Practice areas 2019-03-18T17:24:33+00:00

Corporate and Commercial

Dalli Advocates provides a broad range of services pertaining to corporate and commercial matters to both local and international clients, including:

Negotiation, drafting and vetting of contracts

Industrial and employment matters

Competition law

Litigation and dispute resolution

Dalli Advocates’ roots are in court litigation and dispute resolution, with all its members having vast experience assisting clients before civil and criminal courts, tribunals, arbitration boards, and mediators. The firm represents both local and international clients in all ptyes of civil and commercial issues, including:

Real estate

Personal injury

Debt collection


Commercial and corporate issues

Landlord-tenant disputes

Employment and labour matters

Contractual and pre-contractual liability

Family law

Dalli Advocates has vast experience handling domestic matters, guiding clients in reaching amicable arrangements as well as representing them in litigious court proceedings. It assists clients in various family issues, including:

Cross-border family disputes

Separation, divorce and annulment

Care and custody of children



Paternity issues

Press law

Dalli Advocates has a wealth of experience in press law and is legal counsel to two of Malta’s main media houses. It can provide assistance in a number of press-related matters, including:

Registration of publications

Data protection disputes

Criminal defamation proceedings

Libel suits before the Court of Magistrates

Intellectual property

Dalli Advocates is equipped to assist clients in various IP matters, including:

Trademark, patent and design registration

Copyright infringement


Searches in the registry for trademark, patent and design availability

Human rights

The firm boasts a long track record of successful human rights suits, having challenged a wide variety of human rights violations ranging from breaches of the right to a fair trial and of the right to property. It can provide assistance in a number of human rights matters, including:

Instituting lawsuits before the Constitutional Court in Malta

Representing clients before the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg

Criminal law

Dalli Advocates specializes in dealing with criminal matters, with years of experience in the Maltese Courts of Magistrates, and the Maltese Criminal Court as well as the Criminal Appeals Court. Our focus areas in this field range from economic crime, traffic offences, customs infringements, anti-money laundering issues and fraud.