Christian has been a practicing advocate since 1986, his obtained his Masters degree in maritime and insurance law from the University of London (UCL) and his doctorate in Maltese law from the University of Malta.
Dr Farrugia, formerly partner of Farrugia Schembri Orland Law, became joint managing partner of the business law and tax consultancy firm Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal in 2009 and leads the firm’s corporate/commercial, shipping, iGaming and litigation law practice areas.
He is director and secretary of several companies – including the firm’s associated licensed fiduciary and trustee companies Alliance Trust Company Limited and Alliance Management Support Limited, and is the Chairman of Integral Malta Limited.
In December 2009, he was appointed non-executive Chairman of Bawag Malta Bank plc, the highest capitalised bank in Malta, and approved to act in this capacity by the Malta Financial Services Authority. His work over the last 20 years has spanned different parts of the globe, particularly Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the USA.