Daniel Buttigieg joined Fenech & Fenech Advocates as a student in 2009, and started working for the firm after graduating in 2011. Both as a student and as a practicing advocate Daniel has always formed part of the local litigation team.


Daniel Buttigieg specialises in Dispute Resolution and Litigation where he represents local and foreign clients in front of both the local superior and inferior Courts of Justice. He also deals with litigation referred to the Malta Arbitration Centre and the various Tribunals established by law including the various Malta Environmental and Planning Authority Tribunals. Daniel Buttigieg specialised in General Civil and Commercial matters.


Daniel Buttigieg deals with all aspects of Real Estate and Property Law, including lease and sale, contract law, servitudes, emphteusis amongst others. Daniel Buttigieg has also successfully appeared in constitutional cases in which his client’s proprietary rights had been breached.


June 2011 – Doctor of Laws, University of Malta; Dissertation Title Food Safety and The Challenges Imposed on the Production, Processing and Distribution of Food. A Legal Analysis

June 2009 – Diploma of Notary Public, University Malta

June 2008 – Bachelor of Laws, University of Malta

Memberships & Involvements

Admitted to the bar in 2012

Member of the Chamber of Advocates

Speaking Engagements

Cross Boarder Business in the EU Made Easy – Organised by the Malta Business Bureau in conjunction with the European Commission – 16th January 2015

Articles & Publications

ECHR Imposing Changes to Rent Laws – Times of Malta 10the September 2015

When a Private Purpose Becomes Public – Times of Malta 13th August 2015

Is Converting A Post 1979 Temporary Emphyteusis Into A Lease A Violation of the Right To The Peaceful Enjoyment of Property – Times of Malta, 19th January, 2015

Converting a post 1979 temporary emphyteusis into a lease – Times of Malta, 13th January, 2015

Does Expropriation Violate the Owner’s Right to the Peaceful Enjoyment of his Property? – Times of Malta, 16th October, 2014