Michelle joined Fenech & Fenech Advocates as a Junior Associate within the International Practice department in November 2018.
Michelle graduated with a Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) from the University of Malta in December 2015 after successfully defending her thesis entitled “Does the Unified Patent Court give rise to Forum Shopping?”
During her time at University, Michelle was actively involved in the Law Students Society (GHSL) and held a number of editorial roles for Id-Dritt and the Online Law Journal. Michelle studied at the University of Leicester in the UK between September 2014 and January 2015 on an Erasmus Student Exchange Programme where she attended lectures on Intellectual Property Law and European Union Law.
Michelle was called to the bar in 2016.
Michelle subsequently pursued a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in Intellectual Property Law at Queen Mary University of London, after successfully submitting her dissertation entitled “The Unified Patent Court: where is it headed?” Her main areas of study included Intellectual Property Taxation, Comparative Law of Patents and Trade Secrets, International Law of Patents and Related Rights, Art and Intellectual Property Law, and IP and Business (Advanced Issues). She graduated with distinction in December 2018.
As part of the Fenech and Fenech team, Michelle has advised and assisted clients in relation to intellectual property matters, particularly, trademarks, patents, and copyright issues. Furthermore, Michelle assists clients on information technology, gaming law as well as telecommunications.