Simon Schembri


Partner | Malta

Simon Schembri is a Partner within Ganado Advocates’ corporate team. He is an experienced M&A lawyer with a proven track record of success in guiding clients through complex transactions. With over 20 years of experience in the field, he has developed a deep understanding of the legal, financial, and strategic aspects of M&A deals.

Simon has represented a wide range of clients, including public and private companies, in both domestic and cross-border transactions. He has advised on deals across a variety of industries, including gaming, telecommunications, technology, transportation, healthcare, education, energy and food and beverage.

Simon serves as general counsel to a number of leading local organisations providing advice on matters of a corporate and commercial nature and has on numerous occasions assisted clients in tendering bids of major projects in Malta.


English, Italian, Maltese

Simon Schembri assists clients with corporate transactions …. Described as a “hard-working, intelligent and tenacious lawyer.” Chambers Europe 2022

Career & education

  • Ganado Advocates, Partner: 2018
  • Ganado Advocates, Consultant: 2015
  • Allcare Insurance Limited, Managing Director: 2013
  • Allcare Insurance Limited, Corporate Services Director & Compliance Officer: 2013
  • MAMO TCV Advocates, Partner: 2011
  • MAMO TCV Advocates, Associate: 2000
  • TEP (Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners), 2011 (UK)
  • Doctor of Laws (LL.D), 2001 (Malta)
  • Bachelor of Laws (B.A.), 1998 (Malta)
  • Admitted to the Maltese Bar, Superior Courts of Malta
  • Member of the Chamber of Advocates
  • Member of the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners
  • Member of Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (Malta)
  • Member of Rail Working Group (2001 Cape Town Convention)
  • Member of Blockchain Malta Association