MALTA PROPERTY LAWYERS
Property development, re-development projects, property conversions, sales and leases all provide a myriad of opportunities in a variety of areas and IURIS is no stranger to this, having assisted owners, developers, contractors and other service providers to this industry.
Property Lawyers in Malta
Real estate in Malta is traditionally one of the building blocks of the Maltese economy and still continues to contribute heavily to Malta’s growth, thanks to amongst others things, the Individual Investor Programme, and to the gaming industry.
IURIS lawyers regularly advise both buyers and sellers of any immovable property, including urban and rural land, buildings sites, residential property (such as apartments, maisonettes, townhouses, palazzos
The letting scene in Malta is very much alive, in part due to the thriving remote gaming industry and the improvement of lease laws. IURIS has a sound lease practice in both commercial and residential letting,
IURIS lawyers also assist in various disputes before the Maltese courts and competent tribunals (Rent Regulation Board) concerning the enforcement and breach of lease agreements. Cases include the non-payment of rent, the implementation of other lease conditions, the termination of lease agreements, the eviction of tenants and the recovery of leased premises.
The proliferation of apartment blocks and garage complexes and the introduction of the Condominium Act
Development planning process
IURIS clients include property developers whom we represent before the local Planning Authority (previously MEPA) at all stages, accompanying them during hearings and making submissions before the Authority’s adjudicating and appeals boards. Our litigation team has also intervened in appeals before the Court of Appeal. We may also assist in other development planning matters such as enforcement proceedings and objections to proposed developments by interested third parties.
Contracts of works
Given that apartments and other properties are often sold when still in shell form, the need arises to regulate the manner in which these are to be completed. Our services in this area include the drawing up of contracts of works and finishes between developers, buyers
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STANLEY JOE PORTELLI