing her fourth post graduate degree in energy law, Noel gained valuable expertise as a barrister in London, as well as legal counsel for various global companies – NY, Switzerland & Cayman Islands. Geraldine is a barrister of England & Wales, Republic of Ireland and is registered in Malta and is also a founding partner of Acumum Chambers – an English barristers chambers located in Malta focusing on cross-border litigation and arbitration.
Celebrated throughout the industry, Noel’s work at Acumum – Legal & Advisory has seen her named in the Citywealth Power Woman Top 200 List every year from 2013 to 2020 and has also won awards for Best Businesswoman in Legal Services and Best Contribution in Business Service at the Malta Best Businesswoman Awards in 2021.
With a series of hires over the years, the boutique firm is now a leading expert in corporate law as well as aviation and maritime, pharmaceutical, bio-tech and medical cannabis, energy and wealth and estate services. The firm is also an accredited agent for Maltese citizenship and an authorised mandatory agent for all Maltese residency programmes. Dr. John Navarro joined the company in 2017 as junior legal counsel, qualifying as a Maltese advocate and rising to associate advocate. John is currently in the process of qualifying as an English barrister. In 2018, Michael Satariano joined as director of compliance, with years of corporate services and compliance experience. Finally in 2021, Dr. Geraldine Spiteri took up a full-time role as a lawyer and director designate, with the aim to set up the maritime and aviation section of the company as well as supporting and developing its advisory services.
Other notable achievements for the firm include acceptance to two leading legal networks, the International Jurists and the International Lawyers Network, with Acumum – Legal & Advisory acting as the sole Maltese representative to a global network of professionals.
Geraldine Noel, director of Acumum – Legal & Advisory said: “I’m delighted to mark the milestone of ten years in business. The company has come such a long way since I founded it in 2012 and I am proud to be able to offer such a wide range of services and work with the best talent in Europe. I am excited to see the company grow even further in the coming ten years.” For more information visit www.acumum.com