Matthew Agius is Senior Reporter on Law and Court Affairs at MaltaToday. He is also a Legal Procurator and Commissioner for Oaths. Prior to reading Law at the University of Malta, Matthew served in the British Army.

Two charged with assault that left Somali victim with facial fractures and missing teeth
Court & Police
Two men, charged with beating up a Somali man who tried to enter a private...
Thief who stole €12,000 from employer spared jail after promising to return cash
Court & Police
A man who admitted to having stolen €12,211 from his employer has been...
Yorgen Fenech failure to pay court deposit leads to automatic dismissal of appeal
Court & Police
Yorgen Fenech had appealed a court sentence that rejected his request for...
Judge accepts rape victim request to halt aggressor’s trial to avoid reliving trauma
Court & Police
A judge has accepted a woman’s request to stop the prosecution of her...
Construction worker admits to stealing tools from four building sites
Court & Police
The charges relate to a string of thefts in April and May from sites in Rabat,...
Judge refuses to entertain Alfred Degiorgio human rights claim over retention of phone data
Court & Police
Madam Justice Anna Felice dismissed the case earlier on Monday
Man jailed for 36 years after admitting to murdering his mother and sister in 2019
Court & Police
Joseph Bonnici pleaded guilty to murdering his mother Maria Lourdes and his...
€1.5 million disbarred lawyer never paid back to client: appeal refused
Court & Police
Court dismisses appeal by disbarred lawyer Patrick Spiteri to 2016 judgement...
Costa del Sol owners bitten by Tajik con artist promising millions for hotel project
Court & Police
Restaurant owners seeking €50 million in bank finance to build hotel...
Judge says MPs should rein in AG’s powers over intransigence on ‘Maksar’ bail case
Court & Police
Adrian Agius ‘tal-Maksar’ denied human rights claim over denied...
Ship captain fined €600 over discovery of three million 'contraband cigarettes' onboard
Court & Police
Magistrate expresses reservations about, but follows, recent judgements by the...
Defamation acquittal overturned despite successful defence of honest opinion
Court & Police
Appeals Court overturns defamation acquittal because columnist did not publish...
Man acquitted of trafficking ecstasy after 18-year legal saga
Court & Police
Man was charged with trafficking ecstasy in February 2004 and with possession...
Two men fined €15,000 each for illegally launching fireworks from a field
Court & Police
Charges of having negligently caused serious injury to a man as a result of...
Former Untours CEO denies handing voter database to C-Planet, alleges perjury
Court & Police
A database containing 337,384 records of Maltese voters’ personal...
Woman accused of partner's attempted murder says she stabbed him in self-defence
Court & Police
The woman said she filed over 12 police reports about her partner, with 12...
Woman charged with defrauding 'at least' 27 people out of €300,000 in government housing swindle
Court & Police
The woman is accused of taking around €300,000 from at least 27 people in...
Student charged with covert filming of colleagues using MCAST bathrooms
Court & Police
18-year-old MCAST student placed under supervision and treatment order...
MaltaToday cleared of contempt of court, magistrate stresses need to update law
Court & Police
Two cases of contempt of court filed against MaltaToday after the publication...
Nexia, Hillman lawyers claim ‘witch hunt’ in arguments against freezing orders
Court & Police
The defence lawyers argue that the freezing orders should have been imposed on...