Private client in Gibraltar


Hassans' 'diverse practice' assists private clients across the gamut of matters, from securing residency, transferring assets, and international and local tax planning through to re-domiciling corporate vehicles and setting up trusts. The firm's supporting Spanish office also routinely advises clients on tax planning, inheritance and residency in Spain. James Levy and Peter Montegriffo KC are the lead senior partners, and are ably assisted by Moses Anahory, whose practice focuses on setting up, administering and advising on offshore trust structures. Other key practitioners include Vikram Nagrani and senior associate Louise Federico.

Practice head(s):

James Levy; Moses Anahory

Other key lawyers:

Peter Montegriffo KC; Vikram Nagrani; Louise Federico


‘Very attuned to finding solutions.’

‘Hassans has a diverse practice and the people are highly skilled and always very professional. The firm has a large professional network which enables them to provide solutions to client needs that span beyond legal and Gibraltar.’

‘Peter Montegriffo has a wealth of experience and therefore makes the more complicated aspects of private client planning, feel easy. Abigail Cornelio is a solid pair of hands.’

‘It is impossible to find worldwide a more dedicated firm.’

‘James Levy is outstanding.’


Fielding 'highly skilled and competent lawyers', ISOLAS LLP excels in supporting high-net-worth individuals and their families in succession planning, wealth preservation, trusts, family office matters, relocation, property and, in particular, the benefit and act of philanthropy. Peter Isola leads the department, which includes Emma Lejeune, 'a very experienced Gibraltar operator with her finger on the legislative and regulatory pulse of the peninsula', and trusts specialist Adrian Pilcher.

Practice head(s):

Peter Isola

Other key lawyers:

Emma Lejeune; Adrian Pilcher


‘Depth of experience in dealing with HNW clients and their structures. Well regarded by and well connected with the Gibraltar Government.’

‘Adrian Pilcher is very dedicated, responsive, thoughtful and informed.’

‘Peter Isola has the depth of experience to bring to any situation, and brings a sense of humour to the party which makes working with him and his team a pleasurable experience.’

‘Emma is a very experienced Gibraltar operator with her finger on the legislative and regulatory pulse of the peninsula.’

‘In our experience they place the client at the centre of everything they do and take the time to understand their specific needs, goals, and challenges. This personalised approach ensures that the client receives tailored legal solutions that meet their individual requirements. We found their administration and billing efficient and fair.’

‘The individuals stands out for their empathetic approach. They have an ability to connect with clients on a personal level, understanding not only their legal needs but also the emotional aspects of their cases. The client feels heard, supported, and valued. Their ability to handle a wide range of legal matters, from research and analysis to client communication is invaluable. ’

‘A top tier and leading law firm that tends to stand out due to its unwavering commitment to client satisfaction, innovative approaches and its ability to handle complex legal matters with precision and agility. Based on my experience, ISOLAS have a team of highly skilled and competent lawyers who excel in specific practice areas providing deep industry knowledge. They meet client needs by providing personalised attention, prompt communication, and tailored legal solutions to get the job done and setting great standards for excellence. ’

‘Adrian Pilcher is very much our go to in the first instance. In-depth knowledge and expertise complemented by being approachable, communicative and willing to go the extra mile.’

Triay Lawyers Ltd

Triay Lawyers Ltd is well regarded for its strength and expertise in advising private clients on succession planning, trust establishment and taxation, as well as family law disputes. The practice also regularly assists with relocations from and to Gibraltar, including the Category II residence and High Executive Possessing Specialist Skills status. Joseph E Triay and Javier Triay are its lead partners.

Practice head(s):

Joseph E Triay; Javier Triay


‘People more than any other element make professional firms of this kind unique. Triay is rightly differentiated by the know-how and attention to detail that all its people bring to bear in the best interests of the clients.’

‘Joseph (Melo) Triay: His experience and willingness to consider issues of both detail and principle objectively combine to make working with him productive, and therefore highly effective.’