Miss Geraldine Noel
Managing PartnerAcumum Legal Group
26 Efesu Street
St. Pauls Bay SPB 2700
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Miss Geraldine Noel - Managing Partner, St. Pauls Bay, Malta
Lawyer's ProfileSenior IP, private client, business & tax lawyer. Extensive, on-location & offshore, international experience: US, UK, EU, Swiss and Cayman Islands. UK & US educated.
Focus on IP, royalties and asset protection & structuring to ensure legitimate tax protection and wealth creation for both individuals and businesses alike.
Experience of establishing Legal & HR Depts and implementing processes and controls to IPO standard.
Particular expertise in negotiating and managing complex deals, M&A, private equity investment, joint ventures. As well as risk management, corporate governance (SOx, FCPA, business continuity, etc), as well as full management of intellectual property portfolios.
Established record of leading and managing legal teams and delivering high-level strategic legal and commercial advice to boards and stakeholders across EMEA, America, Australia and Asia.
British - a US Permanent Citizen & CARICOM Rights Holder entitling me to undertake work without restriction in: Antigua & Barbuda Jamaica Barbados St. Kitts & Nevis Dominica Saint Lucia Grenada St. Vincent & the Grenadines Guyana Trinidad and Tobago.
Routing & structuring of IP and assets for businesses and individuals to leverage efficient tax capitalization.
Bar AdmissionBar Council of England & Wales
Chambers of Advocates - Malta
AffiliationsGeneral Council of the Bar of England & Wales; 2002
Lincoln's Inn; 2002
American Bar Association; 2002
Chamber of Advocates, Malta
International Bar Association
Chartered Institute of Taxation
Intellectual Property Owners Association
Languages English, Italian, French
Joined the Law Firm in 2012
Lawyer's Areas of Practice
Litigation Percentage 35%
Professional ExperienceAcumum’s services and operations are overseen by its Managing Partner, Geraldine Noel, a UK barrister, registered in Malta.
Geraldine a native of England and a US permanent resident, has substantial international experience, having worked in the US, Switzerland and the Cayman Islands over a 20 year career, providing legal, tax and corporate services to multi-national financial, insurance and technology corporations.
Geraldine began her legal career way back in 1990, managing Barrister’s Chambers in the UK – multi – million £ law firms; she understands the administrative and organisational requirements of managing multiple clients, attorneys and other service professionals.
It is Geraldine’s vision that the Acumum Services Group is a provider of excellence, of relevant and business focused services to its clients.
PublicationsUS Copyright & Digital Rights Management - France & Other Alternative Business Models
Past Employment PositionsHead of Legal; GFI Software
Senior General Counsel; Infront Sports & Media AG / Empire of Sports AG
Consultant; Metropolitan Life Assurance
Barrister; Albany Chambers
Attorney, Corporate; Madge Networks N.V (Red-M) (Madge.web)
Legal Manager; Freecom.net (Systems Union Plc)
EducationUniversity of Oxford; BA (Hons), Law
Fordham University School of Law; Master of Laws (LLM), Law, New York City
Chartered Institute of Taxation; Advanced Diploma, International Taxation (ADIT)
STEP; Diploma, International Trust Management
City University; Post Graduate Diploma, Legal Practice, London
BPP Law School; Accounting, Forensic Accounting