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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
Hassans, James Lasry, Gibraltar,

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James Lasry

Tel:
Work +350 200 79000
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Hassans

Work Department

Funds.

Position

James is a Partner and Head of the Funds Team and a member of the FinTech team. He deals with funds and financial services law, as well as tax.

James is a highly regarded practitioner who has been instrumental in setting up the majority of Gibraltar’s funds, including the first experienced investor fund and the first protected cell company fund. He is Vice-Chairman of the Gibraltar Funds and Investments Association.

Career

James advised the Government of Gibraltar on its funds legislation and he was involved in the drafting of the Financial Services (Experienced Investor Funds) Regulations 2005.

He is a member of the Gibraltar Finance Centre Council and an alternate member of the Gibraltar Investor Compensation Scheme.

A member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practioners, James advised on a substantial trust in a case involving litigation in Paris, New York and Buenos Aires that was featured in the ‘New Yorker’ magazine, the ‘New York Law Journal’ and on CBS News.

Languages

English, French, Spanish and Hebrew.

Member

James is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales and the Gibraltar and Israel Bars. A member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, James advised a substantial trust in a case involving litigation in Paris, New York and Buenos Aires that was featured in the 'New Yorker' magazine, the 'New York Law Journal' and on CBS News.

Education

James read literature, music and law at Johns Hopkins and Bar-Ilan Universities. He is a member of the Israel Bar Association, the Law Society of England & Wales and the Gibraltar Bar.

Leisure

An amateur violinist, James is Chairman of the Gibraltar Philharmonic Society.


Gibraltar

Investment funds

Within: Leading individuals

James Lasry - Hassans

Within: Investment funds

Hassans is experienced in acting for protected cell companies, limited partnerships and regulated structures from experienced investor funds to private funds. Practice head James Lasry recently advised the Gibraltar government on the tax and regulatory treatment of funds and was a key figure in the drafting of the relevant legislation. Newly made-up partner Aaron Payas assists with DLT and virtual currencies work.

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