Kirsten mainly practices in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, corporate restructuring as well as domestic and international tax advisory and tax restructuring, providing advice particularly in the remit of identifying and advising on the legal and tax implications of local as well as cross-border transactions.
Kirsten regularly assists in advising clients on the legal aspects of a wide range of commercial transactions and contracts and on the legal formalities and implications resulting therefrom, particularly from a corporate and civil law perspective. In this regard, Kirsten particularly specialises in advising on and drafting legal documentation providing for transactions involving share or asset purchases, joint ventures and shareholders’ agreements. Kirsten also regularly assists clients in governance matters, including assisting with preparing for and attending board meetings and advising on related policies and procedures. Kirsten also regularly assists on corporate support and compliance issues.
In addition, Kirsten has been actively involved in the establishment and registration of a number of Maltese trusts and foundations, including voluntary organisations, and with assisting such entities with their ongoing administration and advising on the legal implications and compliance issues resulting from their status.
She also regularly assists both local and international clients and structures with their ongoing corporate, commercial and tax requirements. Kirsten also assists with representing clients in courts and fiscal tribunals on direct and indirect taxation matters.
Kirsten regularly speaks at a number of local and international seminars and conferences, in particular on matters of corporate and commercial law, as well as local tax regime updates and developments.
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What others are saying
Associate to watch - Corporate/Commercial Chambers Europe, 2017
"A charming lawyer" and impressed with her "passion for the job." - Corporate/Commercial Chambers Europe, 2017
“Dedicated professional giving personalised efficient service.” - Financial and Corporate IFLR 1000, 2017
Associate to watch - Corporate/Commercial Chambers Europe, 2018
"Reliable and precise in her assistance" - Corporate/Commercial Chambers Europe, 2018
"Responsiveness and clear advice" - Corporate/Commercial Chambers Europe, 2018
Associate to watch - Corporate/Commercial Chambers Europe, 2019
"Highly dedicated and capable" - Corporate/Commercial Chambers Europe, 2019
Recommended lawyer - Commercial, corporate and M&A Legal500, 2019
Kirsten stands out as 'a competent lawyer and adviser’ in this field. - Commercial, corporate and M&A Legal500, 2019
Recommended lawyer - Aviation Legal500, 2019
Kirsten is noted for her asset financing work. - Aviation Legal500, 2019
Associate to watch - Tax Chambers Europe, 2020
Kirsten advises mostly on the implications of local and cross-border transactions, and devises tax efficient structures for such transactions. Clients highlight that she "understands the nub of the issues very quickly." Cassar assists clients with the tax aspects of share and benefit schemes. - Tax Chambers Europe, 2020
Associate to watch - Tax Chambers Europe, 2021
Kirsten Debono Huskinson assists clients with the tax aspects of transactions and with Maltese tax regulations. One client highlights her "attention to detail." - Tax Chambers Europe, 2021
Associate to watch - Tax Chambers Europe, 2022