David Borg-Carbott


Of Counsel | Malta

David Borg-Carbott is Counsel within the firm’s investment services and funds team with particular focus on advising investment firms, asset managers, investment funds, and their service providers. Over the years, David has amassed significant expertise and experience in the area, advising and assisting investment services clients with novel or complex legal structures, transactions, and legal or local and EU regulatory issues, including redomiciliations, mergers, and aspects of custody and settlement.

David also regularly advises on and assists with the broader range of legal, regulatory and compliance matters in the financial services industry, including obtaining regulatory authorisation, the establishment and authorisation of investment services businesses and funds, and the regulatory aspects of corporate acquisitions within the financial services sector.

David has been ranked as a Rising Star by Legal 500 (2022) for investment funds in Malta.


English, French, Italian, Maltese

Career & education

  • Ganado Advocates, Of Counsel: 2023
  • Ganado Advocates, Senior Associate: 2011
  • Ganado Advocates, Associate: 2008
  • Ganado Advocates, Advocate: 2005
  • Doctor of Laws (LL.D), 2004 (Malta)
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A), 2001 (Malta)
  • Admitted to the Maltese Bar, Superior Courts of Malta
  • Member of the Chamber of Advocates
  • Member of the International Bar Association

Latest insights

September 22, 2017

by David Borg-Carbott

May 4, 2016

by David Borg-Carbott