“Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”

Warren Buffett

“Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”

Warren Buffett

What do we do?

We assist you in planning how your wealth is to devolve from one generation to the other, and how this should be utilised and distributed in the most efficient way possible. We also manage and administer your estate in accordance with your estate/succession plan, taking into account your needs and those of your family members.

Estate and succession planning has become more challenging in the fast-changing world in which we are living. We keep abreast with changes in applicable laws and the latest trends and developments in estate/succession planning and their administration, with a view towards providing you with professional estate administration services.

Our extensive knowledge and experience will be made at your disposal thereby providing you with an estate planning solution that takes into account your specific requirements.

What do we do?

We assist you in planning how your wealth is to devolve from one generation to the other, and how this should be utilised and distributed in the most efficient way possible. We also manage and administer your estate in accordance with your estate/succession plan, taking into account your needs and those of your family members.

Estate and succession planning has become more challenging in the fast-changing world in which we are living. We keep abreast with changes in applicable laws and the latest trends and developments in estate/succession planning and their administration, with a view towards providing you with professional estate administration services.

Our extensive knowledge and experience will be made at your disposal thereby providing you with an estate planning solution that takes into account your specific requirements.

What services do we offer?

We, as Professional Fiduciaries,, offer a range of services for both Private and Commercial use.

We assist and help with choosing the right fiduciary solution which addresses a person’s concern and reflects his intentions. Thereafter we will administer the relevant estate in a manner which achieves this while taking into account any particular circumstances, as these may arise.

Further detail on the different types of fiduciary solutions which we offer can be found in the Private and Commercial sections; however, we are always exploring possible new solutions to cater for different needs and circumstances, both within the context of families and their estates, as well as within a commercial context.

News & Knowledge

What is a Trust?

Definition The Trust and Trustees Act, Chapter 331 of the Laws of Malta (the “TTA”), contains the following definition: “A trust exists where a person (called a trustee) holds, as owner, or has vested in him property under an obligation to deal with that property for the benefit of persons (called the beneficiaries), whether or […]

Will Trusts and Foundations

The Interplay between Wills and Alternative Forms of Succession Planning The typical instrument used for the purposes of regulating how one’s estate is to be divided following one’s demise is a will. In fact, article 586 of the Maltese Civil Code (Chapter 16 of the Laws of Malta) states that: “…it shall not be lawful […]

Trusts and their use as Estate Planning Tools

A Trust is a legal arrangement whereby assets are transferred from a person called ‘the Settlor’, to another person called ‘the Trustee’ for the purpose of holding such assets ‘Trust assets’ as owner but for the benefit of others called the ‘Beneficiaries. Trusts can be used as an estate or succession planning tool for families, […]

Trusts: An estate planning solution

Families, and their estates can be complex for a variety of reasons. Such complexities are not only a direct result of the nature and size of the estate itself but the number of family members as well as the dynamics of the relationship between them, may add to the complexity. In such complex scenarios why […]

Trusts:  Practical scenarios

When we talk about Trusts we often think about fancy and complex structures which will exclusively benefit the ultra-rich and which find no place in the more ordinary realities which less wealthy people live in.  This cannot be more distant from the truth. In actual fact, trusts help in dealing with very common circumstances in […]

Start your career

Your career starts here at EWS Trustees. Join our exciting company that is a combination of financial and management stability. We are currently looking for ambitious individuals to join our team.

Start your career

Your career starts here at EWS Trustees. Join our exciting company that is a combination of financial and management stability. We are currently looking for ambitious individuals to join our team.