Junior Associate

Alexia Pollacco

Alexia Pollacco

Alexia graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Malta in 2021 after submitting her thesis ‘A Critical Appraisal of the Legal Challenges and Opportunities Associated with Microcredit’ and is currently reading for a Master of Advocacy. Alexia is currently undertaking an internship in the firm’s shipping and aviation department, and her areas of interest also include civil litigation and public procurement.

During her time at University, Alexia was involved in ELSA Malta where she held the position of Vice President for Moot Court Competitions for the term 2018/2019.

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