- Work +350 2000 1892
- Work +350 2000 1892
Litigation / Banking
Christian is a multifaceted lawyer and practices in the areas of banking, finance and commercial litigation in Gibraltar. He regularly advises banks on day to day matters as well as representing leading UK, US and Swiss banks in financing and re-financing projects involving an element of Gibraltar Law. Christian has been successful in combining his commercial practice with a natural ability as an advocate in the higher Courts and is recognised domestically and internationally as a leading commercial litigator. In addition to his busy practice, Christian is the Head of the Gibraltar Employment Law, Employee Benefits and Gibraltar Pensions Team which is very active and is highly regarded in Gibraltar. Christian is kept busy with large volume of work form a number of Gibraltar's leading banks seeking advice on litigation matters, legal and regulatory developments affecting them and assisting in formulating strategy and policy designed to envelope all relevant changes. He regularly advises the Ministry of Defence on a vast array of issues. Christian is also currently engaged in a variety of employment and other matters on behalf of large institutional clients. He has very recently been involved representing the Royal Gibraltar Police in the Giraldi Inquiry, an inquiry established to investigate certain allegations of mismanagement, misconduct, malpractice and abuse relating to the Dr Giraldi Home and the conduct of the relevant authorities and agencies in response to those allegations.
Professional memberships include: Honourable Society of the Inner Temple; Gibraltar General Council of the Bar; Chartered Institute of Bankers; Honorary member of the Association of Fellows; Legal Scholars of the Centre for International Legal Studies. Career; called to the English and Gibraltar Bars 1994; qualified University of Essex (1994 LLB Hons); partner Isola & Isola 2001; Managing Partner ISOLAS (formerly Isola & Isola) 2007.
He loves all sports, particularly cricket, golf, football and rugby. He captained the Gibraltar cricket team from 1986 to 2008 and is currently the President of Gibraltar Cricket. He is also a very keen cyclist and has, along with other members of the firm, taken to raising funds for charity by embarking on various charity rides.