Raquel Moss

Raquel Moss is our exclusively recommended Trusts & Fiduciary Services expert in Gibraltar on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Raquel directly using the contact details listed above.

Raquel is responsible for the running of Line Trust Corporation Limited. She specialises in all aspects of trusts, from their legal drafting to their management and administration.

A graduate of the University of Kent, Raquel also studied at the University of Neuchatel in Switzerland and then spent five years working in Company Management in Gibraltar. Raquel completed a post-graduate Diploma in Law at City University, London and studied for the Bar exams at the Inns of Court Law School, London. Raquel was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2002, as a member of the Middle Temple, followed shortly after by admission to the Gibraltar Bar.

Raquel Moss also holds the Diploma in International Trust Management from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. She has contributed to the journal “Trusts and Trustees” and other publications. Raquel is currently serving as secretary to the local branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Most recently, she has been elected to the board of ATCOM (Gibraltar Association of Trust and Company Managers) which represents over 90% of all licensed Company and Trust Professionals in this specialised sector, and plays an active role in representing their interests.

Firm Overview:

Hassans International Law Firm Limited is a full service law firm offering services in corporate and commercial, financial services, fintech, litigation, funds, gaming, property, private client, tax and shipping law. We have offices both in Gibraltar and in Spain.

Hassans aims to deliver a service consistent with old world values of customer care whilst constantly evolving to embrace new world technology to meet the urgency that today’s world demands.

Together, Hassans and Gibraltar have comprehensive resources and a solid infrastructure to ensure that our legal advice can be executed efficiently. Our expertise extends beyond Gibraltar and covers key jurisdictions around the world.

Our clients are diverse but our approach is consistent: to understand our clients, provide superior advice and get results. Many of our private clients are highly successful entrepreneurs, we help them grow and protect their assets.

As well as individuals, we act for companies, from local businesses to Fortune 100 multinationals that operate in a number of jurisdictions. We use innovative structures to save them time and money. We also advise financial institutions, including the major investment banks and insurance companies, enabling them to set up and run new entities and products.

Our status and expertise allows us to advise the Gibraltar Government on new laws; we have been instrumental in helping to develop local tax legislation and in 2014, aided the delivery of a new Companies Act and Insolvency Act; an important step for Gibraltar’s businesses, marking us out as a mature and modern marketplace.

We strive to help Gibraltar continue to develop as a sophisticated and well regulated financial centre. We welcome measures to prevent money laundering, including initiatives by the EU, Financial Action Task Force and OECD. To this end, we work together with regulators, in particular the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission, to ensure that Gibraltar is a leading and respected offshore financial centre.

Hassans is associated with Line Group, an internationally known fiduciary services provider. It is one of Gibraltar´s leading players in the provision of trustee services, and the incorporation and management of Gibraltar companies and other corporate vehicles in Gibraltar as well as in over 25 other jurisdictions for a worldwide client base.

Jay Gomez

Jay Gomez is our exclusively recommended Financial Services expert in Gibraltar on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Jay directly using the contact details listed above.

He has developed a strong reputation as an expert in financial services and regularly advises prospective funds, investment managers, insurance companies, insurance intermediaries, banks, e-money institutions and payment service providers on licensing requirements and regulatory, operational, passporting and distribution matters.

He has been elected on numerous occasions by the legal community in Gibraltar to represent them on the executive body of the Gibraltar Funds and Investment Association (GFIA) and is the Chairman of GFIA.

Jay has played an integral role in numerous changes to Gibraltar law: including the National Private Placement Rules, the Small AIFM Rules in Gibraltar following the implementation of the AIFM Directive, the Experienced Investor Funds Regulations and Brexit legislation.

Jay was instrumental in establishing our FinTech team as one of the most highly regarded teams in Gibraltar.

Legal 500 describes Jay as “a rising star” in respect of Financial Services. Chambers and Partners recognises that Jay is a respected figure in the Gibraltarian legal community, especially in relation to his strong track record in funds matters. Gomez is actively involved with the Gibraltarian regulators, having helped in the drafting of the DLT Regime and serving on the Gibraltar Funds & Investments Association executive committee. Clients report that “he is super co-operative and understands the start-up life.”.

Firm Overview:

A LEADING INDEPENDENT GIBRALTAR LAW FIRM WITH A REPUTATION FOR LEGAL EXCELLENCE SINCE 1905

We offer expert advice and knowledge across a variety of sectors and legal practice areas. The firm is divided into 7 practice areas namely Corporate & Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Family & Divorce, Financial Services, Private Client, Employment, Property and Shipping & Admiralty.

We also offer advice on matters of Spanish law through our offices in Spain.

Gibraltar is a well-recognized and regulated finance centre and accordingly a large part of the firm’s practice is devoted to finance centre related work, both local and international.

The firm is recognised as a leading business firm in Gibraltar and a number of the firm’s practitioners are recognised as leaders in their chosen fields by independent sources such as Chambers and Legal 500. Lawyers at the firm practice as part of the fused profession in Gibraltar and the vast majority of our practitioners are English qualified in the first instance.

Through its associated company, T&T Management Services, we are able to offer company management and professional trust services to clients.

The firm also belongs to a number of legal networks including the Association of European Lawyers (AEL) and Globalaw. These networks are further recognition of the firm’s international standing and serve to assist clients worldwide.

Isaac C. Massias LL B

Isaac Massias is our exclusively recommended Corporate Finance expert in Gibraltar on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Isaac directly using the contact details listed above.

Isaac is the Senior Partner of the Firm who has considerable experience advising on Gibraltar law, with recognised expertise in commercial and banking transactions. He regularly advises clients on a plethora of matter from trust and corporate work, to securitisations, bank loans and corporate restructuring to mergers, acquisitions and disposals.

Firm Overview:

Massias & Partners strive to deliver a high quality service and in this way, develop long term client relationships. An understanding of our clients business goals allows us to develop the strategy to achieve them.

The Massias Family has been in Gibraltar for several hundred years.  Traditionally the name has been historically respected, trustworthy and solid.  We have continued this tradition and taken it into the current generation.

We have both national and international clients.

While we are based in Gibraltar, like our clients, our reach is global.

For a brief resume of what we do click through each practice area page.  We are here to help you.

Practical & Relevant Advice:

Our clients value our approachable, astute and commercial-minded advice.  We have a reputation for managing and delivering successful outcomes for our clients.

Our goal is simple. To offer legal advice that is relevant, affordable and of the highest quality.