Valerie Holliday

It takes time, but I believe truly great service comes from knowing a client so well that you anticipate their needs and answer questions before they’ve even asked

Position

Partner

Telephone Number

(+350) 200 79000

Languages

English, Spanish

Valerie’s areas of practice include all aspects of banking, financial services regulation and licensing, advising on international finance transactions and the structuring and reorganisation of credit institutions – both through contract and specialised legislation drafted specifically for clients. She acts for banks on a broad range of Gibraltar and international transactions.

Valerie has also contributed to the drafting of financial services and banking legislation, in particular, in the transposition of EU Directives in these fields. Her work has also involved liaising with regulatory and political bodies for the purposes of devising and ensuring appropriate transposition.

Valerie is also involved in the setting up of Gibraltar’s first electronic money institutions. She also acts for many investment managers and brokers and has acted on their licensing and setting up – she also deals with all their on-going regulatory and transactional matters including MIFID. She attended the Inns of Court School of Law at Grays Inn in London, as a member of the Middle Temple. She was called to the Bar in London and then in Gibraltar in 1994.

Expertise: Financial Services
Chambers Global:
'focuses on advising clients in the banking sector. She advises on regulatory matters, M&A and finance transactions.' (2015 Edition);... '[has a] great wealth of knowledge on banking and asset management legislation.' (2016 Edition)
Legal 500:
‘technically excellent’ (2015 Edition)