Nikki graduated as a Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta in 2006 after writing and successfully defending her thesis ‘Children as objects of commerce- combating child trafficking.’ 


Following graduation, in January 2007 she joined Fenech and Fenech Advocates. She initially gained valuable experience as a member of corporate services team within the firm, later moving on to become part of the firm’s International Practice where she now provides legal assistance and advice to the firm’s international clients.


She was admitted to the Malta bar in 2007 and is authorised to practice law in Malta. Nikki is a member of the Chamber of Advocates.


Nikki’s main areas of expertise are corporate/commercial law and company law. She has been working in this field for the past nine years during which time she has assisted numerous clients in the context of international transactions. She has provided assistance and advice on various mergers and acquisitions, company and group restructuring transactions, project finance and asset finance deals, joint ventures as well as assisted clients with re-domiciliation of companies and company incorporations.


Nikki is also experienced in providing company secretarial services and general legal administrative support to international clients in relation to their Malta registered private companies.


Nikki has worked on numerous cross border transactions involving various parties and is well versed in dealing with regulatory entities, liaising with foreign counsel, carrying out due diligence exercises and generally co-ordinating matters in relation to the completion of the business transactions in question.


Doctor of laws (LL.D) – University of Malta- 2006

Diploma Notary Public – University of Malta- 2004

Bachelor of Arts in Legal and Humanistic Studies- University of Malta- 2003

Memberships and Involvements

Chamber of Advocates, Malta

Articles & Publications

“The Regulation of Share Buy-Backs in the context of the Capital Maintenance Doctrine”- published in Mondaq and Lexology- September 2009

Researcher and contributor for the drafting of Chapter on Malta in the publication “EU Cross-border Insolvency” (Sweet & Maxwell) 2004 (and provision of annual updates thereof)