Leading German Law Firm based in Malta

Dr. Kresse International Law Firm is a leading German Law Firm based in St. Julian’s, Malta, focusing on company set-ups, corporate consulting & advisory services, I-Gaming, Financial Services, Malta licences and international tax compliance.

German speaking clients especially benefit from our local and international expertise and network, entrusting Kresse International and the consulting arm of the firm, KME Consulting, as one stop shop legal and corporate consultants for their business activities in and via Malta.

Kresse International is a member of Finance Malta and the Malta Chamber of SMEs, small and medium-sized enterprises.

As a German Law Firm, we have been active in Malta since 2013. Practising as a lawyer in Germany since 1985, Dr. Hermann Kresse has been admitted and registered at the Berlin State Bar in 2001 and had his own firm in the German capital since 2004.

Our working languages are German, English and French. Committed to a very personal "customer first" approach, we generate strategic and commercial added value for our international clientele.

Our Managing Partner, Dr. Hermann Kresse, is a German lawyer, senior business consultant and university lecturer with long years of international experience in the advertising, print media, television, marketing, trade fair, exhibitions, events and entertainment industries.

He has a consistent history of leading management, director and consulting positions in prestigious companies and associations, such as the leading private television company RTL Television, the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry AUMA and KME Consulting Group, an international business consultancy.

Respected Company Lawyer & Practitioner

Dr. Kresse is a respected company law and consulting specialist. The Law Firm maintains highest standards of excellence and reputation for its clients. At MFSA, Malta Financial Services Authority, we are a recognized Company Service Provider for the purposes of Company Services Act, 2013.

Working in German, English and French, we offer tailor made, efficient solutions to our international clientele.

Dr. Kresse is a member of Rotary International, Rotary Club La Valette Malta.


In addition to the law firm, KRESSE CORPORATE LTD, acting as an MFSA approved Company Service Provider, carries out company incorporation with the Malta Business Registry and offers the following services: registered office, company secretarial and director services.

KME Consulting Group Ltd

Our consulting arm KME (Kresse Malta Experts), complements the Law Firm services through the intensive cooperation of a network of German and Maltese specialists with legal, marketing, tax, accounting, audit and operational business backgrounds.

Why choose Kresse International as your partner?

We offer a full and multidisciplinary service for our international, mainly German speaking clients, including:

  • Advice in German language on the appropriate type of company to choose
  • Individually structured Memorandum and Articles according to the client’s specific needs
  • Representation on the ground in Malta including property related advice
  • Representation in Malta during the incorporation process and company maintenance via KRESSE CORPORATE LTD
  • Creation of shareholder agreements
  • Support with drafting employment and client contracts
  • Tax compliance advise (Income & property taxes, VAT, International taxation, Double taxation treaties)
  • Cooperation with Maltese Accountants, Auditors, Notaries & Company Service Providers, e.g. for accounting, auditing, specific tax advice and related company services via our network of local and international experts (KME Consulting).
  • Malta Residency Services including all Residence Programmes for clients (shareholders, partners, directors and employees)

Since 2001, Dr Kresse has been admitted and registered as a German Lawyer at the Berlin State Bar. The State Bar is the regulatory authority in the EU jurisdiction of Germany, which issues the registration/authorisation to provide all kinds of legal services including the provision of company and consulting related services.

Furthermore, Dr Kresse is in possession of a warrant to practice the legal profession of advocate in Malta, registered with the Malta Ministry of Justice (without faculty to plead before any court in Malta) since 2013.

Our Core Values

  • I – Integrity
  • T – Trust
  • T - Transparency
  • F - Feed back


Our new office at a Casa Malta in the heart of the old village core of St. Julian’s, in just five minutes walking distance from the Portomaso business tower and the prestigious Hilton Malta, offers a state-of-the-art working and meeting environment.