Gauci-Maistre Xynou (Law Firm) is a boutique Greco-Maltese firm in Malta with a team of advocates warranted to practise law in Malta or their respective jurisdictions and exclusively authorised to provide legal services under the Gauci-Maistre Xynou brand. The law firm’s international desk allows GMX to offer unique tailor made legal services ensuring that an internationally holistic approach is adopted for every case. Shipping is the firm’s main practice area, with the firm’s partners having their roots firmly in the maritime industry. At GMX we are proud to represent some of the largest and most renowned private and listed ship management companies and financial institutions and assist them with contentious matters such as the arrest of vessels, enforcement of claims against Malta-registered vessels and vessels situated within Maltese territorial waters, including judicial sale by auctions and court approved private sales, finance transactions, preparation and review of loan agreements, registration of mortgages as well as corporate matters, financial instruments and registration under the Malta flag. Maritime law remains very much at the core of our profession at GMX.