Practice areas 2021-01-06T17:53:53+00:00

Corporate and Commercial

Dalli Advocates advises on a broad range of corporate and commercial services to a portfolio of international and local clients, including negotiation, drafting and vetting of contracts, industrial and employment matters, and competition law.

The law firm understands the importance of fast turnarounds and cost-effective solutions, and has the knowledge and experience to help you achieve your objectives quickly and effectively through tailored advice. The team also has the expertise to assist you in any disputes, and seeks swift resolutions to enable you to focus on your business activities.

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 civil and commercial issues, including real estate, personal injury, debt collection, inheritance, commercial and corporate issues, landlord-tenant disputes, employment and labour matters, and contractual and pre-contractual liability.

Real estate

Personal injury

Debt collection


Commercial and corporate issues

Landlord-tenant disputes

Employment and labour matters

Contractual and pre-contractual liability

Family law

In these challenging times, relationships are undoubtedly under greater strain. If you are considering your options, our legal team is here to assist you. 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, maintenance, adoption, and paternity issues.

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 one of Malta’s main media houses. It can provide assistance in a number of press-related matters, including registration of publications, and libel suits.

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 and representing clients before the European Court of Human Rights.

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 white collar economic crime, customs infringements, anti-money laundering issues & fraud to more complex issues.