Maria Camilleri

Maria Camilleri graduated in 2016 with a Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta, following the submission of her dissertation entitled, ‘Evidence of a Child in Civil Procedure’, and was admitted to the Bar in 2017.

Maria completed a Master of Arts in Law degree, after submitting her dissertation entitled ‘How do Judges Incorporate Psychological Expertise in Civil Trials and Judgements?’ in 2020.

Maria joined Fenech & Fenech Advocates, as an Associate working within the Local Litigation Department in 2022.

Before joining the Firm, Maria gained extensive experience in family law and practice, as well as assisted in civil and commercial matters, representing clients in both an alternative dispute resolution setting and in litigious circumstances before the Courts of Justice of Malta.

Languages: Maltese, English

Career Highlights

Worked as legal counsel at the Maltese Central Authority for child abduction cases, cross-border maintenance cases and other family-law matters.

Assisting clients with child-custody arrangements and reaching an amicable personal separation, through the process of mediation

Assisting spouses through the process of litigious separation proceedings and obtaining divorce

Representing landlords before the Maltese Courts in Rent Regulation and Constitutional law proceedings

Assisting clients with general civil law matters involving property law, contractual obligations, division of inheritance, liquidation of damages and payment of compensation


University of Malta

2020 – Master of Arts in law (M.A. Law), Dissertation entitled ‘How do Judges incorporate Psychological Expertise in Civil trials and judgements?’

University of Malta

2016 – Doctor of laws (LL.D.), Dissertation entitled ‘Evidence of a Child in Civil Procedure’

University of Malta

2014 – Diploma of Notary Public (Dip. N.P)

University of Malta

2013 – Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)