Ms Gemma Vasquez > Hassans > Gibraltar, Gibraltar > Lawyer Profile

Madison Building
GX11 1AA

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial


Gemma is a Partner in the Corporate and Commercial team.

She specialises in construction law and corporate law and has advised developers, contractors and banks on large construction projects. Gemma also assisted in drafting the Gibraltar Companies Act, which came into force in Gibraltar in 2014.


Gemma led the campaign to remain in the European Union in Gibraltar in 2016, where 96% of the population of Gibraltar voted to remain in the EU.

Gemma qualified as a Solicitor at Slaughter and May, in the Banking department, where she worked on several acquisition finance transactions and the high profile re-financing of several public companies.


English, French and Spanish


Gemma is currently Chair of the Gibraltar Federation of Small Businesses and, sits on numerous government boards including the Trade Licensing Authority, the Small Business Advisory Board and the Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation Board.


A graduate from Oriel College, Oxford University, Gemma completed her LPC in the Oxford Institute of Legal Studies. Gemma was called to the Gibraltar Bar in 2007, and can practice as both a Barrister and Solicitor in Gibraltar. Since returning to Gibraltar she has lectured in Contract Law at the Gibraltar College of Further Education.

Lawyer Rankings

Gibraltar > Real estate and construction

(Next Generation Partners)

Gemma VasquezHassans

Hassans‘ ‘market-leading‘ real estate and construction practice has a strong track record in high-end residential and commercial sales, purchases, developments and leases. It also has extensive expertise acting for banks in lending on property. Nicholas Howard primarily works with developers across all facets of large-scale real estate developments. Ian Farrell‘s practice focuses on town planning work and contentious landlord and tenant engagements, while construction lawyer Gemma Vasquez continues to advise the government on construction aspects of the largest affordable housing scheme in Gibraltar. Corporate and tax partner Isaac Levy, development finance partner Karl Ghio and associates Meera Aswani and Stephanie Acris complete the standout team.