Adrian graduated from the University of Malta in 2009 with a Doctorate of Laws and holds a Master’s degree in international maritime law conferred by the IMO International Maritime Law Institute. He was admitted to the Maltese bar in 2009. Adrian joined the Marine Litigation Department in 2010.
Adrian’s main areas of practice are maritime law and dispute resolution & litigation. Adrian has a wealth of experience in most aspects of maritime law including judicial sales by auction and court approved private sales of vessels, handling most types of wet and dry shipping disputes ranging from collisions, salvage and towage claims to insurance claims, disputes relating to carriage of goods and charter party agreements, the arrest of vessels and obtaining other forms of precautionary security. He is also well versed in contract drafting and negotiations.
Adrian is also experienced in dispute resolution and litigation and handles enforcement proceedings for the recovery of debts using both local and EU enforcement mechanisms, enforcing judgment and arbitral awards locally.