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Corporate & Commercial

We understand our clients’ commercial environment and the opportunities available to them.

We advise on every aspect of commercial law, from human resources and commercial contracts to advertising, data protection and intellectual property. We understand our clients’ commercial environment and the opportunities available to them, we can be instrumental in helping their businesses grow. We also advise and act for clients who require funding from financial institutions in respect of their business dealings through the use of Gibraltar companies.

Commercial Law

Our lawyers’ approach is not just to offer legal advice, but to gain a real understanding of the commercial opportunities in Gibraltar open to our clients so that we can help them grow their business. Gibraltar is increasingly becoming established as an attractive EU holding company jurisdiction. We also advise international banks on the capacity and security aspects of funding involving Gibraltar companies.

Capital Duty and Tax Planning

We are active and innovative in helping many Fortune 250 companies in their capital duty and tax planning. Numerous global corporations have used our expertise to help them set up European operations and transfer assets in a way that is capital duty and tax efficient.

Corporate Structuring and Reorganisations

Given Gibraltar’s favourable tax regime and our position as the leading local law firm, we can advise and help manage our corporate clients’ tax matters very effectively. We advise FTSE 100 companies on how they can benefit from holding company structures to mitigate European withholding taxes.

Online Gaming Gibraltar

We have worked, and continue to do so, with the Gibraltar Government and regulator to develop the online gaming industry in Gibraltar. Our expert Gibraltar gaming lawyers have advised on all aspects of regulatory, tax, corporate and employment matters, relating to the Gibraltar gaming sector. We have also been involved in the successful flotation of several gaming groups and have assisted in the corporate restructuring and consolidation of various operators.

Joint Ventures

We often advise clients on joint ventures and commercial contracts in Gibraltar. We have a creative and practical approach, underpinned by sensible exit strategies. In establishing joint ventures, we make sure that we have a complete understanding of clients’ objectives and use the flexibility offered by Gibraltar’s jurisdiction to reach the desired goals.

Structured Finance

We create and manage complex cross-border arrangements and financing structures for major companies and financial institutions. This Gibraltar corporate structuring includes securities, derivatives and insurance products. We advise our clients fully on all aspects of Gibraltar law and all required documentation.

Corporate & Commercial Team

James Levy CBE QC

Senior Partner

Ian Felice

Team Leader, Partner

Tim Garcia

Team Leader, Partner

Peter Montegriffo QC

Team Leader, Partner

Vikram Nagrani

Team Leader, Partner

Anthony Provasoli

Team Leader, Partner
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