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The Right to be Forgotten and Court Judgements

The Right to be Forgotten and Court Judgements

Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24th October 1995, also referred to as the Data Protection Directive (DPD), was the first of its kind to regulate personal data and the free movement of such data within the European Union. The main...

Rights of Cohabitants in 2021

Rights of Cohabitants in 2021

Chapter 614 of the Laws of Malta - The Cohabitation Act in further detail Pre 2020 Chapter 571 of the Laws of Malta was enacted in 2017 and provided for various forms of cohabitation in which unmarried individuals living together would have their relationship...

Malta Rent Laws Continue to Violate Human Rights

Malta Rent Laws Continue to Violate Human Rights

More constitutional judgements finding rent laws in breach of landlord’s right to property A recent judgement delivered by the Civil Court in its constitutional jurisdiction has declared once again the Maltese rent laws as anti-constitutional. In particular articles...

Recent Amendment allows for Rent Increase

Recent Amendment allows for Rent Increase

Controlled Residential Leases Reform Act, 2021 (Act XXIV of 2021) has resulted in a great influx of cases being presented before the Rent Regulation Board seeking an increase in rent. The aim of this newly introduced rent law is another attempt to provide a solution...

IURIS Advocates is recruiting

IURIS Advocates is recruiting

Legal Secretary Iuris Advocates is issuing a call for an experienced Secretary to join and support a professional team within their growing Law Firm based in Valletta.  Having a diverse portfolio of clients and excellent service delivery the Firm is going through a...

Land arbitration board awards landowners moral damages

Land arbitration board awards landowners moral damages

Expropriation - Public purpose and public use Cases upholding a property right violation are certainly not novel in Malta. For many years, a great deal of applicants have instituted human rights proceedings before the First Hall and the Constitutional Court, with some...