Mattea Abdilla

Associate / AML Compliance Manager

Mattea Abdilla is an AML Compliance Manager at Aegis Corporate Services Limited, specialising in Anti-Money Laundering legislation.

As an Anti-Money Laundering lawyer, Mattea is mainly responsible for the drafting and updating of the AML policies of Aegis Corporate Services Limited and Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates. Mattea also provides legal assistance internally, and to subject persons, in identifying the AML/CFT obligations imposed, including the collection of customer due diligence on a risk-based approach, record-keeping obligations, and reporting obligations and procedures.

Mattea also assists clients in preparing for and drafting the replies to compliance visits conducted by regulatory authorities; and assists and represents clients with the regulators.

Mattea has previous experience within the Mifsud & Mifsud’s shipping department, whereby she assisted with the registration of vessels and the drafting of various contracts, including seafarer employment agreements.

Mattea joined Aegis Corporate Services Limited as a Legal Trainee in 2019. She was admitted to the Maltese Bar and granted her warrant to practice as a lawyer in 2021, after she obtained her Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree in 2016 and her Master of Advocacy in 2020 at the University of Malta.


  • LL.B. (Hons) Dissertation: The Right of Access to Courts: How has this Right Developed?

Professional Memberships

  • Chamber of Advocates

Areas of Specialisations

(+356) 27 036314

Languages: Maltese, English