Sarah is an Associate at Fenech & Fenech Advocates working with the firm’s Technology, Media and Telecoms Law (TMT) department. She started practicing in data protection, privacy and intellectual property in 2014 and joined the International Practice department at Fenech & Fenech Advocates in 2017.


Sarah obtained a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Malta in 2016, basing her Research Paper on the erosion of privacy by search engines and the Right to be Forgotten as envisaged within the General Data Protection Regulation. She qualified as a lawyer with a Masters in Advocacy in 2017 and was called to the Maltese bar in 2018.


As part of the Fenech and Fenech team, Sarah has advised and assisted clients in relation to data protection, information technology, cybercrime, gaming law as well as telecommunications. Furthermore, Sarah also assists clients in trademarks, copyright, and design rights amongst other intellectual property issues.


2017 – Master of Advocacy (M.Adv) – University of Malta

2016 – Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (LL.B(Hons)) – University of Malta

Memberships & Involvements

Member of the Chamber of Advocates

Member of the Malta IT Law Association

Speaking Engagements
  • Presenting the Pros, May 2021
  • GDPR: 3 Years On (21 Law & Academy 21), May 2021
  • GDPR 2 Years On, 21 Law Webinar, April 2020
  • The Fenech & Fenech Intellectual Property Forum – ‘Fuel: Food, Sports and Knowledge Exploitation’, April 2019
  • The Fenech & Fenech Intellectual Property Forum – ‘Gaming | Software | Blockchain’, June 2018
  • GhSL Launch – ‘Id-Dritt Volume xxviii’, May 2018
  • MACM Data Protection Seminar – ‘The Road to GDPR Compliance’, March 2018
Articles & Publications

Legal 500 EMEA 2020:


Sarah Cannataci has always provided good advice and is always available to deal with any queries I have.