Thomas is an associate within the International Practice department at Fenech & Fenech Advocates. Thomas obtained his Doctor of Laws (LL.D) in 2014 after having submitted his thesis on the social media implications in the employment field.

 

After undergoing a traineeship in the last years of his course, Thomas joined Fenech & Fenech in September 2014 and was called to the bar in January 2015.

 

Thomas is a Malta-qualified lawyer working mostly in Employment and Industrial Relations as well as Technology, Media and Telecoms Law (TMT) and takes a particular interest in issues created by the interplay between these two legal fields.

 

As part of the Fenech & Fenech team, Thomas has advised and assisted clients in relation to employment conditions and unfair dismissals, industrial disputes, data protection matters, IT contracts, social media, telecoms and competition law, and IP matters.

 

Within the same department, Thomas also deals with consumer law matters and general commercial law on a day-to-day basis.

Education

2014  – Doctorate of Laws (LL.D), University of Malta

2012 – Diploma of Notary Public (NP), University of Malta

2011 – Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Malta

Memberships & Involvements

Malta Chamber of Advocates

Board Member of the Malta IT Law Association

Speaking Engagements

Society of Education: Employment law and Technology – May, 2015

Society of Education: Employment Law Updates – February 2015

Articles & Publications

Practical Law: Enforcement of Judgments in Malta: overview, September 2015

Practical Law: Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Malta: overview, September 2015

Drones: the covert threat to data and privacy – Times of Malta – October 2015

Religious Beliefs:  an employer’s cross to bear?– Times of Malta Month, June 2015

The Church, its teachings, and its teachers: striking a difficult balance- Times of Malta, March 2015

Internet and Changing Face of Libel Law – Times of Malta – January 2015

Social Media at the Workplace: A Legal MinefieldTimes of Malta, September 2014