Dr. Michael Calleja, born on the 07.01.1988, studied law at the University of Malta from 2006 till 2012. He graduated Bachelor of Laws & European Studies in 2009 with a Second Class Upper Degree and graduated Notary Public in 2010. He successfully defended his thesis entitled: ‘Beyond the Bosman Ruling: Contractual Disputes in Football and the Specific Nature of Sport in the European Union’ in 2012 and obtained his Doctor of Laws (LL.D) accordingly.
He was called to the Malta Bar in April 2013 after successfully passing his bar examination at the first attempt. In the same year, he also graduated cum laude Master of Laws (LL.M) in European and Human Rights Law from the University of Leuven in Belgium. His thesis focused on the important role small Member states like Malta and Cyprus play within the European Union.
Michael’s interest in Financial Services stems from his days as a law-student when he worked with a number of law firms gaining crucial insight into the importance this sector plays in Maltese society. He joined the MFSA [Malta Financial Services Authority] in January 2014 where he worked as a Desk Officer within the Registry of Companies for almost four years obatining vital experience and knowledge of the Maltese Corporate sector.
In November 2017, he joined Dr. Werner & Partner as a Corporate Lawyer and Compliance Manager.
- Born on January 7th, 1988
- Dissertation 2012
- Since 2017 part of the firm