DF Advocates Malta

Practice Areas

Financial Services
Aviation Industry
Sports and Entertainment
Corporate & Commercial
Dispute Resolution
Electronic Communications
Estate Planning
EU & Competition
Film and Audiovisuals
Intellectual Property
Privatisation and Public Procurement
Dr. Johan Farrugia B.A., LL.D
Dr. Johan Farrugia B.A., LL.D


Practice Areas:

Financial Services, Corporate Law


LL.B. with Philosophy, Dip. Not. Pub, LL.D.(Malta)

Languages Spoken:

Maltese, English, French and Italian

Other Notes:

Bar Admission, Superior Courts of Malta

Experience and Key Assignments:

Johan Farrugia is a qualified lawyer and Associate with DF Advocates.

Having obtained his Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Malta in 2012 and his subsequent admission to the bar, Dr Farrugia’s line of expertise focuses primarily on financial services. In 2015, Johan is presently reading for a Master of Laws degree in Banking and Financial Services Law with the University of London.

Prior to joining DF Advocates, Johan trained and worked in both civil and criminal litigation in private practice and was subsequently employed, between 2013 and January 2016, as a legal research analyst with the Malta Financial Services Authority within the Regulatory Development Unit whereby he worked on cross-sectoral issues of a macro-prudential nature affecting the financial services sector with particular focus on the banking sector.

Johan ’s principle areas of practice are Investment Services and Banking regulation where he is mainly involved in advising clients in connection with the structuring, incorporation and licensing of investment funds, investment companies, financial and credit institutions as well as in advising licensed subjects on ongoing regulatory and compliance issues.