Dr Robert Musumeci is a warranted advocate and a perit. He also holds a Masters Degree in Conservation Technology in Masonry Buildings.

He is the founding partner of the architectural firm RMPERITI and prior to being admitted to the Maltese Bar in 2016, he had practiced as a perit since 1998. He is a former chairperson of the Building Industry Consultative Council (BICC) and presently holds the post of advisor within the office of the Prime Minister of Malta. Dr Musumeci was directly involved in the reforms which led to Malta Environment and Planning Authority’s demerger and the establishment of the new Lands Authority in 2016.

Dr Musumeci has published several academic articles related to planning legislation. He was selected by the Faculty of Laws (University of Malta) for the prize of Best Doctor of Laws Thesis Award 2016 for his thesis entitled 'The Development Planning Act 2016 - A critical Appraisal'.

Permit denied for 10sq.m Valletta class 4C outlet
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Notwithstanding the fact that the premises occupied a small footprint, the...
Absence of colour implies  that no change took place
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The Tribunal concluded that the Authority was correct to assume that the store...
Room approved in spite of 30-metre rule
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The Trbunal held that there was no objection to the issuing of the permit, so...
A ‘co-owner’ is an ‘owner’ for the purpose of planning law
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A permission for the construction of three apartments in Triq it-Turisti, San...
Planning application 'trimmed' to what was legally established and environmentally compatible
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The Authority was ordered to issue the permit subject to the removal of another...
Permit to convert 19sq.m room to ODZ dwelling denied
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The Tribunal found that for re/development to qualify in terms of Policy 5.2C,...
Planning around the ‘best fit line’
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The Tribunal concluded that it was willing to accept the proposal so long that...
Lift not needed when less than 30 dwellings
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The Tribunal, however, observed that there was no obligation on an applicant to...