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About Joseph Masini

Joseph Masini LL.B (Hons.) (Melit.) joined Anthony P. Farrugia and Associates as a legal trainee in August 2017. He is currently pursuing the Master in Advocacy degree at the University Of Malta after having successfully completed his first degree in Bachelor of Laws (Honours). In part fulfilment of the latter, he presented a term paper entitled: The Readiness of the Maltese Legal System at addressing the Ethical and Legal Implications of Self-Driving Vehicles, wherein he conducted the first in-depth legal analysis of the concept of autonomous vehicular technology in relation to Maltese law. Joseph is passionate about technology law, human rights law, and international law, with keen interest on international criminal law and treaty negotiation.

Maltese tonnage tax scheme among the first to receive EU Commission approval

By |June 18th, 2018|

In a decision announced on 19 December, the European Commission announced that it would be suspending its investigation into the […]

Contesting compensation sum is incompatible with prescription plea

By |February 21st, 2018|

The First Hall of the Civil Court on Wednesday ordered two individuals who were found liable for a fatal  traffic […]

Parliamentary guidelines and rulings cannot stand in breach of human rights

By |February 7th, 2018|

A landmark ruling delivered by the Constitutional Court has determined that individuals facing criminal accusations enjoy the right to remain […]

An employer’s workplace duties do not absolve employees from caring about their own safety

By |December 4th, 2017|

A judgment delivered by the First Hall of the Civil Court concerning the case Paul Formosa et v. Brigadier Forzi […]

As the curtain draws on the Yugoslavia tribunal, what is the effect on international crime? A brief overview of the legacy.

By |November 29th, 2017|

With today’s dramatic Appeals ruling in the case Prlić et al., the curtain has been drawn on the International Criminal […]