Dr Ryan Ellul was conferred with a Bachelor of Laws Degree with honours in 2016. He furthered his legal studies and in 2018 successfully completed a Masters Degree in law.

Dr Ellul joined Lex Group as a student and is now a practising lawyer within the firm. He specializes in dispute settlement and resolution and is also in charge of criminal and civil litigation. His law thesis examined the legal mechanisms of the International Criminal Court (ICC), focusing mainly on legal procedures. He carried out his academic research mainly in London and Holland.

Dr Ellul is also a member of the Malta Maritime Legal Association (MMLA) and forms part of the sub-committee on Merchant Shipping and Ship Registration under the Malta Flag.