Chamber of Advocates announces new Council to drive profession’s advancement



The Chamber of Advocates announces the election of its new Council, ushering in a period of dynamic leadership and strategic direction for the next three years until 2026. 15 candidates competed for the 10 available seats on the Council which has now swiftly undertaken the appointment of key roles, marking a significant step towards realizing the Chamber’s amplified objectives.


Dr. Peter Fenech is the newly elected President of the Chamber of Advocates, poised to guide the Chamber into a future that embraces innovation and proactively addresses the evolving needs of the legal profession.


The appointed roles are as follows:


Dr Peter Fenech President
Dr Stefan Camilleri Secretary General
Dr Paul Micallef Grimaud VP for Advancement of the Profession
Dr Anna Mifsud Bonnici VP for Internal Affairs
Dr Cedric Mifsud Financial Officer
Dr Deo Falzon Communications and Technology Officer
Dr Donald Vella Professional Development Officer
Dr Christine Calleja External Relations Officer
Dr Davinia Cutajar International Officer
Dr Victoria Cuschieri Court Liaison Officer


The introduction of some novel positions such as the Vice President for the Advancement of the Profession supported by the Professional Development Officer and the Court Liaison Officer, the Communications and Technology Officer and the International Officer underlines the Chamber’s commitment to fortifying its impact during this tenure. The emphasis will be on steering the regulation of the profession and catalyzing essential advancements across the legal practice as a whole.


At the inaugural Council meeting, Dr. Fenech, after having thanked all members forming part of the previous Council, extended a warm welcome to the newly composed Council which is uniquely characterized by its diverse representation of legal practitioners from various domains marking a significant milestone in the Chamber’s composition. Dr. Fenech expressed optimism that this diversified representation will holistically champion the interests of the profession, providing impetus for its progressive evolution.


The Chamber of Advocates is resolute in its commitment to advancing the legal profession, fostering innovation, and shaping an empowered community of legal practitioners.