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ISOLAS

PORTLAND HOUSE, GLACIS ROAD, GIBRALTAR
Tel:
Work +350 2000 1892
Fax:
Fax +350 2007 8990
Email:
Web:
www.gibraltarlawyers.com
Gibraltar, Sotogrande

Gibraltar

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Isolas

Isolas advises local and international banks and other regulated entities on licensing issues, regulatory matters, lending and bank M&A, and has expertise in fraud and anti-money laundering. The team is also currently advising various clients on the effects of the Payment Services Directive. Christian Rocca is the key contact in the practice, which includes corporate finance expert Christian Hernandez.

Leading individuals

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Isolas

Corporate finance is a key strength for Isolas, with expert Christian Hernandez leading an ‘excellent’ team which has ‘great business acumen, extensive industry knowledge and a sensible nature’. The practice covers M&A, restructuring, regulatory issues and management buyouts.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Isolas

Isolas covers commercial, civil, financial and trust litigation, and also employment and real estate disputes. Recommended individuals include banking, finance and commercial litigator Christian Rocca; Elliott Phillips, who has experience in commercial and trust disputes; and Mark Isola QC, who is noted for his contentious employment work.

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Gambling law
Gambling law - ranked: tier 2

Isolas

Isolas advises clients in the gaming, gambling, betting and lottery sectors on licensing, regulatory issues and transactions. Steven Caetano is the main contact.

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 2

Isolas

Isolas’ practice is led by funds and financial services expert Joey Garcia, and advises on all aspects of fund establishment, assisting private individuals, investment managers and international firms.

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Private client
Private client - ranked: tier 2

Isolas

Isolas covers all aspects of private client work, including succession, wealth preservation and philanthropy-related matters. Clients include the Kusuma Trust, and a range of high-net-worth individuals. Peter Isola is the key contact.

Leading individuals

Peter Isola - Isolas

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Isolas

The department at Isolas is led by Elaine Lang, and has experience in all areas of property work, including conveyancing and real estate development. Clients include landlords, tenants and developers.

Leading individuals

Elaine Lang - Isolas

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Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 2

Isolas

Isolas’ clients include the International Transport Workers Federation, P&I clubs, banks and shipowners. The practice covers ship arrests and also finance matters, for which Christian Hernandez is highly regarded.

Leading individuals

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

Isolas

Isolas’ strength lies in the e-commerce sector, advising on licensing matters, transactions and regulatory issues. The firm also has an IP department, which advises on trade marks, copyrights, designs and patents. Steven Caetano is the main contact.

Leading individuals

Peter Isola - Isolas

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Isolas

Peter Isola at Isolas is recommended for tax matters, and advises high-net-worth individuals, charities and companies on a range of issues including tax planning, trusts and investment structures.

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Gibraltar

Offices in Gibraltar

Legal Developments by:
ISOLAS

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    Gibraltar introduced its new Experienced Investor Fund Regulations on the 12th April 2012 with the aim of continuing to develop the jurisdiction as an alternative EU Fund Domicile and further enhance the list of incentives which makes Gibraltar, in our view, the European domicile of choice for Alternative Investment Funds.
    - ISOLAS

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