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57-63 LINE WALL ROAD, PO BOX 199, GIBRALTAR
Tel:
Work +350 2007 9000
Fax:
Fax +350 2007 1966
Email:
Web:
www.gibraltarlaw.com
Gibraltar, San Roque

Javier Chincotta

Tel:
Work +350 200 79000
Email:
Web:
www.gibraltarlaw.com
Hassans

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial, Private Client

Position

Javier is the Managing Partner and co-team leader of both the Private Client and Corporate and Commercial teams. He advises his diverse corporate and private client base on all aspects of their business and personal affairs, including their corporate structures and tax planning.

He has regularly advised large multinationals on corporate transactions and co-led the team involved in the IPO of the first Gibraltar company to be listed on the London Stock Exchange, FTSE 100.

Since 1992, Javier and his team have built up a considerable practice of international clients attracted to Gibraltar's favourable tax regime and he is regarded as a leading specialist in relocating high net worth individuals to Gibraltar as part of their tax and estate planning. Such planning for individuals typically requires the creation of Gibraltar companies to hold property and other assets, as well as setting up family trusts.

Career

He was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1991 and the Gibraltar Bar in 1992. Javier became a partner in 1997. He served on the Committee of the Gibraltar Bar Council between 1993 and 1996.

Javier is also a practising Notary Public in Gibraltar.

Languages

English, Spanish.

Education

Having graduated from Kent University in law and Spanish law (having spent a year at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid) Javier attended the Inns of Court School of Law in London where he qualified as a Barrister.


Gibraltar

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

The prominent and well-regarded Hassans advises the Gibraltar government on various new laws that affect the corporate and commercial sector. The practice is led by James Levy CBE QC, Richard Buttigieg, Javier Chincotta, Michael Castiel, Vikram Nagrani, Peter Montegriffo QC, Ian Felice and Moses Anahory. Also notable in the team is corporate and M&A specialist Abigail Cornelio. The firm acted for Sunborn Gibraltar on the issuing of a €58m bond, which is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and, in another highlight, advised the Gibraltar Football Association on its acquisition of the Victoria Stadium from the government of Gibraltar.

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