Juanita Brockdorff

Partner, Tax Services

KPMG in Malta

Since joining KPMG in 2002, Juanita has worked in corporate taxation, providing advice to multinationals seeking assistance in tax matters and related planning. Her work covers both international and domestic tax issues, extending to direct and indirect taxation. She has advised a wide variety of multinationals especially in financial services industry, namely, asset managers, banks, and insurance underwriters. Juanita has also delivered restructuring advice to gaming clients. She leads the Tax Committee at the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners, providing feedback on proposed legislation, including on cryptocurrencies and ICOs, to government authorities. In addition she has assisted clients with effective global tax solutioning, including mergers and acquisitions and advised on access to tax treaties, foreign tax credits, financing and efficient repatriation. She leads the automatic exchange of information service line. Juanita is particularly interested in the EU’s impact on tax matters and has acted as advisor to the Government on various tax-related EU law issues. Juanita regularly delivers presentations on topical tax issues at both local and international fora and has published articles in various international tax journals and reviews. Juanita is a highly-respected specialist in her field, is a member of the International Fiscal Association, and is recognised by Expert Guides and ranked as a Band 1 practitioner of note by Chambers and Partners, where she is highly rated for her "expertise and drive“ and as one who “advises a raft of impressive clients on both direct and indirect taxation mandates. She is particularly noted for her work on behalf of leading multinationals.”

  • Enterprise
  • Public Policy and Regulatory Change
  • Tax
  • Tax regulation and compliance policies
  • Trusts
  • Doctor of Laws, University of Malta

  • Master of Laws in International Tax Law, University of Leiden, The Netherlands (summa cum laude)

  • Member of the Malta Chamber of Advocates

  • Member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA)

  • Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)

  • Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practictioners (STEP)

  • Council Member and Tax Committee Chairperson of the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners