Sharon Azzopardi
Sharon Xuereb
Senior Associate
T: (+356) 2567 8125
Languages: English, Maltese and Italian

Key facts

Senior Associate since


Practice areas

Competition and EU Law|Corporate and Commercial|Dispute Resolution|Employment and Pensions|iGaming and Landbased Gaming|Intellectual Property|Telecommunications, Media and Technology|Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality

Professional experience


Senior Associate, Camilleri Preziosi


Associate, Camilleri Preziosi


Trainee, Camilleri Preziosi


Academic qualifications


LL.M. Computer and Communications Law, Queen Mary, University of London, UK


Doctor of Laws, University of Malta, Malta


Diploma of Notary Public, University of Malta, Malta


LL.B. – Bachelors of Laws with European Studies, University of Malta, Malta


Sharon’s main practice areas are Media and Communications Law, laws on Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Privacy Law. She also forms part of the firm’s litigation team. Sharon retains interests in Cyberspace Law, Computer Law, Electronic Commerce, and the regulation of Online Gaming and Betting. In fact, she concentrated on these areas in her postgraduate studies at Queen Mary, University of London. In partial fulfilment of her LL.M. there, Sharon submitted a thesis on the regulation of online gaming and betting entitled “Legal Protection of State Monopolies over Online Gaming: A critical appraisal of the implications of recent ECJ decisions on EU Remote Gaming”. Sharon graduated as Doctor of Laws at the University of Malta in December 2009 after submitting her thesis entitled “Evolving Legal Frameworks: Defamation in Cyberspace”.

Sharon is a regular speaker at Intellectual Property and ICT conferences. She leads various training courses on the new General Data Protection Regulation. Sharon is also a lecturer at Middlesex University where she teaches an E-Commerce and Information Technology Law module to Master students reading for an MSc in Business Information Systems and Data Science.

Sharon has a keen interest in the legal implications of disruptive technologies, such as crypto currencies, blockchain, quantum technologies, AI and crowd funding. 

Professional memberships

  • Interlaw
  • Chamber of Advocates
  • International Trade Mark Association (INTA)
  • Malta IT Law Association (MITLA)
  • European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA)

What others are saying

"Very knowledgeable in IP, electronic communications and data protection." - Intellectual Property Legal 500, 2016

Ranked lawyer - Intellectual Property Legal500, 2018

Next generation lawyer - Intellectual Property Legal500, 2019

The ‘meticulous and articulate’ Sharon Xuereb is recommended for privacy-related matters. - Intellectual Property Legal500, 2019

Rising Star -  Intellectual Property Legal500, 2020

Rising Star -  Intellectual Property Legal500, 2021

Rising Star -  Intellectual Property Legal500, 2022

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Camilleri Preziosi

Level 3, Valletta Buildings

South Street

Valletta, VLT 1103


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