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57-63 LINE WALL ROAD, PO BOX 199, GIBRALTAR
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Work +350 2007 9000
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Fax +350 2007 1966
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Gibraltar, San Roque

Nigel Feetham

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Work +350 200 79000
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Hassans

Work Department

Financial Services.

Position

Nigel is a Partner at Hassans and a member of the firm's tax and financial services teams.

Nigel has set up innovative structures for insurance operations and advised the Government of Gibraltar on ways of implementing specific insurance related legislation (e.g. protected cell company laws).

He is considered a market leader in Gibraltar on 'insurance passporting' and the structuring of insurance companies. He is also widely recognised as an expert in the field of Protected Cell Companies, and a driving force behind the growth of the insurance market in Gibraltar, according to Chambers Global 2008/9.

Other growth financial services sectors in Nigel's area include repackaging and structured finance, where Gibraltar's position within Europe makes it attractive for those who need to buy commercial paper from EU countries. He has advised international banks, and is 'considered by peers to have made a name for himself in securities', according to Chambers' Global (2002/03). Nigel therefore has wide experience in structured finance transactions, including tax driven work.

In 2005 he was also a member of the Government of Gibraltar Working Group on the modernization of the Gibraltar funds legislation.

Career

Nigel was called to the Bar in 1993, and became a partner of Hassans in 1999. His publications include "Protected cell companies: a guide to implementation and use".

Languages

English, Spanish, French

Education

Graduated with a First Class Honours degree from Manchester University, and was awarded a Masters degree in law with Distinction at Manchester Victoria University. Nigel was appointed a Visiting Professor at Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University, with effect from 1 March 2011 for a period of three years.


Gibraltar

Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

Nigel Feetham - Hassans

Within: Banking and finance

Led by Tony Provasoli, the team at Hassans provides ‘unrivalled breadth and depth’ and ‘exceptional response times’. Nigel Feetham recently acted for insurers on matters such as redomiciliation and licensing by the Financial Services Commission. The team also provides on-going advice to global banking institutions concerning capital markets, securities finance and over-the-counter derivatives. ‘Industry leading experts’ Valerie Holliday and Francis Warne are noted for their ‘high level of commercial awareness’.

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