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

ISOLAS LLP
PORTLAND HOUSE, GLACIS ROAD
Gibraltar

Work Department

Corporate / Private Client / Gaming

Position

Senior Partner

Career

Peter is recognised as an expert in financial services, corporate and trust law and has spoken at various conferences on corporate, trust, insurance and e-gaming matters. He is also Gibraltar’s contributor to Tottel Publishing’s Planning and Administration of Offshore and Onshore Trusts and Tottel Publishing’s International Succession Laws.

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.

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, talking about the changes and impact of the Income Tax Act in Gibraltar which came into effect on 1 January 2011.

In addition to his numerous speaking events, Peter Isola has, in conjunction with Adrian Pilcher, written the Gibraltar chapter of Private Client Tax – Jurisdictional Comparisons, published by the European Lawyer reference series and in conjunction with Jonathan Garcia the Gibraltar Chapter of Insurance & Reinsurance for the same series.

 

Languages

English, Spanish

Memberships

Professional memberships include: Honourable Society of the Inner Temple; Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP); Gibraltar General Council of the Bar 1982; qualified University of Kingston (1982 BA Law); appointed notary public 1985; Partner Isola & Isola 1989; Managing Partner Isola & Isola 1992; Senior Partner ISOLAS (formerly Isola & Isola) 2007.

Lawyer Rankings

Gibraltar > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Peter IsolaISOLAS LLP

ISOLAS LLP‘s corporate work spans a number of areas, but it is predominantly known for its work in the insurance and gaming industries. Peter Isola, who sits on the board of many private and public bodies, operates an expansive gaming practice which includes advising clients from the industry on the drafting of agreements and obtaining licences. Steven Caetano, who is also active in the gaming sector, advises on M&A transactions. The group’s insurance work is handled by Christian Caetano, who also assists with portfolio transfers.

Gibraltar > Gambling law

(Leading individuals)

Peter IsolaISOLAS LLP

ISOLAS LLP advises clients from all areas of the gambling sector, including start-ups, remote gambling operators, content suppliers and land-based casinos on all aspects of their business in the region. Peter Isola sits on the board of numerous large companies, and provides strategic advice and expertise of licence application processes. Steven Caetano, who leads the team alongside Isola, works with the corporate and commercial team to advise on the regulatory aspects of M&A transactions.

Gibraltar > TMT

(Hall of Fame)

Peter IsolaISOLAS LLP

ISOLAS LLP is a well-known name for gaming companies on the island; the firm advises on matters including e-commerce/site content, intellectual property and regulatory compliance. Steven Caetano, Joey Garcia  and name partner Peter Isola are the key team members.

Gibraltar > Tax

ISOLAS LLP‘s tax practice primarily serves high-net-worth individuals and families, advising them on all aspects of wealth management. Name partner Peter Isola is a tax expert; he was part of a government committee that revised tax legislation culminating in the Gibraltar Income Tax Act. Emma Lejenue, having previously run her own boutique family law office, focuses on implementing family governance frameworks and relocation issues. At associate level, Stuart Dalmedo is recommended for his work regarding the establishment of tax-efficient structures.

Gibraltar > Private client

ISOLAS LLP‘s private client group, led by Peter Isola, handles succession planning, trusts, wealth preservation and philanthropic endeavours for wealthy individuals and their families. One of the key team members is Adrian Pilcher, widely considered ‘one of the best trust lawyers in Gibraltar’, who specialises in family planning; he assists with intergenerational transfers of assets and business ownership, and is appointed trustee of a number of family trusts. Emma Lejeune assists with establishing wealth management structures, having previously led a family law boutique.