Our Expertise

Since the firm was originally founded in 1939, Hassans has grown in size and standing to become the largest, most prominent and influential law firm in Gibraltar.
We are also the best-ranked, year on year, by independent, industry-leading legal directories.

“Hassans is widely recognised as the leading firm in Gibraltar“, according to the Legal 500, “particularly for international commercial transactions.”

Chambers and Partners describes Hassans as a “market-leading full-service firm assisting a broad clientele across the banking and finance and commercial spectrums”.

Hassans’ Senior Partner James Levy CBE QC is ranked by Chambers and Partners as a Star Individual, the only lawyer in the country to receive this distinction. He is “incredibly experienced and knowledgeable” according to the Chambers and Partners Global 2019 guide while the previous year’s edition describes him as “the most experienced and well-connected lawyer in Gibraltar” who “enjoys a stellar reputation in the market”. 

Areas of Practice

Hassans enjoys a solid reputation both at home and abroad for its expertise in corporate and commercial law and financial services.

The firm is also highly active in Gibraltar’s key sectors, including shipping and maritime law and gaming, alongside key growth sectors such as FinTech.

We also advise private clients, including many High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs), on a range of topics including taxpensionsemployment law and property, both residential and commercial.

Hassans has its own dedicated litigation, data protection, environmental law and funds teams, plus a second office in Sotogrande, Spain, dealing exclusively with Spanish Law.

Finally, our sister company, Line Group Limited, provides fiduciary services, namely company management and trusts.

Awards & Accolades

We are “a widely respected full-service firm”, ranked Band 1 by Chambers and Partners Global 2019 and Chambers Europe 2019 and Chambers Europe 2018, with “extensive depth and breadth of knowledge on most areas of law.”

Legal 500’s EMEA 2018 ranks us Tier 1 across ten separate areas of legal practice and the sole leaders in four; Corporate & Commercial, Private Client, Tax and Funds.

Hassans was voted Offshore Law Firm of the Year by Citywealth IFC Awards each year since 2014. The accolade was split into regions in 2016 and become Law Firm of the Year – Mediterranean, which we were also awarded.

The firm’s insurance team was voted Law Firm of the Year by European Captive 2016 Services Awards, Offshore Law Firm of the Year by UK Captive 2016 Services Awards, Highly Commended in the European & UK Captive Awards 2017 and Highly Commended by the FT Innovative Lawyers 2016.

We were a finalist for Offshore Law Firm of the Year by The Lawyer in May 2015 and have been consistently listed as a Top 10 Offshore Law Firm in the rankings published by The Lawyer in June each year.

We are greatly honoured by these esteemed accolades, though it is the kind words, recommendations and continued patronage of our clients that fills is with a particular sense of satisfaction.

To reap the benefits of our decades of experience contact Hassans today.

Chambers Global 2019
Chambers Europe 2019
Legal 500 Top Tier
Legal 500 2019
Legal 500 2018
Captive Awards 2016