Thomas Jacobsen

Managing Director at Papilio Services Limited Malta

About Thomas

I am the founder of Papilio Services Limited, an independent registered Company Service Provider in Malta.  The organisation includes Papilio Corporate Limited, a company providing corporate governance and director services in Malta and 168 Holdings Limited, which is licensed to act as Trustees, Administrators of Foundations and provide fiduciary services.  I am also an accredited agent with Identity Malta and the Malta Residence and Visa Agency and can provide services with regard to citizenship and residence services in Malta.  I am a lawyer by education, with specialisation in International Tax.

Areas of practice

  • Tax Planning
  • Corporate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Fiduciary and Trustee
  • Company Formation


My main focus is tax and corporate advisory and compliance services, and I also take care of the organisation's private clients department.  

I am interested in the following jurisdictions

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • China
  • Croatia
  • Denmark
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Lebanon
  • Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Morocco
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Russian Federation
  • Serbia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom

I can help with

We can help with identifying tax efficient solutions and setting up public and private companies, partnerships, funds, trusts and foundations.  We can also help individuals looking for residence or citizenship in Malta.  We provide a full range of ongoing administration and compliance services, including corporate, income tax and VAT services for both entities and individuals in Malta. 

Education / Training

I graduated from the University of Oslo, Norway with a law degree (Cand. Jur.) with specialisation in International Tax. 


I worked for a year as an assistant lawyer for the Royal Norwegian Air Force before moving to what was then called Price Waterhouse in Malta, which became PwC where i spent 10 years in the tax and legal services department.  I started an independent company with 2 other partners in 2007, which became Papilio Services Limited in 2012.


  • Norwegian (Nynorsk) - Norway
  • Norwegian (Bokml) - Norway
  • English - United Kingdom
  • Swedish - Sweden
  • Danish - Denmark