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Investment funds in Gibraltar


The 'very competent and experienced team' at Hassans is 'at the heart of Gibraltar’s funds industry' and is experienced in all types of structures, including protected cell companies, limited partnerships and private funds. James Lasry is 'the doyen of funds law' and one of the foremost specialists in the market. Fellow partner Aaron Payas is another 'dominant figure in the industry'. Associate Jeremy Requena is experienced in structuring both private and experienced investor funds including crypto funds, private equity funds and property funds.

Practice head(s):

James Lasry

Other key lawyers:

Aaron Payas; Jeremy Requena


‘Aaron Payas is extemely knowledgable and helped us to navigate the regulatory requirements quickly and efficently.’

‘James Lasry is probably the one person who can make everything happen! ’

‘Strength in depth. A meritocracy with international respect.’

‘James Lasry is the doyen of funds law in Gibraltar and the go-to lawyer for the best legal advice in this sector. Vastly experienced across a wide range of jurisdictions and instrumental in the development of Gibraltar’s funds regime. He is particularly client focused, commercially minded, and always focused on solutions. One of the brightest people you will meet and a stellar performer.’

‘This practice is blessed to have a series of highly professional individuals of the highest calibre who always collaborate and guide with a personalised service for their clients.’

‘Knowledgeable, supportive, collegiate, professional – stand-out partners are James Lasry and Aaron Payas.’

‘Very competent and experienced team, who are at the heart of Gibraltar’s funds industry. They are unusually entrepreneurial and creative and can find pragmatic solutions to problems.’

‘James Lasry is a particularly ethical and thoughtful partner with deep experience in the funds sector.’

Key clients

Turicum Private Bank

Argon Financial Limited

Patron Capital Gibraltar

Kleinwort Hambros

Burren Capital

Granite MSA Ltd

Linkbay Limited

Pembroke Partnership Limited

GAM BSD Limited

Hyperion Wealth Management Limited

Hyperion Group Limited

Ribera Capital Limited

RYSE Asset Management

BlueRock Advisory Limited

Anthony Jimenez & Co Limited

Covalis Capital LP

GY Ventures

Albany Capital

Panther Capital

Juno Fund Administration Limited

Mingo Technologies Limited

INX Limited

Alvento Capital Partners LLP

Thameside Markets Limited

Stellar Partners Limited

Polar Capital Funds plc

Digital Asset Management Limited

Valereum Blockchain Plc

PKAM Fund PCC Limited

Node Capital Token Opportunity Fund LP

Pattrn Capital Fund PC

Atlas Fund PCC Limited

Dechert LLP

Ancyra Digital Asset Private Fund LP

Belobaba Fund PCC Limited

Xnumia EIF PCC

In Silico Fund

AquaNow Fund

Cointelligence Fund

Aureus Fund

Cole Capital Fund

Alphabeth Fund

Sigil Fund

Bright Oryzon Fund

Alpha Adventures Fund

FQR Fund

Castle Rock Limited

Triay Lawyers Ltd

The 'standout' investment funds team at Triay Lawyers Ltd is distinguished for its 'problem-solving skills, transparent billing and use of technology', which place it 'at the forefront of the legal industry'. The team led by Jay Gomez and Javi Triay continues to assist with the establishment of private funds and experienced investor funds (EIFs). Gomez was recently appointed by the Minister for Financial Services to a policy group to advise HM Government of Gibraltar on various financial services policies. Triay has successfully worked on Gibraltar’s only private scheme structured as a protected cell company (PCC).

Practice head(s):

Jay Gomez; Javi Triay


‘Triay Lawyers Ltd is a standout in the legal industry, offering a unique and client-centric approach that sets them apart from the competition. The firm’s strengths lie in their diverse team of experts, who cover a wide range of practice areas, enabling them to provide comprehensive legal solutions. Additionally, their collaborative team dynamics and transparent billing practices foster trust and transparency, enhancing client relationships.’

‘Triay Lawyers Ltd shines in its dedication to client satisfaction, innovation, and diversity. Their approach to problem-solving, transparent billing, and their use of technology put them at the forefront of the legal industry. Triay Lawyers Ltd is a trailblazer in the field, providing top-notch legal services tailored to clients’ needs, making them a highly recommended choice for anyone seeking expert legal counsel. ’

‘Working closely with the lawyers at Triay Lawyers Ltd has been an exceptional experience, and what truly sets them apart from their competitors is their unwavering dedication, expertise, and commitment to excellence.’

Key clients

Red Ribbon Fund Management

Altarius Capital Limited

Work highlights

  • Assisting Altarius Capital with its restructuring and expansion and ongoing ad hoc advice as needed.
  • Advising Red Ribbon Fund Management on its restructuring and evolution and application for an investment management licence.


At ISOLAS LLP, practice head Jonathan Garcia along with Joey Garcia 'bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in legal and regulatory issues'. The practice continues to be active across the full spectrum of funds structuring, establishment and regulatory issues. The firm is a favourite among foreign clients, and has recently worked with German-based liquidity provider SSW Group on the establishment of its private crypto-trading fund in Gibraltar.

Practice head(s):

Jonathan Garcia

Other key lawyers:

Joey Garcia


‘The Funds team at Isolas is highly experienced and has been at the forefront of the industry for many years, regularly advising the government on legal and regulatory developments and working closely with industry bodies to drive positive change to the way the jurisdiction approaches regulating this space.’

‘They have a deep understanding both of the legal/regulatory requirements, as well as the operational issues that fund structures/managers will need to work through in establishing / running their business from Gibraltar. ’

‘Jonathan and Joey Garcia are stand out professionals in the Gibraltar fund industry. They have held executive positions in the Gibraltar Funds & Industry Association for several years and have made a significant contribution to the development of this space locally. They bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in the legal and regulatory issues associated with setting up and managing fund structures in Gibraltar, and offer practical advice to help you focus on your business operations. ’

Key clients

22.7 L.P.

Mediterra Capital

SSW Alpha Rock Fund PCC Limited

Systema Fund PCC Limited

Work highlights

  • Assisted Mediterra Capital to become regulated with the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission as a Small Scheme Manager which will allow it to manage alternative investment funds.
  • Advising 22.7 LP on the structuring and setting up of a cryptocurrency fund in Gibraltar to invest in a wide range of crypto and blockchain-related assets.
  • Advising System Fund on the structuring and setting up of a protected cell company cryptocurrency experienced investor fund in Gibraltar with three separate compartments (cells).