Dr. Matthew Cassar

Dr. Matthew Cassar


Matthew graduated from the University of Malta in November 2016 as Doctor of Laws (LL.D) after submitting his thesis on ‘The Legal Implications surrounding the use of Private Armed Guards onboard Merchant Vessels.’ In 2017 he was admitted to the Maltese Bar.

This was followed by employment with the MFSA within the Insurance and Pensions unit. Matthew was responsible for, inter alia, the supervision of insurance undertakings.

In 2018 Matthew read for an LL.M in International Maritime Law at the International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI) in Malta. He graduated with distinction in 2019. He submitted his thesis entitled ‘Port State Control: An analysis of some of the salient legal implications.’

In his free time, Matthew enjoys playing and watching football, reading and travelling.

Career, Education & Memberships


• Associate – Dingli & Dingli Law Firm since 2019


• LL.M in International Maritime Law
(International Maritime Law Institute 2019)
• Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) - University of Malta 2016


• Admitted to Superior Courts of Malta - 2017