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Hassans

Offshore

4 ranked individualsBand 1GibraltarHigh Net Worth 2021 View ranking table

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Hassans provides extensive advice for domestic and international private clients, and regularly advises on the creation, restructuring and termination of trust structures. The firm also works closely with high net worth clients on inbound and outbound residency matters, estate planning and taxation issues.

One source says Hassans is "the pre-eminent law firm in Gibraltar," and another reports that "the offshore team is impressively professional." Other interviewees praise the team's "depth of technical knowledge and capability to understand complex international structures," and say that its "analysis and ability to think ahead of the game is like playing chess. It is brilliant. They are well ahead of the curve."

Notable practitioners

Grahame Jackson handles complex private client and taxation matters, as well as domicile issues. He also has in-depth expertise in reporting regimes such as Common Reporting Standard. A market commentator says he is "very technical but also commercial," while another says: "Grahame is knowledgeable, proactive and a good problem solver. He is happy to provide quick opinions and ideas, however he will always be very straight with you when he needs to spend proper time to analyse an issue."

James Levy QC is a widely admired practitioner in the Gibraltar private client legal market, advising on the full range of trust and corporate law matters for high net worth individuals and families. A source says: "He is a brilliant lawyer; very efficient in everything that he does." Another source says he is "impressive, in the broadest sense, and a pioneer in this area in Gibraltar. He is the key man in Gibraltar for private clients."

Peter Montegriffo QC has significant experience in private client and trust matters, as well as assisting clients in the gaming industry. He is well known for contributing to legislative reform of Gibraltar's trusts law. An interviewee says that he is "very focused and very clear in his way of thinking."

Vikram Nagrani is highly regarded for his high-value trust and estate planning and administration work. He regularly assists private clients and trustees, and a source says he is "extremely commercial, very professional, and his manner with clients is fantastic; he really takes the time to understand the client." Another source says: "He is accessible and understand your issues quickly, contemplating all angles. He makes sure he is giving the right answer."

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Gibraltar

Offshore: Trusts


Grahame Jackson
Band 1
James Levy QC
Band 1
Peter C Montegriffo QC
Band 1
Vikram Nagrani
Band 1