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Dr Jean-Philippe Chetcuti
Dip.Tax, Dip.ITM, B.A., LL.M.(Warwick), LL.D., TEP
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Academic Profile

Jean-Philippe holds a doctoral degree in European Corporate Tax Law and has received instruction in law and accounting at the University of Malta. He also holds a masters degree in International Economic Law from the Law School of the University of Warwick, England, where he graduated with distinction.  Dr Chetcuti has recently completed a Certificate course in Trust Law and Administration.

Practice Areas

Co-founding partner of Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates, Jean-Philippe heads the Tax Law and Trusts & Estates practice groups as well as the Immigration departments of the Firm.  Dr Chetcuti acts as legal counsel and tax consultant to foreign high net worth individuals and business entities seeking a tax efficient base and residence in European Malta.

He also provides legal, corporate, tax and commercial advisory services to a considerable number of Maltese and foreign businesses and individuals. He advises on corporate, financial and business matters and has acted as counsel in complex commercial transactions, often involving issues of tax, trusts and estate planning.

Legal Research

Dr Chetcuti's doctoral research in the field of European tax law centred around corporate tax harmonisation in the European Union, particularly the Tax Arbitration Convention (90/436/EEC). 

At the Law School of Warwick University, he undertook research on the Proposed Taxation of Savings Income Directive in the context of international initiatives on harmful tax competition.

Lecturing & Conferences

Jean-Philippe speaks regularly at various international fora and academic institutions on the use of Maltese vehicles for international tax planning.


Maltese, English, Italian.


Jean-Philippe is a member of the following professional associations and institutions:

Chamber of Advocates, Valletta, Malta

Institute of Financial Services Practitioners, Malta

UK Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, England

Council of the Malta Branch, Society for Trusts & Estates Practitioners (STEP)

International Fiscal Association, Rotterdam, The Netherlands . . . .

Trusts Subcommittee of the IFSP


"The process of corporate tax harmonisation in the EC"
"The Challenge of E-commerce to the Definition of a Permanent Establishment:
The OECD’s Response"
"Arbitration in International Tax Dispute Resolution"
"The EU Tax Arbitration Convention"
"The Arbitration Convention - its strengths and its weaknesses"

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