Senior Associate

Jackie Mallia


Jackie specialises in the provision of legal support to clients within the fields of Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Data Protection. She has extensive experience in advising both the private and the public sector, having assisted private clients in numerous corporate matters, as well as various governments and authorities, both within and outside the European Union, to formulate and draft legislative frameworks in her fields of expertise. Her current focus is on artificial intelligence (‘AI’) and other disruptive technologies and she was one of the experts appointed to the Malta.AI Task Force, heading the Legal and Ethics Working Group. She regularly provides support services to investors and entities within the sectors of various emerging and innovative technologies, including AI, blockchain and eSports. She also assists entities within all sectors to protect, secure and enforce legal rights to intangible assets (under copyright, trademark and similar regimes), as well as to fulfill their compliance obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) and transposing legislation.

Education & Court Admissions

Jackie obtained a Doctor of Laws at the University of Malta and subsequently pursued a Master of Law degree in Technology and Communications Law from Queen Mary, University of London.


Jackie speaks Maltese, English and Italian.

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