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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

Peter Montegriffo QC

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

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial, Private Client, Trust Law, Gaming

Position

Peter Montegriffo is a Partner at Hassans and a member of the firm's Corporate & Commercial team. He is also the team leader of the firm's Gaming team. On 12 June 2014, Peter was appointed as Queen’s Counsel in Gibraltar.

Peter's area of expertise is in commercial and private client matters. He has also advised on numerous financial services, regulatory and trust-related matters. Peter was closely involved in the IPOs of various gaming companies established in Gibraltar, which have been listed on the London Stock Exchange. He now advises regularly on commercial, merger and consolidation exercises.

Career

Peter has been closely involved in drafting numerous changes to Gibraltar’s legislation in trusts, financial services and gaming areas. His knowledge of these fields has led him to contribute to a large number of articles and books on Gibraltar’s legal system and financial services sector.

Peter was also Gibraltar’s Minister for Trade and Industry, with responsibility for economic development and financial services, between May 1996 and February 2000.

Peter regularly speaks at international conferences relating to these areas of practice. His work frequently requires him to deal with multiple jurisdictions as a result of which the firm has built a considerable bank of international knowledge in tax and private client arrangements.

Languages

English and Spanish.

Member

He is a member of the pre-eminent global gambling law networking and educational organization, International Masters of Gaming Law. IMGL is at the forefront of the latest developments in international gambling law.

Education

Having graduated from Leeds University, Peter attended the Inns of Court School of Law as a member of Lincoln’s Inn. Peter qualified as a Barrister in 1982, becoming a partner of Hassans in 1988.


Gibraltar

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Peter Montegriffo QC - Hassans

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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Gambling law

Within: Leading individuals

Peter Montegriffo QC - Hassans

Within: Gambling law

‘A strong team with deep industry experience and close connections to the government and regulator’ makes Hassans a firm ‘that has helped shape the gaming landscape in Gibraltar’. The practice works across the full range of gaming matters and is known for its ‘attention to detail, availability and problem-solving ability’. Led by the ‘superb’ Peter Montegriffo QC, whose expertise includes the financial services sector, private clients and trust-related matters, the team is ‘very personable and easy to work with’.

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Private client

Within: Leading individuals

Peter Montegriffo QC - Hassans

Within: Private client

Hassans focuses on a range of issues in the private client space, including securing resident status, transferring assets and taxes. The firm has particular experience acting for high-net-worth individuals. Tax and trust legislation specialist James Levy CBE QC leads the team together with complex trust and fintech expert Moses Anahory. They can call on the expertise of Peter Montegriffo QC, who is known for multi-jurisdictional tax and private client matters.

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TMT

Within: Leading individuals

Peter Montegriffo QC - Hassans

Within: TMT

At Hassans, the ‘extremely well-qualified’ team ‘knows in detail the nuances of technologies and applicable regulations’. The firm fields ‘a broad range of specialists’ in a team that has ‘a comprehensive and deep expertise in the virtual currency industry in Gibraltar’. The practice focuses on token sales and distributed ledger technology (DLT) licence applications. Corporate and fintech specialist Vikram Nagrani leads the team with Anthony Provasoli, who is particularly experienced in cryptocurrency and blockchain. Also notable are Peter Montegriffo QC; and Aaron Payas, who has ‘a very strong understanding of crypto funds’. The department is advising BTCC on its application for a DLT licence, and assisting Fluz Fluz with all Gibraltar law matters concerning the initial token sale of Fluz Tokens (ERC-20).

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