Dr Clarence Busuttil

Clarence Busuttil is our exclusively recommended Mergers & Acquisitions Law expert in Malta on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Clarence directly using the contact details listed above.

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Clarence is fluent in four languages, including English, Italian, French, and Maltese, apart from a reasonable understanding of other languages

His professional experience spans in senior partner positions at several Maltese law firms, including Zammit Dimech & Busuttil Advocates and Busuttil & Busuttil Advocates.

His areas of specialisation include immigration law, international commercial law, intellectual property and corporate law and Dr. Busuttil has lectured at the University of Malta and the Sonnenberg International Institute (Germany), served as Chairman of the Legal commission of the Malta Olympic Committee and represented Malta as the Malta Official Delegate on the Supervisory Board of EU Chamber of Commerce in Beijing, China. He also chaired the Appeals Board on Enforcement decisions within the Malta Tourism Authority.

Firm Overview:

At Busuttil & Millo Advocates, we are committed to our client’s success and driven to achieve the best results.  One of our priorities at this firm is to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations.

Busuttil & Millo Advocates vision is based on a modern multidisciplinary practice which offers a full array of legal, corporate, shipping and aviation, advisory services, whether they are small businesses, multi-nationals or individuals.

Individual attention and also creating a close client to business relationship are two core values practiced at this firm; for this reason, working with our clients allows us to better understand our client, give practical and effective advice and aim to achieve their desired targets. We strongly believe in providing an honest handling of the problems which our clients face in a timely fashion, provide clear advice and smart and innovative strategies and result-orientated services, which is why we have been so successful in what we do.

Keeping a work-ethic environment which is founded on honesty, integrity and giving excellent standard of service, Busuttil & Millo Advocates offers innovative and tailor-made advice to all our clients.

Advisory Excellence Appoints Dr Clarence Busuttil and B&M Advocates in Malta (streetinsider.com)

Özlem Bulut Penezoğlu

Özlem Penezoğlu is our exclusively recommended Mergers & Acquisitions Law expert in Turkey on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Özlem directly using the contact details listed above.

Özlem is a lawyer with more than 15 years of experience. She was also a partner in a top-tier law firm in Turkey.

With its young and active population, dynamic free market economy as well as its economy’s strong performance over the  past decade and future growth potential, Turkey offers abundant business opportunities for global firms across diverse sectors.

Turkey has achieved a much better investment climate in recent years, as a result of effective economic and social policies, growth-friendly monetary and fiscal policies, the new Turkish commercial code, new incentive program, and a solid financial industry.

Firm Overview:

Penezoğlu Law Firm is a specialist law firm providing tax and legal services:

  • Tax Controversy Services
  • Tax Inspection Management Services
  • International Tax Services
  • Restructuring Services (Tax Free Mergers / Spin Offs)
  • Real Estate Law
  • Company Law
  • Labour & Employment Law
  • Capital Markets and Banking Law

Istanbul is a major city in Turkey that straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait. Its Old City reflects cultural influences of the many empires that once ruled here.

In the Sultanahmet district, the open-air, Roman-era Hippodrome was for centuries the site of chariot races, and Egyptian obelisks also remain. The iconic Byzantine Hagia Sophia features a soaring 6th-century dome and rare Christian mosaics.

Advisory Excellence Appoints Özlem Bulut Penezoglu and Penezoglu Law Firm in Turkey (streetinsider.com)

Gustavo Stüssi Neves

Gustavo Stüssi Neves is our exclusively recommended Mergers & Acquisitions Law expert in Brazil on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Gustavo directly using the contact details listed above.

São Paulo, Brazil’s vibrant financial centre, is among the world’s most populous cities, with numerous cultural institutions and a rich architectural tradition. Its iconic buildings range from its neo-Gothic cathedral and the 1929 Martinelli skyscraper to modernist architect Oscar Niemeyer’s curvy Edifício Copan. The colonial-style Pátio do Colégio church marks where Jesuit priests founded the city in 1554.

Gustavo Stüssi Neves received his Law Degree from Rio de Janeiro Federal University, 1980.

Firm Overview:

STÜSSI-NEVES ADVOGADOS was founded in 1977

Our staff is currently comprised of professionals allocated in offices in São Paulo and in Rio de Janeiro at a fifty-fifty proportion. Our clients are mainly European companies (the majority of them German speaking ones) with Brazilian subsidiaries, companies willing to start operating in Brazil or companies willing to or already doing business with Brazil.

STÜSSI-NEVES ADVOGADOS’ main area of practice is corporate law, meaning that we are capable of rendering all services that a company needs in order to get established in Brazil, either by incorporating a subsidiary or by acquiring an existing Brazilian company or even through a joint venture, as well as assisting companies in their daily business routines, in tax, contractual, corporate, labour and litigation areas, compliance, data protection, among others.

This firm has been functioning as outsourced Legal Department for some medium-sized companies or for companies on a pre-operational stage, which grants clients the advantage of combining the excellence of highly specialised legal services with low cost.

Our clients are active in the most various types of industries, as automotive, metallurgic, machinery, capital goods, medical, chemical and pharmaceutical industry, consultation, engineering, logistics and finance services.

The office and/or individual partners/associates are members of various national and international organisations.

Dr. Johannes Hochleitner

Johannes Hochleitner is our exclusively recommended Mergers & Acquisitions Law expert in Austria on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Johannes directly using the contact details listed above.

The practice of Dr. Johannes Hochleitner focuses on corporate law and the areas of the law related with it. In particular, Dr Johannes Hochleitner is an expert regarding group reorganisations, mergers & acquisitions, and other complex transactions.

Johannes is also supporting shareholder meetings and consulting advisory boards as well as management boards on sophisticated legal questions. Moreover, Johannes is an expert in corporate litigation.

Johannes graduated from the University of Salzburg law school in July 1981. After his practical training at the Eferding district court and the Wels regional court from August 1981 to April 1982, Johannes Hochleitner worked in his father’s law firm as an associate from May 1982 to August 1986.

Besides his activity as a lawyer Johannes was a member of the community board of the city of Eferding as a city councillor from 1989 to 1999, where he was responsible for the building department and the department of real estate.

In 2002 and 2007 Johannes contributed to the further development of the law firm by establishing its offices in Perg and Linz.

In 2002, Johannes Hochleitner has been appointed as examination commissioner at the Linz Higher Regional Court for bar examinations.

Firm Overview:

Hochleitner Rechtsanwälte is connecting tradition with innovation. Our law firm is able to look back on many years of experience, but does not hesitate going new ways with our clients.

What makes us special is our expertise and skills in connection with individual care. This is made possible by our lawyers and employees, distributed on multiple locations in the whole economic region of Upper Austria.

Austria, officially the Republic of Austria, is a landlocked country in the southern part of Central Europe, located on the Eastern Alps. It is composed of nine federated states, one of which is Vienna, Austria’s capital and largest city.

Nasirud Doulah

Nasirud Doulah is our exclusively recommended Mergers & Acquisitions Law expert in Bangladesh on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Nasirud directly using the contact details listed above.

With a work experience over fifteen years Mr. Doulah is a leading personality for corporate and finance law matters in the region. Project finance and Documentary Credit are his stressed areas and he has advised in a number of major projects in energy / infrastructure sectors. He has also established himself as an authority in the fields of project development with extensive PPP / infrastructure transaction advisory expertise. He is also an asset/lease finance expert and acts for all major aviation and lease finance corporations of the world including GECAS, Aercape (ILFC) etc. With extensive knowledge in capital and money markets, Mr. Doulah represents a handful number of global institutional investors in Bangladesh including Citibank, Morgan Stanley, Blackrock, etc. Fintech clients include Ant Financial, Microsoft, Amazon, Google etc.

Nasirud Doulah possesses a market leading practice in M&A and attends major M&A matters in Bangladesh. In 2008 under instructions of World Bank and IFC he acted as a key researcher to compare local corporate governance standards and practices with its OECD counterparts which was later released as a corporate governance assessment report by World Bank. Mr. Doulah is a member of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law Tax and AML Research teams and an accredited Lexis author with numerous publications. Some major transactional highlights are provided below.

  • Acted as local legal counsel for IFC and Excelerate Energy in project development and financing aspects of the first LNG terminal (FSRU) project in Bangladesh at Maheshkhali;
  • Acted in major M&As including SZSE / SSE acquisition of Dhaka Stock Exchange, Holcim/Lafarge Merger, Microsoft acquisition of Nokia, Zhenhua’s $2bn bid for three gas fields, Ophir acquisition of Santos assets and merger with Medco, AES acquisition of Covanta power assets and so on;
  • Has been acting in major PPP / infrastructure development projects including all toll road PPPs i.e. First Dhaka Elevated / Dhaka Bypass / RAD Expressways, Payra Port (for JDN), 2nd Kanchpur / Meghna / Gumti Bridges, South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Road and so on;
  • Acted for sponsors / lenders in project development of major economic zones including Chinese Economic Zone at Anwara and China-Bangladesh Iron & Steel Production Zone;
  • So far structured and developed over seventy-eight power projects including clients like General Electric, Blackstone, Golar Power, AES, El Paso, CMEC etc;
  • Acted as Lender’s Counsel for IFC, European Investment Bank, Islamic Development Bank, China Exim Bank, China Development Bank, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China in a number of infrastructure / power projects. Acting for SInosure in three large coal fired power projects;
  • Acted for all of the latest gas exploration PSC contract awardees including ONGC, OIL, POSCO and Daewoo.

Jean Maguranyanga

Jean Maguranyanga is our exclusively recommended Mergers & Acquisitions Law expert in Zimbabwe on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Jean directly using the contact details listed above.

Jean is a successful commercial lawyer with over 21 years’ experience in the field of banking and working with a diversified portfolio of clients.  She is a partner with a local law firm.  She holds a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Laws degrees, a Masters of Law degree in Corporate and Commercial Law and a Diploma in Banking and Finance. She sits on various Boards.

Jean holds a Bachelor of Law (BL) and Bachelor of Laws (LLB), degrees from the University of Zimbabwe; a Master of Laws degree (LLM) in Commercial and Corporate Law (International Business Law) from the University of London, United Kingdom and a Diploma in Banking and Finance from Manchester Business School, United Kingdom.

Her various other notable roles included being one of a four Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe group of officials appointed to investigate and set up systems at the then Zimbabwe Building Society, investigate the activities of then United Merchant Bank, part of two member team that set up the Deposit Protection Board now Deposit Protection Corporation of Zimbabwe and being appointed as one of the first ten Commissioners, the then Competition Commission.

She has sat on various boards and was one of the first ten commissions to the then Competition Commission which was subsequently merged during their tenure with the Tariff Commission to form the now Competition and Tariff Commission. The commissionaires set up the Competition and Tariff commission, being responsible for among other things the review of the drafting of the relevant legislation putting policies for the operationalisation of the commissioner and recruitment of staff.

Jean Maguranyanga also sits on various Boards of Directors and is a member of a number of professional bodies.

Firm Overview:

Chinmasa, Mudimu & Maguranyanga is a registered law firm in Harare which has been in existence since 1981, under the name P.A Chinamasa & Company.