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M21018 - Employment Law basics, a practical approach (Online)

  • 24 Feb 2021
  • 13:30 - 16:45
  • Online Webinar


Registration Time: 13.15
Sessions Time: 13.30 - 16.45 including a 15-minute break
Speaker: Dr Thomas Bugeja and Dr Mattea Pulliccino
Venue: Online Webinar
Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
MIA Members: €40.00
Non-MIA Members: €75.00
Retired Members: €20.00
Students: €30.00

Background Information 

The session will delve into current and topical employment law issues and matters, which employers are faced with on a day-to-day basis. The session will highlight the most common risks and pitfalls, and will explain the most appropriate and legally-compliant ways in which management should deal with such matters. Practical reference will be made to recent decisions of the Maltese Courts and Tribunals which provide authoritative guidance on the subject.

Objectives of the session

The session aims to create awareness regarding basic employment law rules and regulations, and managerial-risks which arise on a day-to-day basis, making reference to case law of the Maltese Courts and Tribunals.

Topics on the agenda

  • Employment law principles, 
  • Redundancy, transfer of business
  • Unfair dismissal

Target Audience

Accountants and auditors involved in management, legal and HR matters

Speaker's Profile

Dr Thomas Bugeja is a Senior Associate within the International Practice department at Fenech & Fenech Advocates with more than 6 years of working experience within the Firm. Thomas is a Malta-warranted lawyer with experience in Employment, Commercial, Technology, Media & Telecoms (TMT), and Competition law matters and advises commercial clients in a variety of sectors and industries, as well as representing them in litigation related to his areas of expertise in the Maltese Superior Courts and Tribunals. Thomas represents a number of employers and employees in the Industrial Tribunal and the Superior Maltese Courts in unfair dismissal claims, employment claims and commercial litigation and is a frequent speaker at Employment Law conferences and training courses.
Dr Mattea Pullicino is an Associate in the Employment Law Department within the International Practice department at Fenech & Fenech Advocates. Mattea is a Malta-warranted lawyer with experience in Employment and Data Protection & Privacy Law matters and advises clients in a variety of sectors and industries. Mattea also represents a number of clients, both employers and employees, before the Maltese Superior Courts and Tribunals mainly in relation to Employment matters.


3 Hours Professional 


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