Dr Yvanka Vella is a senior associate at Gauci-Maistre Xynou (GMX). She has practised law since 2008 when she graduated from the University of Malta, following which she also read for and successfully obtained a master’s degree in financial services in 2011. Prior to joining GMX, Yvanka headed the legal and compliance department of a group of companies; also one of the largest bunker suppliers in Malta; and worked closely with both foreign and local service providers and clients. At GMX, Yvanka has continued to specialise in maritime, corporate and commercial law matters.

She is licensed to practise the legal profession in the Maltese courts and is fluent in Maltese, English and Italian.