Advisory & support packages

We understand the challenges businesses face in navigating the ever-evolving landscape of employment law.

While we continue to provide regular advice and assistance on ad-hoc projects, we have attentively listened to our clients and are excited to introduce our tailored employment-law assist packages. These packages have been designed on the basis of the feedback and needs of our clients, offering a more structured and comprehensive approach to address the diverse challenges faced by employers.

Our tailored Employment-Law Assist Packages are designed to provide employers with strategic support at three distinct levels: Basic, Essential, and Extended. Whether you are a startup seeking budget-friendly guidance, an established business in need of comprehensive assistance, or facing complex legal challenges, our packages offer clear timelines, a list of deliverables, and preferential rates.

Basic Essential Enhanced
Guide to Maltese employment law A guidebook explaining the fundamentals of Maltese employment law
Two (2) template employment contracts Two template contracts which can be used when hiring new employees. The two template employment contracts are intended to be used in relation to junior and mid-level employees. You can choose one of the following two (2) options: (i) full time or part time; (ii) indefinite or fixed term.
Bespoke Junior/Mid-Level contract of employment Drafting of a contract of employment for Junior and/or mid-level personnel, tailored and suited to your needs and specific requirements.
Bespoke C-Level employee contract of employment Drafting of a contract of employment for C-level employees, tailored and suited to your needs and specific requirements.
Staff & Employee Handbook The employee handbook is an essential tool to communicate your company's policies, culture, and expectations of behaviour and performance in the workplace to your employees. We will prepare a bespoke employee handbook tailored to your needs covering the following matters:
  1. Code of Conduct
  2. Attendance and leave
  3. Equal Opportunities
  4. Anti-bribery
  5. Health & Safety
  6. Grievances and disciplinary matters
  7. Reporting misconduct
Additional policies There are several matters that employers are increasingly choosing to regulate by measns of carefully drafted policies. On the basis of requests we have been receiving lately, we have prepared a set of policies that have been requested regularly by our clients.
  1. Work form Home
  2. Use of social media
  3. Acceptable use of technology
  4. Bring your own device
  5. Conflicts of interest
  6. Confidentiality
Naturally, these will be tailored to your needs.
Workplace data protection policy The GDPR requires each employer to prepare a policy specifying the rules and procedures for the processing of former, current or prospective employees. We will prepare a data protection policy, tailored to your needs, complying with the provisions of the GDPR and Matese law
HR Health-check We will carry out and audit of your current HR practices and procedures, covering certain key areas in the employment life-cycle. You will be provided with a comprehensive gap-analysis report identifying areas of non-compliance, prioritizing those matters in need of urgent implementation.
Hours of time with a lawyer To discuss any employment related low queries you may have. Can be used at any time during a rolling 12-month period. 2 hours 5 hours 8 hours
Employment law updates As a subscriber to one of our employment packages, you will receive regular updates on any significant legislative development in the field of employment and workplace matters. Valid for 12 months.
Discounted legal fees As a subscriber to one of our employment packages, we will provide you with preferential rates for any additional legal support that you may need in relation to workplace matters. Valid for 12 months.
€650 €2,000 €4,000
Whether you are uncertain about the level of support required or if your situation demands a more tailored approach, our team is here to guide you. Take advantage of our commitment to transparency and client satisfaction by scheduling a free 30-minute consultation. During this initial meeting, we can discuss your unique challenges, answer any questions you may have, and determine the most suitable package or customized solution to address your specific employment-law requirements. Alternatively, feel free to reach out to us through one of our contact channels.

Dr. Mariella Baldacchino - Founder

Mariella graduated from the University of Malta with a doctorate in law in 2005. She completed a master’s degree in ‘European Private Law’ from the La Sapienza, University of Rome, and was admitted to the bar in Malta in 2006.

Mariella is a people person – and it is this attribute which has really characterised and shaped her career.

Over the years, she headed the legal departments of several corporate services firms. Due to her skillset, she was also entrusted with managing and overseeing operations and human resources, where she gained technical and practical experience in various corporate, commercial and employment matters.

Her practical hands-on experience and insight perfectly complement Mariella’s technical knowledge of employment law, thus placing her in an ideal position to understand and advise employers and employees alike on various matters that may arise at the workplace.
Mariella is passionate about employment law matters and provides her clients with the highest-quality legal service to achieve the best possible outcome and resolve any employment law related issues and concerns.

Dr. Bradley Gatt - Of Counsel

Bradley graduated Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta in 2005 and was admitted to the Bar in Malta in 2006. He advises clients on various corporate, commercial, employment and regulatory matters, with particular focus on company and financial services law.

He has assisted clients in various corporate and commercial matters by providing company law advice and assisting in the implementation of corporate finance, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions and similar transactions.

Bradley has also advised and assisted investment funds, fund managers and other investment services providers, banks and financial institutions, on various legal and regulatory matters relating to the setting up, authorisation and ongoing conduct of their activities in Malta.

His practice also covers general employment law matters. Bradley’s experience in company and financial services law enables him to focus on various corporate and regulatory aspects of employment relationships. In particular, he advises organisations on the implementation of employee share option and participation schemes, the implications of business transfers on employment relationships, as well as relations with senior employees.

Dr. Karl Sammut - Of Counsel

Karl graduated Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta in 2005 and was admitted to the Bar in Malta in 2006.

Karl has gained considerable expertise in technology law and regularly assists clients in relation to intellectual property issues, commercial contracts and ways to ensure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and privacy laws. Whilst such matters used to be only given incidental importance when dealing with employment matters, they are now widely acknowledged to be vital in all employment relationships. 

He is also regularly engaged by C-level executives to assist in negotiating employment contracts and settlement agreements.   

Karl advises across a multitude of industries including technology; marketing; adtech; financial services; gaming; esports; consumer products; and media and telecommunications.