Dr. Manuel Mallia, Maltese politician and lawyer, Minister for Competitiveness and Digital, Maritime and Services Economy, has been a Member of the Parliament since 2013.

Being the founding member and the senior managing partner of a Malta-based law firm Emmanuel Mallia & Associates established in 1980, Dr. Mallia is known as one of the best Maltese lawyers in the field of Criminal Law. He is a member of the Camera degli’Avvocati, the International Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Mallia also held a position of the president of Casino Maltese.

Dr. Mallia graduated at the Royal University of Malta as a Legal Procurator in 1973 and at the University of Malta as a Notary Public in 1978 and Doctor of Laws in 1979. There, he also lectured Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure.

He has also been involved in charity, serving as the Vice President to the Malta Red Cross and being a member of other organisations.