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  1. Commercial, corporate and M&A
  2. Hall of Fame
  3. Leading individuals
  4. Next generation lawyers

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Hassans is widely recognised as the leading firm in Gibraltar, ‘particularly for international commercial transactions’. With a team of 38, co-led by Michael Castiel and ‘efficient, accurate and effective’ senior partner James Levy CBE QC, its strength lies in ‘ensuring issues are dealt with by lawyers with expertise in the field’. The firm provides ‘knowledgeable and responsive’ advice, particularly concerning M&A, regulatory and trusts matters, and is ‘very good value for money’. Castiel recently led advice to Deloitte UK on the acquisition of its Gibraltar entity and operation. Other clients include Lloyds Bank, RBS, Playtech and Apax Partners. The ‘outstanding’ Isaac Levy, Peter Montegriffo QC, who is ‘excellent’, the ‘straightforwardIan Felice and the ‘pragmaticVikram Nagrani are also noted.

Isolas LLP’s ‘excellent’ team provides specialist advice to the Gibraltar government on international law and provides ‘a customised’ service, led by senior partner Peter Isola. It recently assisted with the sale of the share capital of Gibraltar-based asset manager Cimco Partners to European Wealth Group. Steven Caetano is also noted.

At TSN Barristers & Solicitors, managing partner Louis B Triay leads the corporate and commercial team, which advises on global restructuring deals. The firm also assists small businesses with their day-to-day needs; Owen Smith and associate Philip Vasquez are board members of the Gibraltar Federation of Small Businesses, which liaises with the government on regulatory matters. Guy Stagnetto QC and Matthew Oldham are noted for their ‘excellent and good value’ advice.

Triay & Triay has expertise in a range of cross-border commercial transactions across various sectors, providing ‘expert advice’ along with ‘a speedy response and strong business rationale’. Alan Buchanan and senior associate John Virgo led on the purchase of the share capital of an online payment group and handled the sale of a protected cell company. The team also recently acted for Artex Risk Solutions on the purchase of a large insurance manager and assisted a major high street retailer with its restructuring. Julian Triay provides ‘sound commercial advice’.

Charles A Gomez & Co advises on all issues relating to company incorporation and structuring including preparing shareholder agreements, loan contract pledges, employment contracts and share sale agreements. The firm has experience acting as counsel in company law cases.

Ramparts specialises in European cross-border matters for e-gaming clients and payment providers, including e-payment.

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