DF Advocates Malta

Practice Areas



Financial Services
Aviation Industry
Maritime
Sports and Entertainment
Tax
Litigation
Corporate & Commercial
Dispute Resolution
Electronic Communications
Employment
Estate Planning
EU & Competition
Film and Audiovisuals
Gaming
Intellectual Property
Trust and Fiduciary Services
Privatisation and Public Procurement
Dr. Edward Saliba B.A. LL.D.
Dr. Edward Saliba B.A. LL.D.
Position:

Partner


Practice Areas:

Main: Corporate and Commercial law; Fiduciary Services; Gaming; EU & Competition law; Intellectual Property; Dispute Resolution; Civil and Commercial Litigation; and Employment.  
Secondary: Estate Planning; Property law; and Shipping and Maritime; and Insurance law.

Qualifications:

B.A. Legal and Humanistic Studies, Dip. Not. Pub, LL.D.(Malta)

Languages Spoken:

Maltese, English and Italian

Other Notes:

Bar Admission, Superior Courts of Malta, Member of the Malta Chamber of Advocates

Experience and Key Assignments:

Acted as legal advisor, providing legal and corporate advice to one of Malta's leading publication houses, a leading local insurance company, and various companies operating in the hotel, construction, maritime and aviation industry;

Advised the liquidators of a foreign multinational company owning subsidiaries in Malta;

Provided legal assistance to a private school in the formulation of its Data Protection Policy;

Legally represented a local entity in its application to be recognized as a collecting society before the Copyright Board;

Advised foreign corporate entities on distribution and agency agreements;

Advised foreign corporate entities on distribution and agency agreements;

Acted as legal advisor, providing legal and corporate advice to a foreign airline having a head office in Malta;

Advised local and foreign investors in the privatisation tender process of government owned corporations including telecommunications and port cargo handling.

Experience:

2000 - 2001
Joined the law firm Guido de Marco & Associates, Malta as Trainee;

2001 - 2006
Engaged as associate with the law firm Guido de Marco & Associates, Malta.

2003 - 2006
Acted as Company Secretary and Legal Advisor of the Maltese companies Allied Newspapers Limited; Progress Press Company Limited; Allied Retail and Commercial Operations Limited and Media Maker Limited

2006 - Present
Associate with the law firm Deguara Farrugia Advocates (Malta).

2008 - Present
Executive Director of DF Corporate Services Limited duly authorized by the MFSA to offer fiduciary services.

Education:

2001
LL.D. Degree conferred by the University of Malta after successfully submitting a thesis titled “Victims’ Rights – A Contemporary Approach to Criminal Justice”

1999
Diploma of Notary Public (University of Malta)

1998
B.A. Legal and International Relations Studies (University of Malta)


Memberships:

Malta Chamber of Advocates

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