Commercial, corporate and M&A in Gibraltar
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.
ISOLAS LLP is particularly experienced in gaming licensing work, as well as general corporate issues, and the firm is increasingly active in distributed ledger technology and the fintech market. Specialist in corporate governance and transactional work Peter Isola leads the practice, which includes corporate and regulatory expert Steven Caetano. The team advised GVC Holdings on the acquisition of Ladbrokes Coral and assisted Credit Suisse with residual pensions issues arising from the sale of its Gibraltar subsidiary to Bank J. Safra Sarasin.
Triay & Triay specialises in international financing, investment and M&A transactions. The firm is particularly active in cross-border matters. Practice head Javier Triay has significant experience advising on corporate and commercial matters. He leads a team that includes corporate finance and M&A expert Alan Buchanan; consultant Robert Vasquez, who focuses on banking and investment schemes; and senior associate John Virgo, who has expertise in corporate transactions.
Experienced in domestic and international corporate law, Ramparts is active across a range of business and finance issues, including restructuring, M&A and shareholders’ disputes. The group is also active in regulatory matters. Practice director David Borge is a go-to name for the firm in this sector.
TSN Barristers & Solicitors assists businesses with a range of commercial and corporate matters and transactions. The firm has particular experience in global restructuring and refinancing. Louis Triay is managing partner and leads the corporate and commercial departments, specialising in taxation and cross-border restructurings, refinancings and M&A.