Mr Peter Isola > ISOLAS LLP > Gibraltar, Gibraltar > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Corporate / Private Client / Gaming


Senior Partner



Peter Isola is the Senior Partner of Gibraltar’s oldest law firm now known as Isolas LLP. Mr Isola is also the Chairman of the Fiduciary Group of Companies. He also holds appointments as a non-executive director of various regulated entities in the fields of banking, financial services, telecommunications, and gaming. He is a Commission Member of the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission. His areas of practice include Private Client, Financial Services (in particular banking and Insurance) and Internet Gaming. Mr Isola is Gibraltar’s contributor to Tolley’s “Planning and Administration of Offshore and Onshore Trusts” and Tolley’s “International Succession Laws”. He has advised and forms part of the Gambling Law review team which is advising Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar on significant changes to its Gambling laws as well as advising and being involved, over his career, in drafting Gibraltar’s taxation legislation, Foundation legislation, and legislation effecting the taxation and application of company and trust law to high net worth individuals.

Mr Isola is a former President of the Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce and former Vice Chairman of the Gibraltar Bar Council; He was called to the Bar of England and Wales and, subsequently to the Bar of Gibraltar in 1982. In 1985 he is also a Notary Public (since 1985). He is President of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) Gibraltar Branch. Having graduated from Kingston University, Surrey, Peter, attended the Inns of Court School of Law as a member of the Inner Temple.


Peter also specialises in gaming law and regulation and has been instrumental in the development of the law in this area. In addition to his advisory role, Peter is a director of various regulated entities involved in financial services including banking and insurance as well as telecoms and gaming.

Peter sits on the board of BetVictor Limited, one of Gibraltar’s longest established gaming companies; The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) UK Working Group, with respect to the Point of Consumption Tax as external legal advisor to BetVictor Limited.

Peter is also on the board of HM Government of Gibraltar’s Brexit Gaming Working Group, advising on related matters and attending meetings with the UK Gambling Commission and the UK Ministry of Culture Media and Sport, and is a member of the Gaming Review Group, which reported to the Minister on its vision for the continuing success of the gaming industry.

As Chairman of the local branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, Peter has also addressed the annual Branch Chairmen Assembly of STEP in London.

Peter has, in conjunction with Adrian Pilcher, written the Gibraltar chapter of Private Client Tax – Jurisdictional Comparisons, published by the European Lawyer reference series. He is also Gibraltar’s contributor to Tottel Publishing’s Planning and Administration of Offshore and Onshore Trusts and International Succession Laws and in conjunction with Jonathan Garcia the Gibraltar Chapter of Insurance & Reinsurance for the same series.



English, Spanish


Honourable Society of the Inner Temple

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

Gibraltar Law Council

Lawyer Rankings

Gibraltar > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)


ISOLAS LLP is regularly instructed on cross-border mergers, company re-domiciliation and insurance portfolio transfers, and has seen these transactions increase in number as part of the Brexit contingency measures of regulated firms. Besides having a strong presence in the gaming sector senior partner Peter Isola is increasingly involved in corporate governance, while Steven Caetano‘s practice has a strong regulatory licensing focus. Christian Caetano is active in cross-border M&A, re-domiciliation of financial services firms and insurance portfolio transfers.

Gibraltar > Gambling law

(Leading individuals)


ISOLAS LLP‘s full-service gaming practice is ‘very aligned, responsive, agile and holds the necessary expertise for practising in Gibraltar’. The firm has a wealth of experience assisting with licensing, commercial activities, regulatory matters as well as in tax, employment, real estate and data protection. Peter Isola continues to advise the government of Gibraltar on its gaming legislation and regulations, most recently in respect of the Brexit Gaming Working Group. Steven Caetano is a ‘very knowledgeable‘ adviser to start-ups, remote gambling operators, content suppliers, affiliates and other B2B entities.

Gibraltar > Private client

(Leading individuals)

Peter Isola – ISOLAS LLP

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.

Gibraltar > Tax

ISOLAS LLP‘s ‘strong tax team is able to offer advice on a wide range to tax related issues, from personal tax matters to the viability of corporate structures from a tax planning perspective’. The sizeable group, consisting of Peter Isola, Emma Lejeune, Adrian Pilcher and Stuart Dalmedo, is frequently instructed by both corporate and individual clients on M&A and commercial transactions, international tax planning, restructuring, succession planning and asset protection structures, with a focus on tax efficiency.

Gibraltar > TMT

(Hall of Fame)


ISOLAS LLP is ‘thoroughly professional’ and ‘impressive for its knowledge and expertise’. Peter Isola and Christian Caetano are well-respected figures within the local gaming and gambling sectors, where they advise and work closely with government bodies on legislation, licensing and the commercial development of the sector. Jonathan Garcia is another practitioner of note in the corporate advisory, regulatory and DLT practice areas. Joey Garcia, head of the fintech team, is also noted.