Edward DeBono is a partner at Fenech & Fenech Advocates, specialising in litigation for the past 37 years. Dr DeBono’s areas of practice are in Civil and Commercial Litigation and Property Law concerning conveyance, leasing, as well as all other transaction dealing with estate management and inheritance law.


LL.D Degree, University of Malta


Diploma of Notary Public, University of Malta


Chamber of Advocates
Malta International Bar Association


Legal 500 2021:


Led by Edward DeBono, the team at Fenech & Fenech Advocates handles conveyancing for both individuals and companies looking to purchase residential and commercial properties. The team also handles contentious and constitutional issues, and recently obtained a successful judgment from the constitutional court on behalf of a client over unconstitutional leasing agreements.


Legal 500 EMEA 2020:


Edward Debono leads a ‘to the point‘ and ‘efficiently structured‘ team.


Chambers Europe 2020:


Clients believe that Edward DeBono “is an excellent lawyer for traditional civil law disputes.


Chambers Europe 2019:


Edward DeBono stands out because of his “knowledge of the law,” as well as his accessibility. He acts for clients on civil litigation and financial disputes as well as construction-related mandates.


Legal 500 2019:


Edward Debono recommended for his litigation expertise.


Chambers Europe 2018:


Edward DeBono is considerably experienced in handling civil litigation matters, according to market commentators. He also assists clients with matters of inheritance law and in financial disputes.


Chambers Europe 2017:


Edward DeBono is recognised by market sources as a prominent practitioner in the civil litigation arena. His additional areas of expertise include estate management and inheritance law.


Chambers Europe 2016:


Edward DeBono specialises in civil and commercial litigation and property law. Peers recognise him as a significant player in the dispute resolution market.


Legal 500 2016:


Senior partner Edward DeBono singled out by clients.


Chambers Europe 2015:


Clients greatly appreciate Edward DeBono’s availability to discuss cases with them, with one adding: “When you have an intelligent lawyer in front of you there is room for discussion”


Legal 500 2015:


Edward DeBono has experience in major property-related cases and his expertise includes commercial conveyancing and real estate litigation.


Chambers Europe 2014:


Edward DeBono is “trustworthy and efficient in his ability to put a case on a sound footing before the court.”


Legal 500 2013:


Fenech & Fenech Advocates’ Edward DeBono is a litigation specialist, but also has a significant property-based practice in matters such as conveyancing, leasing, estate management and property inheritance.