Why Us

People spend a significant part of their life at the workplace. Having a better understanding and awareness of your employment rights and duties should be at the forefront of your mind, whether you are an employee or an employer.

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About Us

At Empleo, we focus on advising and representing clients exclusively on employment law matters. Our legal practice is based on our belief that increasing knowledge of your rights and duties at the workplace is the foundation of a sustainable employment relationship and environment. As such, our goal is to nurture a culture of education and information on various aspects of employment law that may be relevant to you. Apart from offering our legal advisory and dispute resolution services at transparent and cost-efficient rates, we provide ongoing free access to a knowledge pool on a wide range of legal issues that may arise in the workplace. Our approach is based on our conviction that information is the best tool for employers and employees to anticipate and resolve any issues that may arise in the course of their relationship.
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Core Values

Our core values are the foundations on which our practice has been built. The following values reflect who we are and what our clients can expect from us:


Excellence – To excel in whatever we do. We persistently strive to achieve the goals and objectives of our clients, whilst adhering to our ethics and values.


Mindfulness – To improve mental well-being in the workplace. Paying attention to workplace mental health has never been more important than it is now. For us, the wellness of our employees and clients is not just a buzz-word but a mission we are committed to.


Patient – To listen attentively to our clients’ needs and be sensitive to our clients’ problems and issues. While lawyers constantly deal with problems, we want to ensure that we demonstrate compassion and are understanding of what clients are going through.


Leadership – To lead by example, particularly in improving the quality and delivery of legal services. We live in a fast-paced world where change is inevitable. Our goal is to invest in technology and redesign our legal services to ensure that customers ultimately benefit from them.


Education – To be a regular source of quality information on workplace legal matters in Malta. The goal of sharing our knowledge ultimately is to be of service to our clients, and possibly society at large.


Openness – To be honest, transparent and to manage expectations. Communication is the pillar to any successful and effective relationship. We are committed in making it easier to access and seek cost-effective professional legal services.

Our Team

Our business is driven by our people. We are committed to building strong relationships and delivering exceptional client service, while focusing on results that meet our clients’ needs and exceed their expectations. Meet our people.

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Our office is situated at The Agora Business Centre, Office 3, Triq l-Ahwa Galea, Mosta

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.