Lisa Abela
Lisa Abela
Senior Associate
T: (+356) 2123 8989
Languages: English, Maltese, French and Italian

Key facts

Senior Associate since


Practice areas

Competition and EU Law|Corporate and Commercial

Professional experience


Senior Associate, Camilleri Preziosi

2005 - 2014

Director, Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority

2002 - 2005

In-House Lawyer for Corporate Services, Deloitte 

1999 - 2002

Associate, Thake & Desira Advocates

Academic qualifications


Post Graduate Diploma in Public Procurement Regulation in the EU and in its Global Context, King’s College, London, UK


LL.M. Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK


LL.D. University of Malta, Malta


Lisa commenced her legal practice in civil litigation and then proceeded to join the Corporate Department of Deloitte (Malta) where she assisted in the restructuring of companies. She then moved on to join the Office for Competition, within the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority where she headed the regulated sector Directorate and was involved in both antitrust and M&A investigations. In 2014, Lisa was recruited as Senior Associate with her main areas of focus being Public Procurement law, Competition law and State Aid law.  She holds a Master’s degree in Commercial law and has recently obtained a PG Diploma in Public Procurement Law from King’s College London. She is also a visiting lecturer at the University of Malta for the LL.B. undergraduate programme and the Master of Laws programme in European and Comparative Law.

Professional memberships 

  • Interlaw
  • Chamber of Advocates

What others are saying

Associate to watch - Competition/European Law Chambers Europe, 2018

"She draws on extensive experience in the area thanks to her background in the Malta Competition Authority" - Competition/European Law Chambers Europe, 2018

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Camilleri Preziosi

Level 3, Valletta Buildings

South Street

Valletta, VLT 1103


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