August 25, 2021

The JCA is looking to continue boosting one of its primary projects called ‘Prattika-Link’ which is aimed to assist law students in their search for a suitable internship or ‘prattika’ placement. As an organization, the JCA offers intermediary help by way of contacting law firms and lawyers working in private practice who specialize in different […]

July 7, 2021

  Malta’s Constitutional Court is now a member of the Superior Courts Network within the European Court of Human Rights.  The Superior Courts Network comprises a community of judges tasked with implementing the values and principles of the European Convention on Human Rights.  Among others, the Network aims to ensure the effective exchange of information […]

July 1, 2021

As announced, representatives of the Chamber’s council last Monday held a meeting with the Minister of Justice.  The agenda topic of that meeting centred around Bill 217, currently being discussed in parliament and which has as its object amendments to the regulation of the legal profession. The meeting was cordial and focused on the issues […]

June 24, 2021

  The Chamber of Advocates is troubled at the news that Malta has been greylisted by FATF and would like to express its grave concern at the effects that this could have on the economy as a whole.  Certain core industries, such as the financial services sector and that of corporate services which have, in […]

June 23, 2021

The Chamber of Advocates would like to inform members of the legal profession that the scheduled meeting with the Minister which had to be held today at 5.15pm, was postponed due to the fact that the Minister was requested to attend parliament all afternoon. The meeting will now take place on Monday, 28 June, at […]

June 19, 2021

  19 ta’ Gunju 2021 Il-Kamra tal-Avukati terġa tinnota b’diżappunt kbir illi minkejja l-istqarrija tagħha tas-16 ta’ Settembru 2020, għadhom qed isiru attakki fuq avukati illi jkunu qed jaqdu dmirijithom. Il-Kamra tfakkar illi huwa d-dritt fundamentali ta’ kull persuna illi tiġi assistita minn avukat tal-għażla tagħha. Ir-rwol tal-avukat huwa propju dak li jipparteċipa fil-proċess sħiħ […]

June 17, 2021

  The Chamber of Advocates would like to update members of the legal profession that following yesterday’s urgent meeting regarding Bill 217, during which all those present supported the Chamber in its stance to oppose the Bill in its current state and gave the council of the Chamber a clear hand to deal with the […]

June 16, 2021

  At an urgent meeting called by the Chamber of Advocates which was held earlier today pursuant to the presentation of Bill No:217 currently being debated in Parliament, members of the legal profession expressed their strong support to the opposition being made by the Council to the enactment of the said Bill and unanimously resolved […]

June 11, 2021

Chamber of Advocates calls urgent meeting Bill 217/2021 threatens the basic principles of the legal profession. The Chamber is inviting all members of the profession to attend an urgent meeting to discuss the implications of the proposed bill and to decide on a way forward. When: Wednesday 16th June at 12pm Where: Casino Maltese, Valletta […]

June 10, 2021

The Chamber of Advocates (the “Chamber”) has become aware that a new Bill number 217 entitled, a bill to amend various laws regulating the legal profession was presented in parliament, proposing to amend, amongst others, the Code of Police laws and the Code of Organization and Civil Procedure. This paper sets out, in principle rather […]