Dr Sam Abela

Notary

Sam graduated from the University of Malta as Bachelor of Legal and Humanistic Studies in 2004 and was then awarded the Notarial Diploma and eventual Doctorate in Laws in 2005 and 2007 respectively .

Sam, started working and practising within the firm of Abela & Abela Notaries at the age of 17, and has grown to the ranks of today, having become an integral and pivotal role within the firm.

He focuses on Notarial Law, Conveyancy, and general contractual dealings.

Graziella Abela Gatt

Notary

Graziella graduated from the University of Malta first with a Bachelors of Laws, and thereafter in 2006 with a Diploma in Notarial Studies. She also graduated with a Masters in Matrimonial Canon Law and Jurisprudence . She was then awarded the Warrant as a Notary in Malta in 2008.

She joined Abela & Abela Notaries in 2003 where she is presently entrusted with, amongst others, with succession, and all related matters.

Dr Tiziana Maria Refalo

Notary

Tiziana graduated from the University of Malta as Bachelor of Legal and Humanistic Studies in 2007 and was then awarded the Notarial Diploma and eventual Doctorate in Laws in 2008 and 2010 respectively. 

Tiziana, started off her career by embarking the role of a legal officer within a law firm, which role entailed the vetting of title for one of the leading banks in Malta.  Shortly after, she joined Abela & Abela Notaries in 2011 where she has since been entrusted with the main coordination and organisation of the office. 

Her focuses are general contractual dealings, and conveyancing while also offering guidance through contractual drafting and vetting of title.

Dr Olivia Micallef

Lawyer

Olivia graduated from the University of Malta with Bachelor of Legal and Humanistic Studies in 2007 and was then awarded the Notarial Diploma and eventual Doctorate in Laws in 2008 and 2010 respectively. She was then admitted to the Maltese Bar, Superior Courts of Malta, and has obtained the IFSP Foundation Certificate in Trust Law and Management in 2016. Prior to joining Abela and Abela Notaries, Olivia represented, and assisted in the representation of clients in civil and commercial litigation and arbitration proceedings, including Family Law, Debt Collection and Travel and Tourism Services related matters, and has also provided conveyancing advice on property titles and succession advice for a local bank. Today, and since joining Abela and Abela Notaries, her focus is vetting and conveyancing the title of immovable properties and general contractual dealings.

Dr Andreas Anastasi

Lawyer

Andreas graduated from the University of Malta as Bachelor of Laws in 2018 and was then awarded the Master of Advocacy in 2019. While pursuing his studies and also acquiring his fair share of experience in Criminal litigation, Andreas started forming part of Abela and Abela Notaries as a trainee back in 2013. As he grew in the profession, eventually graduating as a lawyer and ultimately being admitted to the bar in 2020, Andreas shifted his focus to Property and Contractual law.

Andreas furthered his studies by later pursuing a Master of Notarial Studies, from which he graduated in the year 2023.

His focus lies in guiding clients through property conveyancing and general contractual dealings, contract drafting and the vetting of title.

Dr Anthea Sacco Mintoff

Notary

Anthea graduated from the University of Malta with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) in 2019, proceeding to obtain a Master of Notarial Studies degree and a Master of Advocacy degree in the years 2020 and 2021 respectively, eventually being conferred with the warrant to practice as Notary Public and Commissioner for Oaths in 2023.

Anthea aims to assist in diverse aspects of the notarial profession within the firm, from property conveyancing, examination of title to drafting of deeds and wills, taking pride in providing a professional and reliable service to ‘Abela and Abela Notaries’s clients throughout.

Junior Associates

Demi Caruana

Junior Associate

Darrelyn Gatt

Junior Associate

Maxine Pace

Junior Associate

Hannah Borg Bartolo

Junior Associate

Hannah Citil

Junior Associate

Krista Agius

Junior Associate

Jasmine Debono

Junior Associate

General Staff

Rita Caruana
Bernice Hili Pearson
Kurt Bugeja
Alessandro Frigiolini
Diana Azzopardi
Donna Degiorgio
Daniela Farrugia
Angela Micallef
Mary Josephine Borg
Andrea Said