The Deputy Attorney General
The Deputy Attorney General is Dr. Philip Galea Farrugia.
Having obtained his Doctorate Degree in Law from the University of Malta in 2001, he set up his private law practice in Valletta, where he worked in a number of legal fields and appeared before a wide array of courts and tribunals. In 2010 he joined the Office of the Attorney General where he furthered his specialization in criminal law and prosecution, and was lead prosecutor in numerous trials by jury. He was promoted to Senior Counsel to the Republic and subsequently to Assistant Attorney General, where he headed the Criminal Law and Prosecution Department.
He received his appointment as Deputy Attorney General on the 8th January 2020.