Juanita, a lawyer, read her master’s in tax law at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands. She provides advice and assistance to multinationals, typically household names and major global brands, with a presence in Malta with international corporate tax and cross-border tax planning in both direct and indirect taxation. A member of the International Fiscal Association, the International Bar Association and the Malta Institute of Taxation, and an honorary member of the Malta Institute of Management, she serves on the Council of the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners (IFSP) and chairs the IFSP’s Tax Committee making representations to the Executive directly. Juanita has more than a decade of experience in providing advice to financial services clients, notably asset managers and insurance and reinsurance underwriters, in connection with their obligations at law for tax and commercial law matters. She has been involved in M&A transactions, drafting the legal bibles of documentation supporting such transactions and advising her clients on their positions. Juanita is frequently invited to speak at international tax conferences, such as the American Bar Association’s annual US and Europe conference, and the STEP (Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners) annual international conference. Her work has been published in international journals. She also advises the government on legislation, in particular in EU-related matters.