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Dr. Maurizio Cordina graduated Doctor of Laws in 2006 and obtained his professional warrant in 2008. That same year Maurizio joined the Office of the Attorney General where he spent five years working as a public prosecutor within the Criminal Law Section, subsequently moving to the Civil Law Section where he continued to specialize mainly in criminal and constitutional law.

Maurizio has represented Malta in various working groups and conferences both at a European Union and Council of Europe level, in particular at the DH-SYSC Committee of Experts on the system of the ECHR and the European Committee on Legal Co-Operation (CDCJ). During the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the EU in 2017, Maurizio was appointed Malta flag in the Working Party for a Directive concerning contracts for the supply of digital content.

After the Office of the State Advocate was created, Maurizio was promoted to Assistant State Advocate in 2021 and he now heads a team of five lawyers, serving various Ministries and affiliated departments and entities. Particularly during the last years, Maurizio has continued to use his extensive experience in high-profile cases relating to serious crimes.