Dr Andy Ellul was conferred with a Doctoral Degree in 2007. His thesis, entitled ‘The Regulation of Executive Warrants, A Time of Reform’, examines the mechanisms of debt collection in commercial matters. He is the founder of Lex Group Advisory and currently its Head of Group.
Dr Ellul is certified in the field of Trusts Law and Management by the Institute of Financial Service Practitioners. As an Authorised Registered Mandatary, he assists High Net Worth Individuals in the Global Residence Programme and the Malta Residence and Visa Programme, among others. He is also an Accredited Agent by Identity Malta to promote and administer the Individual Investor Programme of the Republic of Malta (i.e. the acquiring of Maltese Citizenship by investment).
He has been acting as Legal and Policy Advisor to the Government of Malta for the past 7 years, mainly dealing with administrative, legal and commercial matters. He was also head of Maltese Delegation at the Council of Europe in the Lanzarote Committee.
Dr Ellul is a member of the Chamber of Advocates, the Local Bar Association. He is a visiting lecturer and an examiner within the Faculty of Laws at the University of Malta. He chairs a number of Boards, and currently sits on the Environment and Planning Appeals Tribunal and Tech.mt.
In 2016, Dr Ellul’s firm was awarded the “Best in Business – Law Firm of the Year” award. In line with Malta’s economic progress and to meet his clients’ needs in 2018 Dr Ellul founded Lex Group Advisory, a consultancy firm providing professional services mainly related to commercial advisory, residency and citizenship.