Dr. Demi Agius
Demi joined Advocates Primei in 2016 as a legal trainee where she assisted mostly in matters relating to trusts, fiduciaries, compliance, corporate services and litigation. In July 2017, she became a full-time Associate with the firm and her main focus areas include Compliance, Data Protection, Corporate law and Litigation. Furthermore, she has recently been appointed as director of the firm’s Trustee & CSP arm, Primei Fiduciary Ltd., where she has the role of assistant Compliance Officer.
Demi successfully completed her LLB degree in 2016 following the submission of her dissertation entitled “The Transparency of Beneficial Ownership under the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive: What is the Outcome?” In 2017, Demi obtained her Master of advocacy degree at the University of Malta and is currently also reading a Masters in Financial Services at the same university. Demi was admitted to the bar to practice as a lawyer in Malta in 2018.
During her academic years, Demi had the opportunity to enroll for a student placement with the Office of the Attorney General by which she gained knowledge in the operations of the court from a criminal field perspective. In addition, Demi has previous experience working as a corporate officer with a Maltese Corporate Service Provider where her main role included the processing of corporate issues and ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory compliance.