Mr Robert Vasquez > Triay & Triay > Gibraltar, Gibraltar > Lawyer Profile

Triay & Triay

Work Department

Financial Services and Corporate & Commercial




Robert was called to the Bar in 1976; Robert retired as a partner in July 2017 but continues to practice as a consultant.His main practice areas are financial services, taxation, insolvency and commercial/financial services litigation.

Robert was instrumental in devising and drafting the Income Tax Act in order to ensure successful compliance with EU State Aid rules. Robert is often engaged by clients in confidential regulatory issues raised by the GFSC.

He was engaged in long and protracted litigation in various actions defending claims brought in Gibraltar by Irving Picard the Trustee in Bankruptcy of Bernard l Madoff Investment securities LLC.

He is a former member of the Financial Services Commission and has previously held been Chairman of the General Council of the Bar in Gibraltar, Member of the Financial Services Commission, Member of the Admissions and Disciplinary Committee for lawyers, member of the Gibraltar Deposit Guarantee Board, Gibraltar Finance Centre Council, Tax Reform and Revenue Working Group and Legislation Advisory Committee

He is also an active member of the Association of European Lawyers. He is described as providing “an outstanding level of service” and as “an extremely thorough individual”.


English, Spanish


Admitted as a Member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple


LL.B from Bristol University

Lawyer Rankings

Gibraltar > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Triay & Triay specialises in international financing, investment and M&A transactions. The firm is particularly active in cross-border matters. Practice head Javier Triay has significant experience advising on corporate and commercial matters. He leads a team that includes corporate finance and M&A expert Alan Buchanan; consultant Robert Vasquez, who focuses on banking and investment schemes; and senior associate John Virgo, who has expertise in corporate transactions.

Gibraltar > Tax

(Hall of Fame)

Robert Vasquez QCTriay & Triay

The multi-disciplinary team at Triay & Triay is led by private client specialist Joseph E Triay and includes Robert Vasquez QC, who has expertise in banking, corporate and finance matters. The firm has experience acting for private and corporate clients in a range of issues including capital gains tax, inheritance tax, estate duty and withholding tax.