April 6, 2020

WE ARE NOT IMMUNE – THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON REGULATED PROFESSIONS The Chamber of Advocates, together with the other professional bodies[1] met (virtually) over the past few weeks to discuss how the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their professional activities and those of the significant number of persons working within those professional […]

April 2, 2020

The Chamber of Advocates, as the representative of the legal profession in Malta, would like to congratulate Mr Justice Mark Chetcuti on his appointment as the new Chief Justice. The Chamber welcomes the appointment of Mr Justice Chetcuti and recognises that this is a historical moment in the history of Maltese judicial appointments in that, […]

March 31, 2020

The Impact of the Covid-19 Outbreak on the Legal Profession A Survey Conducted by the Chamber of Advocates between 27 and 30 March 2020 Click here to view the survey results.      

March 27, 2020

The European Agency for Fundamental Rights has recently published a handbook which offers guidance on the use of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights (the Charter) at national level. You may view the handbook by visiting https://fra.europa.eu/sites/default/files/fra_uploads/fra-2018-charter-guidance_en.pdf

March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Impact on Advocates We are trying to keep tabs on the COVID-19 situation as it evolves, whilst evaluating the impact that this may already have had on your practice until now and is likely to have going forward. For this purpose, the Chamber requests your collaboration in an exercise of data collection, that will enable […]

March 17, 2020

The FIAU has announced that the late submission penalty fee of EUR 100 applicable throughout the REQ submission period from 1st April 2020 to 4th May 2020 shall not be applicable. There shall also not be a ‘late submission’ period, and the only deadline for the submission of the REQ shall, for the time being […]

March 14, 2020

Further to the closure of the Courts of Justice as from 16th March, Government has now published two Legal Notices in this regard. You may read these documents by visiting the links below: www.justiceservices.gov.mt/DownloadDocument.aspx?app=lp&itemid=29989&l=1 www.justiceservices.gov.mt/DownloadDocument.aspx?app=lp&itemid=29985&l=1

March 13, 2020

Il-Kamra tinnota b’sodisfazzjon illi wara diskussjonijiet u djalogu ulterjuri bejn l-On. Ministru Zammit Lewis u l-Kamra tal-Avukati, f’istqarrija aktar kmieni illejla, l-istess Ministru ikkonferma li intlaħaq ftehim, biex min nhar-it-Tnejn 16 ta’ Marzu 2020 ix-xogħol kollu fil-Qorti tal-Ġustizzja ser jieqaf kompletament ħlief għal smigħ ta’ kawżi b’urġenza jew dawk li l-ġudikant jidhirlu li huma fl-interess […]

    DIRETTIVA TAL- KAMRA TAL-AVUKATI CORONAVIRUS COVID – 19 Wara diversi laqgħat u tentattivi da parti tal-Kamra tal-Avukati mal-awtoritajiet konċernati biex jittieħdu l-miżuri preventivi neċessarji minnufih fil-Qrati tagħna bħala mezz ulterjuri ta’ kontroll u limitazzjoni fil-ġlieda kontra l-mxijja tal-Virus COVID-19, jidher illi s’issa l-Gvern għadu mhux qiegħed iqis tali miżuri bħala neċessarji. Il-Kamra ma […]

March 12, 2020

Due to recent worldwide health concerns because of the Coronavirus, the repeat session of the Rental Law Seminar which was scheduled to take place on the 23rd March has been postponed. A new date will be communicated in due course.