Mr Peter Montegriffo KC > Hassans > Gibraltar, Gibraltar > Lawyer Profile

Hassans
Madison Building
Midtown
Queensway
GX11 1AA
Gibraltar

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial, Private Client, Trust Law, Gaming

Position

Peter Montegriffo is a Partner at Hassans and a member of the firm’s Corporate & Commercial team. He is also the team leader of the firm’s Gaming team. On 12 June 2014, Peter was appointed as Queen’s Counsel in Gibraltar.

Peter’s area of expertise is in commercial and private client matters. He has also advised on numerous financial services, regulatory and trust-related matters. Peter was closely involved in the IPOs of various gaming companies established in Gibraltar, which have been listed on the London Stock Exchange. He now advises regularly on commercial, merger and consolidation exercises.

Career

Peter has been closely involved in drafting numerous changes to Gibraltar’s legislation in trusts, financial services and gaming areas. His knowledge of these fields has led him to contribute to a large number of articles and books on Gibraltar’s legal system and financial services sector.

Peter was also Gibraltar’s Minister for Trade and Industry, with responsibility for economic development and financial services, between May 1996 and February 2000.

Peter regularly speaks at international conferences relating to these areas of practice. His work frequently requires him to deal with multiple jurisdictions as a result of which the firm has built a considerable bank of international knowledge in tax and private client arrangements.

Languages

English and Spanish.

Memberships

He is a member of the pre-eminent global gambling law networking and educational organization, International Masters of Gaming Law. IMGL is at the forefront of the latest developments in international gambling law.

Education

Having graduated from Leeds University, Peter attended the Inns of Court School of Law as a member of Lincoln’s Inn. Peter qualified as a Barrister in 1982, becoming a partner of Hassans in 1988.

Lawyer Rankings

Gibraltar > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Peter Montegriffo KCHassans

Gibraltar > Gambling law

(Leading individuals)

Peter Montegriffo KCHassans

Gibraltar > Private client

(Hall of Fame)

Peter Montegriffo KCHassans

Hassans has vast experience advising high-net-worth individuals (HNWI) and their families to establish in Gibraltar in matters ranging from securing residency and transferring assets through to property matters, re-domiciling corporate vehicles and setting up trusts. Its fiduciary services are carried out through subsidiary Line Trust Corporation. Key names include James Levy CBE KC, Peter Montegriffo KC and Moses Anahory, an expert in the formation and validity of complex trust structures and on the ongoing operation of trusts across multiple jurisdictions.

Gibraltar > TMT

(Hall of Fame)

Peter Montegriffo KCHassans

Hassans‘ multidisciplinary team combines its diverse range of experience in the gaming, e-sports, entertainment and fintech sectors with its top-notch specialists in the corporate, data protection and regulatory departments. Anthony Provasoli is the chief partner for fintech-related work, and is assisted by Andrew Montegriffo on online gaming and digital technologies. Commercial senior partner Peter Montegriffo KC and corporate partner Vikram Nagrani jointly head the group.