ABELA (ZERAFA), Lydia, (Class of 2002), Advocate, Secretary of the Malta Labour Party's National Executive, Centru Nazzjonali Laburista, Triq Mile End, Hamrun, HMR 1717, Malta

Email: lydiazerafa [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: Ship Registration: A Maltese-EU Perspective

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Hours of Work) Regulations 2002



ABELA (MICALLEF), Denise Victoria, (Class of 2013), Advocate, MAMO TCV Advocates, 103, Palazzo Pietro Stiges, Strait Street, Valletta, VLT 1436, Malta

Tel: (356) 2123 1345; Mob: (356) 7927 1088

Email: denisevmicallef [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: A Legal Analysis of Limitation of Liability of Classification Societies

Drafting Project: Work in Fishing (Conditions of Employment) Regulations, 2013



AGIUS, Michael Paul, (Class of 2017), Advocate, 5, Triq In-Nuhhal, Mosta, MST 2541, Malta.

Tel: (356) 2141 3008; Mob: (356) 9924 1460

Email: michaelagius [at] gmail [dot] com or michael [dot] agius [at] fenlex [dot] com

Dissertation: The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships: Has Panama’s Accession Finally Set the Ball Rolling for the Convention to Come into Force?

Drafting Project: Regulations Relating to the Implementation of Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) Container Mass Verification Requirements into Maltese Legislation



AGIUS, Susann, (Class of 2016), Lieutenant Colonel, Staff Officer (Legal) 1,  Armed Forces of Malta, Legal Section, HQ AFM, Luqa Barracks, Luqa, Malta

Tel: (356) 2249 4033; Mob: (356) 9999 0677 or 7909 3090

Emailsusann [dot] agius [at] gov [dot] mt or susannagius [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: Letters of Marque and Reprisal: Can Privateering be returned to in the Fight against Modern Day Piracy?

Drafting Project: An Act to Incorporate the 1946 International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling into the Laws of Malta


AQUILINA, Daniel, (Class of 2001), Advocate, J.M. Ganado & Associates, 171, Old Bakery Street, Valletta VLT 09, Malta

Tel: (356) 2123 5406/7/8, (356) 2124 2096; Fax: (356) 2122 5908

Email: daquilina [at] jmganado [dot] com

Dissertation: Ship Management under Maltese Law with special reference to Liability Issues

Drafting Project: The Search and Rescue Act 2001



AQUILINA, Kevin I., (Class of 1990), Professor, Dean, Faculty of Laws, University of Malta, University Heights, Msida, MSD 2080, Malta
Tel: (356) 2340 2785

Email: kevin [dot] aquilina [at] um [dot] edu [dot] mt

Dissertation: Maltese Legislation on the Prevention, Reduction, and Control of Marine Pollution: A Critical Study

Drafting Project: Draft Legislation on the Prevention, Reduction and Control of Marine Pollution



AQUILINA, Ronald, (Class of 1997), Lawyer, Starlodge/2, Triq Wied Il-Ghasel, Mosta MST 08, Malta

Tel: (356) 2141 2041; Fax: (356) 2141 2041

Email: raquilina [at] waldonet [dot] net [dot] mt

Dissertation: Seaworthiness: A Maltese Perspective

Drafting Project: Carriage by Sea Act, 1997



ATTARD, Adrian, (Class of 2010), Advocate, 97, Minerva, Triq It-Tiben, Swieqi, St. Andrews, SWQ3035, Malta

Mob: (365) 9911 6077; Fax: (356) 2138 7914

Email: adrianattard [at] lawyer [dot] com

Dissertation: The 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea High Seas Regime: A Critical Analysis

Drafting Project: An Act to Establish an Exclusive Economic Zone for the Republic of Malta



ATTARD, Christopher, (Class of 2008), Advocate, 44, The Arches, Triq Il-Hemel, Swieqi, St. Andrews, SWQ 3056, Malta

Mob: (365) 9945 0222

Email: chrisattard [at] lawyer [dot] com

Dissertation: The Action in Rem in the Light of Recent Amendments to the Maltese Code of Organization and Civil Procedure

Drafting Project: An Act to Amend the Continental Shelf Act, Chapter 194 of the Laws of Malta



ATTARD, Felicity Grace, (Class of 2013), Resident Academic, Department of International Law, Faculty of Laws, University of Malta, Tal Qroqq, Msida, Malta

Mob: (356) 7909 2060

Email: felicity [dot] attard [at] um [dot] edu [dot] mt or felicity [dot] attard [at] lawyer [dot] com

Dissertation: Maritime Security under the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

Drafting Project: Regulations relating to the Implementation of Regulation (EC) No.392/2009 on the Liability of Carriers of Passengers by Sea in the Event of Accidents



ATTARD, Matthew, (Class of 2008), Advocate, Ganado & Associates Advocates, 171, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, VLT, Malta

Tel: (356) 2123 5406

Email: siantrax [at] onvol [dot] net

Dissertation: The Removal of Wrecks in the 21st Century: With Special Focus on the Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention on the Removal Of Wrecks 2007

Drafting Project: Safe COntainers (Incorporating the International Convention for Safe Containers 1972 and its Subsequent Amendments



AZZOPARDI, Arthur, (Class of 2006), Advocate, Emmanuel Mallia & Associates, 61, First Floor, Msida Court, Msida Seafront, Msida, Malta

Mob: (356) 9942 7802

Email: arthur [dot] azzopardi [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: The Arrest of Ships - A Maltese Perspective

Drafting Project: Arrest of Ships Act



BALZAN, Kristian, (Class of 2003),  Advocate, 67, East Street, Valletta VLT 1251, Malta

Tel: (356) 2124 4540; Mob: (356) 9946 7991

Email: kbalzan [at] maltanet [dot] net

Dissertation: The International Convention for Bunker Oil Pollution, 2001: Extent of Civil Liability and Relative Compensation

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Carriage of Passengers and Their Luggage by Sea) Regulations



BERRY, Stefan John, (Class of 2000), Advocate, 'The Berries', Triq R. Caruana Dingli, San Gwann, SGN 1035, Malta

Tel: (356) 2138 0100

Email: dr [dot] berry [at] lawyer [dot] com

Dissertation: The Law and Practice of the Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards

Drafting Project: The Air Pollution (From Ships) Bill



BONAVIA GILI, Alison, (Class of 2009), Advocate, Dingli & Dingli Law Firm, 18/2, South Street, Valletta, Malta

Tel: (356) 2123 6206; Mob: (356) 9985 4791

Emailalison [at] dingli [dot] com [dot] mt

Dissertation: The Issue of Safe Ports in Charterparty Agreements

Drafting Project: An Act to Incorporate the Athens Convention relating to the Carriage of Passengers and Their Luggage by Sea, 2002 into the Laws of Malta



BONELLO, Andrea Luca, (Class of 2011), Advocate, Legal Officer, Finco Trust Services Limited, T6F, Apartment 7, Favray Court, Tigne Point, Sliema, TP 01, Malta

Tel: 2122 0002; Fax: 2124 3280

Dissertation: The Notion of Self-defence and the Use of Armed Guards on Board Merchant Ships

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Seafarers' Identity Documents) Regulations



BONELLO, John, (Class of 2005), Advocate, 11/9, Vincenti Buildings, Strait Street, Valletta, Malta

Tel: (356) 2180 1762; Fax: (356) 2166 1675

Email: johnbonello [at] hotmail [dot] com

Dissertation: Admiralty Jurisdiction in Malta

Drafting Project: Admiralty Jurisdiction and Procedure Act



BORG, Simone, (Class of 2010), Professor, Deputy Dean of Faculty of Laws and Head of Department of Environment and Resources Law Department, Room 308, Faculty of Laws, Department of International Law, University of Malta, University Heights, Msida, MSD 2080, Malta

Tel: (356) 2340 2781

Email: simone [dot] borg [at] um [dot] edu [dot] mt or simoneborg [at] onvol [dot] net

Doctoral Thesis: Harmonizing International Regimes to Secure the Conservation of High Seas Living Resources through Sustainable Use



BORG RIZZO, Eliza, (Class of 2014), Private Practitioner, 22, Marija, Triq Is-Sebuqa, San Gwann, Malta

Tel: (356) 2137 6127; Mob: (356) 9985 4593

Email: elizaborg87 [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: Climate Change and its Effect on the Arctic

Drafting Project: Oil and Hazardous and Noxious Substances Pollution Preparedness, Response and Cooperation Regulations, 2014



BRINCAT ROSSIGNAUD, Vanessa, (Class of 2003), Advocate, KPMG, Portico Building, Marina Street, Pieta', MSD08, Malta

Tel: (356) 2138 6178; Fax: (356) 2138 6542; Mob: (356) 9944 8667

Email: vrvross [at] onvol [dot] net

Dissertation: Proposed Amendments to the Salvage Convention 1989 in the Light of the Castor Issue

Drafting Project: Carriage of Goods by Sea (Amendment) Act (2003)



BUGEJA, Ann Marie, (Class of 2010), Advocate, 425, Panorama, St. Paul’s Street, St. Paul’s Bay, SPB 3414, Malta

Email: annbugeja [at] hotmail [dot] co [dot] uk

Dissertation: The Maltese State’s Powers in the Contiguous Zone in Relation to a Potential Environmental Threat: A Review
Drafting Project: An Act to Implement the 2009 United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea (The Rotterdam Rules) into Maltese Law


BUGEJA, John, (Class of 2011), Advocate, H. Vassallo Limited, 53 Old Theatre Street, Valletta, VLT 1427, Malta

Tel: (356) 2122 5548; Fax: (356) 2122 3582;  Mob: (356) 7904 7880

Email: john [dot] bugeja [at] hvassallo [dot] com

Dissertation: Letters of Indemnity: Overcoming the Pitfalls

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships) Regulations, 2011)



BUGEJA, Saman, (Class of 2018), Advocate, GANADO Advocates, 171, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Malta

Mob: (356) 7993 8276 or (356) 7969 0005

Email: samanbugeja92 [at] gmail [dot] com or sbugeja [at] ganadoadvocates [dot] com

Dissertation: The Recognition of a Judicial Sale of a Ship on a Cross-Border Basis: A Case for the Need of an International Convention

Drafting Project:  The Merchant Shipping (Safety of Fishing Vessels) Regulations, 2018



CAMILLERI, Edward Mario, (Class of 2015), Advocate, 120, Nirvana Flat 1, Brared Street, Birkirkara, BKR 1257, Malta

Email: edwardmcamilleri [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: Salient Aspects on the Incorporation of Charterparty Terms into the Bill of Lading

Drafting Project: An Act to Incorporate the Safety of Offshore Oil and Gas Operations and Amending Directive 2004/35/EC (Offshore Safety Directive, Directive 2013/30/EU) and other Relevant Legislation relating to Offshore Activities into the Laws of Malta, hereby Regulating the Exploration and Exploitation of Hydrocarbons on the Continental Shelf and Repealing the Petroleum Production) Act and the Petroleum Production Regulations



CARDONA, Christian, (Class of 1999), Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Businesses, Member of Parliament, House of Representatives, The Palace, Valletta, VLT 1115, Malta

Tel: (356) 2559 6000; Fax: (356) 2559 6400

EmailChristian [dot] cardona [at] gov [dot] mt

Dissertation: Classification Societies: Liability and Competition

Drafting Project: The Protection of the Marine Environment Through Criminal Law (Act)



CHIRCOP, Carmel,  (Class of 1993), Deceased

Dissertation: Carriage of Deck Cargo: Legal Implications

Drafting Project: The Exclusive Economic Zone of Malta



CUSCHIERI (SCICLUNA), Nikita, (Class of 2011), Maritime Lawyer, Flat 19, Ivy Mansions, Triq L-Imghazel, Swieqi, Malta

Mob: (356) 7905 5505

Email: nikitascicluna [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: A Legal Discussion on the Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage Resulting from Offshore Oil Rigs in the light of the Recent Deepwater Horizon Incident

Drafting Project: An Act to Incorporate the Protocol of 1994 "Offshore Protocol" to the Barcelona Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean, 1976 into the Laws of Malta



CUTAJAR, Gordon, (Class of 2004), Assistant Registrar of Ships, Transport Malta, Triq Xatt l-Ghassara ta' l-Gheneb, Floriana, MRS 1917, Malta

Tel: (356) 2122 2203; Fax: (356) 2125 0365

Email: tentoone29 [at] hotmail [dot] com

Dissertation: An Analysis of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code and its Impact on Shipping

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Stowaways) Regulations, 2004



D’ALESSANDRO, Robert, (Class of 1993), Lawyer,31/1, St Nicholas Buildings, Abate Rigord Street, Ta’ Xbiex, Malta

Tel: (356) 2144 3462

Email: rfd [at] daltrust [dot] com

Dissertation: Effective Marine Preservation: National Interests Versus Communal Interests

Drafting Project: Malta Maritime Jurisdiction Act, 1993 (Incorporating the Arrest Convention 1952)



DEPASQUALE, Francesco, (Class of 1996), Magistrate, Magistrates’ Chambers, Courts of Justice, Republic Street, Valletta, CMR 02, Malta

Dissertation: The Towage Contract in Malta

Drafting Project: A Draft Legislation Incorporating the IMO Rome Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Maritime Navigation, 1988 into the Maritime Navigation (Security) Act, 1996



DEPASQUALE CALLEJA, Maria, (Class of 2004), Advocate, 34 ‘Monte Mario’, Triq Il-Ferrovija, Attard, BZN02, Malta

Tel: (356) 2141 1005; Fax: (356) 2141 4739

Dissertation: The Carrier’s Duty in relation to the Care of Cargo under the Hague and Hague/Visby Rules, with Special Reference to Maltese Law

Drafting Project: An Act to Amend Articles 50 to 54A of the Merchant Shipping Act, relating to Special Maritime Privileges



FARRUGIA, Ruth, (Class of 1998), Lawyer, 'Sapiru', Lia Street, Zabbar, ZBR 06, Malta

Tel: (356) 2180 1402 or (356) 2180 1655

Dissertation: Maritime Arbitration: A Comparative Analysis

Drafting Project: Salvage Act, Based on the UK 1995 Salvage Act



FARRUGIA, Martina, (Class of 2017), Advocate, 41, Sir Adrian Dingli Street, Sliema, SLM 1903, Malta

Tel: 2124 1232; Mob: 9921 6848

Email: tinfarrugia91 [at] gmail [dot] com or martina [dot] farrugia [at] fenlex [dot] com

Dissertation: The Application of the Principles of Liability and Compensation Schemes to the Aquaculture Industry: The Malta Perspective

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Air Pollution, Monitoring, Reporting And Verification Duties) Regulations



FILLETTI, Stefano, (Class of 1999), Advocate, Honorary Consul for Ecuador, 7, St. Christopher Street, Valletta, Malta

Mob: 7970 8777

Email: stefano [dot] filletti [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: Marine Cargo Claims Under Maltese Law, With Particular Reference to Shore Handling and warehousing of Cargo Import

Drafting Project: Suppression of Illicit Drug Traffic by Sea Act



FILLETTI, Tiziana, (Class of 2004), Advocate, 6 Balluta Buildings, Triq il-Karmelitani, St. Julians, SLM 05, Malta

Tel: (356) 2133 6545; Fax: 2125 1196

Email: filletti [at] iname [dot] com

Dissertation: Coastal and Port State Obligations Relating to the Regulation of Marine Pollution, with Particular Reference to Pollution from Ships

Drafting Project: The Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-Operation Act



GALEA, Francesca, (Class of 2010), Advocate, Villa Brimba, Hope Street, Mosta, MST 1201, Malta

Tel: (356) 2143 3259; Mob: (356) 7904 6358

Email: galea [dot] francesca [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: A Legal Regime for the Exploration and Exploitation of Offshore Renewable Energy

Drafting Project: An Act to Implement the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 to Commercial Yachts in Malta



GALEA (CURMI), Jessica, (Class of 2009), Advocate, Dingli & Dingli Law Firm, 18/2 South Street, Valletta, Malta

Mob: (356) 9999 4230 

Emailjessycurmi [at] hotmail [dot] com

Dissertation: The Liability of Classification Societies in the Maritime Industry

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) Regulations, 2009


GAUCI, Gianfranco, (Class of 1996), Advocate, 'Casa Rozol', Old Church Street, Birkirkara, Malta
Tel: (356) 2148 7957

Dissertation: Time Chartering Documents: A Review of the Most Typical Clauses

Drafting Project: The Merchant Shipping (Salvage) Act, 1996



GAUCI, Larry John, (Class of 2006), Advocate, 20, Garden Street, Ghajnsielem, Gozo, Malta

Email: larry [dot] gauci [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: Flag States' Delegation and Class Liability

Drafting Project: An Act to Give Effect to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Maritime Navigation, 2005 (2005 SUA Convention) and to the Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Fixed Platforms Located on the Continental Shelf, 2005 (2005 SUA Fixed Platforms Protocol)



GAUCI, Maria Dolores, (Class of 1992), Lawyer, 44, Burmarrad Road, St Paul’s Bay, Malta

Tel: (356) 2157 3082

Dissertation: The Freight Forwarder: A Synopsis of the Evolution of his Legal Status and Role in International Maritime Law

Drafting Project: A Bill Entitled the Multimodal Transport of Goods Act



GAUCI, Stefan Patrick, (Class of 2003), Advocate, Block VI, Entrance B, Flat 10, Vjal in-Naspli, San Gwann, SGN 03, Malta

Tel: (356) 2138 7368;  Mob: (356) 7938 7368

Dissertation: The Ship’s Right to Reconvention under Maltese Admiralty Law

Drafting Project: Admiralty Court Act, 2003



GORDIMAINA (SCERRI), Nadia, (Class of 2002), General Manager International Affairs, Air Malta PLC Level 2, SkyParks Business Centre, Malta International Airport, Luqa LQA 4000, Malta

Tel: (356) 2299 9215; Mob: (356) 7980 6539

Email: scerrin [at] yahoo [dot] com or Nadia [dot] giordimaina [at] airmalta [dot] com

Dissertation: A New Protocol to the PAL Convention: Higher Passenger Awards or the Coup de Grace to the Passenger Shipping Industry?

Drafting Project: Incorporation of the International Convention on the Control of Harming Anti-Fouling Systems on Ships, 2001 into Maltese Law



GRECH, James, (Class of 2014), Major, Staff Officer, Maritime and Air Operations, Headquarters of Armed Forces of Malta, Luqa Barracks, Luqa, VLT 2000, Malta

Mob: (356) 9948 9039 or (356) 9999 0694

Email: james [dot] l [dot] grech [at] gov [dot] mt



GRIMA, Rowena, (Class of 1999), Advocate, Head, Shipping Department, Fenech & Fenech Advocates, 198 Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Malta

Tel: (356) 2124 1232; Fax: (356) 2122 1893

Email: rgrima-fenlex [at] waldonet [dot] net [dot] mt

Dissertation: An Overview of Maltese Law on Mortgages

Drafting Project: The Incorporation of SOLAS and the 1988 Load Line Protocol



GRIMA, Antoine, (Class of 2015), Assistant Lecturer, Department of Resources and Environmental Law, Faculty of Law, University of Malta

Emailantoinegrima [at] hotmail [dot] com



GRISCTI, Giovanni, (Class of 1990), Magistrate, The Law Courts, Republic Street, Valletta, Malta

Tel: (356) 2122 4434

Dissertation: Some Legal Aspects of Bareboat Charter Registration

Drafting Project: Draft Legislation Incorporating the Civil Liability Convention, 1969



HILI, Bella,  (Class of 1994), (Deceased)

Dissertation: The Protection of the Motgagee’s Interest in Bareboat Charter

Drafting Project: Draft Legislation Regulating Discipline for Seamen and Stowaways



LANFRANCO Reuben, (Class of 2001), Captain, Maritime Consultant & Marine Surveyor, 12, St. Isidore Lane, Zejtun, ZTN 2261, Malta

Mob: (356) 9982 5347 or (356) 9999 9290

Email: rlanfranco [at] onvol [dot] net or info [at] maritimeconsultant [dot] eu or survey [at] maritimeconsultant [dot] eu

Dissertation: The Exercise of Jurisdiction in the Maltese Maritime Zones

Drafting Project: The Suppression of Illegal Trafficking of Migrants by Sea Act



LUNGARO, Simon, (Class of 2006), Lawyer, Cassar Ellul & Scott, 318, Rue d'Argens, Gzira, Malta

Tel: (356) 2131 4347; Fax: (356) 2131 8975; Mob: (356) 7963 2097

Email: slungaro [at] gmail [dot] com or cesadvocates [at] nextgen [dot] net [dot] mt

Dissertation: The Laytime Clause in the Voyage Charter Party

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Fishing Vessel Personnel Training, Certification and Watchkeeping) Regulations)



MALLIA, Andrew, (Class of 2007), Lieutenant Colonel (Rtd), ‘Peprina’, Triq San Martin, Haz-Zebbug, ZBG 1542, MALTA

Tel: (356) 9982 6576

Emailmarsecmalta [at] outlook [dot] com



MALLIA, Emanuel, (Class of 2008), Colonel, Operations Plans and Intelligence, Armed Forces of Malta, Headquarters of Armed Forces of Malta, Luqa Barracks, Luqa VLT 2000, Malta

Tel: (356) 2249 4006 Fax: (356) 2124 1001

Emailemanuel [dot] mallia [at] gov [dot] mt



MANDUCA, Simon, (Class of 2015), Advocate, 56, High Street, Sliema, SLM 1543, Malta

Tel: (356) 9933 4962

E-mail: simon_manduca [at] hotmail [dot] com

Dissertation:  Contemporary Maritime Interdictions on the High Seas

Drafting Project:  Prevention of Migrant Smuggling by Land, Sea and Air Act



MANGION, Marvin, (Class of 2011), Captain, Maritime Squadron, Armed Forces of Malta, Hay Wharf, Floriana, Malta

Mob: (356) 7994 4976

Email: marvin [dot] mangion [at] gov [dot] mt



MANICARO, Jesmond, (Class of 2003), Advocate, Block C, Flat 2, Gan Anton Tanti Street, Tarxien, PLA 18, Malta

Tel: (356) 2166 5232;  Mob: (356) 9984 0416

Email: jmanicaro [at] hotmail [dot] com

Dissertation: The Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage Under International Law

Drafting Project: The Underwater Cultural Heritage (Protection) Act



MARTINEZ GUTIERREZ (BUTTIGEG), Marika, (Class of 1998), Lawyer, Casa Margherita, 13, Triq Il-Hawt, Swieqi, Malta
Email: mmartinez7309 [at] hotmail [dot] com

Dissertation: A Study of the Most Important Clauses in Bills of Lading

Drafting Project: A Maritime Legislative Drafting Project on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims, 1976 Convention



MASSA, Andrew, (Class of 2018), Associate, D.F. Advocates, Il-Piazzetta, A Suite 41, Tower Road, Sliema , SLM 1607, Malta

Tel: (356) 2131 3930 or (356) 2134 0401; Mob: (356) 9940 2730

Email: andrewm93 [at] hotmail [dot] co [dot] uk

Dissertation: A Critical Analysis of Shipper’s Rights and Obligations in International Carriage of Goods by Sea: A Maltese Perspective

Drafting Project:  Vessel Traffic Monitoring and Reporting Requirements (Amendment) Regulations


MICALLEF, Rebecca, (Class of 2017), Advocate, 70, Maison Helen, Triq Il-Iklin, Iklin IKL 1033, Malta
Mob: (356) 7931 9259
Email: beckymicallef019 [at] gmail [dot] com
Dissertation: Gender in the Maritime Industry: Balancing the Scales
Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Amendment) Rules, 2017


MICALLEF STAFRACE, Simon, (Class of 1992), Advocate, Stafrace & Stafrace Advocates, Vincenti Building 11A, Strait Street, Valletta, VLT 08, Malta

Tel: (356) 2122 3142 / 2124 8034; Fax: (356) 2124 0502

Email: simon [at] micallefstafrace [dot] com

Dissertation: The Regime of Maltese Ship Registration

Drafting Project: The Incorporation of the Salvage Convention 1989 in to the Malta Merchant Shipping Act



MIFSUD, Carmen, (Class of 2016), Environment and Resources Authority, Hexagon House, Spencer Hill, Marsa MRS 1441

Mob(356) 7726 0115

Email: carmen [dot] carmenmifsud [at] gmail [dot] com or carmen [dot] mifsud [at] gov [dot] mt (carmen.)carmen [dot] b [dot] mifsud [at] era [dot] org [dot] mt



MIFSUD, Joseph A., (Class of 2001), Advocate, Malta

Email: joseph [dot] mifsud [at] lawyer [dot] com

Dissertation: The Adoption by Malta of the European Union Acquis on Maritime Safety

Drafting Project: The Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Act



MIFSUD, Malcolm, (Class of 1995), Advocate, Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates, 123, Melita Street, Valletta, VLT 1123, Malta

Tel: (356) 2723 7172; Fax: (356) 2723 7314; Mob: (356) 9927 4727

Email: mmifsud [at] mifsudadvocates [dot] com [dot] mt

Dissertation: Impediment of Departure of Ships in the Light of the Proposed Amendments

Drafting Project: Liability of Operators of Transport Terminals Act



MIFSUD, Roderick Vincent, (Class of 2007), Advocate, Marvin II, Monsinjur Depiro Street, Rabat, RBT 1705, Malta

Tel/Fax: (356) 2145 6596

Email: rmifsud33 [at] hotmail [dot] com

Dissertation: Developing an Environmental Salvage Regime for the 21st Century

Drafting Project: A Subsidiary Legislation Incorporating the International Convention on the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments (2004) into Maltese Law



MORAN, Anndrea, (Class of 2011), Advocate, Maritime Law, 18, Bon Accueil, Ursoline Sisters Street, G'Mangia, PTA 9122, Malta

Tel: (356) 2123 5442

Email: anndreamoran [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: The Seafarer's Right to Social Protection: A Maltese Perspective

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Liability and Compensation for Hazardous and Noxious Substances Damage) Regulations



MUSCAT, Stephen, (Class of 1997), Associate Partner, Muscat, Azzopardi, Spiteri & Associates, 2, 'The Firs' Borg Olivier Street, Sliema, SLM 12, Malta

Tel: (356) 2166 7649

Dissertation: Assistance and Salvage of Maritime Property and Lives at Sea under Maltese Law – A Critical Study

Drafting Project: an Act to Make Provision for the Limitation of Liability of Shipowners in respect of Maritime Claims



MUSCAT AZZOPARDI, Adrian, (Class of 2006), Advocate, Muscat Azzopardi and Associates, 7, The Firs, Borg Olivier Street, Sliema, SLM 1801, Malta

Tel: (356) 2133 6196; Mob: (356) 7946 7023; Fax: (356) 2133 6027

Email: feelincold [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: Carriage of Goods by Sea - A Way Forward

Drafting Project: A Law to Amend the 1954 Maltese Carriage of Goods by Sea Act



MUSCAT FARRUGIA, Nikolai, (Class of 2001), Advocate, 109, St. Trophimus Street, Sliema, SLM 02, Malta

Dissertation: The Safety Regulation of Ro-Ro Passenger Ferries in Maltese Domestic Waters

Drafting Project: An Act to Implement The 1999 UN Convention on Arrest of Ships and to Regulate all Matters Related to the Arrest of Ships



O'NEILL, Clinton, (Class of 2009), Lieutenant Colonel, Staff Officer 2, Air & Maritime Plans & Operations, Headquarters of Armed Forces of Malta, Luqa Barracks, Luqa VLT 2000, Malta

Tel: (356) 2249 4053; Fax: (356) 2124 1001; Mob: (356) 9940 8373

Email: clinton [dot] o-neill [at] gov [dot] mt



PADOVANI GRIMA, Jacqueline, (Class of 1999), Hon. Madam Justice, The Law Courts, Republic Street, Valletta, Malta

Tel: (356) 2124 6610; Fax: (356) 2133 6623

Email: paddy [at] waldonet [dot] net [dot] mt

Dissertation: Maltese Admiralty Jurisdiction – Time For Change

Drafting Project: Carriage of Passengers and Their Luggage by Sea Act 1999



PIAZZA, Stephan, (Class of 2016), Manager, Tax - Shipping & Yachting, KPMG Malta, Malta

Mob: (356) 7933 5995

Emailst [dot] piazza [at] hotmail [dot] com

Dissertation: An Analytical Review of the Private Court Approved Sale of Vessels’ Instrument

Drafting Project: A Subsidiary Legislation to Implement the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters into the Laws of Malta



ROSSI, Jan, (Class of 2012), Advocate, No. 10, Bachinier Street, San Pawl Tat-Targa, Naxxar, NXR 06, Malta

Email: rossi_jan [at] hotmail [dot] com

Dissertation: Ship Management & The ISM Code: Legal Relationship, Consequences & Other Effects

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Hours of Work) Regulations, 2012



SAMMUT, Christopher, (Class of 2008), Advocate, Transport Malta, Triq Xatt l-Ghassara ta' l-Gheneb, Floriana MRS 1917, Malta

Tel: (356) 2137 4996

Email: angelo [at] maltanet [dot] net

Dissertation: Ship Recycling

Drafting Project: Wreck Removal Act


SANT, Stefan, (Class of 2005), Head, Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre, National Commission for Further and Higher Education, 105, Les Maisons, Triq Il-Gizimin, Swieqi SWQ 3542, Malta

Tel: 2137 7446, Mob: 7927 1477

Email: stefansant [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: Places of Refuge for Vessels in Distress

Drafting Project: Procedures for Ships in Distress Regulations



SCERRI, Mario, (Class of 1991), Lawyer, 103 Vajringa street, Victoria, Gozo

Tel: (356) 2122 3281 / 2122 2244

Dissertation: Containerised Transport and Per Package Limitation

Drafting Project: Marine Insurance Act 1991



SCERRI-DIACONO, Jotham, (Class of 1994), Advocate, Ganado & Associates, 171 Old Bakery street, Valletta, Malta

Tel: (356) 2123 5406-8; Fax: (356) 2122 5908

Email: jsdiacono [at] jmganado [dot] com

Dissertation: Aspects of Admiralty Jurisdiction in England and Malta

Drafting Project: The Merchant Shipping (Lawful Causes of Preference over Ships) Act



SCICLUNA, Etienne, (Class of 2013), Commanding Officer, Inshore Command, Armed Forces of Malta, Luqa Barracks, Luqa, Malta

Email: etisci [at] yahoo [dot] com



SCHEMBRI-ADAMI, Sandro, (Class of 1995), Notary, Malta

Dissertation: Safety of Navigation in the Maltese Territorial Sea

Drafting Project: The Seafarer’s Welfare at Sea and Port Act, 1995



SHAW, Suzanne, (Class of 2004), Advocate, Dingli & Dingli Law Firm, 18/2, South Street, Valletta VLT 1102, Malta

Tel: (356) 2123 6206 or 2124 7604

Email: suzanne [at] dingli [dot] com [dot] mt or shaws [at] onvol [dot] net

Dissertation: Section 37 of the Merchant Shipping Act as Compared and Contrasted with the Freezing Injunction

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Port State Control) Regulations, 2004



SPITERI, Charlotte, (Class of 2012), Advocate, 76, 'Villa Toscana', Hida Street, Kappara, Malta

Email: chakuna_spit [at] msn [dot] com

Dissertation: Climate Change: IMO’s Initiative to Reduce CO2 Emissions from Ships

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) (Amendment) Regulations, 2012



SPITERI, Christopher, (Class of 1994), Advocate, Block A, Flat 6, St Paul’s Flats, St Vincent Street, Hamrun, Malta

Tel: (356) 2123 8709

Email: christopher [dot] spiteri [at] airmalta [dot] com [dot] mt

Dissertation: The Rights and Duties of the Mortgagor

Drafting Project: 



SPITERI, Geraldine, (Class of 2007), General Manager, Ship Registration and Corporate Services, Poseidon, Tal-Ibragg Road, Tal-Ibragg SWQ 2033, Malta               

Tel: (356) 2577 3605; Mob: (356) 9985 8000

Email: geraldine [dot] spiteri [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: The Application of EC Competition Law in Maritime Transport Services: A New Horizon

Drafting Project: Dumping and Incineration at Sea (Prevention and Control) Act



SPITERI, Sarah, (Class of 2018), Advocate, 66, Amourelle Triq Il-Ghajn, Swieqi SWQ 3126, Malta

Mob: (356) 9940 7406

Email:sspiteri94 [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: An Analysis of the Concept of Disembarkation of Migrants Rescued at Sea Under International Law

Drafting Project: A Law to Implement Regulation EC 1005/2008 into the Laws of Malta 



TABONE, Ivan, (Class of 2016), Deputy Chief Officer, Merchant Shipping Directorate, Malta Transport Centre, Xatt L-Ghassara tal-Gheneb, Marsa MRS 1917, Malta

Tel: (356) 2125 0360; Mob: (356) 9947 6538

Emailivan [dot] tabone [at] transport [dot] gov [dot] mt

Dissertation: Should Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel be regulated by the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers?Drafting ProjectMerchant Shipping (Training and Certification) (Amendment) Regulations, 2018



TANTI-DOUGALL, Rebekah Pija, (Class of 2013), Advocate, 91A/1, Archbishop Street, Valletta, VLT Malta 

Tel: (356) 2122 7900; Mob: (356) 9924 4622

Email: rebekah [dot] td [at] gmail [dot] com or rtd [at] tdlegal [dot] com

Dissertation: A Legal Analysis of the Threat of Cyber Terrorism in the Maritime Industry

Drafting Project: A Subsidiary Legislation to Incorporate the Protocol on Integrated Coastal Zone Management in the Mediterranean, 2010, to the Barcelona Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean, 1976, into the Laws of Malta



TONNA, Julian, (Class of 2017), Captain, Armed Forces of Malta, Luqa Barracks, Luqa, VLT 2000, Malta

Tel: (356) 2249 4202-3 or (356) 2152 0660, Mob: (356) 7925 4296

Email: julian [dot] tonna [at] gov [dot] mt



TESTA, David, (Class of 2013), Advocate, 4, Mayflower, Vjal Ix-Xarolla, Zurrieq ZRQ 1611, Malta

Tel: (356) 2168 5368; Mob: (356) 7968 5368

Email: davidtesta89 [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: Dealing with Decommissioning Costs of Offshore Oil and Gas Field Installations: An Appraisal of Existing Regimes
Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations, 2013


VASSALLO, Alison, (Class of 2005), Advocate, Senior Associate, Fenech & Fenech Advocates, 198, Old Bakery Street, Valletta VLT1455, Malta 

Tel: (356) 2145 5006

Email: alison [dot] vassallo [at] fenlex [dot] com

Dissertation: Persons Rescued at Sea: Recent Developments and Trends in Coastal State Response

Drafting Project: Malta Maritime Authority Act (Chapter 352) Port Security (Amendments) Regulations



VASSALLO, Erika D., (Class of 2002), Lawyer, Malta

Email: erikadv2000 [at] yahoo [dot] co [dot] uk

Dissertation: Port State Control with Reference to Maltese Law

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage) Regulations, 2002



VASSALLO, Robert, (Class of 2007), Advocate, Legal Consultant, Transport Malta, Triq Xatt l-Ghassara ta' l-Gheneb, Floriana MRS 1917, Malta

Tel: (356) 2122 2203

Email: robvassallo [at] onvol [dot] net or robbert [dot] vassallo [at] mma [dot] gov [dot] mt

Dissertation: The Rights of Seafarers Under Maltese Law

Drafting Project: Incorporation of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, an International Convention of the International Labour Organization, into Maltese Law



VELLA, Ivan, (Class of 1997), Director and Partner, Vella Advocates, 40, Villa Fairholme, Sir Augustus Bartolo Street, Ta’ Xbiex XBX 1095, Malta

Tel: (356) 2125 2893; Fax: (356) 2125 2894; Mob: (356) 9906 6066

Email: iv [at] advocate-vella [dot] com or ivella [at] credence [dot] com [dot] mt

Dissertation: Sale and Purchase of Tonnage: A Maltese Perspective

Drafting Project: Carriage of Noxious Substances by Sea (Liability and Compensation) Act



VELLA DE-FREMEAUX (MALLIA), Patricia, Head of Department of International Law, University of Malta, University Heights, Msida, MSD 2080, Malta

Tel: (356) 2340 2787

Email: patricia [dot] vella-de-fremeaux [at] um [dot] edu [dot] mt

Doctoral Thesis: Migrant Smuggling by Sea: Combating a Current Threat to Maritime Security through the Creation of a Cooperative Framework



XERRI, Matthew, (Class of 2009), Associate, Ganado Advocates, 171, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, VLT 1455, Malta

Tel: 2123 5406; Mob: (356) 7905 2449

Email: matthew [dot] xerri [at] gmail [dot] com or mxerri [at] ganadoadvocates [dot] com

Dissertation: The Hill Harmony: A Lack of Harmony in the Duty of Utmost Dispatch and the Employment/ Navigation of the Vessel

Drafting Project: An Act to Incorporate the Protocol of 2003 to the 1992 International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Polution Damage into the Laws of Malta



ZAHRA, Edric, (Class of 2009), Captain, Officer Commanding Rapid Deployment Team, Second in Command of an Offshore Patrol Vessel, Armed Forces of Malta, Maritime Squadron Hay Wharf, Floriana, Malta

Mob: (356) 7973 3970

Email: karlzg [at] vol [dot] net [dot] mt



ZAMMIT GERMAN (FALZON), Cornelia, (Class of 2000), Lawyer, 42, Spencer Hill, Marsa MRS 1955, Malta

Mob: (356) 9943 0336  

Email: czammitg [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: The Doctrines of Hot Pursuit and Constructive Presence in International Law

Drafting Project: Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Sewage and Garbage from Ships, 2000



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