DR GERALDINE SPITERI
B.A. (Legal & Humanistic Studies)
Diploma of Notary Public
Magister Juris (European & Comparative Law)
Dip. Eccles. Trib.
Chamber of Advocates (Malta)
Malta Maritime Lawyers’ Association
Institute of Financial Services Practitioners (IFSP)
Dr Geraldine Spiteri has been a Maltese advocate since 2002 and subsequently qualified in EU & Comparative Law (Magister Juris, University of Malta) and International Maritime Law (LL.M. IMO International Maritime Law Institute).
Geraldine manages the marine and aviation departments of Acumum with her main practice areas being maritime and yachting, aviation and transport and corporate law. Geraldine also lectures at various educational institutions in these fields.
Geraldine’s experience includes:
- Providing corporate and legal support to various multi-national companies in industries ranging from ownership and operation of superyachts and aircraft, to manufacturing and distribution of food and drink products, perfumes and other products, IT and related services including consultancy, lead generation and software translation
- Ship, yacht and aircraft registrations in various jurisdictions around the world, as well as the registrations of mortgages and bareboat charters
- Commercial and financial management of high value assets such as superyachts and business jets, including corporate administration of the owning companies
- Provision of legal advice and contract drafting and negotiation in matters including acquisitions, charters and mortgages of ships, superyachts and aircraft, seafarers’ employment agreements, as well as general other contractual matters
Outside working hours, Geraldine enjoys yachting and the sea, the arts, reading, time with her friends and her cats and extensive travel.