September 26, 2020

  26.09.2020 Wara laqgħa aktar kmieni dalgħodu bejn l-aġenzija tal-Qrati, l-Kamra tal Avukati u l-Ministru tal-Ġustizzja ġew indirizzati l-ilmenti prinċipali tal-Kamra tal-Avukati dwar is-sitwazzjoni fil-Qrati fil-kuntest ta’ miżuri intenzjonati li jillimitaw ir-riskju għas-saħħa ta’ kull min għandu bżonn li jagħmel użu mis-servizzi tal-Qrati. Fost affarijiet oħra ġie miftiehem illi biex jitnaqqas il-volum ta’ nies fl-intrata […]


September 18, 2020

  The European Court of Human Rights (Third Section), sitting as a Committee composed of President Georgios A. Serghides, judges Erik Wennerström and Lorraine Schembri Orland, and Deputy Section Registrar  Olga Chernishova, issued a judgement in the case that was brought forward by several landlords (the “applicants”) who jointly inherited a property which had been rented under the title of temporary emphyteusis […]


September 16, 2020

Il-Kamra tal-Avukati tinnota b’dizappunt rappurtaġġ f’gazzetti, mezzi tax- xandir jew “social media” li jagħtu impressjoni żbaljata ta’ proċeduri ġudizzjarji b’riżultat li l-effett ta’ tali rappurtaġġ ikun sors ta’ misinformazzjoni, minflok informazzjoni korretta lill-pubbliku. F’dan l-isfond, qegħdin jinbtu rapporti negattivi fil-konfront ta’ membri tal-professjoni legali riżultat ta’ din il-misinformazzjoni u nuqqas t’ għarfien sħiħ tar-rwol tal-Avukat […]


September 11, 2020

The Chamber is organising a Quarterly Law Webinar which will be held at the Chamber Conference Hall, as well as simultaneously via Zoom Webinar. The Webinar is entitled ‘Misconceptions about the European Court of Human Rights’ and the talk will be delivered by Chief Justice Emeritus and former Judge of the European Court of Human […]


September 7, 2020

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the UN Basic Principles on the role of lawyers, the CCBE and all the undersigning organisations wish to underline the importance of basic principles for the legal profession and the need for an effective application of the guarantees provided by these principles to ensure better access to […]


August 26, 2020

  The FIAU has published an AML/CFT related guidance document entitled Interpretative Note: Relevant Activity for Lawyers. The purpose of this guidance document is to assist independent legal professionals to meet their obligations under the PMLFTR and FIAU Implementing Procedures by explaining when a legal professional is deemed to be a subject person, and by providing an […]


August 4, 2020

04 August 2020   The newly-elected Council of the Chamber of Advocates yesterday convened for a first meeting, during which the Electoral Commissioner, Dr Philip Manduca, presented his report detailing the results of the elections held last week. Dr Manduca invited the Council to nominate a member to occupy the role of President of the […]


July 28, 2020

  28th July 2020   The Chamber of Advocates today elected its new Council tasked with the running of the Chamber for the next three years until 2023.  The election was held online with a healthy number of 15 candidates vying for the 10 vacant seats on the Council. In the coming days, the new Council […]


July 10, 2020

The Chamber of Advocates held its Annual General Meeting on 07 July, 2020.  The meeting was chaired by the President of the Chamber, Dr Louis de Gabriele. The meeting had been adjourned from the previous week for lack of quorum at the first meeting. There being a quorum at the second meeting, the members proceeded […]