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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

Michael Castiel

Tel:
Work +350 200 79000
Email:
Hassans

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial.

Position

Michael is a Partner at Hassans and a member of its Corporate and Commerical department. 

He specialises in international tax, corporate and business law. Michael’s expertise also extends to corporate restructuring, joint venture work, mergers and acquisitions, franchising law and insolvency, often advising both receivers and liquidators in high profile cases.

Michael regularly advises major US, Canadian and European multinationals on setting up innovative structures and operations, as well as the structuring of cross-border transactions.

Languages

English, Spanish, French and Portuguese.

Education

Having studied law at London University and at the Inns of Court School of Law, Michael was called to the English and Gibraltar Bar in 1993. In addition to his legal training and management and business administration qualifications, Michael also has eight years’ UK industry experience.


Gibraltar

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Michael Castiel - Hassans

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

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 ‘straightforward’ Ian Felice and the ‘pragmatic’ Vikram Nagrani are also noted.

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Tax

Within: Leading individuals

Michael Castiel - Hassans

Within: Tax

The ‘responsive and straight to the point’ team at Hassans acts for global multinationals on cross-border tax matters. Michael Castiel recently assisted Ingersoll Rand with inter-group financing, as well as advising Halliburton and Eastman Chemical Company. The firm has recently set up a pensions department and has expertise in Category 2 and HEPSS applications on the private client side. Grahame Jackson is noted for his ‘commercially sensible solutions’.

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