Judge Joseph Zammit McKeon

Chairman of the Malta Maritime Forum

Judge Joseph Zammit McKeon is the Chairman of the Malta Maritime Forum. 

 He was conferred the Diploma of Notary Public in 1980 by the University of Malta followed by the Degree of Doctor of Laws in 1982 after which he practised primarily as a litigation lawyer until he was appointed Judge of the Superior Courts of Malta in January 2009. 

As a judge, he served in the First Hall Civil Court (including as a Court of Constitutional Jurisdiction), the Constitutional Court, the Court of Appeal (in its Superior Jurisdiction), the Court of Criminal Appeal (in its Superior Jurisdiction) and with effect from April 2018, he was President of the Civil Court (Commercial Section). 

On the 19th March 2021, he retired from the Bench on reaching the retirement age of 65. 

 Previously, Judge Zammit McKeon served as President of the Commission for the Promotion of Occupational Health and Safety, Chairman of the Malta Transport Authority, and Chairman of the Board of Appeal from Awards on Tenders by Local Councils.