Advocates in Malta

All licensed advocates in Malta are members of the Chamber of Advocates, the official organization representing all qualified advocates practicing in Malta. The Chamber acts on behalf of its members.

There are around 1, 000 registered advocates in Malta, many of whom are fluent in multiple languages. While Maltese and English are the most commonly spoken, many advocates also speak Italian, Arabic, Spanish, and French.

Lawyers have the opportunity to advance their knowledge in a range of legal areas by participating in seminars and events offered by the Malta Law Academy. The Academy also publishes books and journals and aims to keep lawyers informed of the latest developments in the legal field.

Another regulatory body in charge of overseeing the legal profession is the Commission for the Administration of Justice, established on June 3, 1994, through Act 369 of the Laws of Malta. Its primary objective is to monitor the operations of the Courts, the Judiciary, and legal professionals.

The Committee for Advocates and Legal Procurators is a part of this Commission. In all matters relating to advocates and legal procurators, the Commission will act through this committee, including cases of professional misconduct by advocates and legal procurators.

Advocates in Malta are held to high ethical standards and are required to adhere to professional codes of conduct. They must act in the best interests of their clients and uphold the principles of justice and fairness.
Advocates in Malta provide a wide range of legal services, including legal advice, drafting legal documents, representing clients in court, and negotiating settlements.

Advocates in Malta have extensive experience in a range of legal areas including Maritime and Shipping, Real Estate, Gaming & Betting, Mergers and Acquisitions, Investment services, as well as family law, criminal law, and general litigation.

Advocates play a vital role in ensuring that justice is served and that the rights of individuals are protected. They advocate for their clients, fighting for their interests and ensuring that they receive a fair outcome in legal proceedings.

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