Ramona Azzopardi is recognised as one of the leading taxation lawyers in Malta. Although her expertise covers any industry, she is particularly active in the commercial, private clients and financial services industries. She has in-depth experience in both direct and indirect tax issues in cross-border transactions. She regularly assists private clients with wealth management and relocation services.

Prior to joining WH Partners in 2014, Ramona worked at Fenech & Fenech Advocates, where for seven years she was a tax lawyer assisting clients in tax matters in relation to gaming, aviation, shipping, financial services and ICT.

Ramona graduated with a master’s in financial services from the University of Malta in 2009 after submitting her thesis ‘The case for change in the VAT treatment of Financial Services’. She graduated as a doctor of laws from the University of Malta in 2007 after writing and successfully defending a thesis entitled ‘The case of the enactment of a Taxpayer’s Charter’. Ramona was also awarded a diploma in taxation from the Malta Institute of Taxation in the same year.

Ramona is a member of the Malta Institute of Taxation, Chamber of Advocates and the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners, where she also serves as committee member on the Taxation Sub-Committee. She is frequently invited to speak at various tax conferences and has contributed to a number of international tax publications.