is a corporate partner in Fried Frank's Asset Management Practice, managing partner of the Firm's London office and a member of the Firm's Governance Committee.
Mr. Mifsud represents international clients in a broad range of transactions, with an emphasis on advising private fund managers in relation to the structuring and establishment of a wide range of private investment funds, including private equity, real estate, infrastructure and debt funds and also secondaries, incentive schemes, carried interest arrangements and co-investment plans. He also counsels private investment managers, significant limited partners and other parties on related matters and general corporate finance.
Prior to joining Fried Frank, Mr. Mifsud was a partner at an international law firm.
Honors & Awards
Mr. Mifsud is consistently recognized as a leading private funds practitioner in various publications, including Chambers UK (Band 1) and Chambers Europe – UK (Band 1), The Legal 500 UK (Leading Individual), Legal 500 US, The Lawyer, UK Legal Experts, Who's Who Legal (EMEA Formation Thought Leader and Thought Leader: Global Elite), IFLR 1000, Best Lawyers (ranked in UK 2020 edition for Investment Funds and Private Equity), Expert Guides (named in best of the best, investment funds and private equity) and Legal Business (named a top rainmaker).
Chambers UK 2019 described Mr. Mifsud as having “a brilliant legal brain and is very good at problem solving.” Chambers UK previously recognized him as “a prominent figure in the private funds market with wide-ranging expertise across private equity, real estate, infrastructure and debt,” “a standout private equity partner who combines legal acumen with commercial nous” and who is “absolutely fantastic in a transaction.” Chambers has also noted that Mr. Mifsud “enjoys a reputation as one of the most revered and high-profile investment funds practitioners operating within the European private funds market. He remains at the forefront of a number of large-scale fund-raisings featuring innovative vehicles.” In addition, the 2019 edition of Who’s Who Legal: Private Funds recognized Mr. Mifsud as “one of the best-known practitioners in the market, and the leading name in the region” according to its research, with “an incredible practice featuring deep experience in fund establishment and structuring”. The 2018 edition recognized him as “the main guy in funds.”
Member, FCA AIFMD Group of Experts
Fellow, Royal Society for the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce
Member, Law Society of England and Wales
Bar Admissions/Licensed Jurisdictions
England & Wales