January 27, 2020

The International & Corporate Tax Unit (ICTU) informs all members of the Chamber of Advocates that, as from 03 February 2020, the following services will start being provided by the ICTU which is housed at AM Business Centre, Triq Il-Labour, Żejtun. This is the same premises that houses the Malta Business Registry.  The receiving of income tax and […]

January 22, 2020

The Chamber of Advocates today announced an agreement with LEXCO, a provider of specialised AML compliance services. Through this agreement, all Anti-Money Laundering due diligence and compliance services, which until recently were provided by the Chamber, will now be outsourced to LEXCO who will assist members of the Chamber to carry out more thorough and comprehensive customer due diligence. This move is in line with the Chamber’s commitment to give Anti-money Laundering a high priority on its training agenda for this […]

January 13, 2020

We are pleased to inform you about the first Quarterly Law Seminar for 2020 which takes place on 5th of February at 12pm.  The subject of the talk, which will be delivered by Dr Richard Camilleri, is entitled: ‘Lost in Translation – Transposition Errors in the Commercial Code’. The event will be held at the […]

January 9, 2020

The Council of Europe’s Anti-Money Laundering body MONEYVAL published a Report in September 2019, calling on Malta to strengthen the practical application of measures to combat money laundering and financing of terrorism, to step up its efforts to investigate and prosecute money laundering and to strengthen its supervisory system. During 2020, the Chamber of Advocates […]

December 11, 2019

Christmas is soon upon us and there’s no better time to sit back, drink some mulled wine and enjoy some time out with the family. And, for many of us, the end of year celebrations signal a well-deserved break from the island, even if it’s just for a few days. But, while you may be […]

On the occasion of International Human Rights Day, the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) published CCBEInfo #85. Read more about it here  

December 10, 2019

On 05 December, the Chamber held its last Quarterly Law Seminar for 2019.  Dr Austin Bencini gave a very interesting talk on the notion of juridical interest in constitutional court cases and the controversies and anomalies that have resulted from applying a private law rule to disputes of a public law nature.  Dr Bencini made reference to, and quoted from, the various […]

December 9, 2019

The Chamber of Advocates collaborated with the Commission on Gender-based Violence and Domestic Violence to host a successful training session for lawyers. Ms Amanda Grech, Training Committee Chair from the Commission, welcomed participants at the well-attended session, after which Ms Maria Mangion, Family Services Manager at Fondazzjoni Sebh and Dr Clarissa Sammut, Head, Dept. of Family Studies, Faculty for Social Well-Being at the University […]

December 6, 2019

European Court of Human Rights Judgment on ‘Unjustified seizure of electronic data protected by lawyer-client professional secrecy’ – Case Kirdök and Others v. Turkey. In this case the applicants, who are lawyers, complained about the seizure of their electronic data by the judicial authorities for the purposes of criminal proceedings against another lawyer (U.S.), who […]

December 5, 2019

Given the current mood in the country, the Chamber of Advocates has decided that it shall be cancelling all official functions with respect to the traditional Sant’ Ivo celebrations that were scheduled to be held on the 17th December, 2019. We would like to advise those members who have already submitted payment for Sant’ Ivo lunch that […]