Chief Justice Emeritus

Joseph Said Pullicino

1937 - 

Chief Justice 1995 -2001


Dr Joseph Said Pullicino was appointed Chief Justice in 1995. Born in 1937, he was educated at the Lyceum and the University of Malta . He graduated as a Doctor of Laws in 1961.

Dr Said Pullicino who had served on various Government Commissions was appointed judge on 14th November 1990 presiding (inter alia) over constitutional cases involving human rights.

Presently he is Malta's representative on the Council of Europe's Venice Commission for Democracy through Law. He is also Malta's Ombudsman

The Chief Justice is the son of John Said Pullicino, a former Clerk of the House of Representatives, and Elda ne้ Pace.

He is married to Geraldine nee Micallef and they have a daughter, Lara.