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

Key facts

Senior Associate since


Practice group

Regulatory, EU and Litigation

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


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, which today forms part of 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, forming part of the Regulatory, EU and Litigation practice group. She is also a visiting lecturer at the University of Malta for 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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