Antoine Fiott LL.D.

Consultant

Antoine Fiott started his career as a civil servant and worked as deputy registrar at the Law Courts and as a senior tax official at the Inland Revenue Department. Shortly after graduating in law in 1981, he was appointed Counsel for the Republic at the Attorney General’s Office. Antoine joined Coopers and Lybrand (later PricewaterhouseCoopers) as a tax consultant in 1987 and was admitted to partnership in that firm in 1995. In 2004, he set up his own legal practice and in 2009 his firm merged with Fenech Farrugia Legal in what today is Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal.

Antoine’s professional experience includes tax and legal consultancy services to a wide spectrum of clients. He acts as counsel for private clients in tax litigation before the tax tribunals and in the Court of Appeal and his briefs have included some of the leading local tax cases. He has been frequently engaged by the Maltese Government on legislative drafting assignments and as consultant on various tax related projects. His engagements by the Maltese government include the drafting of the Maltese Value Added Tax law and participation in double taxation treaty negotiations.

For a long number of years Antoine was a lecturer in taxation in the law and accountancy courses at the University of Malta and at the Institute of Accountants. He has been a member of the Chamber of Advocates since 1981 and he is a founder member and ex-president of the Malta Institute of Taxation.

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