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Dr. Michael Calleja

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