Dr Jean-Philippe Chetcuti

Membership category: Full Member i

'TEP' status denotes full membership of STEP and is the top level of STEP membership. TEPs are fully qualified practitioners with proven qualifications and experience. They can use the letters 'TEP' after their name. TEPs must adhere to STEP's Code of Professional Conduct.

120, Lower St.Ursula Street
VLT 1236

Email: jpc@cclex.com
Telephone: +356 2205 6200
Website: http://www.chetcuticauchi.com
Practice Areas: Charity formation/administration, Civil-law planning (incl foundations), Company formation/management, Compliance/regulation, Contentious trusts and estates, Cross-border estates, Estate planning/administration, Family business, Family office, Insurance, Investment, Philanthropy, Rural family, business and agriculture, Tax, Trust planning/administration, Wills and probate
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Estate Planner / Lawyer/Solicitor/Attorney / Tax Advisor / Trustee/Fiduciary / Notary
STEP Qualifications:
STEP Diploma in International Trust Management
Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
STEP Malta
Europe Regional Committee
Special Interest Groups:
Business Families | Cross-Border Estates | International Client

Dr Jean-Philippe Chetcuti acts as chairman of STEP's Malta branch and as managing partner at Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates, a leading Malta law firm with offices in Malta, London, Cyprus, Zurich and Hong Kong.  

JP is a private client lawyer specialising in global citizenship & residency programmes, international tax, wealth/business structuring for high net worth individuals & business families.
JP heads the specialised Residency and Citizenship practice across Malta, Cyprus, UK, Switzerland, Portugal, Greece, Montenegro, Moldova & advises HNWIs, law firms, financial advisors, family offices and clients.

Key advisor to the various governments in developing and improving residency and citizenship by investment by investment programmes as incentives for attracting Foreign Direct Investment.

- 20 years of specialised experience handing over 2,000 citizenship and residency applications with an unblemished 100% success rate;
- accredited in 1999 to handle Permanent Residence applications in Malta.
- first to be accredited in Malta Jan 2014 to handle citizenship by investment applications directly with the Government holding licence no. IIP001.
- accredited with the first round of licencing of Cypriot Investment Programme Service Provider Licence 046.
- licensed Accredited Agent for the Moldova Citizenship by Investment Programme, under Government licence AA/06/2019.
- first to be promoted from 'Accredited Person' to as 'Approved Agent', in recognition of the firm's track record of quality and success in handling Malta citizenship applications.
- Government appointed International Marketing Agent for the St Kitts & Nevis Citizenship by Investment Programme.
- Government appointed Authorised Representative for the Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Programme.

Malta in International Tax Planning, Malta holding companies, Malta royalty companies, Malta trusts, Malta foundations, unit trusts and professional investor funds in international tax and estate planning, Malta yacht owning structures for VAT planning, aviation, regulated online gaming, digital gaming, banking, financial services, UCITS in Malta, asset management, Malta hedge funds, charities and not-for-profit organisations, Malta company formationbuying property in Malta, holding companies, royalties, advocates, attorneys, legal representation, financial advice, financial services, management & controlbinary optionsparticipation exemption, private foundations, Malta Global Residence Programme

Founder, Malta Association of Family Enterprises MAFE

A passionate believer in the family businesses model in business, Jean-Philippe was entrusted with the task of setting up of an association that represents the interests of family business founders, members and executives. MAFE's role is promoting training and education in this sector, motivating networking and interaction between the players in Maltese society and to act as a voice of Malta's family businesses.

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