Samantha Grimes

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Samantha works extensively in the area of employment, advising largely companies including private and retail banks, international gaming companies, insurance companies, small businesses and start-ups. She provides ongoing support and advice on a wide range of employment issues from handling disciplinary and grievance matters, to drafting and negotiating exit agreements, advising on sickness issues, guiding clients through collective redundancy scenarios and advising on transfer of undertakings issues. At any one-time Samantha is also instructed to defend a number of Employment Tribunal claims and at this time she has several involving arguments of a jurisdictional nature.

Samantha and her team also provide employment training and undertake pro bono work for some of Gibraltar’s charitable organisations.

Alongside her employment practice Samantha also acts for a number of landlords of some of Gibraltar’s largest commercial property developments. Her work includes drafting and negotiating commercial leases and licenses, advising on business tenancy terminations, and landlord/tenant disputes. This commercial property work sits alongside Samantha’s construction and financing project work acting for developers and banks.

In addition, Samantha has a busy probate practice in connection with foreign nationals holding assets in Gibraltar and often involving cross-border succession issues. Her practice also extends to litigious probate matters.