Founded in 1985 by Abraham Levy and Levi Attias, the firm has grown steadily and is now one of Gibraltar’s larger law firms.
Its reputation has been built on the delivery of quality, service and discreet legal advice to a wide-ranging clientele.
While the firm practices over diverse areas its traditional strengths have been in the areas of property, financial services, trusts, private client work, corporate structuring, civil & commercial litigation, conveyancing and shipping.
Its responsive approach allows it to meet the demands of a discerning and wide-ranging portfolio of international and local clients.
Complementing the work of the firm’s commercial shipping lawyers is the admiralty practice with practitioners handling a diverse range of dry and wet shipping work. The admiralty jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Gibraltar is based on similar procedural rules applicable in England and the courts in Gibraltar have a long tradition of dealing with bills of lading, charterparty arrangements, cargo claims, collisions, salvage, pollution and mortgagee claims among others. The firm’s lawyers have acted for cargo-owners, underwriters, P & I clubs, mortgagees, necessariesmen, ship-owners, charterers and crew over the last few years. Contact: Phone: +350 200 72150 Peter Triay: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gibraltar offers a number of advantages as a jurisdiction for a variety of Corporate & Commercial law and private client purposes. Our Corporate & Commercial team have a wealth of experience in a wide range of fields, including: International Restructuring projects Asset and Project Finance Structured Financing Mergers and Acquisitions Holding company structures Commercial Contracts Joint Ventures Intellectual Property High Net Worth Individuals Category 2 Status. For more information please visit our HINWI page. Contact: Phone: +350 200 72150 Levi Attias: email@example.com Abraham Levy: firstname.lastname@example.org Peter Triay: email@example.com Read More in our HINWI article
Partners Levi Attias, Abraham Levy and Peter Triay have years of experience in the fields of company formation, management and structuring of assets and corporate vehicles. They advise numerous private and corporate clients. Gibraltar is a mainstream finance centre with an attractive fiscal regime. Gibraltar companies can be incorporated swiftly and efficiently. Gibraltar has a robust Anti Money Laundering (“AML”) and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (“CFT”) framework. Attias & Levy treats its obligations in relation to AML and CFT very seriously. Company incorporation, registered office, secretarial and associated services are provided via the firm’s company management arm, A & L Corporate Services Limited. Contact: Phone: +350 200 72150 Abraham Levy: firstname.lastname@example.org Peter Triay: email@example.com Levi Attias: firstname.lastname@example.org A&L Corporate Services Ltd: email@example.com
The firm’s Funds Department was established in 2010 and is dedicated to Gibraltar’s rapidly growing Funds Industry. Gibraltar is now being considered as an ideal Funds jurisdiction and is now being considered as a domicile of choice along with the more traditional Funds jurisdictions such as Luxembourg, Ireland and Malta. Attias & Levy’s Funds team advises Promotors and Private Clients wishing to create Gibraltar Funds and Funds Managers on the establishment or re-domiciliation and structuring of Funds and also on establishing a presence in Gibraltar themselves. The firm is dedicated to providing an independent legal advice, upholds the highest standards and works closely with other independent Funds service providers to provide a quality and bespoke service. The Funds team places great importance on compliance with Gibraltar’s regulatory regime and high standard of corporate governance. Experienced Investor Funds, Private Funds and UCITS Funds comprise the types of Fund vehicles which Gibraltar offers through a variety of legal entities including limited liability companies, public companies and protected cell companies. Contact: Phone: +350 200 72150 Abraham Levy: firstname.lastname@example.org Levi Attias: email@example.com
The Property development and Conveyancing Department is led by partner Dustin Joyce Property development and conveyancing form a mainstay of the firm’s legal services and is spearheaded by Partner, Dustin Joyce. The Firm acts for a number of estate agents and developers as indeed for landlords, management companies, tenants, vendors and prospective purchasers thereby providing clients with a wealth of experience in the area of property law. Our Partners and Associates have also acted for banks, building societies, financiers and developers in several of the large residential or commercial developments that Gibraltar has seen over the last ten years. The firm is well placed to represent a variety of clients in relation to new developments in Gibraltar. It is active in advising property developers, financial institutions and property purchasers. Contact: Phone: +350 200 72150 Dustin Joyce: firstname.lastname@example.org Sunil Chandiramani: email@example.com
The Litigation Department is led by partner Stephen Catania In litigation, the firm has built a solid reputation for its dispute resolution practice. While it has a heavy emphasis on financial services, commercial litigation, trusts, property and judicial review the firm is also busy in the fields of clinical negligence, personal injury and human rights matters. The firm has handled cases at the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and Privy Council in London. “Reputed as a tenacious litigator, who frequently approaches his cases from an unexpected angle, Stephen conducts a wide variety of contentious matters including, commercial, contractual, construction disputes, professional negligence financial services, licensing appeals and public law cases. Stephen has had numerous cases reported in the Gibraltar Law Reports during his long career, and regularly receives high ratings in major external legal directories. Complex real estate and commercial transactions also form part of Stephen’s practice and he is regularly asked to advise developers and lending institutions”. Chambers Global 2012 Our expertise includes: Commercial litigation Financial Services and regulatory matters including investigations and civil proceedings Insolvency Construction disputes Public law matters Professional negligence Personal injury Licensing appeals Fraud Trust disputes Judicial review Litigation Personal Injury Contact: Phone: +350 200 72150 Stephen Catania: firstname.lastname@example.org Sunil Chandiramani: email@example.com
The Litigation Department is led by partner Stephen Catania Corporate-&-Commercial Headed by litigation partner Stephen V. Catania, the firm’s Criminal and Matrimonial practice also includes several Associates who appear at all levels of Courts, Tribunals, statutory inquiries or inquests. The firm undertakes all areas of: Criminal matters including fraud and financial crime Family cases including legal separation, divorce, custody disputes, care proceedings, etc Employment disputes and Industrial Tribunal claims Inquests Statutory inquiries Contact: Phone: +350 200 72150 Stephen Catania: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gibraltar has a category 1 Red Ensign Register outside the United Kingdom. This is an important and privileged position when it comes to providing commercial shipping services through Gibraltar. Due to its geographic and very strategic location, Gibraltar is now a major bunkering port in the Mediterranean and sits on the very gateway to one of the world’s busiest commercial shipping and yachting thoroughfares. Equally the climate and berthing facilities make Gibraltar an attractive yacht visit port. The growth in calls by merchant shipping, cruise vessels and yachts over the last few years has been exponential. Registration of vessels in Gibraltar is an agile and competitively-priced transaction. The firm’s practitioners have wide-ranging experience in registration of vessels as indeed in financing and other maritime matters. The firm’s clients include owners of vessels, mortgagees, crew members and charterers. Contact: Phone: +350 200 72150 Peter Triay: email@example.com Levi Attias: firstname.lastname@example.org
We provide a range of legal services to assist small businesses with their day to day requirements. From registering a business name, to filing business licence applications. We also offer advice and assistance with all employment and contractual matters. We ensure that the solutions provided to our clients are as innovative as necessary to meeting their objectives, whilst at the same time being practical and cost effective. Our philosophy is to bring significant experience coupled with a personal and attentive problem-solving service. Contact: Phone: +350 200 72150 Levi Attias: email@example.com Dustin Joyce: firstname.lastname@example.org
“Attias & Levy’s ‘fine’ corporate and commercial practice is spearheaded by name partner Abraham Levy, regarded in the market as ‘a very skilled lawyer.”
“The ‘very well-respected’ Levi Attias is highly praised and boasts “solid expertise in banking and finance issues, with clients including both international and domestic corporations, as well as high-net-worth individuals.”
Steven Catania is “Reputed as a tenacious litigator, who frequently approaches his cases from an unexpected angle, Stephen conducts a wide variety of contentious matters including, commercial, contractual, construction disputes, professional negligence financial services, licensing appeals and public law cases. Stephen has had numerous cases reported in the Gibraltar Law Reports during his long career, and regularly receives high ratings in major external legal directories. Complex real estate and commercial transactions also form part of Stephen’s practice and he is regularly asked to advise developers and lending institutions”.
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