Managing Partner & Head of the Marine Litigation Department. She qualified in 1986 and first spent 6 years with two maritime law firms in London and New Orleans. She has practiced maritime law exclusively since 1986 dealing with a cross section of maritime issues ranging from ship building contracts to collisions. She lectures extensively on the subject in Malta and abroad and is the President of the Malta Maritime Law Association. She is a Board member of the Malta Maritime Forum and Council Member of the European Maritime Law Organisation. In 2015 and 2017 she was awarded Best in Shipping Law at the European Women in Business Law Awards in London. She was elected to the executive committee of the Comite Maritime International (CMI) in 2014 and in November 2018 she was elected Vice-President of the CMI. She is the chief negotiator for CMI at UNCITRAL Working Group V1 currently working on an international instrument on the international effects of judicial sale of ships. She regularly acts for the major maritime service providers in Malta as well as the largest shipping lines world-wide. She is the Malta legal correspondent for the West of England, Steamship Mutual and the American Club.