Jan Rossi


Senior Associate | Malta

Jan Rossi is a Senior Associate within Ganado Advocates’ shipping team. Jan specialises in maritime law, with a particular focus on advisory and transactional matters.

Jan acts for shipowners, ship managers and other maritime operators on Malta flag issues and related subjects, including ship and superyacht registrations, tonnage tax, port operations, corporate structures and maritime and commercial law issues generally. He regularly assists clients on ship and superyacht sale & purchases, sale & leaseback deals, ship management arrangements, vessel financings and corporate matters arising during clients operations.

Jan has also been involved in a number of shipping litigation files and has also advised on areas regulated by public international maritime law.


English, Italian, Maltese

Career & education

  • Ganado Advocates, Senior Associate: 2021
  • BW Group, Secondment: 2020
  • Ganado Advocates, Associate: 2018
  • Ganado Advocates, Advocate: 2016
  • Vella Advocates, Associate: 2012
  • Credence Corporate & Advisory Services Limited, Lawyer: 2012
  • Master of Laws (LLM) International Maritime Law (IMLI), 2012 (Malta)
  • Doctor of Laws (LL.D), 2011 (Malta)
  • Diploma Notary Public (N.P), 2009 (Malta)
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), 2008 (Malta)
  • Admitted to the Maltese Bar, Superior Courts of Malta
  • Executive Committee Member of the Malta Maritime Law Association
  • Member of the Chamber of Advocates
  • Member of the Extended Committee of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) – Transport Law Commission